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Isle of Man

Come to your senses – come to the Isle of Man

Imagine a place which is far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A place with breathtaking scenery and a relaxed and undemanding pace of life, where you’re guaranteed a warm welcome, friendly service and the very best of hospitality.

Imagine the Isle of Man.

The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland. It’s known for its rugged coastline, medieval castles and rural landscape, rising to a mountainous center. The Island is incredibly proud of its motorsport heritage with the world famous TT and Manx Grand Prix Races attracting thousands of visitors to Manx shores each year.

Top Five Facts About the Isle of Man

  1. It has the oldest continuous parliament in the world, Tynwald, which dates back over 1,000 years.
  2. The island has many hills but only one mountain, Snaefell, 2,036ft high. From the summit, on a clear day, you are guaranteed to see seven kingdoms: the Isle of Man, England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland along with the sea and Heaven.
  3. The island has its own stamps, its own currency (the same denominations as the UK) and its own language, a Celtic Gaelic.
  4. The TT Races – the initials stand for Tourist Trophy – are held over a course 37¾ miles long, which the fastest competitors can complete in just 18 minutes reaching speeds of up to 200mph.
  5. The RNLI was founded on the Isle of Man by Sir William Hillery.

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Port Info
Facilities
Further Information & Contacts
Time zone:

GMT

Operational Hours:

24hrs

Latitude and Longtitude:

54° 08’.7N – 04° 28’.2W

Prevailing weather:

Winds: NNE through E to SE

Anchorage position:

Douglas Head: 212° x 0.8′ 14mtr depth.

Distance to landing stage:

Max 15mins by ships launch

Berth information:

Victoria Pier outside – protected with vertical & Yokohama fenders

Vessel length:

140mtr upto 155mtr in certain cases

Vessel width:

No restriction

Air draft :

No restrictions

Vessel draft:

5.5 / 6.0mtr  depending on size of the vessel

Depth on berth :

High tidal range from -0.2 to 8.3 above

Pilotage:

Available but not complusory

Tugboat:

An 8T bollard pull tug is available

Security facilities:

Fully ISPS compliant

Gangway:

Shore gangways available

Fresh water:

Connection on Victoria Pier

Power supply :

No

Hot works / painting/ lifeboats:

With prior approval of port authorities

Waste handling:

Yes – Garbage skips can be provided at the pier

Cruise Terminal Building:

Passenger lounge with comfortable seating, rest rooms, Costa Coffee outlet, WH Smith and a Tourist Information Welcome Desk with advisers who can assist with maps, advice, ticket sales, bookings etc.

Currency exchange:

In town from Mon-Fri + ATM Machine at terminal building

Internet access:

Free WiFi at terminal building

Telephones :

Public telephone available within the terminal building

Taxi rank:

Just outside terminal building

Distance to railway station:

2 miles

Banks / ATM machines:

Banks are in the town centre (10 min walk); there are 2 ATM machine just outside the terminal building

Restaurant / Cafe:

Inside terminal building

Name:

Seonad-Siobhan Duggan

Telephone:

00 44 1624 649701

Email :
Berth enquiries/reservations:
Address:

Experience Isle of Man