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Lying on the east coast of Ireland, south of Wicklow, Arklow is a lively town. Previously is was one of the busiest ports in Ireland and a renowned centre for boat building and fishing.

Position 52°47.6'N,06°08.2'W (harbour entrance)

Docking

Access is possible at all states of the tide, although the entrance to the river can be difficult to locate at night.

The marina is on the NE bank of the Avoca River and provides perfect shelter. There is also a long pontoon in the river just beyond the marina entrance.

The fishing harbour, to port as you enter, has now been dredged and a new visitor's pontoon installed. It has room for 20 yachts. It has water and electricity and the charge is a set 10 euro/night (May 2015) per boat.

There are many moorings in the river and anchoring is not advisable.

Anchorage in the bay has good holding, but beware of the whelk pots.

Last updated May 2015.

Arklow Marina
North Quay , Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Tel:+353 (0) 402 39901 or 08723 75189 Fax:+353 (0) 402 32610 ,VHF Channel 12, 16
A 60 berth marina basin located off the North bank of the River Avoca, upstream of the commercial port. It includes pontoons in the river for boats over 14m., although maneuvering space here is tight. Water, power, showers and toilets.
Harbour Master
Tel:+353 (0)402 32466

Yacht Clubs

Arklow Sailing Club
North Quay , Arklow , Co. Wicklow , Ireland
Tel:+353 (0)87 2509330 ,VHF Channel 10
Up the river, beyond the marina. Showers, pontoon and a swinging visitors' mooring.
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