I'll be on a Bene 403 out of Conch (10 nights) and including a passage to Anagada. I'm wondering, do you think it possible to lift the dingy on deck, removing the outboard, or too much trouble and no room for the jump to Anagada?
Way too much trouble for vacation and no outboard bracket on the pushpit.
North Sound, same as Gorda Sound, did you enter & leave via the buoyed channel along Colquhoun Reef?
North Sound and Gorda are the same thing. Not sure I know the reef by name, but if you're referring to the one just East of Mosquito Island, that's it. It's easy, just say between the markers, maybe favor the green. Do not try to enter between Mosquito and Virgin Gorda.
What about Eustatia Sound, a buoyed channel near Saba Rock? Anyone in there, worth taking a dingy in there to snorkel leaving the boat at Saba?
I've never taken the boat out there, although, I've seen people sneak between Saba and the Bitter End Yacht club. I would leave the boat inside North Sound and take the dinghy out, if you would like to snorkle.
What's that area (and Trellis Bay) like for airport noise? I have it in my head to stay away because of the airport, worth seeing despite?
You'll definitely hear them, but its not too bad. Keep in mind that I like airplane noise.
More noticeable at Trellis than Marina Cay. I wouldn't consider it a factor at either. I've anchored overnight off the south side of Beef Island as well.
From JVD I'm thinking of looping Great Tobago(between Great & Little) and heading back toward the Narrows, comment?
You can if you want, but I'm not sure of the purpose. If there is any ocean swell, you'll be more exposed out there. Although, you can't fully avoid that anyway.
Zanshin is a poster on this board that I saw when there.
Stinkpotter? You mean someone pumping the holding tank for the head?
Stinkpotter = big gas guzzling power boat. They take a loooooong time to refuel and you will wait, if they get there first.