Those wanting maritime safety information or radio medical advice from the UK Coastguard will now have to use new VHF channel numbers.

From September 2017, boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea will have to use VHF 62, 63 and 64.

The use of VHF Channel 10 for MSI and pollution control (back up) is unchanged.

Read more from the linked article at www.ybw.com.

To go with the Pilotage Notes for the approach to Uphill and the club, we would like to make mention of some of the features, hazards and other noteable things in the area. This is a guide and must not be used as a basis for navigation.

Co-ordinates of Channel Buoys believed correct to March 2012.

Watch the club notice board for later changes, and of course Notices to Mariners.

Weston Bay is bounded by Brean Down and Howe Rock to the South and Birnbeck Island and Honeycomb Rock to the North although the latter rock is never seen.

Here's a live link to the AIS map for the Bristol Channel