West Mersea offers bump and jump conditions for intermediates and experts alike. The shallow waters and sandbanks create an easy and enjoyable sail for beginners though low tides can reveal stones and rocks. A good area for experienced sailors who like choppy conditions and there is also a good sailing area for beginners.
Getting there: Travel S from Colchester on the B1025 and follow the signs
Parking: Ample parking near the beach
Ideal Wind: W – E
Accomodation: Campsites near beach
Amenities: Café’s and toilets
Water Quality: P
Suitable for: Everyone