Campbeltown Marina Upgrade Complete

A major re-development project to expand the existing pontoon facilities at Campbeltown Harbour is now complete, resulting in a smart new marina for the town. The project has been funded by Argyll and Bute Council, together with contributions from Highlands & Islands Enterprise and other partners. The brand new Campbeltown Marina now offers 54 berths on finger pontoons, main pontoons and breakwaters. It can accommodate boats of up to 33 metres with a draft of 3 metres. Each pontoon has hook-ups for water and electricity and ashore there is a brand new dedicated shower and toilet building. Access to the marina is available at all states of the tide. Visitor and long term berths are available, with prices starting at … Read more

Crewsaver – official safety supplier for 35th America’sCup

Fresh from Silvers Marine Scottish Series, Crewsaver today announces that is has been selected by Artemis Racing to become its Official Safety Supplier for the 35th America’s Cup. Crewsaver, a Survitec company, and one of the world’s leading personal floatation equipment manufacturer, is excited to announce its exclusive safety equipment partnership with Artemis Racing; Crewsaver will be working with the Artemis Racing team to develop the most advanced, cutting edge performance technology available to date. The new designs will enable Artemis Racing’s elite sailors to perform safely, yet to the very best of their ability, under the most challenging of conditions. Specifically, two radical new buoyancy aids, including one designed to meet the sailors’ unique needs aboard the foiling AC … Read more

The Yot Spot in Ardrishaig begins crowd funding

The Yot Spot is set to transform one end of the Crinan Canal into a hub of activity. After 5 years of planning and overcoming various challanges, the business is set to open at Pier Square in Ardrishaig, bringing with it a restaurant and takeaway, a yacht chandlers and gift shop, toilets, showers, a laundry and much more. Company director Michael Forbes explained that the business had been the product of chance visit to Ardrishaig, “A number of years ago i was passing through Ardrishaig and saw the old ferry terminal building was available to let. I thought it was a great spot with lots of potential, and created a business plan around that.” But complications with planning consent and … Read more