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Latitude: 57º 04'N
Longitude: 07º 16'W
Ownership: Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Contact name: Roddy Jardine, Harbour Master
Address: Technical Services, Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Balivanich, Benbecula, HS7 5LA
Telephone no: 01870 602425
About AcarsaidAcarsaid has become a key base since the opening of the Eriskay Causeway for the under-12 metre vessels operating around South Uist. The current small pier is unsuitable for smaller vessels and the access road and back-up facilities are extremely poor.
An improvement project funded jointly by the Scottish Executive and the European Union will provide pontoon berthing, a new access road and a back-up area for gear storage and parking.
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