There are a few moorings still available in the historic Cromwell Harbour for the 2016 sailing season.
Please download an Application form which can be found on this site under the Port Operations tab on this page.
You can also contact the harbour master on 07958754858
With low tides and a lessening of the swell repairs to North Wall Undermining are continuing.The crane is on site and further shoring up of undermining areas is progressing.We have also began the initial stages of repairs to high level walkway on North Wall.
Regular wall inspections are carried out and projects prioritised with the work being carried out when appropriate funding is in place.
Dunbar, in common with many similar ports, has young people seeking summer enjoyment by jumping into the harbour. Sometimes called tombstoning, this activity can result in the tragic loss of young lives. One teenager is recovering in hospital after dislocating both his shoulders while “tombstoning” off rocks on the Pembrokeshire coast. Quite clearly the practice is pretty dangerous and the consequences unthinkable if something goes wrong. Apart from the danger of the water not being deep enough in various places there is a possibility of an individual slipping and banging their heads on the way down. Another concern is about youngsters swallowing water as there is often a slight film of oil and diesel that could be inhaled which will go into their systems
Not wanting to restrict the fun of local children should always be kept in mind, but so should ensuring their safety. Each year the local authorities including the council, schools and police try in vain to stop the practice
FOUR historic Scottish buildings including an A-listed Edwardian mansion and an Old Custom House, as well as a 16th century harbour are to get facelifts worth over £650,000.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced that the money will be used to restore and repair historic buildings, and the harbour after five projects won a share in the funding.
Cromwell Harbour in Dunbar, a 16th century safe haven for fishing and famous for its association with Oliver Cromwell, is to get £47,840 which will help Dunbar Harbour Trust repair the structure of the harbour, allowing its continued use as a working and leisure anchorage.
Cromwell himself funded repairs to the harbour in the 17th century and used it to supply his armies before the second battle of Dunbar
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Dunbar Harbour Safety Management System
Dunbar Harbour follows the Port & Marine Safety Code which applies to all harbour authorities in the UK that have statutory powers. The code establishes the principle of a national standard for every aspect of port marine safety. Dunbar Harbour Trust follow this code and by doing so are promoting a policy of good management and governance of Dunbar Harbour.
The Harbour Trust is proud of its safety record.
DHT are delighted to announce the completion of the improvements to the site of Robert Wilson’s Propeller in the Victoria Harbour .
The propeller setting has been made more accessible including:
• Seating to rear including back rests for ease of use.
• Handrails to steps from harbour side improving access to propeller.
• Bins in place as additional seating is now available.
The funding, part of the Viridor Legacy Scotland award to improve the Battery, is one of a number of mini-projects identified by the DHT to improve the historic features around the harbour area.