Armadale - Harbour Operations Information
Position 57.0649° N, 5.9012° W
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Yachts must make prior booking before approaching the pier.
Small cruise vessels up to 80m can use the face of the pier, larger cruise vessels anchor outside the bay. The cruise vessels berthing can be restricted if there are tidal restrictions and the ferry needs to tie up on the outside face of the pier. The ferry has priority berthing and prior arrangement is required.
For more information on things to see and do along with visitor information and assistance check Isle of Skye
Cruise Ship Tenders
Tenders use the steps out with the area used for ferry berthing. Tenders can use the link span but the ferry takes priority and prior arrangement is required.
Vessels up to 80 m can berth at the face of the pier. The pier is not recommended for overnight berthing and prior arrangement is required.
Fishing vessels can use the face of pier. They can berth and land catches.
About the local harbour
Generally sheltered in all except an easterly wind.
For more information on activities and things to see and do, please see the following link: Isle of Skye
9 ferry arrivals/departures per day in summer, 2/3 per day in the winter.
There are no designated anchorages.
Moorings are controlled by Isle of Skye Yachts on behalf of the Community.
There are no pontoons
Authority / Operator
Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)
Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)
Approx annual tonnage
5 000 000 GT
Ferry / Cargo / Cruise
River / Tidal Berths
No of berths
2 - Linkspan Berth & East Berth (both with ferry prioritisation)
Commercial cargo handling facilities
Linkspans: 1 capacity 120T
Waste - No
Harbour User Community Forum
Latest meeting (November 2020) minutes can be found at the following link:
Port Waste Management Questionnaire can be found at:
Navigational Safety Questionnaire can be found at:
Date of next harbour User Community Forum Meeting:
To be advised
Harbour User Information