Rocky Bay Winter Anchorage

by Ian Kuhl on July 13, 2011

in Anchoring, Featured, Sailing Adventures, Tasmania


Local Cray boat anchored off Cockle Creek in Rocky Bay, next to Reserche Bay. Former stop-over for round the Horn Tall-Ships and Whalers, now a favorite camping spot for locals and yachts anchoring.

History Note:
In 1792/93 Frenchman, Bruni D’Entrecasteaux visits Van Diemen’s Land, charting the Derwent River, which he names Riviere du Nord. The party spend 5 weeks ashore at Reserche Bay during which time they establish a vegetable garden.


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