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Confusion Over Youghal Marina Pontoon

25th May 2018
Youghal Pontoon and access ramp Youghal Pontoon and access ramp Photo: Courtesy East Cork Journal

There is concern in the East Cork port of Youghal about the new marina pontoon which was installed in the past few weeks. A number of boat users have claimed is not available for use, according to the local radio station, CRY104FM which has been told by boat operators that several dates have been given for the opening of the pontoon and there is confusion about when this will happen.

Earlier this month the marina and an access ramp were put in place at Nelson’s Quay, described by the Youghal Maritime Development Group which campaigned for facilities for the harbour as “a long overdue amenity” that would complement moorings installed for visiting boats last year.

It is understood that a number of potential users have submitted a Freedom of Information request to the Council seeking details of the completion and opening date for the marina.

Boat users told the local radio station that several dates had been given but the facility was still not available.

Youghal still does not have a Harbour Master, though interviews were expected to be held this week.

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