1) While awaiting a pilot, vessels may anchor one mile NW of Vigie Point in a depth of 22m with good holding in rock and sand. No shelter. 2) 2.5 cables NW of Vigie point in depths of about 20m with good holding ground in coral and sand. Shelter is provided from the east but there is little swinging room. 3) In addition, cruise vessels which anchor outside the port and tender their passengers ashore, have been designated specific anchorage locations at positions: North of Port Entrance 14° 01·5´ N 061° 00·8´ W South of Port Entrance 14° 01·23´ N 061° 00·9´ W
Anchorage with good holding ground but little swinging room, is available inside the harbour for small vessels.