Applications sought from members of the public to serve on Salcombe Harbour Board

South Hams District Council is seeking applications from members of the public to serve on its Salcombe Harbour Board.

The Board consists of four elected councillors and six co-opted independent members of the public. It meets six times a year during working hours - usually on a Monday afternoon.

To apply for a position on the Harbour Board, or for an informal discussion, please contact the Harbour Master by phone on 01548 843791, or email

The closing date for applications is Friday, April 16, with interviews expected to take place week beginning 26 April 2021. For more information, please see our press release

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 LiveMinutes and AgendasWatch 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?

Who are the Co-opted Members for 2019/20?

Ms Ali Jones25 St Dunstans Road


Mr Malcolm Mackley

Little Mewstone
Devon Road

Mr Hugh Marriage6 Halwell House
South Pool
Mr Chris Plant4 Church Close
Mr Ian StewartSandpipers
Forster Road

To contact the co-opted Members please email