The Galley of Lorne Inn is the perfect place to go if you want to have lunch or dinner ashore, or just fancy staying for a night or two on dry land. Whether you have your own yacht, are looking to charter one or just fancy a boat trip, we've got one of the largest marinas on Scotland's West Coast on our doorstep and there will be something just to suit!
Why moor at Ardfern? - Ardfern is an ideal base for cruising the West Coast of Scotland. From our shores you can sail to and explore Jura, Islay, Mull, Coll, Rhum, Canna, St Kilda & many more of Scotland's Hebridean Islands. You can also experience the wonderful natural phenomenon that is Corryvreckan Whirlpool, the world's 3rd largest!!
Moorings and Marina - Ardfern Yacht Centre is located at the head of Loch Craignish, one of Scotland's most beautiful and sheltered sea lochs. It has several interesting islands and natural anchorages and the yacht centre has an established history having original started around an old pier where steamers and puffers once called.
The centre offers a complete boat service. From the marina to boat storage and repairs, a well stocked chandlery, free internet access, toilets and showers and much more…
Getting Here by Boat - Ardfern Yacht Centre has a useful PDF which offers guidance on navigating the local waters.
Boat Trips - Take a cruise with Craignish Cruises on board the Sea Leopard II, a 60 seater purpose-built catamaran and visit the Corryvreckan Whirlpool (the world's 3rd largest whirlpool), Jura, Scarba, The Garvellach Islands and beyond! Chartered cruises are also available on sea Leopard II.
Craignish Cruises operate from 1st April to 31st October, weather permitting. Sailings from November to March may be available with prior arrangement.
Bareboat or Skippered Yacht Charter - Argyll Yacht Charters offer a range of charter boats from a compact Moody S31 to a more spacious Amel ketch. Visit their website for full details and prices.
Yachtie Special Offers - from time to time we have special offers available specifically for yachties. Check back regularly for details or why not register for our email newsletter above?