Visitors Moorings

  We are gathering information on the maintenance of the visitors moorings here - we welcome any first hand knowledge from your travels.
Email or text Gail at cruising@sailing.ie 086 2214724.
Information on on servicing has come directly from County Engineers.
Starting north and heading south ---
 Location  No.  Serviced  Information  Latitude  Longitude

Donegal 

  The moorings are in place and the annual inspection is scheduled to be carried out w/c 11 June 2012.
 Moville  x 3   YES  16M of 19mm chain & 3M of 38mm chain N 55 11.000
N 55 10.983
N 55 10.962
W 007 02.79
W 007 02.877
W 007 02.980
 Culdaff  x 3  YES  24M of 19mm chain & 3M of 38mm chain N 55 17.999
N 55 17.945
N 55 17.897
W 007 09.005
W 007 08.998
W 007 08.990
 Portsalon  x 3  YES  18M of 19mm chain & 4M of 38mm chain N 55 12.350
N 55 12.373
N 55 12.349
W 007 37..05
W 007 36.998
W 007 36.962
 Downings  x 7  YES  15M of 19mm chain & 3M of 38mm chain N 55 11.308
N 55 11.301
N 55 11.296
N 55 11.262
N 55 11.261
N 55 11.259
N 55 11.259
W 007 50.413
W 007 50.272
W 007 50.197
W 007 50.188
W 007 50.266
W 007 50.349
W 007 50.418
 Arronmore  x 3  YES  20M of 19mm chain & 3M of 38mm chain N 54 59.685
N 54 59.629
N 54 59.573
W 008 29.489
W 008 29.575
W 008 29.660
 Portnoo / Inishkeel  x 3  YES  16M of 19mm chain & 4M of 38mm chain N 54 50.777
N 54 50.829
N 54 50.837
W 008 26.781
W 008 26.835
W 008 26.724
 Teelin  x 4  YES  18M of 19mm chain & 4M of 38mm chain N 54 37.541
N 54 37.596
N 54 37.610
N 54 37.562
W 008 37.718
W 008 37.773
W 008 37.656
W 008 37.621
 

Notice @ 11 June 2012. Donegal Co Co intend to place 120m. of pontoons with a gangway in Greencastle Harbour to accomodate visiting boats attending the final leg of The Clipper Round the World Race.  The pontoons will be in place from 28th. June - 9th. July 2012.
New toilet facilities have been built in Burtonport Harbour which includes a shower facility for use by visiting boats.  The key for this is available from the Harbourmaster, Manus Gallagher - tel: 00353868310121.

           
 Location    No  Serviced  Information  Latitude Longitude

 Mayo

 

There are pontoons at Newport, Inishlyre, Islandtaggart (Clew Bay ),Kildavnet(Achill).Ballycroy/Innishbiggle.  Mayo Co Co hope to proceed with Westport in the next 12 months.

 Achill / Kildavnet Pier  3  YES  Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  N53º.52.838’  W09º.56.662’
 Blacksod  5  YES  Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  54-06.3N  10-03.7W
 Clare Island  5  YES  Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  53-48.1N  09-56.8W
 Inishturk  6  YES  Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  53-42.3N  10-05.2W
 Achill, Bridge North & South  4  YES  Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  N53º.56.087’
 N53º.55.967’
 W009º.55.372’
 W009º.56.612’
 Rosmoney / Clew Bay  4  YES      Serviced spring 2012. Pick up buoys attached  N53º.49.783’  W09º.37.575’
  Rosmoney / Clew Bay      A new pontoon is going in February 2013 for drop off and collectino use.     
           
 Location  No.  Serviced  Information  Latitude  Longitude

 Galway

 
 Leenane  x 8  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012.  Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-36.0N  09-43.0W
 Fahy Bay  x 8  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-33.5N  10-00.6W
 Clifden  x 8  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-29.2N  10-03.4W
 Roundstone  x 4  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-23.4N  09-54.6W
 Kilronan  x 8  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-07.0N  09-40.0W
 Sruthan  x 8  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-16.3N  09-34.5W
 Kilieran  x  12  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-19.3N  09-43.4W
 Maumeen  x 4  YES  Annual maintenance works completed spring 2012. Pick-up buoys being considered for 2014.  53-17.0N  09-38.5W
           
 Location  No.    Information  Latitude  Longitude

 Clare

         
 Carrigaholt    tba  Last inspection report 2008
 - awaiting up to date information for 2012.
   
 Labasheeda    tba  Last inspection report 2008
 - awaiting up to date information for 2012.
   
           
 Location      No.      Serviced  Information  Latitude  Longitude
 Kerry   It is Kerry Co Co plan to phase out the moorings,  due to abuse and maintenance difficultries.  
  A series of pontoons is planned - details to follow.
 Smerwick  1  NO  1 remaining, used by a local, NOT SERVICED    
 Ventry  2  NO  2 remaining, NOT SERVICED    
 Kells  1  NO  1 remaining, NOT SERVICED    
 Knightstown  X  NO  None, but a fabulous pontoon connected to land is there    
 Portmagee    NO  none - Kerry Co Co have plans to put in a pontoon off pier 2013
 currently awaiting foreshore
   
 Derrynane    NO  1 remaining, NOT SERVICED    
 Sneem  tba  YES  4 MOORINGS, ALL SERVICED 2011.
 Kerry Co Co intend to continue to service
 tba      tba
           
 Location qty      Serviced  Information  Latitude  Longitude

 Cork

  NB: A few pick up buoys have gone missing  since being fitted.
 Castletownbere  4  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-39.0N  09-53.3W
 Lawrence Cove  4  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-38.2N  09-49.2W
 Adrigole  7  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-41.0N  09-43.0W
 Trafrask  1  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 tba tba 
 Glengarriff  6  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-44.9N  09-32.3W
 Crookhaven  8  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-28.2N  09-43.5W
 Schull  12  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-31.5N  09-32.3W
 Glandore  6  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-33.7N  09-07.0W
 Ballycotton  6  YES  Lifted and serviced end of 2011,
 red pick up buoys added early 2012
 51-50.0N  08-00.0W
           
 Location  No.      Serviced  Information  Latitude  Longitude
 Waterford          
 Helvic  X  NONE  Moorings permanently removed.    
           
           
           
           
  
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