Drystack Storage

Keep your boat safe from the elements in our enclosed drystack facility. Benefit by reducing your vessels depreciation and maintenance costs. Our drystack storage facility is suitable for boats from 18’ to 28’.  Launches, haul-outs and work bunk moves are easily requested by email. Operational staff are on site 7 days a week. Unlimited launches & haul-outs are included in your monthly drystack fee.

Drystack contracts include:

  • unlimited launches haul-outs
  • first & last trailer lift
  • 2 free round trips to the work bunk (1st day on the bunk included)

Additional Services:

  • roundtrip to workbunk – $90 + GST
  • work bunk – $21 + GST per day
  • trailer storage – $77 + GST per month
  • storage lockers – $101 + GST per month (currently waitlisted)

Drystack Moorage Rates (Effective from April 1st 2018)

Drystack Annual Contract Annual Contract Annual Contract Month to Month
Size (12 Months Total) (Prepaid Annually) (Paid Monthly) Per Month
29′-30′  $4,440 $370 $389 $428
24′-28′  $4,140 $345 $363 $399
21′-23′  $3,708 $309 $325 $358
17′-20′  $2,664 $222 $234 $257

Drystack restrictions (approximate):
Please call to further assess

Height Length Beam Weight
A rack 9’6” Up to 28′ 9 12,000
B rack 8′ Up to 25′ 9 10,000
C rack 8′ Up to 24′ 9 8,000
D rack 8′ Up to 22′ 9 5,000

Drystack Process

1

Check tides - if below 1.5m at your request time prepare for a wait while the tide rises

2

Check weather & planned route for your own safety

3

Email launches@milltownmarina.com your request e.g launch/ haul out/ move to work bunk/ put on trailer at least 2 hours prior to request time (first operation 09:15, last 16:30). Include:
    1. Account number
    2. Your name
    3. Boat name/ model details
    4. Type of request
    5. Date & time

4

If launch requested -
  1. Your boat will be moved out of its designated space using a cantilever forklift
  2. Placed on the lift & lowered into the water
  3. Boat tied up to the valet dock facing away from the lift

5

If haul out requested -
  1. Tie boat up at valet dock facing towards the lift
  2. Your boat will be lifted & using the forklift moved back to your designated space

1

Check tides – we can not launch boats when the tide is below 1.5m (Middle Arm Tide Chart)

2

Check weather & planned route for your own safety
(Weather South of Nanaimo)
(Weather Howe Sound)

3

Email launches@milltownmarina.com your request e.g launch/ haul out/ move to work bunk/ put on trailer at least 2 hours prior to request time (first operation 09:15, last 16:30). Include:

  1. Account number
  2. Customer name
  3. Boat name/ model details
  4. Type of request (launch, haul out, work bunk. etc)
  5. Date & time of requested operation (note we require 2 hour’s notice)

4

Launch Requested

  1. Your boat will be moved out of the drystack using a cantilever forklift
  2. Your boat will then be placed on the lift & lowered into the water
  3. Your boat will be left tied to the valet dock facing away from the lift

5

Haul-Out Requested

  1. Leave your boat tied up at the valet dock facing towards the lift
  2. Your boat will be lifted & returned to the drystack with the forklift

Note:

  • Rates are determined by overall length from the tip of the bow/ anchor to the end of the motor/ swim grid/ any other kind of extension.
  • Note the height is from the bottom of the hull to the highest point; bimini/ hardtop/ radar
  • Our lift can accomodate boats up to 14,500lbs
  • Power boats only, we cannot accommodate sail boats in drystack or on the lift
  • Your boat cannot stay in the valet dock for extended periods of time and must be moved by 9am if it has stayed overnight
  • Annual contracts run from the 1st of April to the 31st March the following year
  • Monthly contracts – 30 days notice month to month
  • Waitlist – The earlier you add yourself to the waitlist the higher your chances of securing a slip! There is no fee to add your name to our waitlist.

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