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Kirkcudbright, Marina and River Dee

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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign


Kirkcudbright Bay 54:46'N 004:04'W


Admiralty 1344

Rules & Regulations

Pleasure boats to use pontoon, not Town Quay. Some berths dry out


Approach up a twisting very shallow channel. Tidal streams up to 3.5 Kt.

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW + 0030 Dover Kirkcudbright Bay MHWS 7.5m, MHWN 5.9m, MLWN 2.4m, MLWS 0.8m

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General Description

Contact Details:
Harbourmaster (Peter Roberts) VHF #12 & 16, Tel. No. 01557 331135  mobile 07709 479663
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Small craft mariners should be mindful of the cross tides when planning their approach. ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

Possible anchorages in the approach area are best seen by reference to the chart. ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Written by Don Thomson | 10th Apr 2017
I reviewed these notes in April 2017. You'll notice on the UKHO charts that there seems to be no shore access to the pontoon; this is incorrect. They've put their harbour dues up but it is still quite a cheap place to pull up to for the night
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Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 10th Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2015. There have been no significant changes
Update 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 1st Mar 2013
These notes were updated on the 1st March 2013. No major changes; I've updated the prices with the 2012 prices as they don't work out the new ones until sometime in April.
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