The harbour authority does have the right to collect harbour dues from all users of the harbour, and we have been informed (by them) that they have tightened up on this aspect. On it are printed directions for ships approaching Poole Harbour: ‘At Poole Bar Buoy the House on Constitution Hill, is on with the East End of Elipute [Lilliput] Summer House. Ships were of relatively small draught, and great reliance was placed on local knowledge. This phenomenon results in a double high water, with the tide standing at or near high water for approximately 6 or 7 hours. For yachtsmen or motorboaters looking for a "bombproof" anchorage, pilotage directions are now given for South Deep within Poole Harbour..  It is clearly marked on our charts and if using this channel it is necessary to rejoin the Swash Channel after passing the red can buoy number 8 (which will be on your starboard hand) and before you reach the red can buoy number 10, which needs to be left to port. ", Nothing much in the way of facilities in the immediate area other than as mentioned above. It was not until 1 September 1810 that it was finally published by the Admiralty and then only as part of a small-scale chart titled ‘Survey of the South Coast of England, from Blackwood Point on the Isle of Wight to St Albans Head, by Lieut. Even with the approach of winter the survey continued, except when bad weather made working impossible. Charts within the series consist of a range of scales, useful for passage planning, ocean crossings, coastal navigation and entering port. Many of the houses in the village have been bought up as holiday homes, second homes, or guest houses, and the village's population varies depending upon the season. This does not cover the evening hours, so if coming ashore for the evening you will have to do so in your own dinghy and there will be a current moving through the moorings at half tide. Then it is just a matter of tucking yourself in and anchoring to suit draft. In many cases not all the area within will be fully charted*.Customers should check that the chart meets their requirements by viewing the chart image (where available).Mariners should always use the largest scale navigational chart available. The popular Middle Beach Cafe which sits on the top of the rock gabions at the Southern end of Middle Beach will fall into the sea in the next ten years if the defences are left to nature. The Sandbanks Yacht Company sponsor this page... All trademarks acknowledged. Autopilot support can be enabled during ‘Goto WayPoint’ and ‘Route Assistance’. A need to refer to larger scale of chart, such waters are often "blued out" to avoid excessive maintenance work applying numerous NM corrections to an area of the small scale chart where the navigator will be using a larger scale chart. Mackenzie’s charts were withdrawn from sale between 1852 and 1864. It is available as part of iBoating : United Kingdom / Ireland Marine & Fishing App (now supported on multiple platforms including Android, iPhone/iPad, MacBook, and Windows(tablet and phone)/PC based chartplotter. Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. The tides can run extremely hard on the ebb, sometimes approaching 5 kn at Springs and great care must be exercised in the vicinity of the chain ferry which should always be passed astern.