Ma­rina Fa­cil­i­ties

Yachting Monthly - - A LONG WEEKEND -

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

ES­SEX Ma­rina

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

BRIDGEMARSH Ma­rina

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

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