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Newlyn (Cornwall)

Newlyn (Cornwall)



Newlyn is a popular stopover point for boats en route for the Isles of Scilly or for crossing the English Channel to Brittany. Newlyn harbour is accessible at all states of the tide.
The harbour is contained by a long North Pier with its adjacent fish market and the shorter South pier which forms a 90 degree angle. Newlyn harbour entrance is 150ft (47m) wide. It is customary for visiting boats to tie up on the western side of the jetty in the central harbour to avoid the fishing boats.
Visitors' moorings are for overnight stays only and the moorings are not provided; craft must tie up beside the fishing boats. The Harbourmaster can be contacted on +44 (0) 1736 362523 or on VHF Channel 16, working Channel 12 or Channel 9.
Services include: diesel fuel from North Quay pipeline (minimum of 50 gallons or litres); nearest petrol and camping gas is at Penzance; water; showers and toilets by arrangement at Deep Sea Fishermen's station on the North Pier; local laundry facilities; slipway for trailer launches on Harbour Road with prior consultation with Harbour Commissioners; drying-out facilities for emergency use only.
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