Sunday, February 13, 2011
Burnham and the River Crouch – Part 5
Map reproduced by kind permission of Ordnance Survey
Perhaps the most popular anchorage is snuggled close to the west bank of the River Roach near the entrance of the Roach; this is less than a quarter of a mile south of the Branklet Spit Buoy. In westerly gales the anchorage is totally protected, but it has no easy access to the shore. The holding ground being comprised of soft black mud is very good, but I would advise using a trip line to your anchor.
(Position of the anchorage on map is just to the left of the letter 'k' in Branklet.)