Probably most famous for its golf club, Royal Troon, which plays host to the British Open Championship every seven years, Troon is in fact a busy
harbour town with a proud history of shipbuilding. Today the harbour is home to the Ayr fishing fleet and P&O ferry service to Ireland. It is also immensely popular with yachtsmen and boating enthusiasts from all over the UK, drawn there by the magnificent Yacht Haven, a vast marina with around 300 moorings. Indeed because of this incredible facility, Troon is now the centre for leisure sailing in the Firth of Clyde.
Besides its massive harbour and six world-class golf courses, Troon has plenty to offer those who like to take things a touch more leisurely. The beautiful Barassie Beach offers stunning views of the Isle of Arran, whilst the Fullerton Estate on the outskirts of the town is a lovely getaway filled with dreamy woodland walks, horse riding, picnic areas and childrenís playgrounds. The town itself is vibrant and picturesque with a lovely shopping area and fantastic choice of restaurants serving delicious traditional food. There are also plenty of friendly pubs and bars in which to indulge in your favourite tipple.
A truly beautiful town situated in a truly beautiful part of the country, Troon is one of Scotlandís jewels in the crown. Be your thing, golf, sailing or just kicking back and enjoying some authentic Scottish hospitality you really would be hard pushed to find anywhere to match it.
The South Beach is a privately owned and run hotel, ideally situated in the best part of Troon and facing onto the sea front with it's sandy beaches. Prestwick Airport is only 5 miles away and the Town centre, Lochgreen, Darley, Fullarton, Royal Troon and Portland Golf Courses are only a 5 minute walk away.
We have 32 en-suite, superbly furnished bedrooms, many of which enjoy outstanding sea views with Arran and the Ailsa Craig on the horizon.
We are famed for our friendly atmosphere, where you will be treated more as a friend than a visitor by the Watt family and their staff.
Guests can enjoy dining in the delightful conservatory which faces the beach. In the summer months the garden is the ideal spot in which to enjoy a favourite drink.
At GRM Rigging Services we believe in providing our clients a high quality, prompt service at reasonable cost.
We have been in business for over 134 years and draw on years of experience to provide the best quality of service available, whilst also embrassing new technology to provide the most up to date solution.
GRM Rigging Services supplies Masts, Booms & Spinnaker Poles from various suppliers (Selden, Sparcraft, Z-Spars) to ensure the correct mast is fitted to your yacht and personal requirements including Carbon Fibre Spars for Racing and Large cruising yachts. Including onsite manufacture of Custom Carbon Fibre Spinnaker Poles.
Our production facility is based in Gourock only 10mins drive from Inverkip. Onsite we Roll swage terminals to wire diameters from 2.5 to 12mm and 16mm through our suppliers, Talurit swage up to 24mm diameter, and supply rod rigging.
We supply and service headsail furling gears (Harken, Furlex, Pro-furl, Schaefer, Facnor, Plastimo).
Stockists of branded Outwear,Regatta,Trespass,Jack Murphy,ladies and kids waterproofs and windproof jackets and trousers packaway jackets and trousers, hats, gloves and thermal underwear.
Camping equipment in summer also boots and shoes
We are a bricks and mortar chandlers well established in the Troon Yacht Haven complex- Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland.
For 20 years we have been serving South West Scotlands boating requirements from our stock of some 9500 lines.
We are a long established boat sales organisation based in the north of the UK with offices in Glasgow, Largs Yacht Haven, Troon Yacht Haven, and Belfast. For thirty years we have been distributors of both Jeanneau sailing and power craft and are presently responsible for Jeanneau distribution in the north of the UK. We are also the official brokers at Largs and Troon Yacht Havens, Aquador dealers for Scotland and Najad distributors for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Situated at Troon Yacht Haven, Scotts is a stunning bar and restaurant which looks out towards the picturesque Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig. A newly-refurbished, luxurious, comfortable interior complements this panoramic view, creating a laid-back atmosphere which gradually evolves as the day progresses.
Early risers can start the day with luxury coffee and fresh baked pastry, and ladies who lunch can catch up over a shredded duck, chicken and prawn stir fry or a lobster and tiger prawn open lasagne. The sun setting over the Firth of Clyde provides an idyllic backdrop for evening diners, while nocturnal sorts can chill out with a cocktail or two in the Bar and Terrace.
Situated on the Southern Clyde Estuary, Troon Yacht Haven provides an ideal port for entering the Clyde or for passage making to Ireland and the South. Accessible at all states of the tide, the marina provides a sheltered haven, nestled within the harbour of Troon and located close to the town centre.
The waters off Troon are internationally renowned as some of the best racing waters in Europe, and the Yacht Haven has been host to several international events.
Troon is well located to take advantage of the options for exploring Scotland and Ireland, whether round the Mull of Kintyre to the Outer Isles, into the Clyde Estuary for more sheltered cruising, or across the North Channel to Bangor and Carrickfergus.