Drones or Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are not permitted to be flown within the Newhaven Harbour Limits unless the flight is for commercial use and the operator has obtained permission from the Harbour Master. This is for reasons of security, public safety and navigational safety. No recreational/pleasure flights are permitted.
The application form to request permission can be downloaded in pdf format HERE.
A Word document is available by emailing email@example.com and marked FAO of the Harbour Master.
Below is the content of the request form:-
Request for permission to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) / Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) / Drones - within the Newhaven Harbour Limits for commercial purposes.
(NB: non-commercial flights are not permitted).
Mobile phone number:
Reason for flights/Client details:
Dates, times and duration:
Take-off and landing site:
Make, model and weight:
EVIDENCE OF COMPETENCE/COVER TO ACCOMPANY THIS REQUEST:
Copy of CAA Permission/Licence
Copy of 3rd party liability insurance cover for UAS/SUA
Copies of any Certificates of CAA approved training undertaken
I confirm that I have read and understand the latest CAA rules, regulations and guidance for UAS/SUA and will conform to the restrictions that are laid down in the CAA Permissions that have been granted to me and in addition I will not cause distress/concern to any Vessel, Statutory Authority or Government agency.
Approved / Declined by Harbour Master.