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NOTICE TO MARINERS - UPDATED 18/08/17


Notice to Mariners 02/17

Rothesay Harbour Main Structure Dive Survey

Mariners are advised that a Dive Survey will take place on the 22nd, 23rd & 24th of August 2017. The survey area is from the Inner Harbour Fish Quay to the West Berth inclusive of the link span and lay – by berths on the Main Pier. Diving operations will take place overnight between the hours of 2100 hrs and 0530 hrs and it will be necessary to close the harbour to vessels at certain times during these hours.

A Safety Vessel will be on station and will monitor VHF Channel 12.


The Harbourmaster will be in attendance during the operations and can be contacted on VHF Channel 16 / 12


Harbour Master,Rothesay, PA20 9AQ   01700 503842   Issued 18th August 2017


  1. The West Pontoon is still closed UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE and under repair


  1. Draft restrictions continue to apply in both the Inner & Outer Harbours. Please check your requirements with the Berthing Master


  1. Mariners are reminded to exercise care when entering and leaving the harbour. Red & green traffic light signals are in operation under the control of the Harbour Master.


  1. Please call Rothesay Harbourmaster on VHF Channel 12 to request permission to enter or leave the harbour.


  1. Outgoing vessels ALWAYS have priority. Stand off and await permission from the Harbourmaster to enter the harbour.