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Location

This small island lies 7 NM south of Tortola, close to the border with the US Virgin Islands.

Norman Island is inhabited by many wild goats. They are generally not aggressive but it is advisable to stay clear of them.

Position 18° 19'07"N, 064° 37'18"W (Bight Bay)

Docking

The Bight at Norman Island is a favourite anchorage and is often the first stop on many itineraries. There are at least 60 moorings in the Bight and quite a few more have been dropped for the 2016 season, making anchoring difficult. Just west of the Willie T is an anchoring spot with space for 3-4 boats.

Moorings have also been laid at Soldier Bay, Benures Bay and Privateer Bay.

Kelly's Cove, just round from the Bight, is quieter with a few moorings. Anchoring can be tricky due to the coral. Snorkeling is good here and you can dinghy to the caves.

Anchorages

Monkey Bay, on the southern coast is a fairly protected anchorage and there is a day anchorages at Treasure Point.

Last updated March 2016.

Pirates Bight Bar & Restaurant
The Bight, Norman Island
Tel:284 446-7827 ,VHF Channel 16, 69
Contact for availability of moorings in The Bight. Supplies water and provisions for yachts. WiFi.

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