Marina & Berth Information

Falmouth harbour is home to visiting yachts

Falmouth harbour is home to visiting yachts

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC)
Tel: +44 (0) 1326 312285 E-mail:

The FHC operates the following visitor facilities

The visitors yacht haven pontoons provide berthing for up to 100 vessels

There are 19 visitor's deep water moorings for single vessels. Located on or near to the main channel they are marked with green buoys. Prior bookings for these facilities not required and there is a maximum stay of three weeks from 1st June through till 30th September. There are eight moorings which will accommodate yachts up to a length of 12.2 metres, seven moorings to accommodate yachts up to 18.2 metres and four moorings to accommodate yachts up to 24.3 metres.

An anchorage area is provided between Custom House Quay and Falmouth Docks.

Grove Place Boat Park has a limited number of visitor's dry berths for small vessels and trailers.

Visitors paying for the use of one of our visitor's facilities are also entitled to use the amenity centre which has toilets, showers and a laundry

For a scale of FHC visitor charges click here

Port Pendennis Marina

Offers a superior and friendly marina in a sheltered corner of Falmouth Harbour, with direct access to the main shopping street and convenient to restaurants and pubs. There is a choice of an outer or inner harbour.

Outer Harbour Facilities
Power & water, free car parking, car rental, security, showers, toilets, Laundromat, tennis court.
Telephone, fax and email services in the Yachtsman's Lounge.
24 hour access. A large proportion of berths available for visiting yachts.
Minimum depth 4.5 metres on spring tides, 6 metres on neaps.

Inner Harbour Facilities
Power and water, free car parking, car rental, security, showers, toilets, Laundromat, tennis court.
Telephone, fax and email services in the Yachtsman's Lounge. Accessed over a tidal (hinged) sill 3 hours each side of high water, a minimum depth of 3 metres.

Winter Berthing
Offers sheltered moorings for over-wintering for those who wish to extend their season on the water. There are usually a limited number of berths available each winter. Please call for availability

Superyacht Facilities
Wide concrete pontoons to accommodate yachts to over 70m l.o.a.
Up to 6.0 metres depth available on outer berths. Please call for confirmation and positioning.
Power bollards supplying 100amp 3 phase.
Rental accommodation and crew houses available on site.

Contact details:
Port Pendennis
Challenger Quay,
Falmouth Cornwall,
TR11 3YL

Tel: +44 (0)1326 211211
Fax: +44 (0)1326 311116
VHF: ch 80

Premier Marinas
Tel: 01326 316620
Fax: 01326 313939
VHF: 80

Operate Falmouth Marina has the following facilities:

Fuel - diesel at cost, 24 hours a day, from the fuel pontoon by J Pontoon, (Arrivals Pontoon). 

Toilets/showers - five unisex toilet/shower cubicles, near A Pontoon, with one specially designed to accommodate families. This includes nappy changing facilities. There is also one toilet/shower cubicle designed for disabled people.

Launderette- the 24-hour launderette, situated in the main marina building, has two washing machines and two tumble driers.

Bar/restaurant - on-site Marine Bar and Restaurant. Opening hours 9am - midnight in the summer. Tel 01326 313481.

Car parking - free car parking on site.


12 Months
Outside Cill - £426.07 per metre
Inside Cill (access approximately 3 hours either side of high water) - £385.19 per metre
Small Boat offer (Up to 6.5m inside Cill only) - £1627.081 per vessel
Payment Options

Seasonal Berthing

1 Jan to 31 March 2010 - £0.77 per metre per day (30 + days)
1 April to 30 September 2010 - £1.84 per metre per day
NB Payment strictly in advance

Daily Berthing

0 to 29 Days (inc free of charge electricity for up to 2 nights - period ends 1200 hours) - £2.71 per metre (min charge £24.52)

Short Stay Berthing (up to 4 hours) - £1.38 per metre (min charge £12.26)