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Isles of the West
Paperback: 256 pp
Ian Mitchell
Birlinn
  • Marinas - South
  • Marinas - SW
  • Welsh Marinas
  • Marinas - E & N
  • Irish Marinas
    The Scottish Islands
    The acknowledged Rosetta Stone of island hopping
    Hardcover: 544 pp
    Hamish Haswell-Smith
    Canongate Books Ltd
  • Marinas and Moorings in Scotland [2]

    Kip Marina

    Kip, near Glasgow, has 600 berths. Full facilities available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. An ideal base for cruising the Clyde.


    Kirkcudbright Marina

    On the sheltered River Dee on the Solway. Piled moorings plus a visitors pontoon. Showering, changing and toilet facilities.


    Largs Yacht Haven

    55 46" 6' N - 04 51" 4' W Clyde, Scotland. 24 hour access. All facilities and full range of boatyard and brokerage services.


    Linnhe Marine

    Moorings available in Appin, Argyll, long and short stay. Deep water access/service pontoon. Showers, diesel and water. services.


    Lossiemouth Marina

    Secure pontoon berthing in the old fishing harbour with immediate access to the centre of Lossiemouth. Good facilities.


    Oban Marina

    Serviced pontoon berths across Oban Bay, sheltered by Kerrera. Great security and free water taxi service to the fleshpots of Oban.


    Orkney Marinas

    Excellent site with details of the new marinas at Kirkwall and Stromness plus various other piers and mooring facilities.


    Peterhead Bay

    Sheltered marina with min. 2.8m in decidedly un-scenic spot, but the only pontoons between Edinburgh and Inverness. Flash-only site.


    Port Edgar

    55 59'.7 N - 03 24'.6 W. Almost underneath the Forth Road Bridge, near Edinburgh. 300 berths, 24 hr access, showers, cafe, chandlery.


    Port Ellen Marina, Islay

    20 pontoon berths with inclusive water and power. Yachts under 10 meters - 12 per night. Toilets and showers in a nearby hotel.


    Portvadie Marina

    230 berths up to 70ft loa set in a man-made lagoon situated on Loch Fyne, across the water from Tarbert.


    Rhu Marina

    At the entrance to the Gareloch, on the Clyde. 200 berths and 60 moorings (launch service). All facilities.


    Sandpoint Marina, Dumbarton

    Full service marina with facilities to 85t on the N. bank of the Clyde estuary, across the River Leven from Dumbarton Castle.


    Shetland Harbours and Moorings

    A wealth of useful information if you are planning a trip to these fascinating islands.


    Tarbert Loch Fyne

    Pontoon berthing and a good shower block - picturesque but expensive, and expect to raft up in busy periods.


    Troon Yacht Haven

    55 33' 20"N - 04 42' 00"W Clyde, Scotland. 24 hour access. All facilities and full range of boatyard and brokerage services.


    Whitehills Marina

    This small marina developed in 1999 is a handy port of call for cruising yachts on their way to West via the the Caledonian Canal.


    Swinging moorings and service pontoon with excellent facilities in beautiful Argyll
    The marine gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
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