feasibility study was carried out and three options were presented
to the community at a public meeting. It was decided to try
to build an 80 berth marina at the head of the loch but unfortunately
a further study indicated that this option would be very difficult
Development Company are looking at alternative sites for visiting
yachts and hope to have a plan to present to the public soon.
At the MCDC AGM in December 2006 a show of hands was requested
in favour of the 2 remaining options for the siting of pontoons,
the support was unanimous in favour of the location north
of the mine pier. It was also agreed at this meeting that
MCDC would also look into providing pontoons nearer to the
old pier area.
present (5.07) we are awaiting the outcome of our application
to the "Environmental Justice Fund" which will encompass
both the pontoons to the north of the mine and the extension
to the social club to provide , showers, public toilets and
a visitor centre.
has also been working on proposals to site pontoons inside
the Cal Mac Dolphin and has been offered walkway sections
for free from a local fish farm company, it is felt that we
can also obtain other required items locally for little cost
, with the only real costs being a headwall and the required