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57° 40.2N 002° 31. 15W


AC 0222 Buckie to Fraserburgh; AC 1462 Banff & Macduff; C23 (Imray) Fife Ness to Moray Firth (with harbour plans for Banff & Macduff); SC5617

Rules & Regulations

There is a 3kt speed limit. Visiting boats should contact the HM on VHF12 but that’s not mandatory so do not expect all the local boats to be listening out.


Collie Rocks (unmarked) off Macduff Shipyard and Feachie Craig off Banff.

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Banff is Aberdeen – 0120. MHWS 3.9m MHWN 3.2 MLWN 1.5m MLWS 0.8m

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General Description

HM Duncan Mackie,  07747020496, VHF #12 (If no reply on VHF call Macduff on same channel)
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Fin keelers should be able to enter the harbour four hours either side of HW. ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

Visitors are moored on the first pontoons on the right as you pass the “Railway Pier” or on the next hammerhead along. ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Update Spring 2019
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 25th Apr 2019
You should contact the HM at Macduff to ascertain the state of play here before setting out with this in mind as a destination.
UPDATE Autumn 2018
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 5th Dec 2018
The waiting buoy has been installed
Written by Don Thomson | 6th Apr 2018
No changes but the waiting buoy has still not yet been installed. Price remains the same.
Update Spring 2016
Written by dononshytalk | 31st Mar 2016
These notes were reviewed by Don in March 2016. They have had a recent dredge here but are still quoting 4.5 hours either side of HW for visiting boats assuming of a draft of 1.5 metres. The waiting buoy is expected by the end of May. Those of you who enjoyed the Spindrift used book shop will be sad to hear that it closed.
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