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Stanley is the capital and principal settlement of the Falkland Islands. It lies on the eastern side of the main island.

Position 51°40.82'S,57°49.7'W (Harbour entrance - Navy Point)

Clearance

See the main Noonsite/FalklandIslands/Formalities page for the full details for clearance.

Both the Customs & Immigration Department and Harbour Authorities require at least 24 hours notice of any vessel's arrival, except in an emergency. This information can be passed by your agent or representative in Stanley.

Stanley is the only Port of Entry to and from the islands.

Any vessel entering or leaving the port MUST report via VHF channel 10 or 16 before crossing the reporting line. The Reporting Line is a line joining the positions 51° 31'S 57° 44'W (Volunteer Point) and 51° 41'S 57° 43'W (Cape Pembroke). This line forms the outer limit of Berkeley Sound and Port William.

Boats can go alongside the Public Jetty if checking in and the cruise ship tenders are not using it, or there are mooring buoys between the Public Jetty and the Government Jetty.

If it is too rough, anchor off and you will receive a visit by launch. The most sheltered spot from all directions except the east is just past the butchery where you can use the beach (covered at high tide) or the slipway to land a dinghy.

Last updated August 2017.

Public Jetty & Pontoons
Only to be used for clearance when not in use by cruise ship tenders.

Docking

Anchor in 6-9 metres of water to the West of Navy Point. Vessels should anchor clear of the line of the Leading Lights on the South side of Stanley Harbour.

NO vessels shall anchor to the east of Navy Point without permission from the Harbour Authorities.

There are swinging moorings suitable for yachts and also a possible berth at the new floating pontoon.

Port William
This offers a sheltered anchorage in westerly gales. Avoid restricting the fairway along the centre of the sound and do not anchor close to the line of the Leading Lights through the Narrows into Stanley Harbour.

Last updated August 2017.

East Jetty
Tel:+500 27630
Situated on the south shore of Stanley Harbour. Water available. Contact them before arriving in the Falklands to discuss the berthing arrangements at the jetty.
Harbour Authority
Falkland Islands Fisheries Department , P.O. Box 598, Stanley, Falkland Islands
Tel:(+500) 27260 / (+500) 22201 (out of hrs) Fax:(+500) 27265 ,VHF Channel 10, 16 "Stanley Port Control"
Opening hours: Office hours 08:00 - 16:30 (daily)
Download this Harbour Information document when planning to visit by yacht.
Maiden Harbour Marina
Tel: (+500) 51628
Situated on the Southern shore towards the Western part of Stanley Harbour, this is a privately owned yacht haven providing facilities for visiting yachtsman and local craft.
Water, electricity and fuel are available, however, due to tidal restrictions on under keel clearance depths the harbour is only accessible during high water.
Contact Diane Freeman
S.A.M.S. Marina
Stanley Harbour
Tel:+500 21145 (Mr & Mrs Eynon)
A recently contructed facility. There may be a berth available on the eastern site of the floating pontoon. Depth 2.5-3m.
Yacht Moorings
Tel:(+500) 55339 (Paul Ellis)
These are off Victory Green to the west of the 2 Green Wreck Marker Buoys. They are privately owned & available to hire through Martech Services.

anastasia
anastasia says:
Jul 13, 2017 08:53 PM

There is also the Falkland sailing Club, super well run by Bob and Janet. Before arriving best contact them by mail bob.janet@horizon.co.fk. we stayed for more than 4 months there and was one of our best stops. Perfect stop-over to go south

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