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Originally Posted by edneff View Post
We are chartering a Lagoon 400 from BVI YC in February. This will be my first time chartering in the BVI's and first time on a cat.

It's also been years since I have skippered a larger sailboat, so I decided to get the "Captain check out" on my first day. They charge $150 for that, which seems fine, but I am wondering how long this will take...

My big concern is that after a two hour or so checkout we will be hard pressed to get away to an anchorage for the first night and will end up on the dock in Roadtown...

Any idea what to expect, or suggestions for a nearby anchorage for our first night out?

Your best bet is Little Harbour on the end of Peter Island. A beautiful spot. get right in close where it`s not so deep. Straight across from Roadtown. I think the skipper stays with you for the day and if you`re ok they`ll pick him up and you`ll be on your own.

Rick I
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.

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