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Thread: Mersea Quarters

  1. #11
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    Default Re: Mersea Quarters

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea_Spray View Post
    We're 34ft. I've stayed MQ before - quite happy to pay for the mooring too.
    A shingle beach (Shingle Head Point - is that the point adjacent Tollesbury Fleet) sounds fine, as does the East Mersea option. I'd forgotten about the beach at Mersea Stone. I've seen boats anchored there too - does anyone know what the holding's like for an overnight stay? Or should we anchor in Pyefleet (which I have done several times before but a good few years ago)?
    As always, the ECF has a wealth of knowledge - many thanks all.
    I’d suggest anchoring or picking up a visitors buoy at the mouth of Pyefleet; there is good landing at the seaward end.

  2. #12
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    Default Re: Mersea Quarters

    So, in the end we went from Shotley to Mersea Stone. We anchored just off the beach and used the tender to get ashore for a BBQ. Apart from being somewhat chilly as the westerly breeze became northerly it was ideal. Went for a pleasant Sunday morning stroll around Cudmore park then a good sail back up the wallet.
    All in all a good weekend.

    Thanks to all for the sound advice. ECF at its best ....
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