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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 east coast of Ireland approximately ten miles south of Arklow. It offers an anchorage off a village harbour with a small basin. Medium and shallow-draft vessels may enter 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 and Wexford's northeastern coastline. It is predominantly an anchorage but medium draft vessels can come alongside temporarily at the 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 is located ten miles north of Ireland’s southeast corner. Home to the county town, it welcomes visiting boats who may come alongside fishing boats moored against the town quay, to 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 where it is possible to anchor or pick up moorings. get full information »

Rosslare Europort (Rosslare Harbour)
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 6 metres LWS. Rosslare Europort is situated five miles north of Carnsore Point, 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, the southeast corner of Ireland, and a mile to the northeast of Carne. It offers an anchorage off a small open bay with an attractive beach. get full information »

Carne, St Margaret’s Bay
A tolerable location with straightforward access. 3 metres LWS. Carne is situated close north of Carnsore Point, 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, 13 miles east of Hook Head, 8 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 landmasses 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 landmasses off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. The southernmost Great Saltee Island is the larger of the pair, 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 landmasses off the southeast corner of Ireland, approximately halfway between Hook Head and Carnsore Point. The southernmost Great Saltee Island is the larger of the pair, 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 and 7 miles northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse. The bay offers an anchorage in a secluded rural setting. With detailed planning and the benefit of local boating knowledge, it could also be possible for a shallow-draught 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 on the southeast coast of Ireland, 6 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 5 miles northeast of Hook Head Lighthouse. It is a secluded and picturesque bay 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. It offers a drying harbour or the opportunity to anchor off outside. 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 2 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 4 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, 5 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 and 6 miles north of Hook Head lighthouse. It is a small fishing port and village where a vessel may dry out on, anchor off or temporarily come alongside its commercial wall. get full information »

Arthurstown
An exposed location with straightforward access. -1 metres LWS. Arthurstown is situated on the southeast coast of Ireland, 7 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 has a stone bottom and is not an ideal place to dry out, 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, 8 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-draught vessels that can take to the mud; deeper-draught vessels may 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 8 miles in from Hook Head lighthouse. It is a remote, secluded river anchorage located ¾ mile northwest of 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, 9 miles within and on the eastern shores of Waterford Harbour. It is a remote, secluded river-bight anchorage. get full information »

New Ross Marina
A completely protected location with straightforward access. 2.7 metres LWS. New Ross is situated nearly 20 miles inland from the Waterford Harbour entrance on the southeast coast of Ireland. Located on the east side of the River Barrow, this thriving market town and harbour caters for visitors in a marina just south of the town quays. get full information »




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