The Raasay Trust have successfully installed a small marina inside Raasay harbour to serve visiting yachts and cruise boat tenders. This links well with the new Distillery Visitor Centre and other Raasay attractions for visiting tourists.
Client – Raasay Development Trust
Completion – 2023
Value – £540,000
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Feasibility study for funding applications; Design of layout for pontoons; Civil works design; Tender documents and specification; Tendering process; Site supervision and project management of contractor Gael Force Marine Ltd.
88m of 3m wide pontoons
3no. 10m finger units
12m long hammerhead
24m long access bridge
- 17.5m long fixed bridge
Fitting the marina into the small, relatively sheltered, bay inside the harbour was a challenge due to limited water depth and the area to be kept clear for the CalMac ferry to Sconser.
Pontoons Contractor – Gael Force Engineering