Following the deepwater in a northerly direction, there is a water skiing area marked off by yellow buoys on the eastern side, followed by St Just's pool, an area of small craft moorings, and a possible anchorage, again on the eastern side. Opposite St Just is Mylor Creek, with its moorings and the Marina. ... read more
Entering Carrick roads is straightforward if you have just entered Falmouth from seawards, leaving Black Rock and its associated buoyage to port. You simply follow the buoys, heading towards Penarrow Point on the western shore. This is low and is topped with a prominent pillar. Keep an eye on the depth sounder, the main channel is very deep up, to 30 m at LAT, and steep to.
If emerging from the Percuil River and Falmouth Inner Harbour, it is unwise to cut the corner too tightly, head in a generally easterly/north-easterly direction until you pick up the deepwater channel. Pilotage directions: ... read more
As mentioned before, it is possible to anchor anywhere in the Carrick Roads area, out of the channel and to suit depth and wind, being mindful of the areas that are set aside for waterskiing in the summer.
A popular anchorage in Easterlies can be found around the entrance to St Justs creek, clear of the moorings off the shingly beaches. Shoal draft boats can explore the creek itself, and dry out if a space can be found. The town of St Just with its beautiful church will be found by the tidal pool within the creek, as will Pascoe's Boatyard. Jerry cans of diesel, and gas refills are available here.
Other options include: ... read more