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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign


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Admiralty 2021, 2035, SC5600

Rules & Regulations

4 Knts Speed Limit


Shallow Bar, Much Dries Within

Tidal Data Times & Range

Double HW at Springs, Long Stand at Neaps, HW Springs (1st) -0555 Dover, HW Neaps +0010 Dover, MHWS 2.7m MHWN 2.3m MLWN 1.4m MLWS 0.7m Tide tables:   (links)

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General Description

A quick glance at the photo gallery and the chart will soon show you that Keyhaven is not really a place for big boats.

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The entrance is not easy to identify, it lies about half a mile to the NNW of Hurst Point.

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Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

Quite sizeable boats can work their way up to Keyhaven Quay and the boatyard,  but unless you have prearranged business,  it is probably unwise to nose up here in a larger boat.  ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Written by Don Thomson | 20th Mar 2018
I've reviewed this and updated prices. I've also uploaded a new chart which has been modified to show the buoyage in the pool at the entrance that we learnt of a few years ago.
Update April 2014
Written by dononshytalk | 3rd Apr 2014
These notes were revised in April 2014. There has been a new Nav buoy laid at the entrance to the channel which can be seen on a chart overlay in our gallery. As well as this they have utilised "Normans Bottom" (just off to starboard of the main channel opposite the anchorage inside the spit) for extra moorings and these can also be seen on that overlay. Prices have been adjusted to include VAT.
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Update January 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 11th Jan 2013
The harbour notes for Keyhaven were updated by Don T on the 11th Jaunary 2013. Since the previous notes were written two leading marks (unlit) have been added to guide one into the entrance of the channel and the channel around North Point may have been dredged. The only other change is to the charges made on visiting boats for the 2013 season
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