Hurst Spit is a long shingle bank which stretches out into the Solent, enclosing and protecting the saltings and channels between Keyhaven and the famous Castle. The narrow and often drying channels are crowned with moorings, but it’s still possible to anchor so back in the depth of winter we took the opportunity to observe the channels at low water and work out the best spots.
There are very few spots like this still left in the Solent but what a great anchorage, imagine waking up on a clear bright morning, nothing around, smell of bacon coming from the galley, we have a spot marked out for a visit later this year.
day one - the monkfish bites
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