Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2XS

Type:Marinas, Harbours & Moorings

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The main port for the Outer Hebrides, Stornoway's safe natural harbour allows vessels of up to 6.5m draft in all weather conditions and deeper drafted vessels under certain tidal conditions. The port is home to a small fishing fleet, a fabrication yard, a commercial slipway, coastguard station, lifeboat station and is the main ferry port for the Outer Hebrides with both freight and passenger ferries operating daily. The inner harbour has a marina facility for small yachts. The port is the heart of the town of Stornoway and all major services are readily available. The port is open 24/7 all year round and visiting vessels should report in on channel 16 (working channel 12). The approach to Stornoway is by one outer channel entrance to the harbour 4 cable width with at least 12m depth. The inner channel also has 4 cable width with at least 6.5m depth.

The Stornoway coastguard station covers the area Maritime Coastguard Agency Search & Rescue Sikorsky S-92 helicopter is based in Stornoway Airport.



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Open all year (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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