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Yacht Charter Directory
Falmouth Harbour, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

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General - Falmouth Harbour is located at Falmouth, Cornwall in the south west of England. The facility offers moorings and anchoring is possible in the harbour. Falmouth Marina and Falmouth Yacht Haven offer berths.

Open - All year round

Hours - Not known.

Arrival out of hours - Not known.

Formalities - Not known.

Contact ;
Tel -
Fax -
VHF Ch - 16 - Listening daily 0800 - 1700
Call sign - Falmouth Harbour Radio

Position - Not Known.

Charts, Pilots & Cruising Guides - See the following link for Cornwall Charts

Reference port -
Mean time differences - HW: minutes ± ; LW: minutes ±
Heights in metres -

Depths at MLW - Not Known.

Protection/Shelter - Not Known.

Approach and Entrance - Not Known.

Berths & Moorings - There are 18 visitors moorings marked with green buoys. A harbour launch will direct you to a suitable mooring. Do not berth at the Custom House Quay or Prince of Wales Pier steps as these are used by commercial vessels. If anchoring keep the fairways and channels clear. Do not anchor in vicinity of the docks or small craft mooring areas.

Maximum length - Not Known.

Water - On the North Quay and the Yacht Haven

Electric -
Not Known.

Fuel - Diesel and petrol available at the Yacht Haven. Large vessels can obtain fuel from the Barge 'Falmouth Energy' located on Frigate Buoy in the Inner Harbour

Weather forecast - Not known.

Security -
Not Known.

Internet Access -
Not Known.

Other Facilities, Services & Supplies - Toilets. Showers. Launderette.
All refuse should be properly bagged and placed in skips on the North Quay adjacent to the Amenity Block.

Boatyard Facilities & Services -
No Yard but the following are available locally; Boat Builders & Repairs. Marine Engineering. Marine Electronics. Chandlers. Sailmakers.

Shopping and Provisions - Most provisions can be obtained in Falmouth

Bank or ATM - Not known.

Chandlers or Ships' Store -
Shop Online for the Best Deals

Marine Electronics - The Top Deals are on the Web!

Butane/Camping Gaz/Propane - Not known.

Ice - Not known.

Eating Out - Not known.

Transport -
Bikes -
Local Bus Service -
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Taxis -
Car Rental -
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Water Taxi -
Ferry Service -
Airport(s) -

Local Area -
Sporting & Recreational Facilities -

Sightseeing - Many gardens are worth viewing and the subtropical climate supports the growth of many varieties of plants. The following are well worth a visit; Fox Rosehill, Queen Mary, Kimberley Park and Gyllyngdune are in Falmouth and those of Trelissick, Glendurgan and Trebah are all reached with ease. Pendennis Castle stands on the nearby headland of Pendennis Point, built by King Henry VIII between 1539-64 as a defence against the French. Today, the Castle, with its fine views across to the headlands of St Mawes and the Lizard Peninsula, stages battle re-enactments, jousting tournaments and concerts.

Museums and Cultural Attractions - Cornwall Maritime Museum.

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Children's Stuff -

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