on the Sir Francis Drake Channel close
to the Beef Island Airport, Fat Hog's Bay, as well as
adjacent East End Bay, are beautiful and sheltered bays
ideal for overnight anchoring with all the
yachtsman's facilities. Also, Fat
Hog's and East End Bays are the location of
several nice restaurants, usually in fine marina
Whisper. Pictured above is Whisper, a 45' Kennex catamaran (photo credit: Colin Erven).
Marinas. All the normal yachtsman's facilities are here, including Moor Seacure moorings at Penn's Landing, supplies, showers, ice, etc.
Penn's Landing Marina at East End Bay is the location of the new Eclypse restaurant (formerly Penn's Landing, Woods' Marine Services (495-1134) and the Sailor's Ketch seafood market (495-1100), the leading seafood supplier in the BVI.
The Sea Breeze Marina at Fat Hog's Bay is the location of the Ritebreeze grocery store (a Riteway convenience outlet). Nearby is the Parham Town General Store (495-1620) for supplies and Parham Food Market (495-2499) for local groceries. Here also is Barecat Charters (email).
Harbour View Marina at Fat Hog's Bay has showers, fuel, water and ice. Here also is the the Virgin Queen Harbour View restaurant and Underwater Boat Services, a dive company.
Diving. Underwater Boat Services (email 494-0024) has its dive shop, the Divers Den, at Harbour View Marina. Join other divers for a relaxing time on their deck overlooking the water from 4-6 pm every day and hooking up with diving buddies.
Dining. The Virgin Queen Harbour View restaurant, a branch of the larger Road Town restaurant and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offers its very popular local food, including salt fish, at Harbour View Marina.
Also within walking distance is the restaurant Caribbean Flavas and a ATM at Barclay's Bank.
Eclypse (495-1646), at Penn's Landing Marina, is open for dinner with an eclectic menu.
Red Rock Restaurant and Bar, at Penn's Landing Marina, offers dishes like rosemary crusted halibut, seared mango prawns and homemade pizzas.
Nature. Fat Hog's Bay is the location of excellent stands of mangroves and a variety of herons, including Yellow-crowned Night Herons, Great Blue Herons and Green-backed Herons.
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