Taw Torridge Estuary Code

◙ Please observe the 6 knot (2 x walking speed) speed limit areas.

◙ Please keep to the designated zones marked on the map.

◙ Please avoid using powercraft more than 3 hours before or after high tide.

◙ Be considerate when overtaking - allow a minimum of 10 metres clearance.

◙ Look out for bathers near beaches.

◙ No motorised craft in bathing areas.

◙ Powered craft must give way to sailing craft.

◙ Please avoid disturbing the local wildlife.

◙ Take care not to disrupt angler’s lines.

◙ Jet skis towing boards or skis can use the designated water ski areas.

◙ Do not block slipway access.

◙ Stay on the right hand side of the channels.

◙ Always pass with oncoming vessels to your left.

◙ Be courteous to other users.

◙ Take care not to disturb other craft with your wash.


◙ Beware of strong tides and always carry correct safety equipment.