British Virgin Islands: Tortola Yacht Charter: Bareboat, Yachts with crew, by the cabin
Sailing to Paradise: Bareboat Catamaran Sailing Vacations in the British Virgin Islands
Legendary sunsets, crystal blue waters, enthralling water sports—the British Virgin Islands define paradise possibly better than anywhere else on the planet. Regarded as one of the world’s best locations to charter a catamaran, BVI is also the headquarters of The Catamaran Company, which specializes in bareboat catamaran sailing vacations. The pinnacle of sailing bliss, the Caribbean waters surrounding the 50-plus islands of BVI brim with coral reefs and sea-swept beaches that will captivate you with their dramatic beauty. Unwind amidst the sea breezes of BVI’s most enchanting settings.
Customize Your Itinerary for Your BVI Yacht Charter
The Catamaran Company features exceptional BVI yacht charters that are perfect for couples who want to get away from it all or groups looking to enjoy a trip to paradise together. With a by the cabin yacht charter out of Tortola, the home of The Catamaran Company, you can customize your itinerary to suit your time frame as well as your interests. When creating a travel itinerary for your British Virgin Islands yacht charter, be sure to consider the following stops, some of the islands’ most celebrated locales.
Launch your BVI yacht charter from the Hodges Creek Marina on the island of Tortola. One of BVI’s four main islands, Tortola boasts incredible beaches, especially on its northern coast like Cane Garden Bay and Lambert Beach. Bask in the glorious sunshine aboard your Tortola yacht charter, but don’t forget to enjoy popular waters sports on the island’s beaches like kite boarding and wind surfing. Scuba diving and surfing are also popular on Tortola.
Road Town, Tortola
As the capital of the British Virgin Islands, Road Town attracts throngs of visitors aboard bareboat charters. Be sure to explore the water front and the city’s colonial architecture before returning to your yacht charter. Road Town is a great place to shop for a memorable souvenir.
The serene island of Anegada is characterized by its flat terrain. A popular destination for fly fishing, Anegada is sparsely populated and revered for its miles of pristine beaches flanked by translucent waters. There are many shipwrecks in the region because of the dangerous reefs, making this a popular destination for scuba divers. The Catamaran Company employs expert crews that are adept at handling these reef-strewn waters, so feel free to add Anegada to your bareboat yacht charter itinerary.
Virgin Gorda Baths
A celebrated anchorage for BVI bareboat yacht charters, the Virgin Gorda Baths with its grottoes and gigantic granite boulders offer snorkelers an unparalleled experience. Be sure to witness the extraordinary sand-bottomed cave, one of most photographed sites in BVI.
North Sound, Virgin Gorda
North Sound is one of the best places in BVI for water sports. While you’ll enjoy the views from your catamaran charter, you’ll likely want to go diving or wind surfing in this idyllic location. The tranquil waters are perfect for waterskiing and jets skiing. If you enjoy water sports, this is a must-visit destination.
Rhone National Maritime Park
The Rhone National Maritime Park is a singular BVI attraction located near Salt Island. The park is a magnet for scuba divers who come to witness the 19th century wreck of The Rhone. The site is considered one of the premier scuba sites in the world.
Peter Island is a breathtaking setting that is dotted with amazing dive sites and stunning beaches. It’s also great place to enjoy a spa treatment before returning to the comforts of your BVI catamaran charter.
With its great snorkeling and outstanding dive sites, Norman Island is a regular feature of bareboat catamaran sailing vacations in the British Virgin Islands. The island’s caves are ideal for exploring and are thought to be the inspiration for the classic novel Treasure Island.
Located near Jost Van Dyke, Sandy Cay is the ultimate desert island surrounded by deep tranquil waters that are perfect for kayaking or simply lounging aboard your bareboat yacht charter. This postcard-like setting boasts white sandy beaches fringed by swaying palms—the ideal Caribbean setting.
Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke
The island of Jost Van Dyke is home to Great Harbor, a popular tourist center that boasts amazing nightlife with its beach strip brimming with restaurants and bars. After sailing the tranquil waters of the Caribbean, you’ll love soaking up the island culture of Great Harbor.
From uninhabited islands to catamaran-strewn bays, the British Virgin Islands offer something for every type of traveler. Moreover, a luxury catamaran charter with crew will complement your vacation experience. There’s no better way to explore the islands than with a BVI yacht charter from The Catamaran Company.
Sample Itinerary for Catamaran Sailing Vacations in BVI
Day 1: Explore some of the northern beaches of Tortola
Day 2: Explore Road Town
Day 3: Scuba off Anegada
Day 4: Snorkel the Virgin Gorda Baths
Day 5: Enjoy water sports in North Sound
Day 6: Scuba dive, Rhone National Maritime Park
Day 7: Scuba dive, Peter Island
Day 8: Cave exploration, Norman Island
Day 9: Snorkel or kayak off Sandy Cay and eat and drink in Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke
Day 10: Return to Tortola along the island’s picturesque northern coast