St Anthony

A very sheltered and protected harbour and an obvious first port of call if crossing the Straits of Belle Isle from Labrador.

Berthing/anchoring is as described in the pilot, with the L shaped public wharf, located on the southern shore just beyond the ice plant, offering the most convenient access to town, the shops and the fuel station.

We no longer found any of the hotels or motels prepared to offer showers or laundry facilities to visiting yachtsmen, although it is possible at certain times to have a swim and shower at the indoor swimming pool. In contrast, free wifi facilities are now readily available, either in the public library or in some of the fast food outlets and bar in town.

Both supermarkets are well stocked with an excellent range of vegetables and fresh produce.

Those arriving from Greenland and wishing to get a local Canadian PAYG SIM card for phone and 3G data can do so in the drug store in the main shopping Mall.

The walk out to the lighthouse at Fishing Point is worthwhile and the Lightkeepers Seafood restaurant at the Point can be highly recommended as a place to dine with excellent views and good home style cooking.

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