The best way to enter the Setting point by yacht charter is from the north of Virgin Gorda. Noon is the best time to enter the channel at setting point so it is advisable to start early in the morning.
Once you set out on your BVI charter journey to setting point, enter the way point in your GPS, which is 5 degrees magnetic from mosquito rock and 12 miles ahead of it. Be careful not to sail to the east of Rhumb line in order to avoid the reefs. You should be careful when you arrive at your way point, as most guides and charts show three reds instead of the two present there. Take your time to spot the red and green markers. After passing the last green head right to the open anchorage where it is more private. Although it offers more privacy, the open anchorage is more unprotected for charter yachts. If you turn left from the last green of your way point, you will end up into the anchorage proper.
Setting point is the location of the Anegada Harbour. It was once off limits for yacht charters but due to better markers now it now hosts the anchorage for Anegada. It has some of the top hotels in Anegada including the Anegada Reef Hotel, which is the most popular. The Anegada harbor, which is an opening in the reef is located between the Anegada Reef Hotel and Pomato Point. Setting point offers some of the best diving spots in the world. It is an exciting destination to fish for bone fish, barracuda and jacks. You can also fish Yellow-fin Tuna, Black-fin Tuna and Wahoo in the deep waters by taking a chartered yacht.
What to do in Setting Point?
Restaurant and Amenities
Apart from having the Anegada Harbor, Setting point also has the Anegada Reef Hotel, which provides Dinghy Dock, Garbage, Ice, Laundry, Provisions, Restaurant and Water. For all these amenities, setting point gets a good amount of charter yacht visits every year.
Potters by the Sea
Potters by the sea serves fresh lobsters to its customers every day. You have to reserve at least two hours before your meal time in order to have the best lobster experience. The owner, Sam, brings in fresh lobsters every day. The Owners love to entertain their guests with DJ parties and cocktails in the evening. Make sure to carry cash with you while visiting Potters as they sometimes don’t accept cards
Places of Interest
Cow Wreck Beach
Cow Wreck is an ideal place for swimming and plodding. The water is ideal for kids as it is just waist deep close to the shore and has a firm sand bed underneath. The beach offers a bar with an assortment of drinks. The bar offers Wreck Punch, Bushwacker, Painkiller, Pina Colada, Banana, Strawberry or Mango Daiquiri. Their famous blend called Cow Killer is a must have for tourists.