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Kennacraig - Harbour Operations Information

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Kennacraig Harbour, 
By Tarbert
PA29 6YF

Tel: (01880) 280281 (Press Option 2)

E-mail: (Marine Enquiries Only)


55°48'24.2"N 5°28'59.7"W


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

Kennacraig 7 day Weather Forecast



Any yachts wishing to use Kennacraig should contact the Harbour prior to arrival. Any yachts using the Harbour must ensure that the ferry approaches to the pier are kept clear at all times.

Cruise Ships

Kennacraig is not an ISPS compliant port. Cruise Vessels are advised to check the CMAL website for all NTMs , including the four Standing NTMs.

For more information on things to do in Tarbert Loch Fyne visit  here

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Cruise Ship Tenders

Kennacraig is not an ISPS compliant port.

Commercial Vessels

Kennacraig has no commercial vessel activity

Fishing Vessels

No fishing vessels use Kennacraig Ferry Terminal as home port

About the local harbour

Kennacraig Harbour is situated approximately 5 miles (8 kilometres) by road from the fishing village of Tarbert, Loch Fyne where all local amenities are located.

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Ferry Movements

CFL operate a timetabled ferry service year round from Kennacraig to Islay, Colonsay and Oban. Any vessel wishing to use Kennacraig should make themselves aware of the timetable as priority will be given to the lifeline ferry service. There are 2 berths that can accommodate vessels up to 100m, one with a linkspan.


No anchorage within the Harbour limits


There are no moorings within the harbour limits


There are no pontoons within the harbour limits

Port Authority / Operator

Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)


Approx. annual tonnage

10 000 000 GT

Principle traffic

Passengers / cargo

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River / Tidal Berths




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No of berths


Commercial cargo handling facilities

Linkspans: 1 capacity 100T


Waste - Yes
Electricity - No
Showers - No
Water - Yes
Fuel - No

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Harbour User Information

The most recent Bathymetric Survey can be found at:

Kennacraig Bathymetric Survey [3MB]

Workboat Checklist

Calmac Harbours Workboat Checklist [419KB]

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