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Coastal Descriptions

Coastal overview for Rosslare Harbour to Cork Harbour
This is the primary coastal description and set of waypoints for the area between Rosslare Harbour and Cork Harbour. The detailed coastal description may be used by those planning to come closer inshore or to approach one of the useful passage havens that are listed along the length of the route. The sequence of description is from east to west or coastal clockwise, as follows: • From the Rosslare Harbour via its entrance channel• Inside the Bailies• Between Carnsore Point and the Tercheen and Black Rock• Between the Salt... get full information »

Coastal Overview for Mizen Head to Loop Head
This is the primary coastal description and set of waypoints for the area between Mizen Head and Loop Head. The detailed coastal description may be used by those planning to come closer inshore or to approach one of the useful passage havens that are listed along the length of the route. The sequence of description is from south to north or coastal clockwise. • Outside The Calf rock• Outside The Bull rock• Outside Great Skellig• Outside Great Foze Rock• Outside Tearaght IslandThe preceding... get full information »

Coastal Overview for Cork Harbour to Mizen Head
This provides a set of waypoints that lead between Cork Harbour and Mizen Head. It also provides a detailed coastal description for the entire distance to support local navigation for those intending to come close inshore or approach one of the havens along its length. The sequence of description is from east to west or coastal clockwise, as follows: • Close South of the Old Head of Kinsale• South of The Stags• South Of Clear Island The preceding southern coast's set of waypoints and coastal description is available by clicking ... get full information »


Coastal Routes and Cuts

Navigating through Dursey Sound
This route provides guidance waypoints to assist navigation through the coastal cut provided by Dursey Sound. Dursey Sound is a deep but narrow channel between Dursey Island and the southwestern extremity of the Beara Peninsula, that is bounded to the north by the Kenmare River and south by Bantry Bay.... get full information »

Gascanane Sound Cut - 'Western Pass'
This is the 'western passage' of the two passages available through Gascanane Sound in southwest County Cork. These provide west bound vessels with a short cut between Sherkin Island and Cape Clear Island that avoids the longer route around Cape Clear Island. The sequence of description is from south to north but it may be used either way with the benefit of a fair tide.... get full information »

Baltimore Harbour North Entrance
This is an alternative approach to Baltimore Harbour or cut into Long Island Bay for vessels moored in the harbour area.... get full information »

Gascanane Sound Cut - 'Eastern Pass'
This is the 'eastern passage' of the two passages available through Gascanane Sound in southwest County Cork. These provide vessels with a short cut between Sherkin Island and Cape Clear Island that avoids the longer route around Cape Clear Island. The sequence of description is from south to north but it may be used either way with the benefit of a fair tide.... get full information »


Other

Safest and most comfortable route; Ireland to Spain
This route takes a vessel from Ireland to the west coast of Spain, tracking down in deep water within in the steady Atlantic Ocean swell, off the continental shelf and well outside the Bay of Biscay.... get full information »