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Axmouth

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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign

Waypoint

050° 41.58 N 003°. 03.85W

Charts

AC 3351-0 Berry Head to the Bill of Portland. Imray C5 Bill of Portland to Salcombe Harbour

Rules & Regulations

None known

Hazards

Gravel Bank in Entrance

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Axmouth is about 45 mins after HW Plymouth or about 10 min before Lyme Regis MHWS 4.3m MHWN 3.2m

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General Description

Contacts
Axe Yacht Club Harbour Services  tel 07939 044109 
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Approach

The first thing that you’ll notice is that there is no Admiralty or ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

You will berth on one of the pontoons and take the ground; ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

6 comments
UPDATE SPRING 2021
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 12th Apr 2021
Have just had further info - they are charging £15 a night this year
UPDATE SPRING 2021
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 26th Mar 2021
I reviewed these notes in March 2021. There are no changes of note
Friendly club; unfriendly entrance
Written by Tyro Sailor | 15th Mar 2021
I spent a pleasant long weekend here in 2019 and would gladly call again.

Definitely get local advice before trying the entrance, especially for the first time. I came in from the west and found a prominent white house to be conveniently in line with the entrance, which is the only gap in the long shingle beach. Also definitely do all the prep for coming alongside before entering as there's very little room to hang about inside and the tide will be running fast. Best time to enter is just after HW. Keep closer to the shingle than the wall - it's more likely to move if you hit it.

The visitors' pontoon is almost as far as the (low) bridge and runs across the river from the left hand shore.

Getting into the clubhouse (excellent showers, but communal, which some might not like) needs a fob. I was lent one by a kind club member but I think there's a system for issuing one to visitors. I was the only visitor over this summer weekend.
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Axmouth Harbour Entrance Camera
Written by KCLNick | 20th Jul 2020
Webcam is functioning in 2020 - http://www.hage.co.uk/ayc/
UPDATE SPRING 2018
Written by Don Thomson | 26th Apr 2018
The webcam overlooking the harbour entrance is out of action but it is intended to re-rig it for this season. Prices and arrangements are otherwise unchanaged.
From Nick Pool
Written by Bryant | 5th Jun 2017
Axmouth Harbour, There is water available on the Pontoons by way of a hose, but no power, although there is in the yard for launch and retrieve boats.

Eating, Drinking and entertainment,
There is a Bar within the club with a raised deck overlooking the sea serving low price drinks to members and visiting yachtsman, every Friday from 1700 to 23:00 and Saturday 18:00 to 23:00 and Sunday lunchtime from 12:00, most lunchtimes there is Sunday Lunch through summer season. There are also talks on Friday nights, example Sail making, Crossing Atlantic,etc and The Axe Yacht Club is an RYA Certified training centre.

There is a Costa Coffee in Town with a Large Tesco 5 mins walking from Club, a number of bars all walking distance from the club, and they are currently building a Premier Inn, along with a tram that runs along the
estuary and on a bus route.
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