Kelvin Harbour offers launching and berthing near the centre of Glasgow.
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All users of the Clyde are required to abide by the Rules of Clyde Port Authority (Peel Ports). The Peel Ports website can be found here (Peelports Clydeport Pages). Below are given a number of useful links but in the event these are not working please refer to the website direct and please let us know so we can update the links.
The Rules for the use of Kelvin Harbour can be found here (Kelvin Harbour Rules)
The Slipway at Kelvin Harbour is available to the public for launching. If you require to bring your vehicle to the slipway to launch your craft the charge is £15. Please contact The Tall Ship Offices to arrange access or complete the form below. Access is available 0900 to 1700. Access outside these times may trigger an excess charge for overtime.
For those who carry their craft to the slipway from the public carparks, we would be grateful if you would consider making a donation to help cover the cost of keeping the slipway in a safe condition (Removal of flotsam & jetsam and if required to suppress any weed. Donations may be made here. The donations go towards the maintenance of Glenlee.
The following are the restrictions on berthing:
Length: up to 15 metres / 50 feet. Draft: up to 2.0 metres / 6.5 feet.
All vessels using Kelvin Harbour are required to abide by the Kelvin Harbour Rules and the Rules of Clyde Port Authority (Peel Ports)
The following are the charges in use for Kelvin Harbour:
Use of the public slip way is free for those launching without vehicles. the slipway is maintained by the staff of the Tall Ship and any donation made will go towards the maintainance of Glenlee. You can donate on-line or at the Tall Ship Entry pavilion (during opening hours).
|Launching on foot||Free (but a donation much appreciated)|
|Launching with vehicles||£15|
|Short Stay (up to 5 hours)||£10 Fixed price|
|Overnight||£2.50 per metre|
|Weekly||£15 per metre|
|Monthly||£55 per metre|