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Listed locations follow the Wexford 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.

Courtown Harbour
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Courtown Harbour is situated on the northeastern coastline of county Wexford approximately ten miles south of Arklow on the east coast of Ireland. It offers an anchorage off a village harbour with a small basin. Medium and shallow draft vessels may enter into the basin and come alongside the harbour wall. get full information »

Cahore (Polduff)
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Cahore, or more correctly Polduff, is a small open harbour with a pier on Ireland's east coast, situated half a mile from Cahore Point on Wexford's northeastern coastline. It is predominantly an anchorage but medium draft vessels can come alongside at the very end of the pier. get full information »

Wexford Harbour
A completely protected location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. Wexford Harbour and town is located ten miles north of Ireland’s southeast corner. It is situated in a shallow, eastward-facing river estuary that is crossed by a marked five-mile long channel to the quays. Visiting boats may come alongside fishing boats moored on the town quay, anchor off or pick up club visitor moorings inside the harbour. get full information »

Rosslare Bay (or South Bay)
A good location with safe access. 4 metres LWS. Rosslare South Bay is situated immediately to the north of Rosslare Europort on Ireland's southeast corner. It is a large bay fronting a popular beach and tourist village. get full information »

Rosslare Europort (Rosslare Harbour)
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 6 metres LWS. Rosslare Europort, more commonly known as Rosslare Harbour, is situated five miles north of Carnsore Point which is Ireland’s southeasternmost corner. One of Ireland’s busiest ferry ports it has no specific facilitates for leisure craft. However, leisure vessels are accommodated if space permits and a berth can usually be found here. get full information »

Ballytrent
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Ballytrent Bay is situated north of Carnsore Point, at the southeast corner of Ireland, a mile to the northeast of Carne. It offers an anchorage off a small open bay with a popular beach. get full information »

Carne
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Carne is situated close north of Carnsore Point, at the southeast corner of Ireland. It offers a small open harbour with a drying pier outside of which vessels may anchor or come alongside to dry out on sand behind the pier. get full information »

Little Saltee (landing beach)
An exposed location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This is the recognised day anchorage and landing area for Little Saltee Island, the smaller and northernmost of the two islands. get full information »

Little Saltee (east side)
A stay-aboard location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately half way between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This is a secluded anchorage on the east side of Little Saltee Island, the smaller and northernmost of the two islands. get full information »

Little Saltee (west side)
A stay-aboard location with attentive navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This is a secluded anchorage on the west side of Little Saltee Island, the smaller and northernmost of the two islands. get full information »

Kilmore Quay
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 1 metres LWS. Kilmore Quay is situated on the southeast corner of Ireland, thirteen miles east of Hook Head, eight miles west of Carnsore Point and immediately north of the Saltee Islands. It is a small fishing port that offers a well-run marina with excellent onshore facilities. get full information »

Great Saltee (landing beach)
An exposed location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This haven is the recognised day anchorage and landing area for Great Saltee Island, the larger and southernmost of the two islands. get full information »

Gilert Bay, Great Saltee Island
An exposed location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This is a Great Saltee Island anchorage, the larger and southernmost of the two islands, with Gilert Bay being the smaller of two adjacent anchorages available off the island’s southern side. get full information »

Georgina’s Bay, Great Saltee Island
An exposed location with careful navigation required for access. 3 metres LWS. The Saltee Islands are two small islands that are situated off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. This is a Great Saltee Island anchorage, the larger and southernmost of the two islands, with Georgina’s Bay being the better of two adjacent anchorages available off the island’s southern side. get full information »

Bannow Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Bannow Bay is located on the southeast coast of Ireland on the east side of the Hook Peninsula seven miles northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse. The bay offers an anchorage in a secluded rural setting. With detail planning, plus the benefit of local boating knowledge, it could also be possible for a shallow draft vessel to enter an extensive tidal inlet that connects to the head of the bay. get full information »

Fethard On Sea
A good location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Fethard Harbour is located on the southeast coast of Ireland six miles northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse and on the west side of Bannow Bay. The tiny drying quay located close to the peninsula’s main village is too small and confined for the vast majority of leisure craft. It does, however, offer an excellent anchorage with good holding, or a borrowed mooring, immediately outside the harbour. get full information »

Baginbun Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 5 metres LWS. Baginbun Bay is located on the southeast coast of Ireland about five miles northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse. It is a secluded and picturesque bay that is situated immediately north of Baginbun Head and features a distinctive Martello Tower. get full information »

Slade
A good location with straightforward access. 2.5 metres LWS. Slade Harbour is located on the southeast coast of Ireland a mile northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse. It is a small picturesque harbour featuring a highly distinctive castle. The harbour dries entirely on springs but good depths are available for a short-term visit and vessels that can take to the hard can dry out inside. Deeper water vessels may anchor in its small bay outside the harbour that provides good holding in sandy patches. get full information »

Lumsdin's Bay
An exposed location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Lumsdin’s Bay is located on the southeast coast of Ireland, upon the eastern shores of the entrance to Waterford Harbour and two miles north of Hook Head lighthouse. It is a secluded and picturesque anchorage with good holding. get full information »

Templetown Bay
An exposed location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Templetown Bay is located on the southeast coast of Ireland upon the eastern shores of the entrance to Waterford Harbour and four miles northward of Hook Head lighthouse. It is a secluded and picturesque anchorage with good holding. get full information »

Dollar Bay
A good location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. Dollar Bay is located on the southeast coast of Ireland upon the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour five miles north of Hook Head lighthouse. It is a secluded and picturesque anchorage with good holding. get full information »

Duncannon
A good location with straightforward access. 0 metres LWS. Duncannon Harbour is located on the southeast coast of Ireland, on the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour, six miles north of Hook Head lighthouse. It is a small fishing port and village where a vessel may dry out on sand in the old dock, come alongside the commercial wall for a short stay, or anchor outside the harbour. The latter is less than an ideal long-term berth owing to proximity to the channel, a tidal loop and poor holding. get full information »

Arthurstown
An exposed location with straightforward access. -1 metres LWS. Aurthurstown is situated on the southeast coast of Ireland seven miles within and on the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour. It is a small village with a pier that dries beyond the head on springs. The quay with a stone bottom is not ideal to dry out on, but a vessel working the tides can come alongside for a short shore visit at high water or anchor off in settled weather and land here. get full information »

Ballyhack
A completely protected location with straightforward access. -1 metres LWS. Ballyhack is located on the southeast coast of Ireland eight miles within and on the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour. It is a small fishing village and ferry terminal that has a small drying harbour. The harbour accommodates shallow draft vessels that can take to the mud and deeper draft vessels can anchor outside. get full information »

Seedes Bank
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. The Seedes Bank on the southeast coast of Ireland is an anchorage that lies on Waterford Harbour’s eastern shore, approximately eight miles in from Hook Head lighthouse, to the immediate northwest of Ballyhack. It is a remote secluded river anchorage located half a mile above the small village of Ballyhack. get full information »

Buttermilk Point
A completely protected location with safe access. 3 metres LWS. Buttermilk Point is situated on the southeast coast of Ireland nine miles within and on the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour. It is a remote secluded river bight anchorage located one mile above the small village of Ballyhack. get full information »

New Ross
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 2 metres LWS. New Ross is situated nearly twenty miles inland from the Waterford Harbour entrance on the southeast coast of Ireland. Located on the east side of the River Barrow it is a thriving market town and harbour that caters for visitors in a marina just south of the town quays. get full information »




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