Channel Islands

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Shell Bay and Belvoir Bay

Top 25 AnchoragesChannel Islands > Shell Bay and Belvoir Bay

These spots were suggested by a number of boaters, and while Shell Bay is undoubtedly more popular in terms of visitor numbers, Belvoir Bay seems to be the preferred choice.

Situated off the north-east side of Herm, these anchorages, both sheltered from the west, provide a little taste of paradise that seems more fitting for the Caribbean than the English Channel. When the sun is shining, the sand and turquoise waters are tantalising.

Watch out for
There are a number of rocks and boulders so plan your approach carefully

Great for

A taste of the Caribbean

Local tip
Both bays have well-stocked cafes, serving ice creams and snacks

Herm map | Channel Islands | Top 25 Anchorages | Cruising guides | Motor Boats Monthly |

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