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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)

Marigot… The Capital of French St. Martin

 On our sample itinerary for St. Maarten,Marigot you will depart after lunch from Prickly Pear Cays on cruising day two, where you will snorkel amongst the beautiful living coral reefs. As we prepare to make the sail to Marigot with a Caribbean cocktail in hand, sit back and relax as we get ready for our next adventure.  After a delicious dinner and a nicely paired wine, you will spend the night and awake to the fresh smell of coffee as you get ready to  experience Marigot. Marigot is just one of the fabulous stops you will see on our St. Maarten itinerary. Marigot is split into two areas, both worth checking out. The harbor front offers a public market and souvenir stands where you can take a little piece of the island home with you. Plus, it offers you a chance to taste St. Maarten as well. You can sample a variety of local rums and local fruits and vegetables. There are also plenty of open air bars and restaurants where you can take in the Caribbean air. If you ...(continued)

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