Caribbean

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Country Port Rating Anchor? Marina? Dock? Cans? Access? Access? Access? Comments
Antigua English Harbor 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Historical, entertaining, great anchorage
  Green Island 7 Yes No No No No No No Great overnight next to Nonsuch Bay
  Jolly Harbor 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Anchor north of channel entrance, huge resort
  St. Johns 7 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Cruise ships, fresh market, IGA, get a good seat early
  Parham 3 Yes No Yes Yes No No No In the middle of nowhere but nice folks
  Carlisle Bay 6 Yes No Yes No No No No Great overnight with access to beach restaurant & bar
  Falmouth Harbor 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Good anchorage with the rich and famous
 
Granada St. George 7 2 No Yes Yes Yes No No Historical, great bus service, supermarket at dock
  Prickley Bay 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Unknown Cruiser community, walk to good restaurants
 
Puerto Rico
  Culebra Dewey 9 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Small town with every convenience
  Isla Clebrita 7 Yes No No No No No No Great beach and snorkeling;  anchor behind reef on right
  Vieques Ensanada Honda 7 Yes No No No No No No Dinghy tour of mangrove coves;  great snorkeling;  safe
  Puerto Perro 7 Yes No No No No No No Dinghy tour of mangrove coves;  tight but beautiful
  Esperanza 7 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Small tourist town;  museum;  take bus tour of island
 
St. Barts Gustavia 9 Yes Mooring Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Pay small fee for mooring;  enjoy island
  Anse de Colombier 8 Yes No No No No No No Anchor to snorkel
 
St. Kitts South Friar’s Bay 6 Yes No No No No No No Overnight anchorage;  great sunsets west
 
St. Martin Simpson Bay  * 10 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Best anchorage in Caribbean except for foul water
  Marigot * 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes EU side of island;  French spoken here; open seas
  Grand Case 8 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Gourmet capital of St. Martin;  dinghy to fine dining
  Ile Tintamarre 8 Yes No No No No No No Day anchorage for beach and snorkeling
 
St. Vincent
  Bequia Admiralty Bay 8 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Hire taxi for tour of island; good restaurants, markets
  Canuoan Charleston Bay 5 Yes No No No No No No Moorings outpost with resort;  nothing special
  Tobago Cays Horseshoe Reef 8 Yes No No No No No No Anchor to snorkel;  do not miss this one!
 
Venezuela
  Los Testigos Isla Iguana 7 Yes No Yes Yes No No No Circle anchorages between islands;  family restaurant
  Isla Margarita Porlamar 6 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unknown Unknown Free port, check for services, inconsistent, fuel!
  Isla Cubagua
5 Yes No No No No No No Safe overnight between Margarita and Puerto La Cruz
  Cumana 9 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Small town with every convenience; best fuel prices
  Puerto La Cruz Bahia Redonda 9 No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Historical, entertaining, great anchorage
 
Virgin Islands US  
  St. Thomas St. James Cut 6 Yes No No No No No No Private island, great anchorage
  Christmas Cove 6 Yes No No No No No No Charter boat haven;  protected anchorage and beach
  Great Bay 7 Yes No No No No No No Dinghy ashore to Ritz Carlton; discover daily food specials
  Red Hook * 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Poor internet access;  great shopping at Marina Market
  Long Bay 7 Yes 2006 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Heart of Charlotte Amalie;  Marina under construction
  Water Island 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Safest anchorage in St. Thomas;  far from the madness
  Honeymoon Bay 6 Yes No Beach No No No No Swimming hole;  Sunday afternoons for charter crews
 
  St. Johns Francis Bay 8 Yes No No No No No No Tie to $15/night Nat’l Park mooring;  snorkel
  Leister Bay 8 Yes No No No No No No Tie to $15/night Nat’l Park mooring;  snorkel
  Cinnamon Bay 8 Yes No No No No No No Tie to $15/night Nat’l Park mooring;  snorkel
  Caneel Bay 9 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unk Unk Moor here to clear in at Cruz Bay; lunch at resort
  Salt Pond 8 Yes No No No No No No Great snorkeling;  moor overnight on park buoy
 
Virgin Islands British
  Jost Van Dyke Green Cay 7 Yes No No No No No No Great anchorage for fishing and snorkeling
  Great Harbor 6 Yes No Yes No No No No Home of Foxy’s and much niife
 
  Tortola Road Town 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Base for tourist information, provisioning, commercial hub
  Brandywine Bay 6 Yes No Yes No No No No Very protected in strong NE blows;  restaurant overlooks
  Sopers Hole 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Best check-in spot;  markets OK, garbage bins, ice
  Little Thatch Island 7 Yes No No No No No No Anchor off deserted resort to swim and eat lunch
  Marina Cay 7 Yes No Yes Yes Small No No Safe anchorage across from Trellis Bay
  Trellis Bay 8 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Safe anchorage to pick up guests on flights
 
  Virgin Gorda Biras Creek 8 Yes Yes Yes No No No No Mooring essential in deep water;  dinghy to Bitter End
  The Baths 8 Yes No No No No No No Day mooring to visit natural wonder for 1-2 hours
 
 
  Salt Island Salt Bay North 7 Yes No No No No No No Anchor next to primitive beach with deserted huts
  Salt Island South 6 Yes No No No No No No Anchor in middle of bay to dinghy to wreck of the Rhone
 
  Guana Isle White Bay 7 Yes No No No No No No Anchor off private resort island to water-ski, walk beach