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Lochboisdale


Lochboisdale

Isle of South Uist

HS8 5TH

Phone: +44 (0) 1878 790218

E-mail: lochboisdale@calmac.co.uk

VHF: Ch12


Coordinates

N57°09'07.88

W007°18'14.70

Yachts

Yachts should keep the Calvay Lighthouse on their port side whilst transiting the sound into Lochboisdale. Yachts must make prior booking before approaching the pier.

Cruise Ships

Only cruise vessels less than 80m and with a draught of no more than 4m can use this port to come alongside.

For more information on things to do in South Uist visit  here

Cruise Ship Tenders

There is no slipway at this port only a small set of steps at the back of the pier. The linkspan can be lowered to be used by larger tenders.

Commercial Vessels

Only vessels of less than 80 meters in length and 4m or less in draught can use this port.

Fishing Vessels

Fishing vessels can use main ferry pier when not in use by the RoRo ferry, subject to pier dues

About the local harbour

Lochboisdale is a very quiet area, it does have a new marina that could be used by Yachts. Lochboisdale offers direct access to South Uist.

Pilotage guidance

No pilotage is offered. Standing NTMs can be found  here

Ferry Movements

Over 500 vessel movements throught out the year.

Anchorage

Anchorage as per most recent chart.

Moorings

There are no CalMac moorings within the harbour limits

Pontoons

There are no pontoons within the harbour limits

Authority / Operator

Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)

Ownership

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

Approx. annual tonnage

1 000 000 GT

Principle traffic

Ferry / Cargo / Fishing

River / Tidal Berths

Yes

LOA

80m

Draft

4.0m

No. of berths

1

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Linkspans: 1 capacity 120T

Facilities

Waste - Yes
Electricity - No
Showers - No
Water - Yes
Fuel - No

 

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