Galway City
Region West Coast
Location Galway, Co. Galway

Galway Docks home to 2 Volvo Ocean Race Stop offs has a 60 berth fully functional marina with visitor berths inside the harbour gates which opens 2hrs before high water and close at high water. There is a holding pontoon accessible 24hrs to the starboard of the gates on the inside of the Harbour Master's Office.  Eyre Square is only a 5 minute walk from the marina where there are no shortage of supplies, pubs and restaurants.

Gathering Cruise Special Offers and Special Welcomes
Mooring Options
Marina Berths
60
Pier Wall
Yes
One can use the inside walls of the harbour, but would need to check with Harbour Master first.
Pontoon
Yes
Used by the Island Ferries, fishermen and the RNLI it is available to boats to transfer or while awaiting the gates to open.
Anchorage
No
Harbour Wall with Ladder
Yes
Both inside and outside at the gates and beside the holding pontoon.
Dangers
On entering the docks the river Corrib flows from left to right and when in full spate and low tide can be up to 10 knots.#
Shelter
Harbour and Pontoon is fully sheltered in all directions
Facilities
Green Diesel
Yes
Slipway
Yes
There is a public slipway at the Oceansport Centre to Starboard as you come close to land.
Petrol
Yes
Refuse & Recycling
Yes
Water
Tap
Toilets
Yes
Public Toilets 5min walk in Eyre Square
Electricity Hook Up
Yes
Shower
No
Lifting Facilities
Located at the top of the Public Slipway at the back of the Oceansport Centre
Tidal Access
24 hr
Maritime Services
Yacht Club
Yes
Galway City Sailing Club in the Oceansport Centre - Commodore Johnny Murphy 087 6183122
Sail repair
West Sails located in the Oceansport Centre Call Yannick = 087 6289854
Chandlery
Yes
A number of chandlers throughout the town. ppurcellmarine@gmail.com and contact number 087-2793821 with www.purcellmarine.com
Local Facilities
Accommodation
5 Star Hotels - B+Bs - Guesthouses - Hostels all withing 10min of marina
Restaurants
Too many to name and all too nice to single out one
Pubs
Galway City - need we say more
Shops
Yes
Chemist
Yes
Post Office
Yes
Doctors
Yes
Public Transport
Bus and Train service 5 mins walk in Eyre Square
Airport Distance
Shannon Airport is the nearest airport 45 miles
Cultural Resources
Tourist Office Located in middle of Eyre Square
Contact Information
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