Brightlingsea Harbour is a small mixed leisure and commercial port with a rich heritage, situated in Brightlingsea Creek close to the mouth of the Colne Estuary where it meets the Blackwater and Thames Estuaries. Brightlingsea Harbour is a Trust Port managed by Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners. The Harbour Master leads a dedicated team of permanent and seasonal staff who oversee the day to day activities within the Harbour. Brightlingsea Harbour is home to the Gunfleet Wind Farm (Dong) support vessels, as well as a number of fishing vessels. Also Olivers Wharf Ltd operates a commercial wharf within Brightlingsea Harbour and subject to tidal restrictions is able to operate vessels up to 120m length overall and drafts up to 5.0m.

Harbour Master

Name Bernie Hetherington
Organisation Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners
Phone +44 1206 302200
Email mail@brightlingseaharbour.org

Commercial Manager

Name Arvid Tage
Organisation Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners
Phone +44 1206 588 488
Email info@olivers-wjarf.co.uk

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