Bareboating Tips for the Virgin Islands

Power Catamaran in the BVI

Here are some Virgin Island bareboating tips for newcomers to the bareboat scene in the BVI. Let’s start at the beginning: the British and US Virgin Islands offer one of the greatest and most relaxing bare-boating experiences in the world and we’d like the opportunity to offer up a selection of BVI bareboating tips.

Several factors contribute to this well earned reputation: plenty of small islands, regular E to NE winds, protected waters, great beaches and places to moor and go ashore and an overall excellent vacation experience even in bad weather.

As you can imagine, there is also a huge selection of bare-boat companies and models available for charter for both power and sailing enthusiasts.

8 Crucial Tips for First Time Charters

Mega Yacht plowing through the water

We understand that yacht chartering for the first time can be a little confusing and intimidating. We are here to help you understand and feel comfortable about coming to us with any questions you may have. First time yacht charterers are very important to us and we hope to deliver the proper satisfaction.

Feel free to contact us with ANY information you may need. In the meantime here’s a quick list of basic information to make your experience a little easier.

St. Martin: Jewel of the Eastern Caribbean

St. Martin main island city at night

This the first of two blog posts that address charter cruising in the Leeward Islands; this first chapter addresses St. Martin: Jewel of the Eastern Caribbean. We have researched it in depth for you and entitled this piece:

Saint Maarten/Saint Martin: Yachting that Doubles the Pleasure

St. Martin is an enticing mélange of Old World elegance and Caribbean flair. The island is half Dutch, although a recent vote created the independent country of Sint Maarten, occupying 34 km2.

Boating in Paradise: The Pristine Bahamas Beckon

Mother and daughter strolling on beach

Imagine cruising through the pristine islands of the Bahamas, gin clear water, miles of empty beach, spectacular reefs teeming with life, world-class sportfishing and diving, sun-drenched days and night skies with a trillion stars.

The Bahamas is all about exploring above and below the water line. In addition to the world’s most breathtaking beaches and astonishing seas, you will discover quaint towns, historical sites, and superb resorts.

Let these regional highlights of the two most popular island groups, the Exumas and the Abacos, inspire you to book your perfect paradise Bahamas luxury yacht charter.