Charter Bareboat Sailing in the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands a top bareboat charter destination in the world and it’s in our backyard.  Sail Magazine dedicated a good portion of their October 2010 issue to this bareboat charter paradise. It’s a great primer for those considering their first charter bareboat vacation in this Caribbean destination.

Brave New World by Adam Cort

Kids Mean a Different Kind of Chartering

Adam and his wife return to the BVIs this time with his 5 year old daughter in tow to discover the joys of beachcombing, snorkeling, and trampoline session on Mowser, a Fountain Pajot Catamaran, sailing around the US Virgin Islands.  With a child on board, priorities change, and purist sailing takes a back seat to island fun and discovery.

The Great Octopus Hunt by Peter Nielsen

Playing it by Ear in the BVI

It’s a blustery week aboard a Sunsail 384 Catamaran with the Christmas winds determining the day’s destination bareboat sailing the world famous British Virgin Islands.   Short distances, line of sight navigation, and a plethora of anchorages make the BVI an easy place to just wing it.  With a single minded determination, do Peter and his crew spot the elusive octopus before week’s end?

Flotilla Fun by Vera Zavoico Cole

A HYC Flotilla Cruise Brings New Friends Together in a Unique Location

The Spanish Virgin Islands, a tropical paradise frozen in the 1950s just miles from the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, but, oh so isolated. Vera joins a flotilla organized by Horizon Yatch Charters to experience a different Virgin Islands, one with desolate beaches, pristine turquoise water, and fantastic snorkeling. Add a flotilla experience that quickly turns strangers in to fast friends and perhaps you have the ultimate charter bareboat vacation in the Virgin Islands.

Supplemental Spanish Virgin Islands Information

Three different Islands groups, three way to explore, the charter bareboat sailing mecca beckons.

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