BURNHAM YACHT HARBOUR
You have to go broadside to the tide to get in, but it is a short entrance channel. Full range of facilities including fuel, lift-out, and a restaurant. 01621 782150; www.burnhamyachtharbour.co.uk
Based on pontoons in the river, Essex Marina has plenty of visitor spaces, fuel and lift-out facilities as well as a small café. 01702 258531; www.essexmarina.co.uk
This marina has an ‘old world’ feel, mainly due to it being based in the sheltered Althorne Creek. There is a slipway for boat repair. 01621 740414.
NORTH FAMBRIDGE YACHT Station
On moorings or pontoons this haven has the benefit of the excellent Ferry Boat Inn, which was the favourite pub of the late Mike Peyton, YM’S cartoonist for 40 years. 01621 742911; www.yachthavens.com/fambridge
FAMBRIDGE YACHT HAVEN
Hard by Stow Post there’s always at least 1m depth to get in. It has excellent shelter and a full range of facilities. 01621 740370; www.yachthavens.com/fambridge