Navigational tips and beauty spots around the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight.
Wheeler’s Bay to Steel Bay
Cat Rock lies in Wheeler’s Bay (left) on the line of the pipe outfall. Photo: Peter Bruce
Just east of Ventnor is Wheeler’s Bay, home to a large drying reef with off-lying rocks, particularly Cat Rock. There are similar reefs in the all the bays, Church Rocks in Horseshoe Bay, Monk’s Bay and Steel Bay, so stay in 5-10m soundings.