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The Boat Yard & Moorings

Creran Marine has capacity for 245 boats on hard standing.
Four and six leg steel cradles are available for hire as are steel tripod stands, no timber shores are permitted.
Water and electricity supplies are conveniently located around the yard.

The boats are lifted using a 25T Self Propelled Hoist and an 18T Trailer Hoist, both hoists were manufactured by Wise Handling Ltd. We also have a 18 metre telehandler with various attachments.

Workshop Units

There are five modern workshop units available to rent for maintenance and repair. Each unit has single and three phase electric supply and powerful extractor fans.


There are fifty seasonal swinging moorings available from 1st April until 31st October.
A short stay pontoon is provided for the loading/unloading of vessels.
A toilet/shower block is located near to the pontoon as is the dinghy compound and secure outboard store.

Services Booking

Please use our online form to book Services

Location of Creran Marine

We are twelve miles from Oban in the village of Barcaldine just off the A828 situated on the southern shore of Loch Creran. We can be found on charts 2378 and 2379 at 56o 31.657'N/5O 19.275'W Boat Ho. The entrance to Loch Creran from Loch Linnhe is well lit and buoyed with deep water at all states of the tide. The tidal flow is 4/6 knots at spring tides.