Caribbean Sailing Vacations by Ed Hamilton


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Deserted beaches on the west and north shores, Anegada

14 miles north of Gorda Sound, this large flat coral island is only 28 feet above sea level at its highest point and surrounded by reefs, so is unlike any of the other mountainous volcanic islands in The Virgins.

Flamingos live in its creeks and marshes.  There are miles of deserted beaches that allow you a chance to be on your own.

The island used to be off limits to most bareboaters unless part of a flotilla because of the Anagada Reef, but this is no longer true.

There are some great dive sites for the more experienced divers and excellent snorkeling inside the reefs. In Loblolly Bay, there is a popular restaurant serving a lunch that features their own fresh fish.  The anchorage has a few beachfront restaurants that serve (among other items) the famous Anegada lobster. 

Be sure to watch the sun set, in a huge orange ball directly over the water.

Ask us to suggest some suitable boats and crews