CRUISING GUIDE I31ANEGADAGREAT DOGISLANDNECKER ISLANDSALT ISLANDCOOPER ISLANDGINGER ISLANDTORTOLAPETER ISLANDPELICAN ISLANDGREENCAYJOST VAN DYKEST. JOHNLITTLETOBAGOGT ST. JAMESISLANDST. THOMASDUTCHMAN'SCAYHANS LOLLICKISLANDNORMAN ISLANDTHE BIGHTHODGES CREEKGUANAISLANDTHE BATHSVIRGIN GORDATOBAGOISLANDCruz BayCharlotteAmalieriS Francis DrakePassageRoad TownHMS RhoneSpanish Town?Expert opinion Charter Broker Pierre HurelTake a tender and follow the snorkel trail around Trunk Bay, noted asone of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world, beforewindsurfing off Cinnamon Bay, or enjoying a friendly game of volleyballwith the islanders. I also recommend that clients spend a few daysaround Virgin Gorda. Clustered beneath forested hill slopes framing apalm-shaded crescent beach, the huge granite boulders of The Bathshave created a plethora of secluded rock pools, beaches andsnorkelling opportunities. Best time to visit is between December and May when the tropical seasare tempered by gently warming trade winds.?
leeward islandsST. MARTINANGUILLAANTIGUAST. KITTSNEVISBARBUDASABAST. EUSTATIUSST. BARTHELEMYGOAT ISLANDGustaviaPhilipsburgTINTAMARRE ISLAND SEAL ISLAND REEFSCRUB ISLANDMarigot BayBasse TerreThe NarrowsSt-JohnsSpanning some 120 miles from Anguilla toDominica, the Leewards are made up of severalislands operating as different nations. Bothashore and on the water, the diverse history and variednationalities, cultures and cuisines make this islandchain a microcosm of the world. Ideal for islandhopping from tiny deserted cays to fashionableharbours, the Leeward's provide the ultimate soporificisland lifestyle. All the essentials are here inabundance - from the sophisticated French island ofSt Barths to the old world charm of Antigua, theislands offer an exotic concoction of modern chic andlaid-back Caribbean charm. Day 1St Martin to Anguilla(15 nautical miles)Day 2Anguilla to St Barths(31 nautical miles)Day 3St Barths Day 4St Barths to Saba(28 nautical miles)Day 5Saba to St Eustatius(18 nautical miles)Days 6 & 7St Eustatius to St Kitts to Nevis(30 nm)Day 8Nevis to Antigua(55 nautical miles)32IICHARTER COLLECTION 2012?Expert opinion Charter Broker Tandy Demarchellier For French Riviera-style living, St Barths has no equal - think Gallicstyle with a Caribbean twist. The island is known for having thebest chefs in the Caribbean and has a number of restaurants servingup gastronomic feasts, many of which are mentioned above. Le Ti StBarth is a hilltop nightspot that perfectly captures the essence of StBarths, whilst for partygoers; Casa Nikki is the place to revel afterhours.?