Hey this is a great travel log of the British Virgin islands. Featuring stunning, color, aerial photography, it captures 46 of the most popular anchorages in the Virgin islands. Great site and have book marked your sit for future references. There is also a conch pile up by the Sphinx Manhead Point Favorite anchorages British Virgin Islands- Manhead Point at Salt Island You can walk on land, beach comb for sea glass, look for old bottles, go up to the top of the hill for fabulous views, walk around the Salt Ponds or just explore the old abandoned buildings, salt storage sheds and Charcoal smoking building. John and 340 772-1955 for St. This is the place if we are going to have a beach bonfire that we will have it.
Haulover Bay, Cooper's Island A daytime anchorage when the sea conditions are light. For more information on sites and regulations contact 340 775-0097. The guests are always amazed that there is an anchorage there. Anchoring in the daytime you'll find excellent snorkeling and a swimming beach that is one of the best on Peter Island. Most impressive, they spray for mosquitoes nightly. There is a 90-minute time limit on all moorings, and use is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
John leave from here daily and there are several nearby restaurants and marinas in the area. In town , , The Dove, and are open. Nothing here that you can't get free from google earth. But to make it easy for those on just a one or two-week vacation, we have listed some of the area's most popular ports of call below: Deadman's Bay This bay on the eastern tip of Peter Island is a short sail out of Road Harbour that takes no more than an hour or two. In addition to the Soggy Dollar Bar--a great place, Sandcastles Resort here now offers candlelight dinners in the open air dining room that are excellent, albeit pricey.
Defense Mapping Agency, British Admiralty and Imray produce charts for the area. This is a sheltered bay that is good for overnight anchoring. I tried to open the pictures but no success. The system has been operating since 1991, and is aimed at protecting the fragile, underwater marine ecology from physical damage, particularly by boat anchors, and maintaining the pristine reefs for the future. Water is available on t-head and ice is available on request. Marina Cay Island: Marina Cay North of Trellis Bay, enter from the north to skirt coral.
No matter what information you seek, from chartering the right boat that fits your requirement, sailing destinations, yacht reviews, gear reviews, sailing tips, or any other related topic, you are sure to find it on this website! Sailors must check the integrity of their mooring, its pick-up line, and down-line for safety before tying up or leaving the vessel. Favorite anchorages British Virgin Islands- Anchored at Hans Creek off Beef Bluff There are a couple spots along here that the fishermen would throw over their cleaned conch shells so we could go and snorkel or walk to grab one. Yachtsmen are requested to anchor in the Bay's Extreme southeastern corner and should be aware that the area is prone to a swell, especially in the winter months. This is a great article and you really have an eye for great photography! Want to Know More Marinas? Anchoring in this area always makes for a calm night in the sheltered water. Radio on Channel 16 or call Nick and Monica at 284 544-0558 for the latest updates.
Both Lee Bay and Salt Pond Bay have rough anchorages - recommended for day use only. Below you will find a list of marinas and areas designated for anchoring and mooring. A hotel and restaurants are also located here. We may be compensated if visitors choose to click on some of the links located throughout the content on this site. This conservation fee provides for the maintenance of the system and installation of new buoys in other high traffic areas. Trellis Bay Market is serving both lunch and dinner, and the convenience store is scheduled to reopen with ice available on December 15th.
This organization was set up to help protect coral reefs around the islands. FixedDiv%7b color%3a black%3b vertical-align%3a top%3b%7d. Sandy Cay This Cay is all that one imagines of a desert island. John and Long Reef, Salt River, Cane Bay, Davis Bay and Annaly Bay on St. I love how you also provide a selection of yachts. Dockage is available and the team at Leverick Bay is working to return fuel, ice and water service to the docks soon.
These photos are available in the authors' other book, 'Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands' which has some info for cruisers but still falls way short of what it should be. On calm days, the best anchorages are the bay to the west of Kitchen Point on George Dog; as well as on the south side of Great Dog. The moorings set up by the Reef Ecology Foundation use special easy-to-see blue striped buoys. A first time applicant is required to submit with the application a current colored photograph of the vessel and an affidavit executed by the applicant fully setting forth the facts to support the applicants claim of ownership. Penalties are given per passenger for those that do not have documentation and per ship for failure to clear.