Anegada has a low elevation and should only be approached in good conditions and the sun must be behind you as you enter the coral reef. Steer a course of 005° magnetic (2006), from Mosquito Rock towards Pomato Point. There is a slight current setting WNW. You will first sight trees, then boats, then land. Do not deviate from your course until you identify the channel bouys at the entrance. POTTER'S BY THE SEA has brightly coloured pink, yellow and green roof tops to help guide you in. You will steer a course of 075° magnetic until you round the last green can, in to the anchorage. Avoid the reef off the commercial dock. This is a farily shallow draft anchorage, although near the commercial dock the average depth is 12'.
There is a regular ferry scheduled every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Smith's Ferry. Departure Times: Road Town, Tortola at 7:00 am and 3:30 pm - $50.00/person (round trip); Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda at 7:30 am and 4:00 pm (by prior arrangement) - $65.00/person (round trip); Setting Point at 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. Phone (284) 494-4454 or (284) 494-2355 for reservations. Duration of trip is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.
The small Auguste George Airport (NGD) is a 15 minute flight, on charter planes or helicopters from Beef Island. Incidentally, the airport is an International Airport and port of entry by air.
From The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, by Nancy & Simon Scott