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Listed locations follow the Dublin 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.

Balbriggan Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 0 metres LWS. Balbriggan Harbour is a small fishing port on the east coast of Ireland, situated on the north County Dublin coastline, about three miles northwest of Skerries and six miles south of the River Boyne. It offers a small artificial harbour that dries out beyond the head of the pier, and the surrounding bay is shallow out to 800 metres making it only suitable for vessels that can take to the hard. get full information »

Skerries Bay and Harbour
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. Skerries Bay and Harbour is situated on the east coast of Ireland on County Dublin’s coastline four miles to the southeast of Balbriggan and twelve miles north of Howth. It offers a bay anchorage with the option of picking up moorings off a popular small coastal town. Shallow draft vessels, or vessels that can take-to-the-hard may come alongside its drying harbour wall. get full information »

Loughshinny
A good location with straightforward access. 2.4 metres LWS. Loughshinny is a small cove on the east coast of Ireland, on the north coast of County Dublin situated a mile and a half north of Rush Point and a similar distance south of Shenick Island, the southernmost of the Skerries Islands. Within the cove there is an actively used small boat fishing pier that dries at low water. Mooring possibilities include anchoring in the middle of the cove, drying out alongside the pier or a short stay alongside at high water. get full information »

Rush Harbour
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Rush Harbour is situated on the east coast of Ireland, on the north coast of County Dublin immediate north of the rocky Rush Point. It offers an anchorage, off a village that has a small drying boat pier where boats that can take to the hard may come alongside and dry out. get full information »

Rogerstown Inlet
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 1 metres LWS. Rogerstown Inlet is located on the east coast of Ireland, on the north coast of County Dublin, with the estuary's mouth separating the beaches of Donabate and Rush. It offers moorings for shallow to moderate draft vessels via an arrangement with the local sailing club, and boats that can take-to-the hard may come alongside a small drying pier. get full information »

The Boat Harbour, Lambay Island
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Lambay Island is a small island on the east coast of Ireland, about 2.5 square kilometres in size, situated two miles off the coast of North County Dublin and approximately six miles north of Howth. This secluded anchorage is off the island's drying boat harbour located on the western and mainland facing side. get full information »

Saltpan Bay, Lambay Island
A good location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Lambay Island is a small island on the east coast of Ireland, about 2.5 square kilometres in size, situated two miles off the coast of North County Dublin and approximately six miles north of Howth. Saltpan Bay, formerly Swallow Cove, is situated on the north side of the island close off the northwest point. get full information »

Seal Hole Bay, Lambay Island
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Lambay Island is a small island on the east coast of Ireland, about 2.5 square kilometres in size, situated two miles off the coast of North County Dublin and approximately six miles north of Howth. Seal Hole Bay is located off the middle of the east side of the island. get full information »

Talbot’s Bay, Lambay Island
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Lambay Island is a small island off the east coast of Ireland, about 2.5 square kilometres in size, situated two miles off the coast of North County Dublin and approximately six miles north of Howth. Talbot's Bay is located close south to the westernmost point of the island. get full information »

Malahide
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 0 metres LWS. Malahide is located on Ireland’s east coast approximately ten miles north of Dublin City and four miles north of Howth. It is a small vibrant seaside town and harbour that has a large scale fully serviced marina. get full information »

Carrigeen Bay, Ireland’s Eye
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Ireland’s Eye is a small uninhabited island located off the north shore of the Howth peninsula immediately outside Howth Harbour on Ireland's east coast. Carrigeen Bay is situated on the west side of the island and offers a secluded anchorage. get full information »

Howth
A completely protected location with safe access. 2 metres LWS. Howth is an artificial harbour on the east coast of Ireland that lies to the north of Dublin Bay on the far side of the Howth peninsula that juts out into the Irish Sea. The harbour is situated beneath the rocky island of Ireland’s Eye that lies close offshore. It is a centre for fishing and yachting that has excellent pleasure boat facilities and is very popular with sailing craft. get full information »

Balscadden Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Balscadden Bay is situated on the east coast of Ireland to the north of Dublin Bay on the far side of the Howth peninsula that juts out into the Irish Sea. The bay lies on the southeast corner of Howth Harbour underneath the Martello tower at the beginning of the harbour's east pier. The anchorage is a good location if you have not been able to secure a berth in Howth Harbour or off its west pier. get full information »

Dublin Port (Poolbeg Marina)
A completely protected location with safe access. 7 metres LWS. Dublin Port is on the east coast of Ireland at the heart of the capital city. Boats visiting Dublin may berth at Poolbeg Yacht Club Marina on the south side of the river immediately downstream of the East Link Bridge. Anchoring is prohibited in the harbour area. get full information »

Dún Laoghaire Harbour
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Dún Laoghaire is situated on the east coast of Ireland within the southern end of Dublin Bay. It is a busy town and extensive port that is the primary centre for yachting in Ireland. The harbour offers an 820 berth marina plus the moorings and jetty’s that belong to the four local clubs based there. Anchoring is prohibited in the harbour area itself but it is possible to anchor outside. get full information »

Dalkey Sound
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Dalkey Island lies off the southern point of the entrance to Dublin Bay, about two and a half miles southeast of Dún Laoghaire Harbour on the east coast of Ireland. The anchorage is in Dalkey Sound off the northwest corner of the uninhabited and interesting Dalkey Island. get full information »

Sorrento Point
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. Sorrento Point is situated at the northern end of Killiney Bay, and to the southwest of Dalkey Island, immediately south of Dublin Bay on the east coast of Ireland. It offers an anchorage in a beautiful setting close to a popular beach. get full information »




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