The original Harbour was built in 1784, Cromarty Harbour trust was established the same year.
Although Cromarty Harbour is relatively safe, boats moored on the pontoons do experience considerable motion in strong winds from Westerly round to North Easterly. Vessels should ensure they have adequate fendering in place.
Boats entering Cromarty Harbour should also be aware of strong tidal sets on both the Flood and the ebb especially during Springs.
Cromarty Harbour Trust is run by a team of volunteers and is not subsidised in any way. Any repairs or maintenance work undertaken, such as the necessary dredging, has to be self financing. All harbour dues received help towards these vital repairs and the upkeep necessary to secure the long term future of this historic harbour.
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|Latitude / Longitude||Latitude:57° 41' 1' N/Longitude:-4° 1' 58' W|
|Harbourmaster Contact||Ronald Young VHF Ch 37/16 (not continually manned)|
|High Tide Variation|
|Depths||Approx. 1.8m LAT at the pontoon visitor berth. Check with harbourmaster before berthing.|
|Hazards||Although Cromarty Harbour is relatively safe, boats moored on the pontoons do experience considerable motion in strong winds from Westerly round to North Easterly. Vessels should ensure they have adequate fendering in place. Boats entering Cromarty Harbour s|
|Principal Use||Commercial, Fishing, Leisure and Pontoon Berths|
|Moorings||Cromarty Harbour Trust also controls an area of 200m from harbour structures into the Cromarty Firth, moorings within this area are liable to charges. There are several categories of berthing available both alongside the wall and on the pontoon. Commercial, fishing and leisure vessels are all currently accomodated on a seasonal and long term basis.|
|Visitor Moorings||A small number of visitor berths are available subject to demand and prevailing weather conditions, and as such, cannot be guaranteed. Every effort will be made where possible to accomodate visitors and anyone wishing to use the harbour should contact the Harbourmaster.|
The Cromarty Boat Club may make their toilets and showers available upon request.
Chair of the Cromarty harbour Trust: Colin Dickie
|Telephone||01381 600479 - navigation/marine matters only|