Gourock - Harbour Operations Information
The Ferry Terminal
Phone: +44 (0)1475 650 100 (Press Option 2)
VHF : Channel 12
Latitude N 55.960012, Longitude W -4.81478
Wind & Weather Data
Live wind and weather data can be viewed on the following link:
Yachts do not anchor here but may pass through the harbour area on occasions.
Not used for cruise ships.
Cruise Ship Tenders
Used as a port of refuge for Rothesay/ Arran vessels.
Small fishing vessels may tie and land catch from time to time.
About the local harbour
Gourock Pier is located on the Firth of Clyde. The pier is operated all year round with services operating to both Dunoon and Kilcreggan, you may also find small fishing vessels berth here. Gourock Pier is also used as a port of refuge for sailing's diverted from Bute and Arran. Gourock is a sheltered harbour mostly affected by easterly winds. The linkspan berth can accommodate vessels up to approx 50m in length. There are steps with three landing levels that can accommodate small commercial vessels/ferrys. Top wires is 80m in length which accommodates an overnight berth for the two Argyll Ferries vessels.
For more things to see and do in Gourock please visit Visit Scotland - Gourock
To Dunoon, there are 58 ferry movements per day from Monday - Thursday, 62 on Fridays and Saturday, and 30 on a Sunday. To Kilcreggan there are 13 sailings per day Monday - Saturday.
There are no anchor positions available at Gourock.
There are no moorings operated within the harbour.
There are no pontoons within our harbour area..
Port Authority / Operator
Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)
Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)
Approx annual tonnage
4 000 000T
Ferry / Cargo
River / Tidal Berths
Number of Berths
Commercial / cargo handling facilities
Linkspans: 1 Capacity 90T
Waste, water, shore power for CV's, Toilets facilities during operating hours.
Harbour User Consultative Forum
Previous meeting records can be found at the links below (November 2020)
Latest meeting records can be found at the links below (May 2021)
Harbour User Information
CalMac Harbours would welcome all feedback on Navigation and Port Waste Management. For the questionnaires, please refer to the Procedures and Documents section of the website.