After spending a night at the laid-back Cooper Island resort on a mooring, we moved the rest of the way up to North Sound. We passed by the Baths in the morning but didn’t stop as the red flag for high surf warning was flying. We feel that we’ve already covered flipping the dinghy this trip, so we took a pass and moved on to Leverick Bay.
Cooper Island and Leverick seem to be sequential stops on the usual Tortola charter itinerary. We have seen a lot of the boats from Cooper here at Leverick. That was a happy coincidence as there was a nice family (from around Annapolis, no less) who had a boy Anna’s age. Both were happy to have a playmate.
We think that that the wind/weather tomorrow and Friday will be ok for the passage to Dominica, but we are still watching how it develops. In the meantime, we rented a car for today (Wednesday) to see more of Virgin Gorda and to see the Baths from land.
Leverick Bay is much smaller and more laid-back than Bitter End and it hit the spot for us.
Leverick Bay has a swimming pool. We are so used to swimming in the ocean that it was a bit strange. Anna has taken to calling the ocean the “World’s biggest swimming pool.”
And, as a Birthday treat, we saw the Michael Bean show at Leverick. The crowd sang happy birthday to Anna and both kids went up on the stage for a song and took part in the conch blowing competition. Good fun.