Type of seabed
Sand
Rocks
Seaweed
Mud
Reachable by dinghy
Snack
Beach
Water
Dock
1 (1)
Anchor
allowed
Mooring
buoys
Anchor
stern to
Lines
ashore
Protection against wind and swell
: protected
: not protected
User reviews
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Shane 8
SV Tardis
Type 1
Multihull Oui
Model 1
Length 9.8 m
Beam 0 m
Draft 0 m
Year 1973
Shipyard Autre(s)
Flag --
Shane SV Tardis
04/08/2014

Esmeralda Cove sports a couple of fishing and a National Parks Hut. One of the fishing huts has an emergency VHF radio. The fishing huts are generally occupied. The cove is full of private moorings and there is little room to anchor anything but small fishing craft. The easiest access is to take a motorized tender around from Coal Shaft Bay. There are also reasonably marked tracks connecting Esmeralda with Providence Bay to the northern side and Coal Shaft bay at the south of Broughton Island. Wandering off the trascks is not recommended. The island is riddled with prickly pair and mutton bird holes. Coal Shaft Bay is fringed by dangerous unfenced cliff faces. Esmeralda Cove is exposed to typical easterly and southerly weather and swell. There are restrictions against anchoring on the ocean side of the cove. The island is a National Park and Marine Park. Please check the fishing and anchoring restrictions: http://www.mpa.nsw.gov.au/pdf/psglmp-zoning-plan-user-guide.pdf

Esmeralda Cove sports a couple of fishing and a National Parks Hut. One of the fishing huts has an emergency VHF radio. The fishing huts are generally occupied. The cove is full of private moorings and there is little room to anchor anything but small fishing craft. The easiest access is to take a motorized tender around from Coal Shaft Bay. There are also reasonably marked tracks connecting Esmeralda with Providence Bay to the northern side and Coal Shaft bay at the south of Broughton Island. Wandering off the trascks is not recommended. The island is riddled with prickly pair and mutton bird holes. Coal Shaft Bay is fringed by dangerous unfenced cliff faces. Esmeralda Cove is exposed to typical easterly and southerly weather and swell. There are restrictions against anchoring on the ocean side of the cove. The island is a National Park and Marine Park. Please check the fishing and anchoring restrictions: http://www.mpa.nsw.gov.au/pdf/psglmp-zoning-plan-user-guide.pdf

Geographical location
32° 37' 7'' S 152° 19' 0'' E
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