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Experience The Vacation of A Lifetime

 

slider2BACKGROUND_16007Tortola, the largest of the British Virgin Islands, is the most developed, however, it remains charmingly reminiscent of the West Indies’ past: a quiet, colonial atmosphere. The BVI (British Virgin Islands) have made yacht chartering one of their main industries and we are very proud to be able to offer our catamaran sailing vacations in this island hot spot.

We’ll give you the best possible experience you can have in the British Virgin Islands as we take you to some of the popular locations as well as some of the not so popular stops. Virgin Gorda, the second largest island, which is famous for “The Baths”, which have been described by many as the Eighth Wonder of the World. The site is characterized by huge boulders and crystal blue water with a sparkling white-sand beach. Other island stops on this BVI yacht charter include Jost Van Dyke, home to the famous Foxy’s and Soggy Dollar Bar, Anegada, which is a very popular location for many sailing charter companies, Peter Island, and Norman Island, where snorkelers and divers can explore ...(continued)

Need help packing for your sailing vacation?

 

FlipFlopsWhen packing, keep in mind that storage space is limited. Please keep in mind many of the items on the following list are suggestions. There are standard electrical outlets on board for your chargers, laptops, e-readers, and music players.  There are also connections for you music players.  We suggest bringing a standard 1/8 in. audio cable as well to connect your player.  We request that you avoid bringing items such as hair dryers or irons as they will not be needed.  If you are planning on diving, you will also want to make sure that you bring your certification card.  Don’t forget those passports!

1. PASSPORTS!

2. Soft-sided luggage

3. Swimsuits

4. Sunscreen– please bring lotion. Spray sunscreen can make the boat deck slippery.

5. Sundresses/shorts/t-shirts for dinners ashore

6. Water proof bag

7. Any personal medications

8. Personal toiletries – Keep in mind airport rules and regulations as far as carry on luggage and liquids

9. Wash cloths or loofas – Bath and beach towels are provided on boat

10. Wide-brimmed hats or sailing caps (optional)

11. ...(continued)

Full Moon Party in The British Virgin Islands

As if the British Virgin Islands wasn’t already a highlight for everyone to see once in their life… Now you can take part in their local cultural celebrations!

Whenever there is a full moon…

CeleCocktails!brate the BVI way and party!

Just to name one location that hosts this monthly celebration, The Bamba Shack located near West End is exactly that, a shack. But it’s not just any shack. They serve Caribbean cold cocktails and sandwiches to anyone wanting to quench their thirst. A local surfer, originated the idea for the Bamba Shack to cater to other local surfers so that they could take a break from catching the waves. However, the tiny  bar has evolved into something much more! Now, it is a highlight on the British Virgin Islands.

Or you can enjoy the Full Moon Party on Trellis Bay and peruse island vendors who line the beach with arts and crafts. There is also music and other live entertainment to see throughout the day as well. Trellis Bay is very convenient to guests aboard one of our yachts ...(continued)

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