Sheeps head marks the Southern entrance of Bantry bay. Bantry bay offers a number of well sheltered anchorages accessible in all weather: Castletown Bearhaven, a fishing harbour on the North shore of the bay is well lit and can easily be entered at night. Adrigole, halfway up ...
The Southernmost point of the Irish mainland, Mizzen head is a major
headland with should be treated with due respect as the tidal streams
round the headland reach 4 knots and can give a very nasty sea if
running against a swell. The tide runs East on the flood and West on the
Holding is not great in the bay (patches of sea weed). It is possible to come alongside the pier in front of the pub. Very little in the way of facilities, but picturesque, and a convenient stop if waiting for the tide to round Mizzen head.
Marks the South entrance of the Kenmare river, a most picturesque bay (despite its name), which offers a number of safe and beautiful harbours such as Sneem and Kilmakilloge. Darryname at the Northern entrance of the bay (North of Abbey Island) is also a beautiful and safe anchorage ...