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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, on the Waterford / Cork border, and just inside a river estuary. There is an anchorage off the town quay basin that dries plus an alternate anchorage on the opposite side of the river. get full information »

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

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

White Bay
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. White Bay is situated on the south coast of Ireland 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 Cork’s extensive natural harbour, in Co. Cork. Located on the south-eastern side of the Lower Harbour it offers a small village fronted by a pier with a pontoon where leisure vessels may anchor offshore. It is possible to come alongside the pontoon at high water and 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 Harbours and this anchorage is located off its northeastern corner. The haven offers a remote anchorage in beautiful rural surroundings. 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, in Co. Cork. 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. This anchorage is located at the midpoint of the island’s southern shore. It offers a remote anchorage in beautiful natural surroundings that is just a mile east of Cobh’s town centre jetty. 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 within Cork’s extensive natural harbour, Cork City Marina is a convenient pontoon berth that specifically welcomes leisure craft into the heart of this historic and nationally important city. 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. Monkstown is situated on the south coast of Ireland within Cork’s extensive natural harbour. It is located on the western shore of the River Lee, close to Cork City, facing Great Island, where it offers a marina off the small town. 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 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 Cork, Ireland’s second largest city. get full information »

Ringabella Bay
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Ringabella Bay is situated on the south coast of Ireland, on the western coastline approaching the entrance to Cork Harbour, in Co. Cork. It offers an anchorage off a secluded beach and drying estuarial inlet. 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 Cork Harbour entrance approximately half way between Robert’s Head and Cork Head, in Co. Cork get full information »

Oysterhaven
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, in Co. Cork. The natural harbour offers a picturesque and secluded anchorage but 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, in Co. Cork. It offers a range of anchoring, mooring and marinas alongside a thriving town. get full information »

Sandy Cove
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Sandy Cove is situated immediately outside the entrance to Kinsale Harbour on the southwest 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, in Co. Cork. 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. The bay is immediately northeast of the Old Head of Kinsale and it offers a remote and secluded 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, in Co. Cork. The bay is immediately northwest of the Old Head of Kinsale and it offers a remote and secluded 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, in Co. Cork. It is set in the northwest corner of Courtmacsherry Bay immediately outside the estuary of the Argideen River that provides access to Courtmacsherry Harbour. 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, in Co. Cork. It is set in an inlet formed by the estuary of the Argideen River which enters Courtmacsherry Bay at its northwest corner. The haven offers an anchorage off a large 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 Co. Cork. It is the larger of two small beautiful coves situated on the western shores of Courtmacsherry Bay. The bay 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, in Co. Cork. It is the smaller of two beautiful coves situated on the western shores of Courtmacsherry Bay that offer convenient secluded 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, in Co. Cork. It is situated on the eastern side of Seven Heads, the large peninsula on the west side of Courtmacsherry Bay, and offers a convenient anchorage in a secluded location. 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, in Co. Cork. It is situated on the western side 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 is situated on the southwest coast of Ireland, about twenty miles southwest of Kinsale and set into the shoreline that lies between Galley Head and Seven Heads, in Co. Cork. It offers a remote anchorage off Ring Quay where boats, that can take to the hard, may also lay alongside. get full information »

Dunnycove Bay
A tolerable 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 the entrance to Clonakilty Harbour, in Co. Cork. It offers a secluded anchorage off a small jetty. 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, about twenty miles east of Baltimore and tucked into the northeast of Galley Head, in Co. Cork. It offers a secluded anchorage off a jetty on the west side of the bay. get full information »

Rosscarbery Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Rosscarbery Bay is located on the southwest coast of Ireland, about four miles east of Glandore and three miles northwest of Galley Head, in Co. Cork. It offers a secluded anchorage off a small quay. 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, in Co. Cork. It offers a secluded anchorage off a small quay about half way 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, in Co. Cork. 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 about the centre of Glandore Bay which is the area between Galley Head and Toe Head, in Co. Cork. 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
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Rabbit Island is small bay on the southwest coast of Ireland, just outside the western entrance to Glandore and north of Rabbit Island, in Co. Cork. It offers a secluded nature anchorage with nothing but 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, in Co. Cork. 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, in Co. Cork. 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 in Co. Cork. 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 about four nautical miles to the east of Baltimore in Co. Cork, between Toe Head and Spain Point, and is tucked into the northwest of Gokane Point. The small narrow inlet provides a secluded anchorage and pier adjacent to the beautiful Lough Hyne. get full information »

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

Off Castle Ruins, Sherkin Island
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located off Ireland’s southwest corner in Co. Cork, Sherkin Island creates a natural harbour between itself, Spanish, and Ringarogy Islands and the mainland. Adjacent to the busy fishing port and yachting centre of Baltimore it provides an anchorage and pontoon berths. 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 in Co. Cork, 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, adjacent to Baltimore’s southern entrance. The aptly named harbour provides an 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 in Co. Cork, Sherkin Island creates the natural harbour of Baltimore that is situated between it, other islands and the mainland. Kinish Harbour is outside this natural enclosure on the northwest and seaward side of the island facing 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 in Co. Cork. 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 immediately within the river mouth 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 in Co. Cork. 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 three-quarters of a mile up 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 in Co. Cork. 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 pontoon, or barge, at the boatyard. 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 in Co. Cork. 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’s 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 in Co. Cork. 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’s 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 coast in Co. Cork, to the north of Sherkin Island and northeast of Hare Island, Rincolisky Harbour is situated within a mainland sea inlet. The area provides a secluded anchorage in a remote location close to Cunnamore ferry and fishing pier. get full information »

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

Heir Island (east beach)
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Located in the centre of Roaringwater Bay, on Ireland’s southwest coast in County Cork, Heir Island is immediately northwest of Sherkin Island and southwest of the mainland. The smallest of the three inhabited islands in the bay area it is a secluded anchorage close to its popular east facing beach. get full information »

White Strand, Calf Island East
An exposed location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast in Co. Cork, Calf Island East is the easternmost of a group of three islands that occupy a central position within Roaringwater Bay. White Strand is the uninhabited island’s best anchorage and landing position. get full information »

Horse Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast in Co. Cork, Horse Island is situated at the head of Long Island Bay opposite Rossbrin on the mainland and 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 in Co. Cork, 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 cove. get full information »

Trawnwaud (Castle Island Sound)
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Located on Ireland’s southwest coast in Co. Cork, Trawnwaud is situated at the head of Long Island Bay approximately a mile and a half to the northeast of the entrance to Schull Harbour. It offers an anchorage off a tiny south-facing cove that has a quay at its head. 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 corner in Co. Cork. The island offers anchorages on its north and south shores, the latter is within the bight on its southern side. 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 situated on Ireland’s southwest corner in Co. Cork. The island offers anchorages off its northern and southern shores with the former 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 in Co. Cork, 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 in Co. Cork 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 a remote 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 in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast, Colla Harbour is situated 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 in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast, the tiny Coney Island is situated at the head of Long Island Bay in between Long Island and the mainland. It offers an anchorage off a secluded island in Long Island Channel. get full information »

Croagh Bay (Long Island Sound)
A good location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Located in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast, Croagh Bay is situated at the head of Long Island Bay, north of Long Island itself in a mainland 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 in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast, Toormore Cove is situated at the head of Toormore Bay 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 in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast, Carrigmore Bay is situated at the head of Toormore Bay 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 in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast Goleen is situated a mile north of the entrance to Crookhaven Harbour. The small sea inlet offers an anchorage 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 in Co. Cork 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 and convenient secure moorings close to its small village and pier. get full information »

Dunmanus Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. Dunmanus Harbour is situated in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland about half way up Dunmanus Bay’s southern shore. It provides an anchorage in a remote location with access to a pier. get full information »

Dunbeacon Cove
A stay-aboard location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Dunbeacon Cove is a rocky inlet situated on the southwest coast of Ireland at the head of Dunmanus Bay in Co. Cork. It provides an anchorage for smaller boats. get full information »

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

Kitchen Cove
A tolerable location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Kitchen Cove is situated in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland, near the head of Dunmanus Bay. It provides an anchorage 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 in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland, about halfway up the north shore of Dunmanus Bay inlet. It provides an anchorage off a pier with a small village close inland. get full information »

Dooneen Pier
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Dooneen Pier is situated in Co. Cork 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 sturdy pier with a small village close inland. get full information »

Ballynatra
A stay-aboard location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Ballynatra is located in Co. Cork on Ireland’s southwest coast within Dunmanus Bay and close to Sheep's Head. Situated in a small cove it offers a temporary anchorage in settled conditions plus an ideal location to land a shore party on the outer peninsula. get full information »

Bantry Harbour
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Bantry harbour is an anchorage that is situated under the lea of Whiddy Island in the eastern most corner of Bantry Bay. Lying off Bantry town in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland the anchorage offers straightforward access on any state of the tide, in all conditions, and it may be approached from either side of the island. The northern route round Whiddy Island is preferred with a deep water channel marked by large lit buoys to the oil terminal. The harbour offers excellent all round shelter and good holding in mud. get full information »

Glengarriff Harbour
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Glengarriff Harbour in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland, is an anchorage situated north of Whiddy Island in the northeast corner of Bantry Bay. The harbour offers simple access at any state of the tide and complete shelter from all weather conditions in beautiful surroundings. It is an excellent harbour to safely leave a yacht plus moorings are available. get full information »

Adrigole
A good location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Adrigole, Co. Cork, is a beautiful anchorage of the Beara Peninsula on the southwest coast of Ireland and is located on the north side of Bantry Bay approximately three miles east of Bearhaven. It offers excellent all-round protection but may be uncomfortable in heavy southerly conditions with other nearby locations offering better protection. 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, in Co. Cork, near the entrance to Bantry Bay. It is situated about a mile from the eastern end of Bear 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 good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Lawrence Cove is located in Bearhaven, Co. Cork, on Ireland’s southwest coast within the highly protected area of water that lies behind Bear Island and the mainland to the north. Situated on Bere Island’s northeastern shoreline 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 Bear 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 is located on Ireland’s southwest coast near the entrance to Bantry Bay. It is situated within the highly protected area of water that lies behind Bear Island and the mainland, where it is a major fishing port. Although it welcomes leisure craft it does not provide any specific facilities, and the berthing possibilities are to anchor in the harbour area or to come alongside a fishing boat when it does not impede commercial operations. There are visitor moorings 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 within Bantry Bay, on Ireland’s southwest coast, just off Bearhaven’s western entrance. It provides an anchorage in a secluded area of great beauty, in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland. get full information »

Dursey Sound
An exposed location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Dursey Sound lies at the south-western tip of the Beara Peninsula - to the east of Dursey Island and west of the mainland, in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland. It is a narrow rock-strewn stretch of water with a tidal race that is open to the Atlantic Ocean on either end. However in very settled weather conditions, with a good anchor watch on account of the strong tidal streams, it is possible to anchor in a patch of sand off the mainland close southeast of the narrows. get full information »

Garnish Bay
A tolerable location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Garnish Bay is situated on the southern approach to the Kenmare River, one mile directly east from Dursey Sound around Garnish Point, in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland. The anchorage is partially protected by three rocky islands that lie close to the point - the northern most being Garnish Island and south-eastern most being Long Island. get full information »

Ballycrovane Harbour
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 7 metres LWS. Ballycrovane Harbour is a small rocky inlet situated in the northeast corner of Coulagh Bay on the south bank of the Kenmare River on the southwest coast of Ireland in County Cork. It is approximately 18 miles west of Glengarriff, and is part of the Beara Peninsula. get full information »

Ardgroom Harbour
A completely protected location with highly involved navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Ardgroom is situated on the south side of the Kenmare River directly opposite Sneem, in Co. Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland. The land-locked harbour offers an excellent overnight anchorage with protection from all conditions. get full information »




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