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Colonsay - Harbour Operations Information


Isle of Colonsay
PA61 7YW

+44 (0)1951 200 217 (Press Option 2)

E-Mail: (Marine Enquiries Only)

VHF Ch 12

CoordinatesPosition 56°04'07.0"N 6°11'15.1"W

The current weather forecast can be viewed at the following link:

Colonsay 7 Day Weather Forecast

YachtsYachts may use the north side of the pier. Any yachts doing so must ensure that ferry approaches to the pier are kept clear at all times.
Cruise Ships

Cruise ships up to 100m can be acommodated at times the pier is not required by the CFL ferry service. Visiting vessels are advised to inform the office at least 24 hours in advance of arrival.

For more information on things to see and do along with visitor information and assistance check Isle of Colonsay

Cruise Ship Tenders

Cruise ship tenders can be landed with prior agreement.

colonsay pier

Commercial VesselsAny commercial vessels wishing to use Colonsay Harbour must ensure that any operations do not interfere with timetabled ferry services.
Fishing VesselsNo fishing vessels use Colonsay Ferry Terminal as home port.
About the local harbour

Within the local area of Colonsay (Scalasaig) harbour there is a general store, bookshop, brewery, art gallery and café. Further afield is Colonsay House and Kiloran Bay.

Further information on things to see and do can be found at Isle of Colonsay

Colonsay Scenic Sail

Ferry Movements

CFL operate a regular service to Colonsay seven days a week.

Colonsay view

AnchorageNo anchorage within the Harbour limits.
MooringsThere are no moorings within the harbour limits.
PontoonsNo pontoons.
Port Authority / Operator

Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)

Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)

Approximate Annual Tonnage1 000 000T
Principle TrafficFerry / Cargo
River / Tidal BerthsYes
Number of Berths2
Commercial / cargo handling facilitiesLinkspans: 1 capacity 120T
FacilitiesWaste - No
Electricity - No
Showers - No
Water - No
Fuel - No
Harbour User Community Forum

Latest meeting (Wednesday 18th September 2019) minutes can be found at the following link:

Colonsay HUCF Minutes - Wednesday 18th September 2019 [345KB]

Port Waste Management Questionnaire can be found at:

Port Waste management Questionnaire [266KB]

Navigational Safety Questionaire can be found at:

Navigational Safety Questionnaire [279KB]

Date of next harbour User Community Forum Meeting:


To be advised

Harbour User Information

The most recent Bathymetric Survey can be found at:

Colonsay Bathymetric Survey [1MB]

Workboat Checklist

Calmac Harbours Workboat Checklist [419KB]


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