Yacht Chartering in Broken Bay, Pittwater
and Cowan Creek.

Jerusalem Bay, a tranquil anchorage in wilderness. Barrenjoey headland makes a fine anchorage off a beautiful beach. Hungry Beach and Little Pittwater are comfortable and scenic anchorages. The Basin and Coaster's Retreat are popular picnic and mooring sites. Refuge Bay and America Bay are in the heart of the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. Hallet's Beach and Cottage Rock are great spots to entertain wildlife. Pittwater has marinas, yacht charter companies and supplies for all kinds of water related sports. Offshore sailing opportunities. Yeoman's Bay and Castle Lagoon in the heart of the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park. Akuna Bay Marina and anchorages Cowan Creek winds from Cottage Point to the National Park headquarters at Bobbin Head The entrance to Brisbane Water has beautiful beaches and a national park but a tricky entrance Brooklyn Marina is a short walk from the mail railway line to Sydney. Pittwater is a natural, smooth, sailboat racing area. Cottage Point, a great place to get supplies and have an excellent meal. Smith's Creek - deep, calm, wildeness.
Source: LAND AND PROPERTY INFORMATION PANORAMA AVENUE BATHURST 2795 www.lpi.nsw.gov.au

Brisbane Water Entrance



The entrance to Brisbane Water is a tricky one, but it is well marked and not too difficult for a vessel with less than 2m draft as long as you:

1. Stay close to the eastern shore, where you can see the darker water.

2. Approach at about 2/3 of a rising tide.

3. Try it when the wind is from the east or northeast but not when it is blowing strong from the south or southwest.

The sandy shoals to the west should be avoided, especially during southerly winds so stay close to the land.

Once inside there are some lovely beaches and the Bouddi National Park offers some excellent bushwalks and good surfing.

Blue numbers are depths in metres.

 

Sailing past Lion Island headed for the entrance of Brisbane Waters.

 

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