Brodick : Brodick Improvements Committee (BIC) own and maintain the boating slip and car park on Brodick Bay. There are 15 moorings in the bay absolutely free for visitors, established and maintained by North Ayrshire Council. There is a fresh water tap at the slipway and facilities for dumping rubbish. The sign on the slip informs yachtsmen where they can obtain fuel, bank, post office, toilets, etc. Local hotels may be able to offer shower.
Whiting Bay: New moorings introduced in 2016 have made the popular seaside destination of Whiting Bay on Arran’s east coast easily accessible by boat. Nearby services include a post office, two petrol stations and public toilets. There is a wide selection of eateries and good variety of shops. With a sandy beach, children’s play area and pitch and putt, the village is ideal for families. These moorings are funded by donations, and managed by Whiting Bay Village Improvements.
Blackwaterfoot: With new moorings at the harbour introduced in 2016, Blackwaterfoot on Arran’s West Coast is now a ‘must stop’ for sailors. As well as a spectacular beach, folf course and pony trekking, the village has a small selection of shops, including a well stocked and licensed grocer, the island’s only butcher, a bakehouse and a paper shop. Services include a post office, garage, toilets and children’s play park. The Kinloch Hotel, one of the larger hotels on Arran, offers a swimming pool, spa and gym facilities. These moorings are funded by donations and managed by Shiskine Valley Improvements.
Pirnmill: This is a small village on the beautiful north west coast of Arran, which now offers moorings for visiting sailors. It has an excellent shop, tearoom/restaurant, post office, swings and toilet. Donations for these moorings are accepted and a box is provided