Visitors from Outside the Island of Ireland

From the 3rd of August Howth Yacht Club Marina will be open to visiting boats from Outside Ireland

If you are arriving from EU, EEA, Great Britain or North America new Government Travel Regulations came into place from 19 July 2021 and the following is required –

All visiting boats from the above countries will need to give the HYC marina office at least 24 hours notice of their intended arrival.  Immediately on arrival, all persons aboard visiting boats are required to show official proof of immunity with their photo ID.

The marina can be contacted on or  01 839 2777. 

All persons aboard leisure vessels must also have completed a Maritime Declaration of Health and the form must be submitted to  at least 24 hours in advance of arriving into the country.

It is the responsibility of the skipper to submit the paperwork. Howth Yacht Club will be only able to accept vessels from a foreign country if they have proof of completing and submitting the Maritime Declaration of Health.

All persons arriving into Ireland from abroad aboard leisure vessels must complete a Passenger Locator Form online in advance of travel.

Passengers should retain evidence of having completed the form and show when requested.

Visitors from the Island of Ireland

We are currently welcoming visiting boats from the Island of Ireland.For vessels from the island of Ireland, no submission is currently required.  However all visitors will need to show proof of immunity and photo ID to use the indoor dining and beverage facilities in HYC’s clubhouse. 

About our Marina

Howth Yacht Club is one of Ireland's leading private members sailing clubs with its own 250 berth marina.

Ideally located for North and Southbound traffic on the Irish Sea it is well sheltered in all winds and can be entered at any state of tide.

The magnificent and award-winning clubhouse overlooks the marina, and in recent years has been expanded to be of the largest sailing club 'clubhouses' in Ireland and the UK. With good road and rail links, Howth is in easy reach of Dublin Airport and Ferry terminals, making it an obvious choice for crew changeovers.

Telephone: (01) 839 2777


The Marina Office maintains a listening watch on Ch M (37A) and Ch 80 between 0800 and 2130.

If you are looking for a berth please check in with us in advance to ensure we can facilitate you when you arrive. (see below).

Information for visitors: 

Howth Yacht Club marina is operated by a small professional team and enthusiastic member volunteers. Our club-owned marina and all our facilities exist to support sailing – ‘A Sport for Life’.  We welcome cruising visitors to our club and the beautiful area around us. Berths are generally available but to be assured visitors can contact the Marina Office (+353 1 8392777 or before arrival in case space is under pressure due a regatta or other sailing event. If arriving after 2130 please berth on the 'Visitors’ berths' at a hammerhead (northern end of each pontoon) or underneath the crane.

On arrival, visitors should contact the Marina Office beside the marina exit. Our Marina team are available during the Summer season 0800 to 2130 hours from mid-April to end Sep. Outside these hours up to 2300 (2200 on Sundays), our Club Bar staff (+353 1 8320606) will assist you with registration, will give you a visitor pack and access card to some of the Club facilities, including the marina, showers and clubhouse. If arriving after 2300 please contact the marina office the next morning. If planning to visit outside summer season please contact the Marina Office on +353 1 8392777 and we will facilitate your arrival.

Howth Yacht Club also provides summer moorings for members and winter berthing for visiting boats, ensuring ideal shelter in the Irish Sea area for boats during the winter months. If your plans require a longer visit please contact us as we may be able to facilitate you.

On approach to Howth please contact us on VHF Ch 37 (M1) and we will direct you to your berth.

We look forward to welcoming you to share our marina and clubhouse facilities and hope you enjoy your visit to Howth and the surrounding area with its fascinating history, many visitor attractions and easy access to Dublin City (30min by DART) and Airport (20min by Taxi).


Club Office

Open Monday-Friday 0900-1700.

Telephone: (01) 832 2141