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50°27.4′N, 03°31.7′W Chart icon.png
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View across Torquay Harbour

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Please provide a good map or chart that clearly shows details (depths, where to dock, scale etc.) of the harbor.

Give charts applicable to this port or refer to a Chart section of another page (Country or Region) that lists the charts.

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Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:


List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

  • Brixham, I hr. across Torbay with decent wind.
  • Dartmouth / Kingswear
  • Teignmouth
  • Salcombe
  • Plymouth
  • Falmouth
  • Weymouth


Also see World Cruiser's Nets.


Provide any navigation notes especially any dangers or peculiar local conditions here.


The inner harbor is usually full of local boats. Use the marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs


Several anchorages but only in settled conditions.

Yacht Repairs and Services

List services. If no services are available on the island write "None" and remove all the subsections (Marine Stores, & Repairs/Yards, & Fuel, Water, & Electricity.

Marine Stores

Submit addresses and contact details of marine related businesses that are of interest to cruisers.


Fuel, Water, & Electricity

Give details on fuel

Water is available on all of the Torquay marina (MDL) pontoons

Shore Power is available on all of the Torquay marina (MDL) pontoons

Things to do Ashore


List places of interest, tours, etc.

Grocery & Supply Stores

  • McColl’s just outside marina , Tesco Metro 5 mins walk.
  • Buses outside marina go to The Willows, 2 miles, with M&S and Sainsburys , pass Asda, 1 mile, on the way.



Available? Yes, at the Torquay (MDL) marina.


Motorbike & Car Rentals

Garbage Disposal



List transportation (local and/or international.)

  • Buses to Plymouth, Exeter and beyond. Bus stops, 0.1 mile away
  • Trains to Bristol, London, Birmingham, Station 0.5 mile away
  • Flights from Exeter airport, 20 miles away


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)



See United Kingdom.


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  • Compiled from research (pilot books, internet, etc.) --Istioploos 21:44, 26 February 2016 (GMT)

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