The Helford River has long been one of Cornwall’s premier destinations for yachtsmen,
drawn to its unspoilt beauty, hidden creeks and ancient oak woodlands.
For nearly 40 years, Helford River Moorings has managed many of the moorings on the river. Owned by the Stephens family, the company leases, maintains and services moorings, as well as works to protect the estuary’s unique natural environment, which includes oyster, mussel and eelgrass beds.
Here you will find the information you need to locate and pay for visitor and seasonal moorings, along with a guide to the services and facilities available to visiting yachtsmen.
We hope you enjoy your stay.
Port Pendennis offers a superior and friendly marina in a sheltered corner of Falmouth Harbour in an area that is renowned as one of the UK’s premier sailing destinations. With direct access to the main shopping street the marina is convenient for restaurants, pubs and shopping. We offer a wide range of facilities and you can choose between the inner or outer harbour.
Boat Moorings, Dry Berthing, Launderette, Marinas, Water Taxis, Wifi
With a rich maritime history, and close relationship with the sea, Falmouth has long been a popular destination with mariners. Over the years, the bustling port has evolved and now prides itself as being a place of inspiration to sailors, artists, explorers, musicians and boat builders, to name but a few. Home to a host of local galleries, fabulous eateries, chandleries and boat specialists, artisan and mainstream shops as well as numerous attractions, Falmouth is now most definitely a place worth spending a while and our spectacular location enables visitors to stroll off their craft, straight into the town centre.
On your arrival into Falmouth Haven you will be greeted by a team member who will welcome you to Falmouth and ensure you have all you require – including your Falmouth Havencard.
Falmouth Harbour is one of the largest natural deep-water harbours in the world and just outside Falmouth in the sheltered waters of the Fal Estuary, sits Falmouth Marina. Set in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty the estuary offers up twelve miles of glorious boating water that stretches as far as the cathedral city of Truro with numerous creeks, wooded shorelines and quays to explore along the way.
Falmouth Harbour is one the largest natural deep-water harbours in the world, offering shelter in any weather, with creeks to discover and glorious Cornish countryside to explore. Falmouth Marina is located on the south side of Penryn River – the first creek on the west side of the Fal Estuary. The South Coast marina is divided in two by a cill which dries to 1.8m above chart datum. However, there is 2m depth either side of the sill so there is plenty of water.
Mylor Yacht Harbour is set within an area of outstanding natural beauty. If offers pontoon berths and swinging moorings that are well sheltered from the prevailing wind and provide immediate access to probably the country's finest sailing water - Cornwall's Carrick Roads