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Listed locations follow the Waterford 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.

Port of Waterford
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. The Port of Waterford is located on Ireland's southeast coast sixteen miles within Waterford Harbour and up the River Suir. It is a significant provincial city that provides visitor pontoons right at its centre. get full information »

Little Island
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 6 metres LWS. Little Island is located on the southeast coast of Ireland thirteen miles within Waterford Harbour. It is situated two miles west of the confluence of the Rivers Suir and Barrow on the eastern outskirts of Waterford City. Encircled by the Suir the small island offers an excellent anchorage in an idyllic rural setting off the western side of the island. get full information »

Cheekpoint
A completely protected location with straightforward access. -1 metres LWS. Cheekpoint is situated on the southeast coast of Ireland and is located ten miles within the western shores of Waterford Harbour at the confluence of the Suir and Barrow Rivers. It is a small completely drying harbour that may only be used by vessels that can take to the mud. However, leisure craft can anchor close north of the harbour in the river. get full information »

Passage East
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 0 metres LWS. Passage East is located on the southeast coast of Ireland seven miles within the western shores of Waterford Harbour. It is a small completely drying harbour that may only be used by vessels that can take to the mud. Small craft can anchor to the northwest of the harbour but strong tidal streams make the berth uncomfortable and dinghy work highly difficult. get full information »

Creadan Head
A tolerable location with safe access. 2 metres LWS. Creadan Head is located on the southeast coast of Ireland on the western entrance to Waterford Harbour. It is a large remote bay, about two and a half miles northeast of Dunmore East, where it is possible to anchor under a high protective headland. get full information »

Dunmore East
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Dunmore East is located on the southeast coast of Ireland on the western entrance to Waterford Harbour. It is a busy and picturesque fishing port that offers the possibility of coming alongside a seasonal visitor pontoon in the harbour or anchoring off in a sandy cove near the lower town. get full information »

Dunabrattin (Boatstrand)
An exposed location with straightforward access. 0 metres LWS. Dunabrattin is a small coastal pier situated on the south coast of Ireland approximately ten miles northeast of Dungarvan and twelve miles west of the Waterford Harbour Estuary. It provides an anchorage off a secluded boat harbour. get full information »

Stradbally Cove
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Stradbally Cove is a small coastal inlet situated approximately six miles northeast of Dungarvan and eighteen miles west of the Waterford Harbour Estuary. It provides an offshore anchorage outside a secluded and scenic bay. get full information »

Ballynacourty (The Pool)
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Ballynacourty (The Pool) is situated on Ireland’s south coast in Co. Waterford, about midway between Carnsore Point and Cork Harbour, at the beginning of Dungarvan Harbour’s entrance channel. It is a relatively deep anchoring position in a rural setting adjacent to an old drying pier and hotel. get full information »

Dungarvan Town Quay
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 1 metres LWS. Dungarvan Harbour is situated on Ireland’s south coast in Co. Waterford, about midway between Carnsore Point and Cork Harbour, and on the northwest most point of Dungarvan Bay. It is a provincial town with a quay that dries at low water but there are floating pontoon berths inside the harbour and a deep water anchorage outside. Vessels planning to lay alongside the quay must be prepared to take to the ground. get full information »

Helvick
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Helvick is situated on Ireland’s south coast beneath Helvick Head, on the farthest southeast point of Dungarvan Bay in Co. Waterford. It is a small artificial fishing harbour protected by a breakwater that offers an anchorage with the possibility to come alongside the harbour wall when less busy. get full information »

Ardmore Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Ardmore Bay is situated on Ireland’s south coast midway between Dungarvan and Youghal, in Co. Waterford. It is an open bay that offers an anchorage as well as moorings, with good landing at a small pier and a slip at its head. get full information »




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