Craster could be useful stop if passage making North or South down this coast. It consists of a small drying harbour with a slipway and adjacent village. Although the harbour could be used by boats prepared to take the ground the area is probably more useful as a passage anchorage.
Two rocky outcrops, Big Carr just to the south of the harbour and the isolated island of Little Carr just to the north-east of the harbour entrance can provide some useful protection to the anchored mariner from swell, especially away from the top of the tide. ... read more
These notes were reviewed by Don T on the 8th April 2013. Nothing has changed but recent contact with a sailor who sails these waters indicates that the local fraternity do not consider this (or any of the other anchorages between Amble and Eyemouth, mentioned in some pilot books) as viable for on-passage breaks.