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Fishing spots

WESTERN CAPE

Cape Boat and Ski-Boat Club

Access is via the M4 through Simon's Town to Boulders. Once off the road turn right towards the clubhouse. The slip is situated in front of the clubhouse.

CITY/TOWN.  Millers Point
PHONE.  021 786 1142
FACILITIES.  Ramp, boat parking, lock-up, electricity, water, toilets, showers and refreshments.



Cape Hangklip Ski Boat Slip

This site is located on the Hermanus side of Cape Hangklip and access is via the R44. Take the Pringle Bay turn-off and drive all the way through the village onto the gravel road. The turn-off to the site is the second public turning after the Bagdad Hotel by the "give-way" sign. There is no signpost. Boats are launched on pebble and sand alongside the broken concrete ramp. The boat exit is through the rocks.

CITY/TOWN.  Pringle Bay
PHONE.  028 273 8280
FACILITIES.  Water and toilets.



Gordon's Bay Harbour

This popular site is located within the Gordon's Bay Harbour and is controlled by Sea Fisheries. There are slip facilities in the harbour for up to 50 tons and parking for vehicles and trailers.

CITY/TOWN.  Gordon's Bay
PHONE.  021 856 1482
FACILITIES.  Ramp, mooring, harbour, boat parking, diesel, electricity, water, toilets, showers, refreshments, repair facilities and maintenance services.



Harbour Island

The site at Harbour Island, Gordon's Bay is located halfway between Strand and the town of Gordon's Bay along the coast road. Access to it is from the N2 from Cape Town and via the Strand. It is controlled by the Gordon's Bay Municipality.

CITY/TOWN.  Gordon's Bay
PHONE.  021 856 4148
FACILITIES.  Ramp, mooring, harbour, marina, boat parking, lock-up, electricity, water, toilets, showers, refreshments, repair facilities and maintenance services.



Harmanus New Harbour

This launch site is located in the New Harbour. Access is via the R43 into Hermanus from where it is signposted. It is controlled by Sea Fisheries. This is primarily a working fishing harbour.

CITY/TOWN.  Hermanus
PHONE.  028 271 8400
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, diesel, water, toilets, refreshments and crane (3 tons).



Hout Bay Harbour

This large and well-used launching ramp is situated within the Hout Bay Harbour next to the NSRI Station 8. It is controlled by Sea Fisheries.

CITY/TOWN.  Hout Bay
PHONE.  021 790 1750
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, diesel/petrol, water, toilets, refreshments, repair facilities, maintenance services and crane (5 tons).



Kleinmond Harbour

This slip is controlled by Sea Fisheries. Access is via the R44 through Kleinmond. Take Harbour Road, which leads directly to the site. The harbour is small and positioned in an opening in the rocks, but it has a large well-maintained slipway. There is ample parking for vehicles and trailers.

CITY/TOWN.  Kleinmond
PHONE.  028 271 8219
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, water, toilets and refreshments.



Kommetjie Beach

This site is reached via the M65 to Kommetjie and the beach in a natural bay. Launching is from the beach and is controlled by the Kommetjie Boat Club.

CITY/TOWN.  Kommetjie
PHONE.  021 783 2287
FACILITIES.  Water and toilets.



Laaiplek Harbour

This site is located in Laaiplek Harbour and is controlled by Sea Fisheries. The slip in front of the harbour master's office is concreted and in good condition. There is a parking area for cars and trailers. Near to this site is a large repair yard and commercial slip used by the fishing boats.

CITY/TOWN.  Port Owen
PHONE.  022 783 1182
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, diesel, electricity, water, toilets, repair facilities, maintenance services and crane (5 tons).



Oceana Power Boat Club (Granger Bay)

Access is via Beach Road, Cape Town, at the Green Point entrance to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The launch site is controlled by the Oceana Power Boat Club.

CITY/TOWN.  Cape Town
PHONE.  021 421 1354
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, lock-up, electricity, water, toilets, showers and refreshments.



Saldanha Bay Yacht Club

Access to this site is via the R27 then the R79 into and through the town of Saldanha. The entrance to the Saldanha Bay Yacht Club is at the junction of Main and Saldanha Streets just before the police station. Turn left off the road onto a gravel track, following it down the slope to the clubhouse. The site is controlled by the Saldanha Bay Yacht Club.

CITY/TOWN.  Saldanha Bay
PHONE.  022 701 7000
FACILITIES.  Ramp, mooring, harbour, boat parking, lock-up, electricity, water, toilets, showers, repair facilities and maintenance services.



Sandy Point Harbour

This harbour on the north facing shore of St Helena Bay is the most easterly of the launch sites in this bay. It is accessed from the tarred road linking all the communities along St Helena Bay to the R27 near Velddrif. Controlled by Sea Fisheries, it is a large well maintained harbour that can accommodate up to 150 ski-boats at one time. There is ample parking for vehicles and trailers.

CITY/TOWN.  St Helena Bay
PHONE.  083 444 3322
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, diesel, electricity, water, toilets, refreshments and crane (10 tons).



Simon's Town Municipal Slip

The Municipal site is the slip, which is furthest from the False Bay Yacht Club and is used for all powerboat launching. It is located on King George Way, Simon's Town and access is via the Main Road or the southern suburbs railway line.

CITY/TOWN.  Simon's Town
PHONE.  021 786 1233
FACILITIES.  Ramp, harbour, diesel, refreshments and maintenance services.



Velddrif / Port Owen Marina

Access to the Port Owen Marina is via the R27 to Velddrif. Once over the Carinus Bridge, turn left towards Laaiplek. Once through the Port Owen entrance, continue to the office and shop complex. There is a launch site and mobile crane.

CITY/TOWN.  Port Owen
PHONE.  022 783 1144
FACILITIES.  Ramp, mooring, marina, harbour, diesel, boa parking, electricity, water, toilets, showers, refreshments, repair facilities, maintenance services and crane (10 tons).


 

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