canal management

permits, licenses and moorings
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St Francis Bay Riparian HOA

Boat licencing and registration procedure

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Canal Licences, River Licences & Moorings

Below are costs for canal licences, river licences and mooring charges.

Canal Permits

  • Full Year
  • Commercial Full Year

Temporary Canal Permits

  • One Day
  • Seven Days


R 1342.17

R 2681.80



R 140.32

R 909.93

River Fees

River Full Year

Up to 15hp
16hp to 120hp
Greater than 120hp


R 443.00
R 837.00
R 1359.00

Multi river

R 552.00
R 749.00
R 1010.00

Single river

R 365.00
R 562.00
R 823.00

Moorings at Canal Harbour & Shore Road

  • Full Year (1st June 2017 to 30th June 2018)                              R6045.29
    ½ Year (1st July 2017 to 31st December 2018)                          R3798.95
  • ½ Year (1st January 2018 to 30th June 2018)                            R3798.95
  • Two Weekly Monday to Sunday (minimum 14 days)                 R1925.22

Available from the Canal Harbour Office Tuesday to Saturday from 8am to 4pm.

Download Price List for 2017 / 2018

Contact details:

Canal Harbour Office: 063 696 4906 or


  1. COF (certificate of fitness) is required for all boats with an engine in excess of 15hp and for all Jet Skis.
  2. Proof of residence and ID is required for all Riparian Levy Owners first boat licence.
  3. No Jet skis are permitted on the Kromme River.
  4. Canal office will be closed daily between 12:30 and 13:30


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