Anse Deshaies anchorageApproach: Straightforward
Shelter: Medium
Landfall at night: Yes
Night at anchor: Yes
Draft: No issue
Beware: Lots of lobster-pots, very difficult to spot. There are also lots of boats.
Waypoints: 16°18.5 N - 061°48.34 W

Anchor on 7 to 8 meters sand, excellent holding, but there are strong gusts of wind, so make sure you take this into account when estimating swinging area.
There's a small fishing harbour protected by a stone jetty in the estuary, but with very shallow draft.
Anse DeshaiesThere are no services for yachts other than a petrol station where they also sell butane gaz. there's a market Monday and Friday and a supermarket across the Town Hall. Amandine's bakery opens at 6:30! Lots of bars and restaurants on the waterfront, and the Hemingway's to enjoy a cocktail at sunset!
Deshaies is a useful stop on your way to or from Antigua, but also a pleasant and lively little town. You can walk to a botanical garden that's worth a visit. Enquire at the local tourism office ("Syndicat d'Initiative").Anse Deshaies

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