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The 2021 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands Covid-19 Edition

The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands 2021 editionOur 2021 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands Covid-19 Edition is now available exclusively as an ePub!

By Simon Scott

This special 20th edition of CRUISING GUIDE TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS is a Covid-19 edition. There is a new special section for Covid-19 protocols in both the USVI and BVI, which includes pre-arrival, arrival, and quarantine requirements, designated quarantine anchorages, and testing facility locations.

This 2021 edition will mark our 39th year of assisting sailors and vacationers cruising the tropical waters of both the British and U.S. Virgin Islands. This edition, completely updated, is packed with the latest information on navigation (including key GPS coordinates), customs and immigration regulations, weather, communications, marinas, haul-out facilities, chandleries, dive services, shore-side services, shopping and an indispensable wealth of other valuable information.

The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands is filled with detailed charts of the various anchorages, supported with colorful aerial photography in addition to piloting, anchoring and shoreside information. The Island Connections sections provide valuable telephone, email and website information to make finding island businesses, services and restaurants effortless. This guide covers the Virgin Islands including all the U.S. and British Virgin Islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and all the smaller islands in between. If you are sailing south to the Leewards we include a section on passages from the Virgins to the Leeward Islands.

Click here to purchase the 2021 Covid-19 Edition ePub

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BVI Approved Mooring Sites for Quarantining

BVI Approved Mooring Sites for Quarantining

The BVI Ministry of Health & Social Development has announced the long anticipated list of approved mooring sites for use while quarantining on a boat.

In an official press release issued on 12/2/20, the BVI Ministry of Health & Social Development announced the long anticipated list of approved mooring sites for use while quarantining on a boat. An important change included in the announcement is that the boat must remain at the dock until guests have received an Arrival Day/Day 0 negative PCR test result.

The release said, “All persons who arrive in the Territory must enter quarantine for a period of four complete days. Persons quarantining on an approved vessel must anchor or dock at the approved mooring sites throughout the duration of the mandatory four day quarantine."

Additionally, vessels are allowed restricted movement in the Territorial waters amongst the areas approved for quarantine mooring sites. Landing on any site is restricted until guests have received an Arrival Day/Day 0 negative PCR test result.

The public is also reminded that vessels must be provisioned before guests arrive and board. The vessel, guests, the entire party and the 30 foot radius around the vessel make up your “mobile bubble.” This “mobile bubble” allow guests to swim and enjoy our Territory within the specified 30 foot radius of the vessel.

Vessels can also visit the list of marine approved sites in the Territory, however vessels are to be anchored or docked by 6:00 p.m. daily at an approved mooring site until 5:00 a.m. the next day.”

For further information email or WhatsApp 284-496-6129.

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BVI Exclusion Zone

Cruisers and charterers sailing within USVI waters should be aware of the changing rules and regulations for sailing in the Virgin Islands and throughout the Caribbean this winter as the various island territories endeavor to successfully manage tourists on land and sea during the current pandemic. The BVI in particular have issued rules allowing boaters back into the country but be careful when navigating around the waters of the USVI to avoid the published exclusion zone. They have boarded and ticketed vessels and in a recent case detained the entire crew ashore while awaiting sarges to be filed. See the government press release here.

Exclusion zone

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BVI Reopens To Visitors December 1

December 1st Reopening Guidelines BVI

Press Release

Premier's Office
BVI Tourist Board

Release Date:

Monday, 21 September 2020 - 9:10pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has announced that the Territory’s borders will be opened to visitors on December 1.

The Premier while addressing the launch of the BVILOVE Launch Tourism Campaign today September 21 stated that the Virgin Islands will open to visitors on December 1.

He said that the Government is optimistic and is vigorously preparing for the re-opening of the Territory to welcome back tourists among others.

Premier Fahie said, “The Territory has two full months to prepare and we as a people must get it right and we must get it done by all  working together, both the Government and  private sector.”

The Premier said that the Government intends to reopen the Territory in the safest way possible using science and technology as a guide.

“This next phase also comes with a risk factor, where if a case of COVID-19 gets into our Territory, then it can go through the whole community very quickly.  That is why we must use technology,” he said, adding, “The concentration must be to use the technology through a simulation prior, to demonstrate that the technology will complement the science to greatly assist us in re-opening in the safest way, humanly possible.” 

The Premier stated that the residents of the Virgin Islands must do their part to suppress the spread of the virus.

He said, “Please note that we who are in the Virgin Islands must also play our part and play it well to ensure that we adhere to all approved social distancing measures. This will also reduce or eliminate any possible spread of the virus.”

Premier Fahie further added, “By each of us, from now, holding each other accountable thereby ensuring that we wear our masks, staying six feet apart, washing our hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds minimum, sanitising, along with adhering to all other approved social measure protocol for us individually and for each business we can successfully operate in this “New Regular” of the COVID-19 era.”

The Government of the Virgin Islands is using a phased approach to the Territory’s borders amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Phase 1 of the Controlled Border reentry process commenced on June 2 for Virgin Islands, Belongers, Naturalised citizens and Permanent Residents.

Phase two of the reentry process which commenced on September 1 allowed for several new categories to be permitted into the Territory  including Work Permit Holders; Existing Work Permit Exemption Holders; Residing Entry Permits such as Retirees and Home owners; students of locally based Medical Schools and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College; persons employed by the Government of the Virgin Islands Bodies, Agencies, Boards and teachers whether public and private; Dependents of Belongers, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and Work Permit Exemption Holders, persons desirous of conducting business in the Territory; and diplomats deemed as Business Visitors.

Phase 2 also allows for the entry of aviation crew, maritime crew, healthcare practitioners/medical staff, emergency maintenance, repair and other technical personnel; and other essential specialised workers in the Territory for no longer than 5 days.

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2020 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands updates

The Virgin Islands are rapidly changing with post-hurricane openings and rebuilds. As such, some of the information in our guide will become outdated. We welcome any updates and will list accordingly.

Thank you!

St. Thomas

January 2020


Page 363: Virgin Islands Yacht Charters

Virgin Islands Yacht Charters is referred to as Virgin Island Charters.

Owners are Kristi and Jim, not John

They DO NOT montior channel 16.

To visit them on the web, go to: or call 340-776-8492.

See their ad on page 15 of the guide.


January 2020

Page 271: The Wonky Dog 

"By season 2019, you should find an additional 20 Mooring Balls that will be free of charge with a dinner reservation."

The Wonky Dog has added mooring balls but they are not free of charge--they are available for $30 a night. 

Please visit them at or call 284-547-0539.

See their ad on page 273.

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How to help in the wake of Hurricane Dorian

Exactly two years after Hurricane Irma slammed into the Leeward and Virgin Islands, Hurricane Dorian, the second most deadly Atlantic hurricane in recorded history wrought a path of devastation on the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas, before slowly moving across Grand Bahama on its way to the east coast of the USA. Reports indicate that at least 23 lives have been lost and that number will no doubt increase as communications are restored. Winds in excess of 165 mph with gusts of over 200 mph, torrential rain and flooding has destroyed much of the infrastructure and it is estimated that over 10,000 homes have been destroyed. It will take years for the islands to recover.

As with the Virgin Islands, immediate emergency needs will be required in advance of the task of rebuilding and recovery. There are numerous aid organizations that working in the area, The Red Cross has over 200 staff and volunteers on the ground. Shelter, water, food and medicines are the immediate concerns along with communications. We should all keep in mind that the recovery aid will be needed long after the pictures of devastation have faded from the front pages of the news media and we should also remember that our donations, volunteer actions and later tourist dollars will help support and rebuild the islands. Please consider a donation to one of the following charities:

  • The Bahamas Red Cross (
  • Salvation Army( Works closely with the Bahamian Government’s National Emergency Management Agency. 
  • Global Giving ( has established the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund to provide emergency supplies and long-term assistance to help in rebuilding.
  • World Central Kitchen (, provides food to people after natural disasters. Mr. Andrés and a relief team have arrived in Nassau, the capital, and have begun to identify places where they can set up kitchens on the affected islands. 
  • Yacht Aid Global ( has set up “Operation Topaz” to bring emergency supplies like food, tarps, hygiene kits and medicine to Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands. The organization works with yachts in the region to coordinate support. 
  • Team Rubicon (, an organization of military veterans that provides disaster relief, is in the Bahamas. 
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Adventurer or Colonist: Columbus & the Islands of the Caribbean

ColumbusOn his second voyage to the New World, Columbus, with a flotilla of 17 ships chartered in Spain and 1200 men, animals and hunting dogs, hoped to make landfall at Hispaniola, where he had left numerous crew from his first voyage the previous year. At dawn on November 3rd he sighted land in the Lesser Antilles; he named the island Dominica. According to accounts of the voyage, he then continued to Marie-Galante where he landed after sailing by Les Saintes (Todos los Santos) and on to Guadeloupe where he stayed for several days exploring before sailing north, naming many islands along the route. Montserrat (Santa Maria de Monstserrate), Antigua (Santa Maria la Antigua), Nevis (Santa Maria de las Nieves), Saba (San Cristobal), Saint Martin (San Martin) and St. Croix (Santa Cruz)

The Landing of Columbuswhere he anchored off of Salt River Bay for fresh water. He was then driven by unfavorable winds to Virgin Gorda. Sighting the numerous islands, he named them the Virgins (Santa Ursula y las Once Mil Virgines) in honor of Saint Ursula and the 11,000 virgins, who, threatened by the marauding Huns in 4th century Cologne, sacrificed their lives rather than submit. Virgin Gorda (fat virgin) so called because Columbus, viewing it from seaward, thought that it resembled a reclining women with a protruding belly.

The voyage continued to Puerto Rico where he landed briefly and then onto Hispaniola. Regrettably he discovered that the 40 odd colonists that he had left behind had fallen out with the natives and subsequently been killed. After further exploration of the interior in search of gold and the establishment of some fortification, he departed with three ships to discover China, which he felt was nearby. After reaching Cuba, he continued to Jamaica before returning to Hispaniola.

It was not until his third and fourth voyages that he sighted and explored regions of the South American mainland, looking for a passage to the Indian Ocean. The 4th and final voyage ended badly with the loss of all ships in a storm and he remained in Jamaica until ships were sent to take him back to Spain.

The tragedy and legacy of the four voyages to the New World is perhaps that they took place within the broader context of European expansionism and therefore, far from an adventurous journey of discovery seeking spices and new trade routes, the goal was to amass wealth, land and gold, at a time when the church was claiming lands not yet discovered and laying the groundwork for the subjugation of the indigenous population.

 The Voyages of Christopher Columbus

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BVI Reborn!

Check out this BVI Reborn video shared by the BVI Tourist Board this June 2018!



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BVI Post Hurricane Update June 2018


The Virgin Islands Post Irma

The Virgin Islands four months after the storm (January 15th 2018) by Simon Scott

 Update June 2018

January 15th. Looking out across the familiar arc of white sand that forms the western end of Trellis Bay, adjacent to the Beef Island airport on Tortola, things looked good but undeniably different. I could quickly count at least ten yachts still up on the beach in varying forms of maritime distress. A large 57 catamaran was keel up and had apparently flipped before landing on the beach on the south side of the bay. Several more yachts of varying sizes lay close by, awkwardly arranged around it by mother nature.

I had arrived the previous afternoon on the ferry from St.Thomas, anxious to see first hand the impact of Hurricane Irma and how the recovery was moving along as the BVI struggled to revitalize itself in an effort to welcome guests by land and by sea. Having followed the news reports, viewed videos and images of the ravaged islands I now wanted to experience it for myself.

During the period from August 7th to September 19th, the BVI was affected by an unprecedented trio of extreme weather events. A tropical wave in early August deposited almost 15” of rain in less than a 20 hour period causing rock falls, land erosion and damage to infrastructure. On September 6th. the eye of the largest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history tore across the islands with consistent recorded wind speed of 185 mph and gusts to 225 mph!  As recovery efforts were underway a second category 5 hurricane (Maria) passed just to the north depositing an additional 8” of rain and causing severe coastal damage to the north side of the islands.

 As writers and editors of the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands we are constantly asked by our customers “what does it look like now and is it still a good place to charter? What will I find? Where can I get fuel? What restaurants are open?” The answer is of course dynamic.   Every week another business reopens its doors and every effort brings about change constantly, charter fleets are being revitalized with new equipment, marinas are reopening for business and restaurants are reopening constantly. Where infrastructure suffered severe damage it will take time to rebuild; beach bars recover quickly and the greenery grows back quickly in the heat of the tropical sun. This downloadable document is intended to be used in conjunction with the current Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands and will be updated constantly in order to reflect the changes underway until things are settled enough for us to bring out a new edition.

When we first sailed around in the Virgin Islands in 1973, there was little of the shoreside infrastructure that we have come to expect in today’s charter environment. The anchorages were sparsely populated by visiting cruising yachts, there were no mooring balls to pick up, restaurants and bars were few and far between but the sailing experience was fabulous, much as it is today. To be fair, not all is ideal, the damaged infrastructure will take time to be repaired, evidence of damage is almost everywhere and compared to previous years, there are a few challenges when it comes to fuel, water and supplies, but the perennial favorite haunts like Foxy’s at Great Harbour JVD, Soggy Dollar Bar at White Bay, Myett’s at Cane Garden Bay and the Willy T in its new home at Great Harbour, Peter Island, are all up and running and doing what they have always done, delivering the quintessential cruising experience.

Ferries & Transportation

Jan 15th: The ferry from St.Thomas no longer services West End, Tortola owing to the destruction of the terminal. The ferries now run into Road Town and are utilizing the new Pier Park staging area by the cruise ship terminal for arrivals and departures and a temporary customs / immigration service area has been erected.

June 1st. The Main ferry terminal in Road Town is now repaired and fully functional. Therefore all Road Town ferry traffic will embark and disembark at this location

Jost Van Dyke is still serviced from the dock in West End since customs and immigration are not an issue. A new large catamaran ferry is now being utilized with service at 8am/10am/1pm and 6pm. The trip from JVD departs one hour earlier.

Virgin Gorda: Speedy’s Ferry Service is running a normal schedule between Road Town and Virgin Gorda and to and from Beef Island / Trellis Bay. Service from VG to St.Thomas is on Saturday only.

Scrub Island: Since the resort and marina are closed at this point the ferry service from Beef Island is for staff only.

June 15: The resort is now open and ferry services have resumed to normal

Customs & Immigration

Environmental Impact Fee:

All arriving passengers will be charged a $10 fee, this is in addition to the normal departure tax ($20) which is collected at the time of departure.

Cruising Permit Fees:

There has been an increase for both foreign (non BVI registered) vessels of $4 to $16 per person per day and for BVI registered vessels of $2 to $6 per person per day. These fees apply to chartered vessels only and not to cruising vessels.

Hours of operation: 8:30 - 4:30 seven days a week. Overtime is charged on Sundays and public holidays.

Vessels arriving after hours from a foreign port are required to fly the yellow “Q” flag and stay on the vessel until cleared at which time a $20 overtime fee will be charged.

BVI Anchorages

Road Town (Road Harbour) Guide Pages: 78 - 101

  • Road Reef Marina - Full operations have been maintained since Irma
  • Doyle Sails - Open
  • Penn’s Marina - Open
  • Conch Charters - Open
  • Moorings Marina - Full operations and services are open
  • Village Cay Marina - Fuel, water and ice are available. Some docks were damaged and repairs are underway. The restaurant is open
  • BVI Yacht Charters and Marina - Open
  • All supermarkets and provisioning services are open for business

Eastern Tortola:

Hodges Creek / Maya Cove Guide Pages: 106-109

  • The approach to Hodges Creek should be with extreme caution since many of the approach markers to the channel markers are missing. There are two key port and starboard markers at the reef entrance still in place. 
  • There are no mooring balls available for transient yachts.
  • The marina has no fuel, water or electricity as of June 1st.
  • The marina hotel and restaurant are closed.
  • The Catamaran Company are running at 100% and much of the fleet has been replaced and have been functional since just two months after the storm.
  • Underwater Seafaris are operational.
  • Riteway Supermarket is open and fully operational.
  • MarineMax moved their operations to Scrub Island right after the storm but will be relocating permanently to Nanny Cay in July.

Fat Hogs Bay / East End Bay

  • Navigation markers intact
  • Riteway Supermarket open
  • Harbourview (James Young) Marina open
  • Emile's Restaurant open
  • Chalwell Marina open 
  • Penn’s Landing open
  • Fuel is available alongside the bulkhead at Alphonso’s gas station


Trellis Bay Guide Pages: 114-123

The aftermath of the storm left many boats up on the beach at Trellis Bay - the BVI Government along with private parties continue to struggle with their removal.

  • The mooring field is intact and fees will be collected by Ken & G
  • The Trellis Bay Market is open and their new dinghy dock is in place.
  • The laundry facilities are not in operation at this time.
  • Ferry services have all resumed.
  • Marché is open for business.
  • Aragorn’s Studio is open and the Full Moon Parties have resumed.
  • De Loose Mongoose is open for business and the beach bar has been rebuilt.
  • Bellamy Cay, The Island Resort remains closed at this time.

 Marina Cay Guide Pages: 124-127

  • The Pussers bar and restaurant was severely impacted by the storm but a temporary bar and restaurant is now open at the head of the dock where the old Pusser’s Store used to be.
  • The marina is closed.
  • We understand that the iconic British telephone booth that blew away in the storm has been found, salvaged and is being restored.

Scrub Island Guide Pages: 128-130

  • The resort, restaurants and bars are all open for business.
  • The marina is fully functional.
  • Ferry service from Trellis Bay 

Western Tortola:

Cane Garden Bay Guide Pages: 144-149

Cane Garden Bay suffered severe flooding and storm damage and a $1.7 million dollar grant was made from the BVI government to repair and upgrade the beach and general environment at both Cane Garden and Brewers Bay. Progress continues daily with more businesses opening their doors to the tourist trade.

  • The mooring field is intact and fees are collected as normal.
  • The dinghy landing dock is intact but some damage was sustained and therefore caution should be exercised when landing a dinghy.
  • Myett’s Garden and Grill were operational shortly after the storm and although damaged, operations continue with the bar and restaurant.
  • The Paradise Club is also open for business.
  • The stairway to the road also suffered some damage and extreme caution should be taken when descending to the beach near Quito’s bar and restaurant.
  • Bobby’s Market remains closed.
  • Some supplies are available at Rhymer’s Beach Bar and Pleasure Boats and Provisioning next to Quito’s.

Soper’s Hole / West End  Guide Pages: 150-155

The iconic village on Frenchman’s Cay was severely damaged by the storm and regrettably slow progress is evidenced in the rebuilding process.

  • Customs & Immigration is functioning.
  • The dinghy landing area adjacent to customs was destroyed and has not been replaced. 
  • Extensive damage was done to the entire Frenchman’s Cay dock system and infrastructure with parts of it remaining in an unsafe condition. 
  • Caution should be exercised when landing dinghies. A safe landing area is available at the Lighthouse Marina at the head of the bay.
  • The mooring fields remains active and mooring fees are collected by Voyage Yacht Charters who operate the Soper’s Hole Marina.
  • Soper’s Hole Marina remains closed as of June 1st.
  • Voyage Yacht Charters are operating from the West End Slipway complex.
  • Harbour Market - Closed, no provisioning services available at this time
  • Pusser’s Pub is open and serving food from the 2nd floor.
  • Admiral Marine’s (Lighthouse Marina) docks, at the head of the harbor, are open for business with fuel, electricity and water available. They are planning to have food service available for the season.
  • Various stores and boutiques are open for business.
  • Blue Water Divers are operating out of the Nanny Cay location at this time
  • Rental cars are available from Shaun Smith’s Soper’s Hole Car Rental.
  • The Scaramouche restaurant is closed.
  • Fish and Lime Restaurant on the west side of the bay remains closed.

Nanny Cay Guide Pages: 156-163

The management team at Nanny Cay have done a great job at clearing the channel and replacing the entire dock structure. All of the new docks to the east are currently in use and the entire dock infrastructure to the west has recently been replaced and is now up and running.

  • Call the dock master on VHF 16 before entering the marina.
  • Fuel services are available.
  • Horizon Yacht Charters have replaced much of their fleet with new vessels and will be at 90% by the start of the 2018/19 season.
  • All marine service providers are open for business.
  • The boatyard is fully operational.

Sea Cows Bay / Manuel Reef Marina  Guide Pages: 164-167

  • The channel is clear.
  • All services associated with the marina are open.
  • There are still a few vessels and debris in the adjacent mangroves.

The Channel Islands:

The Bight / Norman Island Guide Pages: 170-177

  • Pirates Bight is open for business although some rebuilding is still underway.
  • The Willy T has been relocated to Great Harbour, Peter Island.
  • The mooring field remains intact and fees are collected by Pirates Bight.

Little Harbour / Peter Island Guide Pages: 184-185

Since many of the docking facilities sustained damage on Tortola, many of the crewed yachts have taken to spending their off charter time across the channel in Little Harbour. Since the anchorage is limited and fairly deep, it is recommended that you take a stern line ashore to restrict movement.

Great Harbour / Peter Island Guide Pages: 186-187

  • The Willy T has now been replaced with a “new” vessel and relocated from the Bight in Norman Island to its new home at Great Harbour.
  • All the mooring balls are intact and serviceable.


Sprat Bay / Peter Island Guide Pages: 188-189

  • The Peter Island Resort remains closed during the rebuilding of the resort, plans are still calling for a late 2018 opening date.
  • Marina services are not available at this time.

Deadman's Bay / Peter Island Guide Pages: 190-191

The hotel is closed so no services are available at this time.

Salt Island Bay  Guide Pages: 198-201

Lee Bay - The wreck of the Rhone sustained some damage during the storm when the bow section collapsed. Non of the dive operators are allowing the swim through although there is some visibility at the mid section of the wreck.

Cooper Island Guide Pages: 202-205

  • The Cooper Island Beach Club did sustain considerable storm damage however quick action and application of resources allowed them to be fully functional last April.
  • The mooring field is intact.
  • Underwater Seafaris is fully operational. 



Virgin Gorda

The Baths Guide Pages: 214-217

  • The mooring field is intact.
  • The trail is open.
  • Top of the Baths is open.

Spanish Town (St.Thomas Bay) Guide Pages: 218-221

  • The mooring field at St.Thomas Bay is operational.
  • All wrecks have been cleared and the channel is free from obstructions.
  • Navigation markers are operational.
  • The Bath & Turtle and Chez Bamboo are open and fully functional.

Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour

  • Fuel dock is fully operational.
  • Most of the slips are available with water and electric (some pedestals are being replaced)
  • A new bar and restaurant (Snapper’s) is operational.
  • Both boatyards are fully operational and taking bookings for the season.
  • A new service manager (Jeremy Dugan) has been hired to coordinate all services and sub-contractors in the yard. His contact information is or call 284-499-5552.
  • A new grocery store / provisioning service will be ready for the 2018/19 season.

Gorda Sound (North Sound)

Vixen Point / Sandbox

  • Moorings intact and serviced by Moorseacure.
  • The Sandbox bar and restaurant is open.

Saba Rock Guide Pages: 228-229

  • The Saba Rock infrastructure was severely damaged by the storm and it is our understanding the resort has been sold to a high profile European investor who is rebuilding and plans to be open for the season.

The Bitter End Guide Pages: 230-236

June - The Bitter End team tell us that they are working hard to rebuild the infrastructure but considering the magnitude of the project they anticipate that they will have the marina operational by the beginning of the season along with some limited food service. The rest of the infrastructure will be completed in 2019.

Biras Creek  Guide Page: 238

The hotel is closed until further notice.

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Guide Page: 241

Closed until further notice

Leverick Bay Guide Pages: 242-245

  • The docks, marina, hotel and restaurant are all 100% operational.
  • The mooring field is intact.

Anegada / Setting Point  Guide Pages: 250-260

Fortunately Anegada sustained less damage from the storm than initially expected as a result of its northerly location relative to the storm track.

  • Navigation markers intact
  • Mooring field operational
  • All restaurants in Setting Point are open for business.

Jost Van Dyke Guide Pages: 262-279

Great Harbour

  • Navigation markers in place
  • Mooring field operational
  • Dinghies can be landed at the government dock
  • North Latitude Marina open with fuel and water
  • Foxy’s Tamarind Bar and Boutique is open for business and the new floating dock awaits you.
  • Corsairs has been rebuilt and is now open with a limited menu.
  • Ali Baba’s is open.
  • JVD Scuba / Laid Back Bar and Grill - open

White Bay

  • The navigation markers are in place
  • Soggy Dollar Bay is open and still serving the famous Painkillers
  • Hendo’s Hideaway suffered very little damage and is open and serving the same great menu
  • Ivan's Stress Free Bar & Restaurant is rebuilding and the bar is open and serving.
  • Seddy’s One Love is open.
  • Gertrude’s is open.

Little Harbour

  • Mooring field operational
  • Sydney’s Peace and Love - Open for business and the “honour” bar is back.
  • Abe’s-by-the-Sea is open.

Little Jost Van Dyke ( East End Bay)


  • The mooring field is in tact as far as we know but we have not received confirmation.
  • The B-Line beach bar is open.
  • Foxy’s Taboo bar and restaurant is closed.

Resources: Additional BVI recovery information and updates are available at

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