Fall in love with the British Isles all over again by discovering our pick of the best places to drop the hook.
Watermill Cove, St Mary’s
This remote anchorage on the northeast side of St Mary’s is well sheltered from south through west to northwest and is an excellent retreat from strong southwesterlies, when St Mary’s Pool becomes unbearable and the nearby anchorage of Porth Cressa is unsafe.
And that’s not the only reason to visit, once here a beautiful sandy bay awaits you and, like many anchorages in the Isles of Scilly, it is devoid of crowds.
Watch out for
Changing weather conditions
A reliable bolt-hole
A good base for exploring St Mary’s on foot as a series of paths will take you round the island
‘Summer Loving’ appeared in our August 2009 issue. Buy the full article here.