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Location

Gun Creek is located in the south west corner of Bakers Bay, Gorda Sound. It is about 2nm west of the Bitter End Yacht Club.

It provides a very useful stop for yachts coming across from St Maarten, as it gives immediate access to the sheltered and large bays of Gorda Sound. It also avoids having to go to crowded Spanish Town further south to check in.

Position 18°29'25"N, 64°22'55"W (customs dock)

Clearance

Update July 2018: Due to the damage inflicted by hurricane Irma, this is no longer a Port of Entry and it is not possible to clear in or out here.

It is necessary to clear in at Spanish Town.

See the main Noonsite/BVI/Formalities page for the full details.

This originally became a  Port of Entry on 1st March 2012 and once the infrastructure has recovered, it might be once again, but currently it is not.

Last updated July 2018.

BVI Customs
Gun Creek , Virgin Gorda
Tel:1 (284) 468-6601
Opening hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
(Currently Closed)

Docking

Update February 2018. Since the devastation caused by hurricane Irma, the information previously described is no longer accurate.

Details of the current mooring situation will be added when available.

Last updated February 2018.

Photographs by Arnd of SV Zanshin showing location of various services ashore and good anchorage - February 2013.

YCCS Marina Virgin Gorda
P.O. Box 132 , North Sound, Virgin Gorda , British Virgin Islands VG1150
Tel:+1 (284) 346-2000 Fax:+1 284 494-3557 ,VHF Channel 08
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (daily)
A new super yacht marina. All facilities, Clearance, WiFi, repairs.
Located at 18º 29' 30.40"N, 64º 21'31.48" W.

Val Ellis
Val Ellis says:
Feb 18, 2018 09:17 AM

Posted on behalf of Mark Henley

Gun Creek Virgin Gorda is no longer a port of entry - it was flattened by Irma.

Also if you are leaving your boat there for longer than a month then you need a temporary importation licence ($200). These can only be obtained if you clear customs/immigration at Road Town. They will not process you if you go to Spanish Town or JvD.

The marina at Spanish Town was all but destroyed by Irma and they only have limited marina space- it’s best to anchor just outside of the entrance if you are going to clear through here.

Max Terragni
Max Terragni says:
Nov 21, 2016 03:01 PM

There is a very nice supermarket 500mt from the customs office in Gun Creek.
Just walk south from customs for 2 minutes and you will find it.

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