THE PORT OF TRURO
There are 1,500 moorings within the Port of Truro, these consists of deep water and tidal moorings of, some of which are managed by us, meaning the owner has no maintenance responsibilities. We also have approximately 150 beach berths at Malpas Road and Sunny Corner in Truro.
Local clubs, associations and businesses are encouraged to take out a lease of the seabed in order to run their moorings themselves. The club or association gain through being able to charge their own members for the moorings (which include club fees) and enables them to have some security and control over their own particular mooring area.
Clubs benefiting from such leases include:
- Mylor Yacht Club
- Restronguet Sailing Club
- Truro and District Boat Owners Association
There is currently a waiting list, click here for application form, please complete the form and return as directed or contact the Harbour Office.
A variety of visitor moorings are available, together with sheltered anchorages. There are four detached visitors’ pontoons on the river, these can take vessels up to 18m. Our Marina at Malpas offers short term visitor moorings for boats or tenders.
The Upper Quays in Truro have electricity and telephone points, basic WC and shower facilities, water and waste disposal. These are available both for short term casual visitors and long term stays.
Holiday accommodation is available at Malpas, Waterfront House is situated right on the water’s edge within the Marina at Malpas, with a stunning vista across the water to Trelissick and Tregothnan Estates, it sleeps up to 8 people and allows dogs. For more details please contact Cornwall Hideaways on 01872 561642 or view their website www.cornwallhideaways.co.uk
Launching and Lifting
Please contact our Head Office to book in a date and time for launching or lifting of any vessels on Lighterage Quay. Services are also provided at a number of other boatyards in the Fal Estuary.
Small craft can be launched from public slipways such as Mylor, Boscawen And Sunny Corner.
Water-ski’s and Jet Ski’s
There is a designated area for these activities and permits must be issued by either our Patrol Officers or by contacting the Harbour Office. Permits are available as a daily, weekly, monthly or annual permit, you can find the license form on our Document Centre page under Forms.
Lay up Berthing
The Port offers deep water sheltered lay-up berths for vessels up to 190m in length
350m of quay space with adjacent concrete hardstanding for storage and handling of goods. Waste disposal facilities are available on the quay, together with fresh water.
Pilotage is compulsory for vessels over 60 metres LOA. Pilots may be ordered direct from Falmouth Harbour Commission +44 (0)1326 211376
Covered and open storage available through the Harbour Authority consisting of 13,000 sq. ft.(6,000 covered, 7,000 open) on Lighterage Quay.