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Listed locations follow the Mayo 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.

Inishturk
A good location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Inishturk lies midway between Clare Island and Inishbofin, just south of Clew Bay, in Co. Mayo off the west coast of Ireland. It has a rocky coastline which rises to 180 metres at it's highest point inland upon which there is a ruined tower. get full information »

Clare Island
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Clare Island lies in the middle of the entrance to Clew Bay almost 3 miles north west of Roonah Head in Co. Mayo off the west coast of Ireland. Its north-west face is composed of dramatic cliffs rising from the sea to the summit of the island which has an elevation of 450 metres. Viewed from this quarter it presents the appearance of a somewhat tabular mountain, dipping away to the south-west, where it terminates in a bluff point with a ruined tower. To the north-east it descends in a rugged comb-like appearance to the disused light-house on the north point of the island. There are two sites of historical interest on the Island, a medieval abbey and Granuaile's castle beneath which are the visitors moorings. get full information »

Rosmoney (Collan More Harbour)
A completely protected location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Rosmoney is located in Clew Bay, a natural deep ocean bay on the west coast of Ireland that is remarkable for the number of small islets that occupy its eastern portion. Rosmoney is the base for the Mayo Sailing Club offering an anchorage, club moorings, a pier and a club jetty for the convenience of landing. get full information »

Westport
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Located on the west coast of Ireland in Co. Mayo, Westport Bay is a shallow inlet, approached by narrow and intricate channels between a number of islets in Clew Bay. It is the main town in the area where most requirements for supplies can be met, however the quay dries at low water. get full information »

Rabbit Island
A tolerable location with careful navigation required for access. 5 metres LWS. Rabbit Island is located in the northeastern end of Clew Bay, a natural deep ocean bay on the west coast of Ireland that is remarkable for the number of small islets that occupy its eastern portion. The island is immediately off of the approach channel to the small town of Newport. It offers a deepwater pool in which a boat can lie afloat a few miles away from the town in a secluded setting. get full information »

Keel Bay, Achill Island
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 15 metres LWS. get full information »

Keem Bay, Achill Island
An exposed location with straightforward access. 10 metres LWS. get full information »

Blacksod Bay
A good location with safe access. 2 metres LWS. get full information »

Inishkea Island South
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Inishkea South is an island which lies off the west coast of the Mullet peninsula in County Mayo in the west of Ireland. It affords an anchorage for vessels in fine weather, but the holding ground is not good. It can be distinguished by a round grassy hill with a flag-staff and a beacon on it, and it has outlying rocks extending for half a mile to the southward of it. get full information »

Frenchport (Portnafrankagh)
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. Frenchport, or Portnafrankagh, is a little creek on the north side of Anuagh head, about 2 miles to the south-west of Eagle island, in County Mayo on the west coast of Ireland. It affords an anchorage in moderate weather but is quite exposed to the Atlantic swell and difficult to enter in heavy weather. get full information »

Broadhaven Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Broadhaven Bay is on the west coast of Ireland in County Mayo about 32 miles west of Ballina. It is a natural bay off the Atlantic Ocean, and its opening which is about 6 miles wide faces northward stretching between Erris Head on the west side and Kid Island on the east side. get full information »

Ross Port
A completely protected location with careful navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Ross Port is a small creek in the north part of Broadhaven Bay, on the northwest coast of Ireland. It offers an anchorage with good shelter from the winds but the tides run very strongly here. get full information »

Portacloy Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Portacloy, Irish : Port an Chloidh, on the east side of Benwee Head, on the northwest coast of Ireland, is a little creek about half a mile long and 300 metres wide, with no hidden dangers. It is open to the north-east and subject to violent gusts of wind from the mountains, with westerly and south-westerly winds. get full information »

Porturlin Bay
An exposed location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. get full information »

Belderg Harbour
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 4 metres LWS. get full information »

Kilcummin
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. get full information »

Killala Bay
A good location with attentive navigation required for access. 2 metres LWS. Killala Bay which lies between Kilcummin Head and Lenadoon Point on the northwest coast of Ireland, is 5.5 miles wide with a depth of about 36 metres of water. The middle of the bay is clear of danger but the shores are low and foul. At the head of the bay is an inlet formed by the river Moy, and on the west shore is the little harbour of Killala, both obstructed by bars, and accessible towards high water only. get full information »




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