Rathlin Island, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
Latitude: 55 Degrees 17' 27"
Longitude: -6 Degrees 11' 51"
Rathlin Island is a magnet for sailors, birdwatchers and divers. The island has spectacular cliffs and is renowned for its colonies of puffins, kittiwakes, guillemots and razorbills. The waters around Rathlin have strong tides and are strewn with wrecks, the biggest being the 14000-ton World War I armoured cruiser Drake, torpedoed in 1917. The harbour in Church Bay has pontoon accommodation for ten to twelve yachts.
Facilities include: Harbour Master, Marina Facility, Anchorage, Mooring Fee Payable, Fresh Water, Shorepower, Provisions Store, Bar, Restaurant, Slipway.
Small shops, Post Office, Pubs, Restaurant. Ferries to Ballycastle.