Isle of South Uist
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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.
Only cruise vessels less than 80m and with a draught of no more than 4m can use this port to come alongside.
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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.
Vessels of less than 80 meters in length and 4m or less in draught can use this port.
Fishing vessels can use main ferry pier when not in use by the ferry, subject to payment of 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.
No pilotage is offered. Standing NTMs can be found here
Over 500 vessel movements throught out the year.
Anchorage as per most recent chart.
There are no CalMac moorings within the harbour limits
There is a new marina at Lochboisdale with full facilities for visiting yachts.
Authority / Operator
Authority: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
Operator: CalMac Harbours (Division of CalMac Ferries Ltd)
Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
Approx. annual tonnage
1 000 000 GT
Ferry / Cargo / Fishing
River / Tidal Berths
No. of berths
Commercial cargo handling facilities
Linkspans: 1 capacity 120T
Waste - Yes
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