Useful Links

Useful links to a number of marine related sites:

Sailing Barge Drifter – The barge is available for private hire. Sailing Barge Drifter is a beautiful traditional sailing vessel. Between May and October, the barge is available for sailing trips around Falmouth and in the River Fal from 2 hours, also for half and full day sails.

Truro tide times site

Met Office – inshore waters forecast

Cornwall Engine Company – highly recommended precision engineering specialists

Truro Boating Association – The Association was established in 1973 with the aim of protecting the interests of boat owners and preserving the estuary, rivers and foreshore.

Truro & Penryn Harbour Office Site – Ports of Truro and Penryn Harbour Authority

Cornwall Marine Network – dedicated to supporting the Marine sector in Cornwall via initiatives that improve profitability and encourage growth through quality and innovation.

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners – Port of Falmouth

Falmouth Haven – now responsible for all moorings and pontoon facilities in Falmouth

Maritime and Coastguard Agency – the government agency charged with maritime governance, legislation and policy sitting within the Department of Transport

Boating Business – boating business is a source marine trade business information

Boat Safety Scheme – The Boat Safety Scheme, or BSS, is a public safety initiative owned by the Canal & River Trust and the Environment Agency. Its purpose is to help minimise the risk of boat fires, explosions, or pollution harming visitors to the inland waterways, the waterways’ workforce and any other users.

RNLI Advice on Board – free, friendly and confidential service that looks at the safety aspects of your boat.

RYA Safety Advice – Safety advice document

RYA Pleasure Craft Regulations – a detailed page of links and guidance regarding COLREGs and SOLAS