Salcombe Harbour Board consists of ten members - Four District Councillors and six co-opted Members. Each Member is appointed on a fit for purpose basis.

Further information on becoming a Co-Opted Member can be found using this link.

The Harbour Board meets approximately six times a year. Meetings are held on a Monday at 2.30 p.m.

Harbour Board meetings are live streamed on the internet. You can watch the proceedings live on our Engagement Portal.

Watch Live Minutes and Agendas Watch Previous Meetings

Please see List of Meetings for a schedule of the meetings, where you can also find reports and minutes of previous meetings.

What does the Harbour Board do?

The full list of functions and procedure rules can be found in Part 3b of the Constitution Delegation Scheme (see Our Constitution). Its main function is to improve, maintain and manage the whole of the Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary for the benefits of users. This includes local fisherman, local residents and visitors. The Board is responsible for balancing the commercial outlook while conserving and protecting the estuary environment.

The Board also appoints representatives to serve on Harbour Community Forums as follows:

  • Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club (KEBC)
  • Kingsbridge and Salcombe Marine Business Forum
  • Salcombe Kingsbridge Estuary Association
  • Salcombe Kingsbridge Estuary Conservation Forum

Who are the District Councillors on Salcombe Harbour Board?