Christmas and New Year
Vessels wishing to transit sea-to-sea before the Festive break MUST enter the canal by 10am on Wednesday 20th December 2023 at the very latest to be sure of transit.
Vessels entering the sea locks for safe haven at Corpach and Seaport Marina MUST arrive by 10am on Friday 22nd December 2023 at the very latest.
After New Year the canal will re-open to sea-to-sea traffic at 9am Wednesday 3rd January 2024 for 3 days before the winter closure comes into effect. During these 3 days normal winter operating hours of 9am – 4pm will apply.
Closed to through traffic from 4pm Friday 5th January 2024 until 8.30am Monday 25th March 2024
During this closure navigation of some sections of the canal may be possible within normal winter operating hours of Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm, with a minimum of 48 hours prior arrangement with the Canal Office in Inverness (T: 01463 725500).