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Armadale - Harbour Operations Information

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Armadale Harbour,
The Pier,

Armadale, Sleat,
Isle of Skye,
IV45 8RS


Phone: +44 (0)1471 250090 (Press Option 2)


VHF: Ch12


Position  57.0649° N, 5.9012° W

 Wind & Weather Data

Live wind and weather data can be viewed on the following link:

Live Wind and Weather Data - Armadale




Yachts must make prior booking before approaching the pier.

Cruise Ships

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.

Commercial Vessels

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.

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Fishing Vessels

Fishing vessels can use the face of pier. They can berth and land catches.

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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

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Ferry Movements

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

Principal Traffic

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
Electricity - No
Showers - No
Water - No
Fuel - No

Harbour User Consultative Forum

Latest meeting records can be found at the links below:

Armadale HUCF Meeting Record May 2022 [196KB] Armadale HUCF Presentation May 2022 [1MB]

Harbour User Information

CalMac Harbours would welcome all feedback on Navigation and Port Waste Management. For the questionnaires, please refer to the Procedures and Documents section of the website. 



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