Kilchoan - Harbour Operations Information
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56Deg 41.316' N 006Deg 5.619' W
Wind & Weather Data
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Yachts pass through the area but in general don't lie here
Cruise ships in general don't anchor here.
Cruise Ship Tenders
Day trip and wildlife boats use the pier to land and pick up passengers on day trips out of Tobermory.
The pier has been closed for some time and even though its now open to foot passengers the deck is not certified to take vehicles so there is no commercial traffic.
Fishing vessels rarely use the pier at the moment but will use it when the deck is rated for vehicle traffic.
About the local harbour
It is exposed in a westerly and south westerly wind, It is sheltered from northerly and easterly winds. There are public toilets 200yds from the slipway. There is a small coffee shop approx 1/2 mile away and a shop and petrol station approx 1 mile away. There is also a hotel and a camp site in the area.
For more things to see and do in and around the Kilchoan area, please visit Kilchoan Community Centre
Seven ferry movements per day in summer, three or four per day in the winter. Consult timetable for sailing times.
Anchorages available as per charts.
No CFL moorings in the bay.
No pontoons. There is a pontoon that belongs to Marine Harvest but it's not for public use.
Port Authority / Operator
Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)
Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)
River / Tidal Berths
No of berths
1 x 12m
Commercial / cargo handling facilities
Waste - No
Harbour User Information
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