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British Virgin Islands caribbean yacht charters (St Martin)

Sailing for the first time in the British Virgin Islands you will be amazed by the smell of the air, rich in aromas carried by the wind, by the intense and bright yellow ginger flowers, and the explosion of the bougainvillea and hibiscus colors. The rest is done by the bright sea, a true paradise for divers, with its forests of coral, the myriad of colorful fish and lobsters and the many dreamlike beaches and coves.

British Virgin Islands caribbean yacht charters (St Martin)

A catamaran sailing charter in the British Virgin Islands is a classic boat holidays: The BVI are one of the top destination for the sailing yacht charter in the whole world. The mild and dry climate, the constant trade winds that allows dreamlike sailing among these islands of rare beauty, the colors and the exotic charm of the villages of the islands, the fruit cocktails (you should absolutely taste the famous “Painkiller”) and romantic atmosphere, ideal for couples on their honeymoon, are other ingredients that make the holidays by boat to the British Virgin Islands one of the preferred choices among all the sailing destinations in the world.

British Virgin Islands caribbean yacht charters (St Martin)

Day 1: St. Martin (Port Lonvilliers)

Your cruise starts in the Marina of Port Lonvilliers, Anse Marcel, in the idyllic French part of St. Martin. After being greeted with a welcome cocktail, and a quick briefing you can eat dinner. Just a few steps away from your yacht you can find a restaurant where you may enjoy the Caribbean air to the full.

Day 2: Tintamare – St. Barths (Gustavia)

After the breakfast, the anchor will be hoisted and you will sail to your first destination this day: a small island called Tintamare. Take a bath in the sun, or in the admirable blue Caribbean Sea, before sailing further into the direction of St. Barth. The Marina of Gustavia is the place of departure of a city, whose ambience reminds of old France. After the dinner on board, you may feel like visiting one of the lovely and typical bars, which can be found in the near venue. Do not be surprised if you meet celebrities on your neighboring table or while shopping. St Barth is the island of “the rich an famous”.

Day 3: Anguilla (Road Bay) – British Virgin Islands

“Cast off“, the destination is called Anguilla, another island of  “the rich and famous“, this time on the British side of life. About 30 snow-white, breathtaking beaches with turquoise colored water await you. The location is Road Bay. From here it’s not far to the glamorous “Sandy Island”. Then you will experience something very special, the night-drive to the British Virgin Islands. Under a starlit sky, one will once again be reminded what role the human being plays in the universe.

Day 4: Tortola

In the morning, arrival in Tortola. After you attend the immigration formalities in the capital Road Town, you may discover the city. Overnight stay in the Hodge’s Creek Marina, Maya Cove.

Day 5: Peter Island (Deadman’s Bay) – Salt Island

The next destination is Peter Island. You will anchor in the Deadman`s bay: the beach, which is surrounded by palm trees, is said to be one of the ten most romantic beaches in the world. Be on the lookout for turtles, take a walk along the beach, or discover the world under the turquoise colored surface by snorkel and flippers. In the afternoon you will sail towards Salt Island. The wreck of the HMS Rhone lies here, a mail boat that sank in a hurricane in 1867.

Day 6: Norman (The Bight)

After a breakfast on board you’ll put out to Norman Island. After spending some time sailing through the shiniest of all waters, you will reach the Bay “The Bight”, which has previously been a popular hideout for pirates. Here you have the chance to walk through Norman Island, a real Treasure Island. An old legend indicates that a pirate called Morgan, hide a treasure in the caves, but never came back for it. Who knows? Maybe it is a good advice, to take the novel “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson with you as a reading. Dinner takes place on board. After that, you shall not miss a cocktail on “Willi-.T”, a former Baltic merchantman. Parties here are not a rare.

Day 7: Tortola (Soper’s Hole) – Jost van Dyke (White Bay)

Today you set out for Tortola, Soper`s Hole in West End. Ramble through the small shops in this colorful Caribbean village, before you make your way to Jost van Dyke. Today you will anchor in the wonderful White Bay. Enjoy the “whitest beach” of the Caribbean, and the locally invented “painkiller”. However, in such a text-book-scenery, your every day worries will vanish with or without this popular drink.

Day 8: Tortola (Cane Garden Bay), Sandy Cay, Green Cay

Today’s destination is the “Cane Garden Bay”, Tortola. On the way you will visit the Green Cay or the Sandy Cay, which both are cute little islands. Their crystal clear water is just too inviting for swimmers and snorkelers. Viewing the beach from the water, one will find the perfect beach scenery. Nevertheless, a rather active village with a variety of restaurants and typical BVI beach bars expect you. Enjoy!

Day 9: Virgin Gorda (The Bath, Bitter End)

Sail to „The Baths“ in Virgin Gorda, which was named by no other than Christopher Columbus himself. The Baths, in the south of the island will fascinate you, for you find white beaches in between exceptional rock formations, which at the same time form seawater pools and caves. Later you continue to North Sound of Virgin Gorda and you’ll anchor in Bitter End.

Day 10: Tortola

After you’ve arrived you should use time for shopping in the appealing area of the Bitter End Yacht Club. Along the East coast of Virgin Gorda you will sail back to the Origin on Tortola. Grant yourself another “painkiller” in the legendary Pusser`s.

Day 11: Road Town, St. Martin

After breakfast, short visit to Road Town and “clear outward” at the customs. Then you will sail 90 nautical miles to St. Martin.

Day 12: St. Martin

Once you have arrived in St. Martin you will check out, before you make your way home, or start your continued holiday.

Note: this is just a sample of itinerary, of course different itineraries in all caribbean could be provided

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