Be sure to check out a nautical almanac and / or the appropriate pilots for more detailed information and alternates, this is just an overview of likely candidates, but I have been to all of them.
To see all visits to each anchorage check out the "Labels" the panel to the right or follow the individual links.
Updated to include Harbours and Marinas also some info on fuel & gas availability, I would not have checked at many locations. Also some info on phone services. The Solent is now on a separate page.
|With such a narrow window to get around the inshore route there|
is often a queue of boats from Portland and Weymouth.
|The inshore route is 300 yards wide on a good day and|
there are pot buoys - check the pilot book, Reeds etc.!
Lyme Regis & Beer Head
|The busy beach at Lyme at 08:30 on a hot July morning.|
|Beer beach from the anchorage.|
The River Exe
|Part way up the narrow channel, the Exmouth harbour pier|
left, the channel up the river left of that.
|The old quarry on the north shore of Antseys Cove.|
|Sancerre rafted up on one of the Harbour masters pontoons,|
May 2018. Pic by Roeland Vroon, Achilles owner.
Brixham - Fishcombe Cove / Churston Cove
|Looking into Fishcombe Cove from the outside anchorage.|
|Jennycliff Bay looking towards Drakes Island.|
|Looking up river from the Sand Acre Bay anchorage. The blue|
boat draws 8 ft and could not go much further in.
|Leaving Mayflower Marina in September 2023.|