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    • Dutchman Creek Anchorage

      Statute Mile: 310
      Lat/Lon: near 33 55.223 North/078 02.661 West
      Location: Dutchman Creek guards the Waterway’s northern shore just west of unlighted daybeacon #5
      Minimum Depth: 6-feet, but entrance poses some navigational challenges
      Special Note: Favor the easterly shoreline as you enter this stream. As the stream begins its charted turn to the northwest, immediately cruise back to the mid-width and anchor. Farther upstream, the bottom shelves upto 4-foot levels.
      Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 36 feet
      Foul Weather Shelter: Very good

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    • Calabash Creek Anchorage

      Statute Mile: 342
      Lat/Lon: near 33 52.353 North/078 34.176 West
      Location: off the eastern shores of Calabash Creek between Calabash Creek’s unlighted daybeacons #2 and #3
      Minimum Depth: 4 feet
      Special Comment: the southern entrance into Calabash Creek is shoaling, and this problem will probably worsen at time goes forward
      Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 40 feet
      Foul Weather Shelter: Excellent

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      Comments from Cruisers (3)

      1. Barry Umberger -  April 22, 2015 - 6:03 pm

        21 April 2015, attempted to anchor in the creek but saw that the anchorage had shoaled badly. Rather than anchor within the channel, we went back to Coquina Yacht Club marina for a fantastic rate of a dollar a foot plus three bucks for power with BoatUS. Third night is free. Very nice marina people…have scratched the Calabash creek anchorage off the list of possibilities. Too bad, considering we anchored there a little over two years ago and had fine depths and a very pleasant night…

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      2. Capt. Pat Carter -  October 10, 2012 - 8:47 am

        We attempted this anchorage on 10/6/2012 and found the entrance shallow at mid-tide and with one vessel in the anchorage, did not feel comfortable with minimal swing room for our 44′ sailboat and 5′ draft. The water here shallows up quickly.

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      3. Pete & Mary Ann -  October 23, 2009 - 5:37 pm

        Nice spot and not difficult to enter at mid-tide. However, you will have charter tour and fishing boats going by you in the early AM and late afternoon. The current and not the wind (unless strong) determines which way you face.
        Pete & Mary Ann
        s/v MicMac
        10/22/09

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