Comprehensive Sailing Directions for UK Harbours with free Nautical Charts

Awarded a Gold Site Maritime Web AwardThis site is an online pilotage guide, here to provide timely and detailed information about the various ports and harbours, estuaries, rivers and inlets around the coasts of the UK and Ireland.

 
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Free harbour coverage, with charts, photos, local info and pricesHarbours: Each harbour (NOT JUST marinas) has full sailing directions, free charts, and photo galleries. All mooring options are covered, including: prices, local facilities, provisioning, launching places, pubs and dining. Plus 7 day weather and tide times.   Interactivity   Logged in visitors can leave comments and information.

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Proper monthly tide tables, not just the next few days..NEW & FREE
Tide Times: 
HW & LW.  For the first time ever on the web... Proper 2014 monthly tide tables,
NOT just the next 7 days predictionsDaily tide times, month by month Jan to Dec, 400 UK & Ireland locations. Useful for any coastal or waterborne activity, and prepared using licensed data.  Yachtsmen and Boaters no more working out secondary port times... just look them up here. Browse your area for long range tide tables: South of England   East England   Scotland   West of England, Wales and IoM    Ireland    Channel Isles



 

 


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Marine business directory, UKMarine Business Directory: Our Directory lists almost 4000 marine businesses, search by area, harbour, category, or any mixture of these.  Access from the individual harbour pages or browse all  The Business Directory

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All charts used online and in products are derived from Official British raster charts and licensed by the UKHO. We recommend always using Admiralty paper charts in conjunction with any electronic navigation systems.
 

For basic data on harbours we do not cover, we recommend trying ports-and-harbours  (www.ports.org.uk) which gives contact details and photos covering 700 UK locations.

 

Finally, we are very approachable and easy to get hold of.  We answer you emails and phone calls promptly...( 01983 567866 OR adminATvisitmyharbour.com) here's a selection of the type of enquiries we get and answer cheerfully..  You SAID.. we SAID

Featured Harbour show all

Isle of Man-Peel

Wales, NW England, IoM

Contacts
Harbour Keeper    VHF 12    tel no +44 (0)1624 842338   
Peel Sailing & Cruising Club    tel no +44 (0)1624 842390        

Peel is the main port on the West coast of the Isle of Man and has undergone radical changes in recent years; the old tidal harbour of yesteryear has been replaced by a fully serviced marina behind a flap gate and pedestrian bridge. The marina has a maintained depth of 2.5 meters but the approaches are still tidal so it can only be entered 2.5 hours either side of HW. The old alongside drying berths immediately outside the flap gate have been preserved as are the fishing boat moorings alongside the north breakwater. As before the berths alongside the North wall are available for very large yachts with the continued proviso that the commercial fleet has first call on them.

They have had trouble with the bearings on the swing bridge which did limit the entry times but those problems have been resolved and there should be no restrictions on entry times in 2012.

The harbour is still limited by winds from the NW through North to North East and you should not attempt entrance in strong winds in that quadrant.  Before the marina Peel was not that attractive as a port of call in the Irish Sea; now it is an ideal jumping off or arrival port for Ireland, the Mull of Galloway or North Wales or as a place to split one’s passage through the Irish Sea, especially if short handed. ... read more

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