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Kilchoan - Harbour Operations Information

Kilchoan 5

Mingary Pier, 



PH36 4LJ


Tel: +44 (0)1475 650397 (Press Option 2)

E-mail: (Marine Enquiries Only)

Coordinates56Deg 41.316' N  006Deg 5.619' W

The current weather forecast can be viewed at the following link:

Kilchoan 7 Day Weather Forecast

YachtsYachts pass through the area but in general don't lie here
Cruise ShipsCruise ships in general don't anchor here.
Cruise Ship Tenders

Day trip and wildlife boats use the pier to land and pick up passengers on day trips out of Tobermory.

Kilchoan 1

Commercial VesselsThe pier has been closed for some time and even though its now open to foot passengers the deck is not certified to take vehicles so there is no commercial traffic.
Fishing VesselsFishing vessels rarely use the pier at the moment but will use it when the deck is rated for vehicle traffic.
About the local harbour

It is exposed in a westerly and south westerly wind, It is sheltered from northerly and easterly winds. There are public toilets 200yds from the slipway. There is a small coffee shop approx 1/2 mile away and a shop and petrol station approx 1 mile away. There is also a hotel and a camp site in the area.

For more things to see and do in and around the Kilchoan area, please visit Kilchoan Community Centre

Kilchoan 3

Ferry MovementsSeven ferry movements per day in summer, three or four per day in the winter. Consult timetable for sailing times.
AnchorageAnchorages available as per charts.
MooringsNo CFL moorings in the bay.
PontoonsNo pontoons. There is a pontoon that belongs to Marine Harvest but it's not for public use.
Port Authority / Operator

Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)

Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)

Kilchoan 2

Principle trafficPassengers
River / Tidal BerthsYes
No of berths1
Commercial / cargo handling facilities


Kilchoan 4

FacilitiesWaste - No
Electricity - No
Showers - No
Water - No
Fuel - No
Harbour User Information

The most recent Bathymetric Survey can be found at:

Kilchoan Bathymetric Survey [1MB]

Workboat Checklist

Calmac Harbours Workboat Checklist [419KB]


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