Harbour Master and CEO

Harbour Master and CEO

Captain Mark Cooper joined Dart Harbour in January 2017 as Harbour Master/CEO to head up the staff of the Authority and to

Sailing Directions

Introduction

The following directions are intended as a helpful description of your journey up river. They do not relieve masters and skippers of

Higher Ferry and Noss

Dart Marina & Higher Ferry

The Higher Ferry runs on cables and it is advisable to give it a wide berth. Dart Marina is situated on the Dartmouth

Anchor Stone

Towards the Anchor Stone

Continue to favour the starboard side of the river as Maypool is reached (see Fig 08) . There is a disused grid marked by

Dittisham & Flat Owers

Dittisham

There are some visitors’ moorings in this area. Contact ‘DART NAV’ on VHF Ch. 11 for directions. Visitors’ short stay dinghy berths are

Blackness Point

Mouth of Dittisham Mill Creek

Within 100 metres of Sandridge Boathouse turn left towards the centre of Dittisham Mill Creek until abeam of Higher

Bow Creek Area

Beyond Stoke Gabriel

From the entrance to Stoke Gabriel Creek, keep close to the outer moorings on the Stoke Gabriel side of the river until

Duncannon Area

Proceeding Up River to Totnes

The chanel to Totnes from here (Home Reach) is relatively straightforward.  Speed and therefore wash are to be kept

Sharpham Area

Sharpham Boat House

Alter course into Sharpham Reach and keep over to starboard. Leave the port hand buoys, Nos. 9, 10 and 11 both unlit, to port.

Fleet Reach and Home Reach

Entering Fleet Mill Reach

Passing the wreck (Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer) (Fig 21), when parallel with the end of the wall at Fleet Mill Quay,

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