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Marine Facilities

Argyll’s Secret Coast offers world-class sailing and boating, with some of the most spectacular scenic coastline in Scotland. There are excellent marine facilities available, with plenty of opportunity for going ashore to enjoy everything that Argyll’s Secret Coast has to offer.

Portavadie - 55 52.244N 5 18.991W

Set in a man-made lagoon on Loch Fyne, Portavadie is one of the UK’s most modern marinas, with sheltered deep-water berthing and stunning purpose-built marina facilities. The Five Gold Anchor award-winning marina has 230 fully serviced berths that can accommodate vessels up to 70ft. There is no restriction on draft and the berths are accessible at all times of the tide. The marina team are on hand to provide advice and assist you on entering or leaving your berth. Call on VHF Channel 80 for this free service. Come ashore for our award-winning restaurants and bars, beauty and wellbeing and comfortable accommodation. A range of marine services is available in the boatyard, from engine repair to electrical installations. There’s also a small shop where you can pick up provisions, laundry facilities, restaurants and the fabulous Spa & Leisure Experience.Moorings

Many of the local hotels have dedicated visitor moorings.

Colintraive Hotel - 5 MooringsTighnabruaich Hotel - 3 Moorings
Royal An Lochan - 15 MooringsKames Hotel - 15 Moorings
The Oystercatcher - 10 moorings provided by the Otter Ferry Pier Association. Martin Lawrence, author of the highly regarded Imray Yachtsman’s Pilots, recorded the Oystercatcher Inn at Otter Ferry as one of Yachting Monthly’s Best Waterside Pubs.

You can also anchor in the bay at Carry Farm and come ashore to use the shower and laundry facilities, as well as buy fresh eggs.

There’s a new jetty at Tighnabruaich that’s great for small crafts and dinghies. You’ll come ashore right at the heart of the village of Tighnabruaich, with its shops, cafes and art gallery. There are public toilets nearby (opposite Botanica on the Main Street) as well as recycling facilities in the Susie’s Tearoom carpark.There’s a jetty at Otter Ferry, which is perfect for coming ashore to enjoy a drink and some food at The Oystercatcher.You’ll also find a jetty at Strachur.
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