Oualie Beach is a small beach at the north west corner of Nevis. After the very long Pinney’s Beach that runs the length of the west side, it’s probably the only other feasible-ish anchorage on Nevis in normal trade conditions.
The “Martin” brothers are a single island that is half French and half Dutch, the second major island of the leeward chain after Anguila. Just as brothers can be, the two halves couldn’t be more different.
Sometimes it seems, sailing is all about numbers. Time 2:18am. Depth 6,200′. Wind 11.4 knots, 97 degrees apparent. Speed 5.4 knots, 105 degrees. I think I have some very vague sense of what flying a plane is like, moving along at night in a cockpit, continually glancing at the array of numbers glowing in the […]
So this post might get some negative reaction. It’s certainly very easy for “off islanders” to come and be critical about the local Caribbean environment. But, after hanging round Joost Van Dyke for a day or so, something doesn’t seem quite right in paradise.
Benures Bay is on the north side of Norman Island. It’s well off the beaten “charter track” most, if not all charter boats are anchoring in the Bight and doing body shots at Willy T’s.
Nanny Cay is a large and well protected marina on the south side of Tortola. It has a small “village” of shops, and the marina includes a beach, pool, bar and restaurant.