BYH at a Glance
The pontoon system is in excellent condition and we ensure it remains so by undertaking a rolling maintenance program.
There are two large areas for storage ashore near the main block and adjacent to the marina basins. Priority in space allocation is given to our annual resident pontoon berth-holders.
The Harbourmasters will be happy to help out with your lines, arrange diesel, or give advice on local sailing and the general surroundings.
FROM THE RIVER CROUCH ENTRANCE
Useful Charts to use are:
AC5607, 1183, 1975, 3750, Imray C1 Y17. Refer to Reeds Almanac for information on tidal differences height and time. The Standard Port is Walton On The Naze.
Navigation – S Buxey SHM lit buoy – approach from the East Swin or the Wallet via the Spitway and N Swallow SWM into the Whitaker channel.
The Whitaker channel and the river are lit/buoyed to 0.5M west of Essex Marina.
From Sunken Buxey NCM lit buoy, the spire of St Mary’s Church (difficult to identify) leads 233o to Outer Crouch SCM lit buoy; thence steer steer 24oo past Foulness Pt into the river. There is a 2.2M unlit gap between Inner Crouch SWM lit buoy and the Horse Shoal NCM lit buoy.
There after follow the buoyed channel to Green SHM No11 (FlQ G), turn to starboard for the Yellow entrance marker (FlY5s) to Burnham Yacht Harbour.
VHF Channel 80 – Note the speed limit in the mooring trots is 8 knots
Drone View of Approach
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|Main Office:||+44 (0)1621 782150|
|Harbourmaster:||+44 (0)1621 786 832|
|HM VHF Channel:||80|
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