Tortola Yacht Charters
||Tortola Yacht Charters provide the most desirable means of
exploring the British Virgin Islands. With upwards of 50 bays and cays and
anchorages to select from, it is little wonder that the British Virgin Islands
are amongst the Caribbean’s most popular sailing areas. The presence of almost constant trade winds, the warm temperature of the
seas, the idyllic coastline with its pristine white sand beaches, fringed by
swaying palm trees – all these aspects combine to produce perfect yachting
The scenery from your yacht, as you cruise through the
perfect blue waters of the Caribbean, will delight even the most traveled
vacationer and you can give your novice sailors the security of knowing that
they are very rarely out of sight of land.
There’s nearly always an island close by! In fact, perhaps the only time they would be out of sight of
land altogether might be if you decided to sail north to Anegada –the drowned
island – a truly captivating island, of coral reef beginnings, which is 10
miles long, 2 ½ miles wide but only 28 feet high!
And serves the best lobsters in the universe!
||As you might expect, the variety of Tortola yacht charters
available for you to choose from is considerable – monohulls or catamarans,
sailboats or motor charters. You
will be able to find something to suit every budget and requirement. Obviously, the larger the boat you select, the larger the
staterooms that will be available to you.
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Catamarans customarily provide
the most spacious accommodations and are by far my personal vessel of choice (strictly
my opinion and not one shared by everyone)! Tortola
Marine Management has a great fleet to choose from with a very professional and experienced staff.
The Moorings are also very reputable. We've been out on Tortola
Marine Management (TMM) boats for over 8 years and have never been disappointed.
to say, though, you can be assured that the quality of interior furnishings and
facilities represent the highest possible standards that you would demand for
yourself and your fellow vacationers.
Crewed Tortola yacht charter or ‘Bareboat’?
If you choose the latter, then imagine the ultimate sailing
experience, with complete freedom and independence. Around the BVI you will be able to safely enjoy line of sight
sailing with a reliable breeze and perfect visibility, and few open water
The charter companies
based in Tortola will normally require some evidence that the skipper of the
vessel has had previous experience – certificates are not mandatory but are,
on the other hand, very useful – and, as a general rule, will require there to
be at least one other competent crew member.
When it comes to selecting a crewed Tortola yacht charter, again the
possibilities are very wide. Some
companies offer a ‘captain only’ service, with the qualified skipper being
totally responsible for the safe operation of the yacht but perhaps needing your
assistance with the sailing. Some
crewed charters offer both a captain and a cook, so that no-one on the journey
needs to worry about cooking, cleaning or making sure there is enough ice!
|Do you have a favorite charter tale from the BVI? Share your story and photo with us at the bottom of the
page, or click here!
||It’s also possible to charter a fully-crewed boat, some
of which even have members of the crew who are qualified scuba diving teachers
– certified to at least the level of Dive Master . This is the ultimate luxury of the sea; your own private
cruise, with nothing to do except relax and watch the Caribbean flow by.
These crewed yachts will have a good range of water toys – from kayaks
to water-skis – for you to enjoy.
Whatever your charter requirements, there will be companies
in Tortola who will not only meet your expectations but far exceed them.
discover exactly why Tortola yacht charters have made the British Virgin Islands
one of the world’s favorite sailing
hot spots. Check out some of the yacht providers below:
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the great times to be had chartering while on vacation in the BVI! We want to
hear your story and answer the question of 'which is the best type of vessel to
Have you had a Great BVI Charter experience?
Everyone knows that exploring the BVI is all about the great times to be had on the water! Do you have a great charter adventure story that just made your trip? Share it! We want to know what you did, and what type of charter works best for you (catamaran, monohull, motor etc)! Include a great picture with your story!
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