Clarence River anchorage map
A: Upstream of Grafton. In general, use this area to shelter from wind. All the protected anchorages marked are dependent on wind direction.
B: Susan Island. Enter the anchorage from downstream only. Do not go any further than the marked anchorage because it is too shallow.
C: Elizabeth Island. Sheltered anchorage.
D: Ulmarra. Anchor opposite township.
E: Cowper/Brushgrove. Anchor upstream of pontoon and boat ramp.
F: Heilaman Island. Protected from wind and good anchorage in any conditions.
G: Monroe Island. Sheltered anchorage oppostite Lawrence. Adhere to navigation buoys and avoid shallow areas marked on the map.
H: Behind Monroe Island. Sheltered anchorage. Do not take vessel too close to the island on this side as it is very shallow.
I: Old Quarry. Ilarwill protected anchorage.
J: Maclean. Anchor opposite the township.
K: Ugundahi Island. Enter from downstream only. Anchor midstream between island and mainland. Be wary of depth.
L: Harwood Sugar Mill. Anchor on opposite side of river close to the bank. NB This anchorage is generally the downstream limit of all hires. The waters past this point are subject to strong tidal flows and are dangerous for the novice skipper. The remaining downstream anchorages shown on the map and listed below are provided as a guide for experienced skippers who have prior permission from G2Y management to travel beyond Harwood Bridge.
M: Middle Channel. Enter anchorage from downstream only. Be wary of depth.
N: Goodwood Island. Sheltered anchorage opposite Goodwood Island.
O: Yamba. Definitely only for experienced skippers with approval. Anchorage is between Freeburn Island and Rabbit Island. Be cautious of depth.
1: No anchorage. Stay well clear - there are submerged rocks.
2: Ulmarra. There is NO anchorage on the township side of the river at Ulmarra.
3: No anchorage. Stay well clear - there are submerged rocks.
4: Lawrence. There is NO anchorage on the township side of the river at Lawrence.
5: No anchorage. Stay well clear - there are submerged rocks.
6: No anchorage. Stay well clear - there are submerged rocks.
7: Maclean. There is NO anchorage on the township side of the river at Maclean.
Red arrows signify emergency access points.