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Yacht Charter Information - Tortola, British Virgin Islands

We are dedicated to providing our clients with the most detailed information for bareboat and crewed charters in the BVI. In addition to our extensive FAQ, we hope you'll find our information section, photo gallery and hand drawn maps helpful when planning your holiday.

FAQ - Part 1

  • Bareboat vs. crewed charters. Which is best suited to your needs?
  • Qualifications required to bareboat and a sample sailing resume.
  • ASA sailing lessons.
  • Duties and Responsibilities of your captain & cook.
  • What is involved in hiring a captain?
  • Crew Gratuities. How much should you tip your crew?
  • Where you will stay overnight.
  • The most common charter accidents.
  • Day of the week to start your bareboat vacation.
  • What discounts are available - if any?

FAQ - Part 2

  • What to expect upon arrival at the charter base in Tortola.
  • Choosing a catamaran or monohull sailboat.
  • Concerns about renting an older boat.
  • Information for tides, currents and swells in the British Virgin Islands.
  • How far in advance should you book your yacht charter?
  • "Saving" mooring balls with your dinghy. What is the accepted etiquette?
  • Sailing to Anegada.
  • Can we pick up our boat in St. Thomas vs. Tortola?
  • Using a broker or booking your holiday directly?
  • Booking your bare boat vacation through a travel agent. Will they have the right information for you?

Maps of the British Virgin Islands


Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are more than happy to assist!

For information about your sailing or powerboat vacation,
Contact our BVI yacht charter specialist!

Phone: (284) 495-4168 in Tortola
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Launched: 2001 - Last Updated: January 27, 2014