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Notices To Mariners
NTM 12 - 17/09/2020

OUTER HARBOUR CLOSURE - Notice of Delay to Outer Harbour Works

  • The pontoons in the outer harbour are scheduled for replacement with a piled installation.
  • There will be dredging & piling works to improve depths and some disruption to access to the Inner Harbour.
  • Provisional commencement date is late 2020 and works will take approximately 13 weeks, depending on weather.
  • Improvements should be completed over the winter.
  • The Outer Harbour will be closed during the work period with limited access to the Inner Harbour, especially during dredging & piling works.
  • If you need access or egress from the Inner Harbour, please contact the Harbour Master in advance to make arrangements.
  • Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience, whilst these essential works are in progress to provided enhanced facilities for visiting mariners

Rothesay Marina Re-opening  UPDATED 12 July 2020

CORONA VIRUS - NTM 10 - 12/07/2020
Rothesay Marina reopened to visitors on Friday 10th July subject to certain restrictions.

The Victorian Toilets will be open from Wednesday 15th July.
Opening hours as follows:
Monday to Friday 9am to 3.30pm  -  Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4.30pm
Unmanned access for mariners will be given to all who have paid their mooring fees.
Bute Berthing Company staff will give you the toilet & shower access code when you pay.
Please note:

  • Marina capacity will be restricted, so please phone ahead to check whether we have available berths.
  • You are requested to provide contact details of all persons on board for Test and Protect purposes.
  • Information provided will be kept for the statutory period prescribed and then destroyed.
  • The marina will be subject to additional cleaning schedules.
  • The Outer Pontoons are due to be replaced shortly.
  • The works are planned to commence in September for approximately 13 weeks, subject to weather.
  • We have installed hand sanitising stations. Please use these to protect yourselves and others.
  • NHS & Government guidance requires that we must place restrictions on the use of our facilities in Rothesay Marina.
  • The Isle of Bute has limited medical & hospital facilities, which face immense pressure over the forthcoming weeks and months.
  • Please contact the Harbour Master for further information on telephone 01700 503842 or VHF channel 12.
  • Many pubs, bars, coffee shops, cafes & restaurants in Rothesay are still CLOSED.
  • Please note that the Victorian Toilets & Shower facilities on Rothesay Pier are now open for restricted hours.

Rothesay Marina is operated by Bute Berthing Company Ltd. on behalf of Argyll & Bute Council.
Bute Berthing Company Ltd. is a non profit company. All directors are volunteers and receive no renumeration for their services.
Bute Berthing Co Ltd., The Weighbridge, Albert Place, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9AG

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