ANCHORAGES
in the
British Virgin Islands

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ANCHORAGES in the BVI

Road Harbor, Tortola
:  The BVI's largest Harbor bordered by Road town; immigration & custom facilities; shops, restaurants, grocery store and marina close by

Soper's Hole, West End Tortola:  One of the main ports of entry, deep and sheltered. Restaurant, ferries, marinas and immigration & custom clearance

Trellis Bay, Beef Island: Sheltered anchorage bordered y semicircular beach; restaurants, water sports, arts & crafts and Cyber café on premises as well as airport close by

Marina Cay:  North of Trellis Bay - enter from the north to skirt coral. Moorings, small beach, restaurant

The Baths, Virgin Gorda:  Southwestern shore; small grottoes and pools,
excellent snorkeling; overnight swells are common

North Sound, Virgin Gorda:  Eastern tip of the island, surrounded by several islands, a variety of overnight anchorages; northern Caquhoun Reef for drafts greater than  5 feet; Anguilla Point entrance for shallow drafts in calm weather only; restaurants.

The Dogs: Between North Sound, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke; look to anchor on calm days west of George Dog or on South side of Great Dog

Little Harbor, Jost Van Dyke: Calm, quiet lagoon, 3 restaurants on shore

Great harbor, Jost Van Dyke:  Well protected harbor bordered by white sand beach and restaurant.

Sandy Cay, Jost Van Dyke:  Long white sandy beach ; prone to swells, good for a short day stop, 

White Bay, Jost Van Dyke:  A channel through the reef provides access; subject to swells in the winter; white sand beach and restaurant.

Deadman's Bay, Peter Island: Easter tip; long beach at the yacht club; prone to swells particularly in winter

Salt Island: Location of the Wreck of the Rhone II , accessible by moorings at Lee Bay.  Both Lee Bay and Salt Pond Bay have rough anchorages - recommended for day use only

Machioneel Bay, Cooper's Island: Northwest shore; dock for dinghies, beach and restaurant

The Bight, Norman Island:  Uninhabited, hiking to the top of the island; caves reachable by dinghy , moorings

Pelican Islands & The Indians: Close to The Bight; good snorkeling
and scuba diving


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