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Thames 1, from Holehaven to the Thames Barrier.

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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign

Waypoint

None Given

Charts

Admiralty 2484, SC5606

Rules & Regulations

Small Craft to keep away from oil terminals, see text.

Hazards

LOTS of shipping, unrestricted speed up to London.

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Dover + 0250 at London Bridge approx, MHWS 7.0m, MHWN 5.9m, MLWN 1.3m, MLWS 0.5m at London Bridge. We give a link to the Tide tables for Tilbury.   (links)

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General Description

The River Thames from Hole Haven onwards..... ... read more

Approach

If planning to navigate through the area described.... ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

The passage up the River to the Thames Barrier has already been described, ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

4 comments
UPDATE SPRING 2018
Written by Don Thomson | 4th Apr 2018
Note the doubts about depths in the Embankment Marina. Also the Galleons Point Marina was un-co-operative about prices. There are new charts but basically everything is much the same; the Thames is busy
Update April 2014
Written by dononshytalk | 17th Apr 2014
These notes were reviewed in April 2014. It is almost impossible to keep up with the regeneration along the banks of the Thames but where we have been able to, modifications have been made. The area around the Royal Albert Docks is changing almost daily and it is much more "habitable" than hitherto though the City Airport is much busier now. The prices here have gone up a little. We have added a link to the page on the Gravesend Sailing Club's website which has a download showing the river and the entrance to the Embankment Marina. There is also a link to the PLA's Google map of the entire Thames showing every facility along its banks.
Update 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 26th Mar 2013
These notes were updated by Don T on the 26th March 2013. The PLA have moved the recommended Small Craft Crossing Point in the vicinity of the Mucking Buoys a mile up river. The new Erith Yacht Club clubhouse now gets a mention and we have added a tide table link to the Tilbury Tides.
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Erith Yacht Club
Written by Orion1231 | 15th Mar 2011
The old ferry used as a club house has now been replaced by a new, modern Club House. There is a pontoon that can be used at high water.
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