Tayport is located on the east coast of Scotland in Fife, at the mouth of the river Tay. It is a historic harbour town with attractive views of the Broughty Ferry coastline and those of Tentsmuir Forest.
It is within easy commuting distance to Dundee via the Tay Road Bridge. St Andrews and Edinburgh are both popular tourist attractions being 20 and 50 minute drives to the south respectively.
Power & Water is available on the harbour walls
The harbour is situated on the South side of the River Tay opposite Broughty Ferry castle. The entrance is marked by a fairway buoy at the edge of deep water approx. 50 m from the harbour wall. Leading marks are given by two red triangles one on the slipway wall and one set back on a pole, on a bearing of 185 degrees true. The entrance walls are painted white on either side to make then easier to see. The East wall, the roundhead is marked with a red and white striped pole which is lit by an all round white light at night.
The harbour is accessible approx. 4hrs either side of high water, the harbour starts to dry at 0.6m above chart datum into soft mud which all keels settle into with no problems.
The harbour has pontoon berthing for 88 yachts and visitor berthing for 7 yachts on the walls and pontoon berthing when available. Berthing is at present at £12.50/day up to 35 ft and at £15.00 day 35 ft-45 ft.