Burnham Yacht  Harbour

Burnham Yacht Harbour has facilities you would expect at a premium-class marina including a full service boatyard, yacht brokers, restaurant bar and showers.

Moorings & Storage AShore

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Boatyard & Shipwrights

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Things To Do in Burnham

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Resident Yacht Brokers

Clarke & Carter’s website

Swallowtail Restaurant

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Full Service Boatyard

Our boatyard caters for the majority of vessels up to 16.5′ (5m) beam and up to 60′ (18m) length. The travel hoist accommodated up to 35 tonne vessels.

High Quality Pontoons

The pontoon system we undertake a rolling maintenance program.

Storage Ashore

There are two large areas for storage ashore near the main block and adjacent to the marina basin. Priority in space allocation is given to our annual resident pontoon berth-holders.



We have a diesel station on site, contact the Harbourmaster for refuelling and current pricing.


Harbourmaster & Fuel

The Harbourmasters will be happy to help out with your lines, arrange diesel, or give advice on local sailing and the general surroundings.

Shower Block

In the main building residents and visitors have access to our newly refurbished shower block ideal after an adventurous voyage.

Water & Electricity

All berths have access to water and electricity.

Swallowtail Restaurant

Our on-site restaurant caters for most tastes and holds regular entertainment events. For more information visit their website: www.swallowtailrestaurant.co.uk



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.

R/T VHF Channel 80 – 24 Hours. Note the speed limit in the mooring trots is 8 knots

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Main Office: +44 (0)1621 782150
Harbourmaster:+44 (0)1621 786 832
HM VHF Channel:80
Swallowtail Restaurant: +44 (0)1621 785505


Foundry Lane
United Kingdom

Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina