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Listed locations follow the Cork coastline in a clockwise direction. Their positions may be seen on a satellite image at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, if you're looking for shelter, facilities or a type of location within this county, try our find resources tool.

Youghal
A completely protected location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Youghal is a historic port town located on the south coast of Ireland and on the west side of the river estuary that forms the Cork/Waterford border. The town quay basin dries, but it offers seasonal visitor moorings, a visitor pontoon and the choice of several anchoring areas, one of which is off of the town. get full information »

Knockadoon Slip
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Knockadoon Slip is located on the south coast of Ireland, just off Knockadoon Head in the southwest corner of Youghal Bay. It offers an anchorage off a small rural slip with a breakwater. get full information »

Ballycotton
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Ballycotton Harbour is situated on Ireland’s southern coast about 16 miles east by northeast of the entrance to Cork Harbour. It is a rural, traditional fishing harbour outside of which a vessel may anchor, pick up moorings or come alongside the wall if space is available. get full information »

White Bay
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. White Bay is situated on the south coast of Ireland and immediately within the entrance to Cork Harbour. It offers an anchorage off a secluded beach. get full information »

Aghada
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Aghada is situated on the south coast of Ireland within and on the east side of Cork’s extensive natural harbour. It is possible to anchor, pick up a mooring or come alongside the pontoon at high water, when tenders will find enough water to land at all stages of the tide. get full information »

Northeast of Great Island
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Great Island is situated on the south coast of Ireland within Cork’s extensive natural harbour. The island is the largest in Cork Harbour and this anchorage is located off its northeastern corner. The haven offers a remote anchorage in a beautiful rural setting. get full information »

East Ferry Marina
A completely protected location with safe access. 7 metres LWS. East Ferry Marina is situated on the south coast of Ireland and deep within Cork’s extensive natural harbour. It is located within a river on the east side of the harbour’s largest island, called Great Island. The haven offers a remote marina in a beautiful wooded location, with the busy town of Cobh a short taxi ride away. get full information »

Cuskinny, Great Island
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Great Island is situated on the south coast of Ireland within Cork’s extensive natural harbour, a mile eastward of Cobh. It offers a remote anchorage in beautiful natural surroundings. get full information »

Cobh
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Cobh is situated on the south coast of Ireland within Cork’s extensive natural harbour. This haven is located on the southern shoreline of Great Island, opposite Haulbowline Island. It offers a seasonal pontoon in the heart of Cobh town. get full information »

Cork City Marina
A completely protected location with safe access. 4 metres LWS. Situated on the south coast of Ireland, deep inside Cork’s harbour, Cork City Marina is a convenient pontoon berth that specifically welcomes leisure craft into the heart of the historic and nationally important city of Cork. get full information »

Glenbrook
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Glenbrook, is a village between Passage West and Monkstown, within Cork's extensive natural harbour, in County Cork on the south coast of Ireland. get full information »

Cork Harbour Marina, Monkstown
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Cork Harbour Marina is situated on the south coast of Ireland within Cork’s extensive natural harbour. It is located on the western shoreline of the River Lee, opposite the docks on Great Island, where it offers a marina set at the foot of the small town of Monkstown. get full information »

Spike Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Spike Island is a small island situated on the south coast of Ireland and within Cork’s Lower Harbour. It offers an anchorage off an uninhabited island of major historical interest. get full information »

Drake’s Pool, Owenboy River
A completely protected location with safe access. 2 metres LWS. Drake’s Pool is situated on the south coast of Ireland, within Cork’s extensive natural harbour and two miles up the Owenboy River. It offers a river anchorage in a secluded location with a town just within walking range. get full information »

Crosshaven
A completely protected location with safe access. 4 metres LWS. Situated on the south coast of Ireland, within Cork’s extensive natural harbour, Crosshaven is a national centre for Irish sailing activity. It offers a choice of marinas and moorings alongside a village with good access to Ireland’s second-largest city of cork. get full information »

Ringabella Bay
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Ringabella Bay is situated on the south coast of Ireland and on the western side to the approach to the entrance to Cork Harbour. It offers an anchorage off a secluded beach with the possibility of landing on the beach or in the drying estuarial inlet immediately above. Boats that can take to the bottom may also dry in the creek. get full information »

Robert's Cove
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Roberts Cove is a small coastal inlet that is situated just over three miles southwest of the entrance to Cork Harbour and approximately halfway between Robert’s Head and Cork Head. get full information »

Oyster Haven
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Oyster Haven is a sea-inlet on the south coast of Ireland situated about ten miles southwest of the entrance to Cork Harbour and two miles east of the entrance to Kinsale Harbour. The harbour offers a picturesque and secluded anchorage with few shore facilities. get full information »

Kinsale Harbour
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Kinsale is situated on the south coast of Ireland about eleven miles southwest of the entrance to Cork Harbour and six miles north by northeast of the Old Head of Kinsale. It offers marina berths, moorings and the option to anchor, if a little further off, a thriving historic town. get full information »

Castlepark Marina, Kinsale
A completely protected location with safe access. 4 metres LWS. Castlepark Marina is situated less than half a mile upriver from Kinsale town on the east bank and opposite side of the River Bandon. The marina is a full-service marina with ample berths. get full information »

Sandy Cove
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Sandy Cove is situated immediately west of the entrance to Kinsale Harbour on the southwest coast of Ireland. It offers a scenic anchorage in a remote and secluded location. get full information »

Holeopen Bay East
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 6 metres LWS. Holeopen Bay East is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, about fifteen miles southwest of Cork Harbour and immediately northeast of the Old Head of Kinsale. It offers a remote and secluded passage anchorage but it is not possible to land here. get full information »

Holeopen Bay West
An exposed location with straightforward access. 6 metres LWS. Holeopen Bay West is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, about fifteen miles southwest of Cork Harbour and immediately northwest of the Old Head of Kinsale. It offers a remote and secluded passage anchorage but it is not possible to land here. get full information »

Coolmain Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Coolmain Bay is located on the south coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour and in the northeast corner of Courtmacsherry Bay. It offers a convenient anchorage for those awaiting a tide to enter Courtmacsherry. get full information »

Courtmacsherry
A completely protected location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Courtmacsherry Harbour is located on the southwest coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour. It is set into an inlet formed by the estuary of a river that enters the northwest corner of Courtmacsherry Bay. The haven offers an anchorage off a village with the potential to come alongside a pontoon. get full information »

Broadstrand Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Broadstrand Bay is located on the south coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour, in Courtmacsherry Bay. It is the larger of two small beautiful coves situated on the western shore of the bay that offers a convenient secluded anchorage. get full information »

Blindstrand Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Blindstrand Bay is located on the southwest coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour and on the western shores of Courtmacsherry Bay. It is the smaller of two beautiful coves that offer convenient and secluded passage anchorages. get full information »

Seven Heads Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 7 metres LWS. Seven Heads Bay is located on the southwest coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour and on the eastern side of Seven Heads, the western peninsula and the entrance to Courtmacsherry Bay. It offers a convenient anchorage in a secluded location with a small pier and slip to land. get full information »

Dunworly Bay
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 4 metres LWS. Dunworly Bay is located on the southwest coast of Ireland about twenty miles southwest of Cork Harbour and in the eastern part of Clonakilty Bay. It is situated close west of Seven Heads, the large peninsula that divides Clonakilty and Courtmacsherry Bays. It offers a convenient anchorage in a secluded location. get full information »

Clonakilty Harbour (Ring)
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 1 metres LWS. Clonakilty Harbour, or Ring, is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, about twenty miles southwest of Kinsale at the head of Clonakilty Bay that lies between Galley Head and Seven Heads. It offers a tucked away anchorage off a remote pier where boats, that can take to the hard, may also lay alongside and dry. get full information »

Dunnycove Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 7 metres LWS. Dunnycove Bay is a small bay on the southwest coast of Ireland situated halfway between Galley Head and on the western entrance to Clonakilty Harbour. It offers a secluded anchorage off a small slip with a path up to the road. get full information »

Dirk Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Dirk Bay is a small bay on the southwest coast of Ireland, tucked into a bight to the northeast of Galley Head about twenty miles east of Baltimore. It offers a secluded anchorage off a slip on the west side of the bay. get full information »

Rosscarbery Inlet
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. The Rosscarbery Inlet is located at the head of the Rosscarbery Bay on the southwest coast of Ireland, about four miles east of Glandore and three miles northwest of Galley Head. All dry at low water, it offers a secluded anchorage to vessels that can take to the bottom off of a small pier. get full information »

Mill Cove
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Mill Cove is a tiny sea inlet on the southwest coast of Ireland, about two miles east of Glandore and three and a half miles northwest of Galley Head. It offers a secluded anchorage off a small quay about halfway up the inlet. get full information »

Tralong Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Tralong Bay is a small bay on the southwest coast of Ireland, about a mile east of the entrance to Glandore and four miles northwest of Galley Head. It offers a secluded anchorage in a remote location. get full information »

Glandore
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Glandore Harbour is located on the southwest coast of Ireland, at the west end of Glandore Bay which is entered between Galley Head and Toe Head. More than two miles long, north to south, the harbour offers a host of anchoring opportunities in a scenic location alongside two villages. get full information »

Rabbit Island Sound
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Rabbit Island Sound is small channel on the southwest coast of Ireland, just outside the western entrance to Glandore Harbour and enclosed to the south by Rabbit Island. It offers a secluded natural anchorage with shelter from swell and wind. get full information »

Squince Harbour
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Squince Harbour is a small bay on the southwest coast of Ireland, just over a mile west of the entrance to Glandore and four miles northeast of Toe Head. It offers a secluded anchorage in a remote location. get full information »

Blind Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Blind Harbour is a small sea inlet on the southwest coast of Ireland, it is approximately half a mile east of the mouth of Castlehaven and two and half nautical miles west of Glandore. It offers an anchorage in a remote and secluded location with excellent holding. get full information »

Castlehaven (Castletownshend)
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Castlehaven is a river inlet that is located on the southwest coast of Ireland, approximately midway between Glandore and Toe Head. Almost two miles long, north to south, and set in a scenic location, the harbour offers a choice of two anchoring opportunities with the primary location alongside a small village. get full information »

Barloge Creek (Lough Hyne)
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Barloge Creek is located on the southwest coast of Ireland about four miles to the east of the entrance to Baltimore Harbour. It is a small narrow inlet that provides a cosy and secluded anchorage with an adjacent pier for convenient landings. get full information »

Baltimore
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest corner, Baltimore is a natural mainland harbour tucked in behind Sherkin, Spanish and Ringarogy Islands. It is a fishing port, a ferry boat service point and a busy yachting centre that provides several anchoring opportunities, alongside moorings and the potential to come alongside a pontoon. get full information »

Castle Ruins, Sherkin Island
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located off Ireland’s southwest corner, Sherkin Island creates the natural Baltimore Harbour that lies between it and Spanish, Ringarogy Islands as well as the mainland. This berth is off the island's old castle within Baltimore Harbour and it provides an anchorage and a seasonal pontoon. get full information »

Horseshoe Harbour, Sherkin Island
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 4 metres LWS. Located off Ireland’s southwest corner Sherkin Island creates the natural harbour of Baltimore that is situated between it, other islands and the mainland. Horseshoe Harbour is outside this natural enclosed harbour on the southeast and seaward side of the island itself, adjacent to Baltimore’s southern entrance. The aptly named harbour provides a secluded anchorage. get full information »

South Harbour (Ineer), Clear Island
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. South Harbour is a deep inlet located on the south coast of Clear Island that is situated eight miles off the West Cork coast and is Ireland's southernmost inhabited island. The inlet offers a truly spectacular anchorage in a remote and secluded setting. get full information »

North Harbour (Trawkieran), Clear Island
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. North Harbour (Trawkieran) is the principal harbour of Clear Island that is located eight miles off the West Cork coast and is Ireland's southernmost inhabited island. It offers deep-draft vessels the option to come alongside a protected leisure pontoon set within the ferry port or anchor outside. Vessels that can dry out have the opportunity to berth inside its highly protected inner basin. get full information »

Kinish Harbour, Sherkin Island
A good location with highly involved navigation required for access. 4 metres LWS. Located off Ireland’s southwest corner Sherkin Island creates the natural harbour of Baltimore that is situated between it, other islands and the mainland. Kinish Harbour is outside of this natural enclosure entered from the northwest and seaward side of Sherkin island that faces Hare Island. The harbour provides a secluded anchorage in a remote location. get full information »

Quarantine Island, River Ilen
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Ilen River enters the sea at Ireland’s southwest corner, to the north of Baltimore Harbour. The river offers several anchorages on its north-eastward path to Skibbereen, the chief town of the area, situated seven miles above its entrance. Quarantine Island is located within the river's first reach providing a river anchorage in a secluded location. get full information »

Inane Creek, River Ilen
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Ilen River enters the sea at Ireland’s southwest corner, to the north of Baltimore Harbour. The river offers several anchorages on its north-eastward path to Skibbereen, the chief town of the area, situated seven miles above its entrance. Inane Creek is located about two miles upriver from the entrance providing a river anchorage in a secluded location. get full information »

Oldcourt, Ilen River
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. The Ilen River enters the sea at Ireland’s southwest corner, to the north of Baltimore Harbour. The river offers several anchorages on its north-eastward path to Skibbereen, the chief town of the area, situated seven miles above its entrance. Oldcourt is located four miles from the river mouth and provides a river anchorage plus the option to come alongside a local boatyard's pontoon or barge. get full information »

Reena Dhuna, Ilen River
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. The Ilen River enters the sea at Ireland’s southwest corner, to the north of Baltimore Harbour. The river offers several anchorages on its north-eastward path to Skibbereen, the chief town of the area, situated seven miles above its entrance. Reena Dhuna is situated two and a half miles up from the entrance providing a river anchorage in a secluded location. get full information »

Turk Head, River Ilen
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Ilen River enters the sea at Ireland’s southwest corner, to the north of Baltimore Harbour. The river offers several anchorages on its north-eastward path to Skibbereen, the chief town of the area, situated seven miles above its entrance. The Turk Head anchorage is situated at the mouth of the river in a secluded location much frequented by local fishing boats. get full information »

Rincolisky Harbour
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest, to the north of Sherkin Island and northeast of Hare Island, Rincolisky Harbour is a mainland sea inlet. The area provides a secluded anchorage in a remote location close to Cunnamore ferry and fishing pier. get full information »

East Pier, Heir Island, Roaringwater Bay
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located in the centre of Roaringwater Bay, Heir Island is immediately northwest of Sherkin Island and southwest of the mainland. It is the smallest of the three inhabited islands in the bay area it is a secluded anchorage close to its primary pier. get full information »

Trá Bán, Heir Island (East Beach)
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Located in the centre of Roaringwater Bay, Heir Island is immediately northwest of Sherkin Island and southwest of the mainland. The smallest of the three inhabited islands in the bay area, this is a secluded anchorage close to its popular east-facing and shoreward facing beach. get full information »

Calf Island East
An exposed location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast Calf Island East is the easternmost of a group of three low lying islands that occupy a central position within Roaringwater Bay. White Strand is situated off the island's northeast side providing the best anchorage and landing position. get full information »

Poulgorm Bay
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Poulgorm Bay lies at the head of the extensive shallow Roaringwater Bay inlet. It offers a secluded anchorage in a remote area that is overlooked by the tower of a historic castle. get full information »

Ballydehob Bay
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Ballydehob Bay lies at the head of the extensive shallow Roaringwater Bay inlet. It offers a secluded anchorage in a remote area with access to the small coastal town up the estuary with a rise of the tide. It is also possible to dry out alongside the old town quay. get full information »

Horse Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Horse Island is located on Ireland’s southwest coast at the head of Long Island Bay opposite Rossbrin on the mainland. It provides an anchorage off the island’s small pier. get full information »

Rossbrin Cove
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Rossbrin Cove is situated at the head of Long Island Bay in a small drying south-facing inlet. It is located approximately midway between Schull and Ballydehob and the anchorage is within the entrance to the cove. get full information »

Dereenatra
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Dereenatra is situated at the head of Long Island Bay approximately a mile and a half to the eastward of the entrance to Schull Harbour. It offers an anchorage off a tiny south-facing cove that has a pier. get full information »

Castle Island (South Side)
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Castle Island is a small uninhabited island in Roaringwater Bay located on Ireland’s southwest coast at the head of Long Island Bay. The island offers anchorages on its northern and southern shores of which this is the latter within a southern bight. get full information »

Castle Island (North Side)
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Castle Island is a small uninhabited island in Roaringwater Bay located on Ireland’s southwest coast at the head of Long Island Bay. The island offers anchorages off its northern and southern shores with the northern side, off of the island’s small pier, being the preferred option. get full information »

Schull Harbour (Skull)
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast Schull Harbour is situated at the head of Long Island Bay in a south-facing bight of the shoreline that leads out to Mizen Head. The harbour offers an anchorage with sturdy moorings, and the possibility to come alongside the busy pier or raft up to a fishing boat for a short period. get full information »

Long Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Long Island is situated at the head of Long Island Bay, close south of the mainland and immediately outside of the entrance to Schull Harbour. The island’s anchorage lies off the island pier within Long Island Channel that is situated between the island and the mainland. get full information »

Colla Harbour
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Colla Harbour is situated on the mainland at the head of Long Island Bay, to the north of Long Island and close west of the entrance to Schull Harbour. It offers an anchorage off a modern but drying pier in Long Island Channel. get full information »

Coney Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, the tiny Coney Island is situated at the head of Long Island Bay, north of Long Island and between it and the mainland. It offers an anchorage off a secluded island in Long Island Channel. get full information »

Croagh Bay
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Croagh Bay is situated at the head of Long Island Bay, north of Long Island and set into a mainland creek and river inlet. It offers a secure Long Island Channel anchorage in a remote and secluded location. get full information »

Toormore Cove
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Toormore Cove is situated at the head of Toormore Bay a coastal bight that lies between Crookhaven and Long Island. It offers a secure anchorage in a remote and secluded location. get full information »

Carrigmore Bay
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast, Carrigmore Bay is situated at the head of Toormore Bay a coastal bight that lies between Crookhaven and Long Island. It offers a secure anchorage in a remote and secluded location. get full information »

Goleen
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast Goleen is situated in the corner of a coastal bight a mile north of the entrance to Crookhaven Harbour. The small sea inlet offers an anchorage with convenient landings alongside a small rural village in a beautiful setting. get full information »

Crookhaven
A good location with safe access. 4 metres LWS. Crookhaven Harbour is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland five miles east-northeast from Mizen Head on the south side of the peninsula. The natural harbour provides a host of anchoring opportunities, convenient secure moorings close to its small village and pier which has a seasonal landing pontoon for tenders. get full information »

Dunmanus Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. Dunmanus Harbour is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland about halfway up and on the southern shore of Dunmanus Bay. It provides an anchorage overlooked by a historic castle in a remote location with a pier for convenient landings. get full information »

Dunbeacon Cove
A stay-aboard location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Dunbeacon Cove is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland near the head and on the south eastern shore of Dunmanus Bay. It is a rocky inlet overlooked by the spartan remains of an old tower house that provides an anchorage. get full information »

Dunbeacon Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Dunbeacon Harbour is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland and at the head of Dunmanus Bay. It provides an anchorage in a serene location with access to a new quay and a nearby village. get full information »

Kitchen Cove
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Kitchen Cove is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, near the head of Dunmanus Bay. It provides an anchorage with visitor moorings in a truly beautiful sailing location with access to a new pier and a small village. get full information »

Kilcrohane Pier
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Kilcrohane pier is situated on about the midpoint of the north shore of Dunmanus Bay inlet. It provides an anchorage off a pier and slip in a remote setting but with a small village close inland. get full information »

Dooneen Pier
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Dooneen Pier is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, five miles within and on the north shore of the Dunmanus Bay inlet. It provides an anchorage off a substantial pier with a small village close inland. get full information »

Ballynatra (Trá Ruaim) Cove
A stay-aboard location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Ballynatra is located on the southwest coast within Dunmanus Bay and close to Sheep's Head. It is a small, secluded and open cove with a pier and slip that offers a temporary anchorage in settled conditions. get full information »

Bantry Harbour
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Bantry Harbour is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland in the easternmost corner of Bantry Bay under the lea of Whiddy Island. It is a small harbour town with a town pier enclosing a small marina, as well as having moorings available for visiting leisure craft and ample anchoring opportunities with excellent shelter and holding. get full information »

Glengarriff Harbour
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Glengarriff Harbour is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland and in the northeast corner of Bantry Bay. it is a beautiful harbour that offers the option of anchoring with excellent holding or picking up visitor moorings. get full information »

Adrigole
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Adrigole is a beautiful harbour set into the Beara Peninsula that is located on the north side of Bantry Bay and approximately three miles east of Bearhaven. It offers an anchorage in a remote and secluded location with a pier on the eastern shore that makes for convenient landings. get full information »

Lonehort Harbour, Bear Island
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Lonehort Harbour is located on Ireland’s southwest coast, near the entrance and on the north shore of Bantry Bay. It is situated about a mile from the eastern end of Bear (Bere) Island and on its southern shoreline. This very small ancient harbour offers an anchorage in a remote and secluded setting. get full information »

Lawrence Cove
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Lawrence Cove is located on Ireland’s southwest coast, near the entrance and on the north shore of Bantry Bay. It is situated on Bere Island’s northeastern shoreline entered from the highly protected area of water called Berehaven that lies between Bear (Bere) Island and the mainland to the north. It offers a choice of pontoon berths and an anchorage in a peaceful and out of the way location. get full information »

Mill Cove, Bearhaven
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Mill Cove is located on Ireland’s southwest coast within the highly protected area of water that lies behind Bere Island and the mainland. Situated on the mainland shoreline it offers a peaceful anchorage in an out of the way location. get full information »

Castletownbere (Castletown Bearhaven)
A completely protected location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Castletown Bearhaven, also known as Castletownbere, is located on Ireland’s southwest coast, near the entrance and on the north shore of Bantry Bay. It is a busy fishing port situated within the highly protected area of water called Berehaven that lies between Bear (Bere) Island and the mainland. The harbour welcomes anchoring leisure craft to anchor and, on occasion provided there is availability, to use its visitor pontoon or come alongside a fishing boat when it does not impede commercial operations. It also provides visitor moorings immediately outside the harbour area. get full information »

Dunboy Bay & Traillaun Harbour
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Dunboy Bay is located on Ireland’s southwest coast, within and just off the western entrance to Bearhaven. It provides an anchorage in a secluded area of great beauty. get full information »

Dursey Sound
A stay-aboard location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Dursey Sound lies on the southwest coast of Ireland between the extremity of the Beara Peninsula and the immediately offshore Dursey Island. In settled conditions, it is used by mariners as a shortcut in and out of the north side of Bantry Bay. But it also offers the possibility of anchoring close southeast of the narrows in a small bay off of the mainland side of the sound. get full information »

Garnish Bay
A tolerable location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Garnish Bay is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, on the southern approach to the Kenmare River, one mile directly east from Dursey Sound around Garnish Point. It is a rural setting that provides an anchorage that is partially protected by three rocky islands. It has a quay with a slip and beach for convenient landings. get full information »

Ballycrovane Harbour
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 7 metres LWS. Ballycrovane Harbour lies on the southwest coast of Ireland, on the south bank of the Kenmare River and is a small rocky inlet situated in the northeast corner of Coulagh Bay. It offers a harbour in a rural setting with a quay to land upon. get full information »

Ardgroom Harbour
A completely protected location with highly involved navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Ardgroom is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, upon the south side of the Kenmare River bout halfway down the north side of the Beara Peninsula. It is a large coastal bight with a quay that is extensively used for aquaculture. get full information »




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