Kirkwall

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Kirkwall
58°59.339'N, 002°57.749'W Chart icon.png
lat=58.98899 | lon=-2.96249 | zoom=14 | y

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Charts

See Scotland.

Weather

See Scotland.

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Entrance

Kirkwall is a port of entry for United Kingdom. For details see Entrance: United Kingdom.

Berthing

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

View of Kirkwall Marina

Kirkwall Marina

Kirkwall Marina/wiki/Kirkwall#Kirkwall_Marina
Berth icon Kirkwall Marina [[Kirkwall#Kirkwall Marina|Kirkwall Marina]] 58°59.246'N, 002°57.484'W

Marina inside the harbour with 95 berths. Maximum length 20 m. Full facilities.

The marina is accessible through a locked security gate. Please ensure you know the key code before leaving the marina. Key fobs are issued to long term visitors.

nfo@orkneymarinas.co.uk; Tel: +44 (1856) 872292; Fax: +44 (1856) 871313; VHF channel 14
Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, KW15, United Kingdom
Hours:

Anchorages

It may be possible to anchor in the bay.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the marina
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry In Albert Street, close to the marina
Garbage In the marina
Supplies
Fuel In the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers There are several chandlers and boat repair services located near to the marina
Services
Repairs ?
Internet WiFi in the marina. The password is displayed in the gatehouse.
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

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Eating out

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  • Location1
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  • Location2
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Transportation

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Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See United Kingdom.

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