Latest Alerts & Nav Warnings

Navigation Warning 25th May 2017

The Blakeney Fairway Buoy (safe water buoy) has been re-positioned today. It’s location is now as follows: N52 degrees 59.225’, E000 degrees 58.526’

Navigation Warning 1st April 2017

The Hjordis East buoy has today been put back on station. Vessels should note the position of the buoy is now slightly further East than previously, still marking the East end of the Hjordis wreck, but also the East end of a new sand bank developing to the West of the harbour entrance. The position…

Navigation Warning 30th March 2017

A starboard light has been installed permanently on to the South Sands Beacon in Blakeney Harbour today. The position of the beacon is: N52 degrees 58.113’, E000 degrees 58.457’, the light sequence is FIG5s.

Navigation Warning 20th March 2017

Major improvements and alterations to harbour buoyage will be carried out over the next few months. Over 60 new replacement buoys, including a new Fairway and Hjordis East buoy, will  come on station. There will be times when the buoyage information on our website is incorrect. For current information please telephone the number below. We…

MISSING PORT HAND NAVIGATION LIGHT – BLAKENEY LOWER HARBOUR

MISSING PORT HAND NAVIGATION LIGHT – BLAKENEY LOWER HARBOUR The red flashing light has recently been swept off the BHA No. 3 port hand Channel entrance buoy in Blakeney Lower Harbour. We believe this light may have been washed ashore somewhere along the beach at the West end of Blakeney Point. If anyone is walking…

SS Hjørdis "The Forgotten Ship"

SS Hjørdis – “The Forgotten Ship” A Report for Blakeney Harbour Association by Sue Gresham, Historical Research Volunteer December 2016   FOREWORD The wreck of the steamship SS Hjørdis has lain off Blakeney Point since she went aground and was wrecked in 1916. Almost a “ghost ship”, little was known locally about the Hjørdis and,…

NAVIGATION WARNING

26th October 2016: NAVIGATION WARNING – BLAKENEY HARBOUR ENTRANCE CHANNEL   Due to shifting sands, the No. 1 buoy has been re-positioned as follows:   N 52 degrees 58.937′ E 000 degrees 58.179′   Please note that this buoy will remain unlit until swell conditions allow us to re-attach the light.   Charlie Ward Blakeney…

Navigation Warning

NAVIGATION WARNING – BLAKENEY HARBOUR. Ref: Harbour Entrance buoy number 1 (Starboard) Position: N 52 degrees 58.942′ E  000 degrees 58.130′ The light has been swept off this buoy, and therefore it is UNLIT until further notice. Also, please note that due to shifting sands, vessels should now pass this buoy at least 50M to…

Removal of Fairway Buoy

NAVIGATION WARNING Blakeney Harbour   The BLAKENEY FAIRWAY BUOY has today been removed from station, and temporarily replaced with a red buff buoy. A new Fairway Buoy will be put on station within the next few weeks, in a new position to be advised.   Charlie Ward Secretary BHA September 7th 2016

NAVIGATION WARNING – BLAKENEY HARBOUR ENTRANCE – 24/07/2016

Please note that Trinity House have positioned a buoy marking the East end of the Hjordis wreck. Details of this buoy are as follows: Lighted Green Buoy Name:  HJORDIS EAST Position: 52 degrees 58.988′ N 000 degrees 58.183′ E Light sequence: FlG5s 1nm Bearing in mind that the entrance channel to Blakeney Lower Harbour has…

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