I motored across to Leverick Bay and took a mooring so that I could do a bit of provisioning and walking around plus use the internet connection to upload the collected pictures and blog entries to the website. The chop was up a bit, but the big winds weren't scheduled to arrive until this evening and I wanted to be sure to have a good anchor set in the lee of Prickly Pear to escape the worst of the weather and there was no way I'd trust a mooring with those gusty winds and my heavy boat.
I'd e-mail with Kristine and Doug and knew that they would be arriving at Leverick shortly, I really wanted to visit with them and see their new yacht; but by the time I was ready to leave the mooring they hadn't arrived. I worked below decks on updating the web pages and sometime in the afternoon I had a knock on the hull and they arrived, with two friends, and got a tour of Zanshin and a promise to reciprocate on the morrow when I could look at Dharma at the Leverick dock before we all went up the hill to “Hog Heaven”, which I have yet to visit.

Mangele and Leverick Mangele, Michael Beans' ketch, moored just off Leverick Bay
(2016-03-24 11:04:06 NIKON D7100 [f/14.0, 1/50s] ISO 100)
Mangele and Leverick
Leverick Bay docks The docks are empty during the day, but they'll fill up quickly come late afternoon
(2016-03-24 12:46:56 NIKON D7100 [f/14.0, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Leverick Bay docks
Turmoil leaving the Sound Megayacht Turmoil is leaving the North Sound through the channel along with power and sail traffic
(2016-03-24 10:15:25 NIKON D7100 [f/5.6, 1/1250s] ISO 100)
Turmoil leaving the Sound
Busy anchorage at Spring Break The anchorages in the BVI all fill up (and occasionally get loud) during Spring Break
(2016-03-24 16:43:52 NIKON D7100 [f/22.0, 1/60s] ISO 100)
Busy anchorage at Spring Break
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