Manchioneel Bay features on many sailing itineraries as a natural stop along the Sister Island chain leading to The Baths at Virgin Gorda. Moor-SeaCure Limited maintain 30 mooring balls in the bay; suitable for vessels up to 60ft in length and 20 net tons.  The 20 white mooring balls are available on a first-come basis, and tend to be full by 12 noon.  The 20 orange buoys at the southern end of bay can be reserved from 7AM on the day via the website or phone app.

With BoatyBall membership you can pre-reserve buoys at various locations in the BVI including Cooper Island Beach Club, Leverick Bay Resort, Anegada Reef Hotel, Cane Garden Bay, and Great Harbour JVD

Manchioneel Bay is one of the Department of Conservation & Fisheries’ Sea Grass monitoring sites and is crucial to the health of the marine environment. Anchoring within the mooring field is strictly prohibited.


  • 40 mooring balls and two dinghy docks
  • Coffee and ice-cream shop
  • Microbrewery
  • Sea Grape Boutique
  • Rum Bar
  • Free WiFi at our Coffee Shop
  • Sandy beach and great snorkeling
  • Sail Caribbean Divers
  • Beachfront restaurant
  • Beach bar with stunning sunset views
  • Happy hour specials 3-5pm