Broughty Ferry Code of Practice for Water Users

The Tay estuary is a beautiful location used by many people for a wide range of activities and is home to an abundance of wildlife. Everyone can play a role in helping to keep the waters around Broughty Ferry a fantastic place for everyone to enjoy.

Please keep to the designated operational zones and follow this Code of Practice when on and around the water - Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Considerate.

  • Be Safe – Ensure your own safety and do not endanger other people or wildlife.
  • Be Responsible – Follow the byelaws, signage and Code of Practice.
  • Be Considerate – Be courteous to other water users, wildlife and the local community.

Download the full Code of Practice (includes map of operational zones for craft).

All users of mechanically propelled watercraft within the Tay must comply with the designated launch areas, areas for operation, speed limits and exclusion zone as advertised and displayed.

Note: The area east of the East Slipway launch channel up to 400m from shore is off-limits to powered craft.