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Harbour Masters Notice 24/19

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Torbay Scallop Nursery

From 24 April 2018 until 24 April 2019

Mariners are reminded that the area South of Thatcher Rock cornered by four special marks in the positions below is marking the Tor Bay Scallop Nursery.


Details of the special mark locations are:

50°26.700’N                 3°29.690’W

50°26.865’N                 3°29.690’W

50°26.865’N                 3°29.170’W

50°26.700’N                 3°29.170’W


The nursery is marked by 4 yellow spherical shaped lit buoys exhibiting a fl. Y. 2.5s light and fitted with a yellow ‘X’ shaped top mark.

Within this marked area are partially sunken floats connected to underwater equipment.

These special markers will remain in place year round and mariners are advised to keep well clear of this area.

Adam Parnell

Tor Bay Harbour Master