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Loughshinny & Lambay Island

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AC 44 Nose of Howth to Ballyquintin Point

Rules & Regulations



At Loughshinny you’ll find lobster pots galore and a rock spit extending SW from the end of the pier. Off the West point of Lambay Island are the Burren Rocks with a lit SHM and at the NW corner there are the Tailor’s Rocks marked by a lit NCM. There is also an unmarked rock 300m from the shore about 200m north west of the pier on the West side of Lambay.

Tidal Data Times & Range

As Malahide. HW is Dublin +0005; MHWS 4.4m MHWN 3.2m MLWN 1.1m MLWS 0.5m; Streams off shore in Lambay Sound reach 2.5 knots at Springs which run North from 4½ hours before HW Dublin to 1½ hours after.

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General Description

Contacts:  There are no shore-side contacts unless you count the pub which is +353 (0)18495454 ... read more


The approach to Loughshinny couldn’t be simpler; ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

You might get alongside the outer end of Loughshinny pier at HW but, ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Written by Fiona Balloch | 29th May 2023
We anchored in SW anchorage, in a NE wind. It was still a bit rolly overnight and the land is quite low lying so not mega-protected. However, the holding was excellent.

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Written by Don Thomson 3 | 13th Oct 2022
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Written by Don Thomson 3 | 7th Sep 2021
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Update Summer 2019
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 25th Jul 2019
These notes were reviewed in July 2019. No changes were made
Written by Don Thomson | 25th Apr 2017
These notes were updated in 2017
Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 17th Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2015. No changes were noted
Update December 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 10th Dec 2013
These notes were updated in December 2013
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