The coast south west of Kinsale provides some of the best cruising grounds in Europe. Kinsale Yacht Club has been well established as a significant sailing centre for nearly twenty years.
The Port of Kinsale is a commercial and recreational harbour and has a website has useful information for seafarers including the Met Eireann forecasts. The Kinsale Lifeboat also has a website with details of the crew, shouts and a photo gallery and archive
Blue Flag marina facilities are available for visiting boats both off the Pier Road, and at Castlepark outside the town.