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Old 26-01-2012, 06:24   #16
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Old 26-01-2012, 09:37   #17
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Re: Best O/N BVI Anchorage

The bay north of Lee Bay on Great Camanoe.

I'm almost always the only boat there. Wild goats roam the steep hill sides, pelicans dive into the huge schools of minnows and larger game fish roam the sides. Around the corner is a sea cave that is much deeper than anything at "the caves".

Coral in the middle, but great sandy patches at the end corners. Backwinding very possible.
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Old 27-01-2012, 20:53   #18
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Re: Best O/N BVI Anchorage

Highland Fling,

Where is Honeymoon Point North Sound Virgin Gorda ?
I do not see it on any charts I have.
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Old 27-01-2012, 23:07   #19
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Re: Best O/N BVI Anchorage

I think Zanshin is right on with the best spot. It is in the cut between Prickly Pear and Eustatia. A short dingy ride gets you to the great bar spots of the North Sound and you typically won't have to listen to Jimmy Buffett or Shaggy play at extreamly loud levels all night.

Unless I'm there.


Hello Zanshin. I hope your back to SXM between the 20th and 26th of February.
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Old 28-01-2012, 06:48   #20
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Palarran - I was keeping that spot between Eustatia and Prickly Pear in secret reserve and just mentioned the anchorage spots on the inside, but now that the cat's out of the bag I have to admit that you've mentioned the nicest spot
I'm in St. Martin now, but heading back to the BVI in a couple of days and think I'll still be around somewhere in late February.
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Old 28-01-2012, 07:26   #21
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Re: Best O/N BVI Anchorage

Here is a listing of all the BVI anchorages with a discriptions and ratings.
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Re: Best O/N BVI Anchorage

If you continue on into Eustasia Sound from the channel between Prickley I. and Eustasia I., you can work your way across the Sound and around to Oil Nut Bay, at the eastern-most tip of Virgin Gorda. It requires negotiating your way through some coral heads, but it's worth it for the isolation, peace and quiet. The anchorage is inside the reef and very calm, with a nice breeze. Beautiful spot!

We were there several years ago, and saw a roadbed being cut through the scrub. I hope it hasn't fallen victim to a development project.
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Old 29-01-2012, 06:00   #23
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Hud - they've dredged the channel to allow deeper draft boats and have a big development at Oil Nut bay these days, so the term "secluded" no longer applies, but all the other adjectives still do..
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Hud - they've dredged the channel to allow deeper draft boats and have a big development at Oil Nut bay these days, so the term "secluded" no longer applies, but all the other adjectives still do..
Dang! I was afraid of that. Oil Nut Bay was one of the nicest places we dropped anchor, primarily because it was so isolated. You can see the road being cut across the hillside in April, 2005. I suppose it comes up from Birras Creek.
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Where is Honeymoon Point North Sound Virgin Gorda ?
I do not see it on any charts I have.

Called Rat Point on that chart...............has a small wooded platform with a wooden umbrella at the end and seems to be a spot for getting married. Prob why is called Honeymoon Point sadly two mooring now placed almost where i have anchored for about 10 years now - close enough to 'my spot' makes it impossible to anchor there now.
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Highland Fling,

Got it. Rat Point = Honeymoon Point.
I have been in that gazebo many times. Great view from there.
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Here is a listing of all the BVI anchorages with a discriptions and ratings.
Awesome. Thanks so much for this.
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Thanks for on the imput. I bought the the BVI Crusing guide & Anchor guide a couple of months ago. Just looking for the of the beaten path ultra cool hang-out.
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Palarran - I was keeping that spot between Eustatia and Prickly Pear in secret reserve and just mentioned the anchorage spots on the inside, but now that the cat's out of the bag I have to admit that you've mentioned the nicest spot
I'm in St. Martin now, but heading back to the BVI in a couple of days and think I'll still be around somewhere in late February.

Parked in front of you in Grand Case the other day.............we cleared out at dawn when the swells came
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Highland Fling - I saw your boat and wondered if it was the same one from this forum and from the 07:30 morning net in St. Martin (plus we'd met at Barnacle's) but by the time I wanted to go over and say "hi" you'd gone. Wise choice, I was rocking and rolling in Grand Case for 2 nights. Next time the North Swell hits, I'll go into the lagoon or sail back to the BVI and use the shelter of the North Sound.
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