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Ballycastle

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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign

Waypoint

5512.40N, 006 14.10W

Charts

AC 2798-0 (Lough Foyle to Scanda Island), AC 2494-3 (Ballycastle), SC 5612 (Carlingford Lough to Loch Foyle), Imray C64 (North Channel)

Rules & Regulations

Skippers must contact the harbour on VHF channel 80 before entering

Hazards

Extreme currents, overfalls etc. See Approach section

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Dover -0450 Springs and Dover -0200 Neaps; MHWS 1.2m MHWN 0.9m MLWN 0.9m MLWS 0.3m; The tidal stream outside the harbour runs West from 3hrs before HW Dover to 2hrs after   (links)

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General Description

Contacts:
Harbour Master    VHF Channel 80,  tel  028 2076 8525 mob 07803 505084
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Approach

Hazards:
There is a large rock (more an islet) off Kinbane Head two miles up the coast......
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Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

The Pontoons can take boats up to 13 metres but is fairly tight.... ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

5 comments
UPDATE APRIL 2017
Written by Don Thomson | 4th Apr 2017
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2017. I've changed the prices a bit but very little else has changed
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MOBILE NUMBER FOR THE MARINA
Written by BERT T | 24th Sep 2016
The mobile number listed is incorrect. It should be 07803505084.

By Don, Thanks, fixed
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Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 10th Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2015. We have made no changes but we have been unable to update the pricing situation.
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Decent Marina & town
Written by Miura | 21st Mar 2012
I have visited several times. Sean Morton, the harbourmaster, has been very helpful. The approach is easy shelter on the pontoons within the harbour is excellent. Water, electricity & fuel are all available. Ballycastle has a certain charm and there are a couple of good restaurants & pubs. We ate well in the Cellars in the middle of the town. There are reasonable public transport links from the town and you could leave a boat here safely if you had to. I will continue to be a regular visitor.
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Ballycastle - a pleasant experience
Written by belforge | 14th Dec 2011
Easy to find and enter; very welcoming and well run. Not expensive, washing machines and showers included. So far I've been ther twice, next summer is a certainty!
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