Falmouth Harbour is a Trust Port with statutory duties and powers. Our purpose is to maintain an organisation of quality and excellence to safely manage Falmouth Harbour in order to facilitate sustainable prosperity for the Port to the benefit of the users of the Harbour and the wider community.
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are a statutory port authority with responsibility for the Inner Harbour at Falmouth (excluding Falmouth Docks), the Penryn River up as far as Coastlines Wharf, the southern part of the Carrick Roads and a large part of Falmouth Bay.
Classic Boat is the magazine for the world’s most beautiful boats. Packed with stunning images, we have the inside stories of the great classic yachts and motorboats afloat today, as well as fascinating tales from yesteryear and the latest from the wooden boat building scene around the world.
Falmouth Haven is one of the south coast’s premier leisure boating facilities. We offer deep water moorings and marina options in one of the finest natural harbours in the world, with great facilities for visitors, and easy and direct access to the water from our well maintained and serviced public slipway. Situated in a spectacular setting in the heart of Falmouth with its restaurants, bars and shopping – yet moments from world-class sailing waters. Whether you are an experienced yachtsperson or water-sports beginner, our aim is to provide a safe, easy and very enjoyable experience to anyone who wants to get out and enjoy the very best of boating.
Founded to encourage the sport of sailing we embrace both sailing and motor boating interests.
Situated within Falmouth Harbour, we boast a grade 2 listed clubhouse on its own 17th century private quayside overlooking Falmouth Harbour and commanding spectacular views across to Flushing, over the Carrick Roads to St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula.
Formed in 1871 we continue a long tradition of offering hospitality to visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen and will extend a warm welcome should you wish to visit us.
Please explore these pages to discover more about the club’s history, facilities and activities, on and off the water.
The West Briton is a local weekly newspaper published every Thursday. It serves different areas of Cornwall, United Kingdom with four separate editions – Truro and Mid-Cornwall, Falmouth and Penryn, Redruth Camborne and Hayle, and Helston and The Lizard. It was established in 1810 and is part of the Cornwall & Devon Media group of companies.
Based in North Cornwall, we are a company that cares about what we do and where we come from.
Our small and dedicated team has over 30 years of combined fine wine, service and design experience between them.
Our ethos is simple, honest, direct – which is exactly what we think wine should be. Our ultimate aim is to demystify the genre a little bit and make wine more accessible, helping people to have fun while they learn what they enjoy and experience a variety of exceptional wines and spirits in their own home.
Vitamin Cornwall is an award Winning digital product agency based in Truro. Established in 1988, we were built to change industries for the better, and we have. We bring craft and intention to our projects, leveraging our collective experience and partnering with ambitious businesses to create work that delivers both visually and commercially. With an ever-growing portfolio of local, national and international work, our ambition is to always push the possible, squeezing as much creativity, tech or innovation from any budget. Working across all touch points of design including, web design & development, product design, brand identity, print design and packaging, we build experiences that connect people with their audiences, helping them realise their goals, and add real value to their business product or service.
Butler & Co are a family run boatyard on Restronguet creek specialising in design and build of traditional wooden vessels. Explore your local creek or row out to your mooring in our bespoke Lily Class dinghies, enjoy laid back coastal cruising on board our Skye Class or cross oceans and explore the world at the helm of one of our Mayflower cruising yachts. In our boatyard traditional materials and techniques are combined with modern twists to create boats that fit your life, while allowing escapism back to the golden age of sailing. Butler & Co also sympathetically and accurately restore historic vessels and undertake refit/ maintenance on traditional and classic boats, all to exceptionally high standards.
Facilities at our Penpol yard include afloat, ashore and undercover storage, beach berths, deep water moorings, slipway and onsite crane (to 14 tonnes).
JH & M Choak have forged a reputation for making mouthwateringly tasty Cornish pasties. Handmade to a traditional recipe by a proper Cornishman, a Choaks pasty is quite possibly the tastiest pasty you’ll ever munch — just ask the locals.
Founded by Henry Choak in 1948 and still in the family run by Charlie who also runs pasty school.
Coast Medic is the charity that supports the provision of medical care during emergencies at sea, over the cliff and around the coast.
Our registered health care professionals deliver advanced treatment above the scope of casualty care, carry lifesaving medications and have specialist training in marine, cliff and swift water operations.
There is strong evidence that casualty outcome is vastly improved following our interventions.
At Cockwells, we take pride in designing and building bespoke yachts, motor launches and superyacht tenders to your precise requirements and our exacting standards.
Combining the artisan skills of the traditional shipwright with innovative engineering and boatbuilding techniques, we custom-build vessels of the highest quality for leisure and commerce in the modern world.
With craftsmen who are passionate about working in wood – teak, larch, chestnut, mahogany, oak and yellow cedar among them – we are also adept at building with high-tech composites to increase durability and minimise ongoing maintenance.
Petrel Rum is a small batch botanical rum; fermented, distilled and barrelled on the Cornish coast. It is traditionally distilled in a copper Alembic still with a modern twist of home-grown Rosemary, Maple and Oak.
After 5 years of testing and tasting, I am so excited to share my botanical rum to the world.
It is a rum dedicated to the wild Cornish coasts and their native seabird, the Storm Petrel – The last bird home from the storm.
Falmouth Art Gallery has a vibrant exhibition and event programme. We change exhibitions regularly and hang works from our permanent collection alongside major museum loans, work from local artists, community groups, school children and students. Our events cater for all ages, from babies upwards. There will be something for everyone.
Our art collection is large and eclectic for a small museum. The works are rotated regularly in our entrance and main galleries and we work to variety of themes.
The staircase gallery is used for community displays. Groups such as Falcare, Age Concern, local schools and Falmouth University visit on a regular basis and create art in response to current exhibitions.
Our limelight wall within the entrance gallery, is open to all aspiring and professional artists. To achieve a dynamic turnaround the space is changed weekly.
Falmouth is Cornwall’s leading south coast resort, it is one of the county’s largest, vibrant and most diverse towns. It is home to Cornwall’s rich maritime heritage, the Woodlane Campus of Falmouth University, the internationally renowned Art Gallery and many sub-tropical gardens.
Gweek Classic Boatyard is a traditional Cornish boatyard based in the upper reaches of the beautiful Helford River. With a rich maritime history it is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Gweek.
Gweek Classic Boatyard has recently been acquired and is being upgraded (take a look at the News section of our website for more details).
Gweek Quay has all the services you would expect a traditional boatyard to offer the leisure boater and more.
As well as storage for over 250 vessels both hardstanding and undercover, cranage for boats up to 25 tonnes, we can undertake modern and traditional yacht repairs and restorations. The yard is also happy to offer the facilities for owner projects and owner fit outs.
We are proud to say that we are one of the area’s leading estate agents, and we have built our reputation on the tried and tested values of good service and great advice. We have been established in the area for over thirty years, but that is not to say that we are rooted in the past – we employ industry-leading techniques, on-the-ground insight and innovative technology to help you reach your property goals.
We are the only agent in the area with specialist, director led departments in Estate Agency, Property Letting & Management & New Homes. With two prominent offices in Falmouth & Penryn we have professional, enthusiastic and friendly staff who provide fantastic service including extensive marketing and advertising material as well as free up to date market appraisals.
“La Peniche” is a floating Cafe & Bistro providing 50 covers on board a 1938 French barge (Delta) moored in Falmouth Haven Marina from June 2020.
We are open to the public, accessible through the marina gates on North Quay from 8:30 a.m. Last meal orders are taken at 8:45 p.m.for 10 p.m.closing.
Our menu reflects French and European cuisine using local, seasonal produce. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner with light bites, patisserie, cakes and beverages available throughout the day. Don’t be shy! Come on board…you’re guaranteed a seat with a sea view!
Live Beside the Sea is a Property Search Agent, specialising in finding dream properties in Cornwall for clients relocating from out of the county or abroad.
Live Beside the Sea is a member and the 2017 First Place award winner of ARP, the professional body for relocation service providers throughout the UK and internationally and promotes a quality standard throughout its membership.
Your adventure is Musto’s challenge. We engineer technical clothing to help you perform at your peak.
Built on 50 years of engineering cutting-edge performance apparel, we are the world’s leading sailing brand and a British leader in shooting and equestrian sports.
We are British from the beginning, but our clothes, footwear, luggages and accessories are designed with an international outlook so you can be active in all climates, on all terrains, anywhere in the world. From leisurely weekends in the country to battling storms in the Southern Ocean, Musto performs so you can too.
We test our products to the extreme in the world’s most hostile environments, and in the labs, to drive innovation so you can trust our products to perform and endure. People often tell us of their twenty-plus-year-old Musto garments that have been used incessantly and are still performing well. Our famous durability is why we offer a guarantee for the lifetime of many of our garments.
The Noble System of hollow wooden mast construction was invented by a Mr Barry Noble in Bristol England in 1986 primarily for unstayed masts on such boats as Galway Blazer and Jester.
Our spars have been supplied to many sail training organizations such as Jubilee sailing trust (Lord Nelson) and the ocean youth club (Greater Manchester Challenge) as well as many architectural firms for columns in buildings (Clarks shoe shops worldwide/London Zoo).
In conjunction with our engineers we are able to offer many specialist products in mild and stainless steel such as hi tech bottle screws and blocks covered to look “classic” to traditional rigging and leather work.
We are RRL, an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers. We have grown our firm in Cornwall, so understand the business landscape. We work side-by-side with clients, taking time to fully appreciate their needs to ensure that we provide the best possible service. Our aim is to help local businesses thrive. We look at businesses through an expert lens, constantly adding value in today’s ever-changing economic environment.
Nestled on Falmouth’s historic harbour, The Greenbank blends the best of coastal living with the finest in contemporary comfort.
Steeped in history with unbeatable sweeping sea views, the four-star hotel was originally built in 1640 and has now been lovingly refurbished.
Moor up on The Greenbank’s private pontoons, float from your boat to the dinner table, then sink a few local pints in their cosy quayside pub The Working Boat.
From rustic fine dining in the Water’s Edge restaurant, to al fresco cocktails on the terrace or hearty pub favourites – there’s something for everyone.
And at the end of the day, the plushest of rooms await. Whether it’s a lazy lie-in with breakfast in bed, a soothing spa treatment or long soak in your bath tub – there’s every excuse to retreat to this Cornish coastal hideaway.
The cafe and bar is located in the Watersports Centre in Falmouth’s Arwenack Street and is open daily from 09.00 – 21.00 with brunch served until 15.00.
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