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If we had about a week to see the Virgin Islands for the last time, here’s what I would want to do.
Have a wonderful time!
Day: Pick up boat. Provision in St. Thomas. Rent scuba gear for the week.
Night: Caneel Bay. Immediately into the water to snorkel as soon as anchor is set. Dinner aboard. Dancing in Cruz Bay after sunset.
Day: Either hang out in Caneel Bay (maybe go ashore to the resort for brunch) or motor around to Hawksnest or Trunk Bay to sun and swim. Leave around 2:00 p.m. for Tortola.
Night: West End (Soper’s Hole). Clear customs. Maybe a little shopping. Drinks on the dock at Pusser’s at sunset. Dinner either there or at the Sugar Mill by taxi. Back to Pusser’s for dancing if there is a band that night.
Day: Weigh anchor as early as possible. Sail all morning to Green Cay. Snorkel and picnic there. Leave before 2:00 p.m. to arrive at Anegada well before sunset.
Night: Anegada. Lobster barbecue on beach. Make arrangements for trip to Loblolly Bay for tomorrow.
Day: Go early to Loblolly Bay. Sun, scuba, and snorkel, with picnic lunch or conch stew at the snack bar. Return to boat around 2:00 p.m. and weigh anchor for North Gorda Sound.
Night: Bitter End or Leverick Bay. Pick up a mooring. Dinner aboard.
Day: Play in North Gorda Sound.
Night: Bitter End. Drinks at sunset on the terrace at the Bitter End Resort. Curry afterwards at the Food/Drink place on McBride’s Island. Drink and sing till late.
Day: Leave very early for the Baths after replenishing fresh water and fuel. Anchor at Devil’s Cay and take it easy the rest of the day.
Night: Manchioneel Bay or Marina Cay. Watch sunset. Dinner aboard.
Day: Either anchor near the Wreck of the Rhone and dive there, or anchor at the Indians and dive there.
Night: Get a good spot at the Byte and dinghy over to the Caves for a late snorkel after everybody else leaves. Dinner at the schooner Restaurant. Stargazing afterwards on deck.
Day: Check in with USVI customs at St. John and sail back to St. Thomas.