Details for Peel Marina, Isle of Man

Peel Marina, Isle of Man

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Average rating 4.0 stars from 3 reviews

Address The Harbour Office East Quay
Peel IM5 1AR

Phone+44 (0)1624 842338

After hours contact

+44 (0)1624 686627

Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - YES
Fuel - YES
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - NO

VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info: Visitor's buoys are only avaiable April to September.


The entrance dries at low water, only attempt entry 2 hours before or after high water. Do not attempt in strong NW through to NE winds. Beware of groyne on the south side of the approach which covers at half tide.
The marina (inner harbor) is protected by a cill which has a bridge over it. It is best to call the harbormaster before your arrival as the bridge at the marina entrance has to be opened. This is either opened by the harbormaster on-site, or remotely from Douglas Harbor.
Important: Be aware that the actual cill opening and closing times can be very different to the published times. Always talk to the HM to avoid an unpleasant surprise.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: 2
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info: The approach channel is dry at low water.

Dock typesWood - YES
Concrete - YES
Floating - YES
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: 121
Transient price: $2.29/ft (2013-10-07)

Other price info: Includes electric supply.


Transient: 3
Total: 5
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: There are three non-drying visitor’s moorings in the outer harbor that can be used in suitable wind conditions (exposed to the north). Also, there are an additional two substantial private moorings that could be used very temporarily if available and the visitors moorings are occupied.

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

Additional info:

Pricing info: Included in mooring fee.

Cable TV (and pricing)


Phone hookup (and pricing)


Water (and pricing)


Dinghy access


Liveaboard info

No - Long term liveaboard is not permitted without express permission from the Chief HarborMaster.


Fuel brand: Self-service diesel is available on the east quay in the drying harbor on the port side as you enter. A pre-payment fuel card needs to be purchased from the Manx Fish Producers Organization (the chandlery near the pedestrian entrance to the marina). Note that they are not open on the weekend for buying or topping up cards. Petrol is only available in cans from the local service stations.

Gas priceUnknown

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Diesel priceUnknown

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Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Standard UK rules apply.

Disability access


Launch service


Pump out



Yes - Only from local shops.




Yes – The keys are available from the harbor office. In 2012, there are new shower blocks which are very clean and warm. Access can be granted using a pin number which can be obtained by calling Douglas Harbor. A phone is available on the marina gate.


Yes – Facilities are now available in the marina. Access the facilities using a pin number which can be obtained by calling Douglas Harbor. A phone is available on the marina gate.


Yes - Laundromat on the promenade within ten minutes walk.


Yes - In Peel.

Co-op Supermarket
Michael St
Isle of Man
01624 842395


Yes – The Manx Fish Producers Organization operates a chandlery near the pedestrian entrance to the marina.


Yes - In Peel.


Yes - In Peel.

Hotels or motels

Yes - In Peel.

Repair capabilities

Haul out capabilities

Yes - 12 tons.

Storage facilities

Fishing supplies

Yes - Various supplies from the Manx Fish Producers Association on East Quay.

Chartering capabilities

Internet access

Yes - Isle of Man roaming charges are extortionate.

Boat ramp availability



Yes - Bus and taxi, airport close by.

Other services


Peel castle is impressive. For the bikers there's the annual TT race which uses a road track around the island, attracts many hundreds of bikers, both professional and the general public. The island itself is very scenic, great views, and many historical buildings.

The museum in Peel on the history of the Isle of Man is very good.

Very nice bike (as in Pedal) trails along the old railway tracks.

Reviews for Peel Marina, Isle of Man
Peel Harbour, 2013-09-02
Captain: , Conwy, N. Wales (14508)

Despite our entire stay here being marred by rain (i.e. standard British summer weather), we loved Peel. The marina has been recently built in the old harbour, which is right in the centre of town. This can get noisy (especially when the bikes are in town) but the buzz here was infectious. There are bars and restaurants along the quay and the small but pretty town has a few more, as well as a selection of shops and a couple of supermarkets. The facilities are good, though the electric showers were very weedy. Don't miss the Manxkippers traditional smokehouse at the top of the harbour - fabulous smoked kippers and bacon.

Be aware that the cill gate opening times can be very different to the predicted, published times. Always talk to the HM to discuss when the cill is likely to open and close. We were very nearly caught out last time and got out minutes before it shut - almost an hour before it was scheduled to close - and the weather was quite normal, no particularly strong winds or high / low pressure systems.

Peel is a great cruising stop, 2013-08-22
Captain: , Lac Brome, Quebec (286)

We liked Peel.
Castle is interesting as is the display of Manx history, and the smell of kippers being smoked.
I am puzzled at Niglels comment above about lack of facilties. If he means boatyard, travelift etc, OK
However, I do not expect major yacht repair services in a downtown dock.
Entertainmnet, eating, daily shopping was fine.
Good biking/walking on the disused railway to Douglas

Peel Harbour, 2011-05-14
Captain: , Liverpool, UK (928)

Like Douglas, not much in the way of facilities at Peel, but the town is more attractive than Douglas. Is very popular in summer, and can be very crowded

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