The Ultimate Guide to a British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter
The Ultimate Guide to a British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter
Taking a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter is a unique and wonderful way to experience and take in the Caribbean and the beautiful islands of the BVI. The British Virgin Islands are considered one of the best sailing destinations in the Caribbean. The year-round warm weather, consistent trade winds, and line of sight sailing, all make a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter great for everyone.
The British Virgin Islands are often referred to as ‘natures little secret’ by sailors and many believe it is a sailors paradise. On a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, you can explore over 60 unspoiled islands, relax on white sandy beaches or swim in turquoise shallow waters.
The British Virgin Islands has a year-round average temperature of between 23c and 30c. The most popular time to visit the BVI is between November and March, but it is ideal any time of the year. It often rains more during the periods of September through October.
Why Go On A British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter?
Catamaran Charter. A British Virgin Islands catamaran charter is perfect for families, groups of friends, and some boats can accommodate up to 8 guests. The two hulls of the catamarans allow for up to four cabins one in each corner of the hull, with spacious room in between. This offers privacy in cabins as well as large social areas. The deck and saloon areas of the boats are spacious with both inside and outside seating, ideal for dining or socializing. The saloons offer 360-degree views with big windows which also offers an abundance of natural light, a catamaran charter is great for the whole family.
Luxury Sailing. All catamarans offer luxury with comfortable beds and a spacious seating area, as well as outside areas to sunbathe or hangout. Some of the larger catamarans also offer small crew cabins, at the very front of the boat, for the skippers or hostesses to work onboard the yacht and accommodate requests, cook, and offer unique insights into the islands and the best places to stop and visit.
Exploring. A British Virgin Islands catamaran charter is the perfect way to experience the British Virgin Islands in spacious luxury. On a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, you can experience and move around different areas, instead of staying in a resort in one area.
What Are The Benefits of a British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter?
British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter. The British Virgin Islands are a great catamaran charter destination with islands to anchor off and sit on the beaches, enjoy the warm weather, snorkel or dive as well as just relaxing and taking in the Caribbean waters.
Exploring Destinations. When you go on a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter the distance between anchorages or marinas isn’t as far away as other destinations, meaning you can cover and visit more places, without long journeys under sail (unless that’s what you would like to do). This allows for more time for activities and relaxing. The BVI offers picturesque breathtaking views and a large number of events throughout the year, to watch or participate in, from regatta’s to carnivals there is always something to experience.
Why A Catamaran Charter? A catamaran can also sail quicker thanks to its design and aerodynamics through the water, which means you can get from A to B quicker allowing for more time to explore, swim or relax. On a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, you can moor or drop anchor close to shore, thanks to the shallow draft of catamarans, which is ideal for swimming or dropping anchor to explore ashore or swim in bays or caves. A catamaran is a perfect boat for a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, with plenty of space for guest and large communal, lounge areas perfect for alfresco dining or sunset cocktails.
When To Book A British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter
Best Time To Book. The best time to book a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter is anytime! If you wish to book a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter we have a fantastic team on hand to organize your perfect charter, as well as offering guidance on locations, itineraries, and skippers.
Ask Our Experts. We have an expert sales team who are there to answer your questions, help you design itineraries, and find you the perfect catamaran charter. You can talk to them today and book your dream catamaran charter today.
What Catamarans Are Available To Charter?
Boats Available. There are a relatively large number of boats in the British Virgin Islands, in a number of marinas, allowing for a wide variety and large choice of catamarans.
Catamaran Charters. On a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, there are lots of boat options available (this list depends on what is available at the time of booking), including;
- Nautitech Open 40
- Lucia 40
- Saba 50
- Helia 44
- Lagoon 450 and 52
Things To Do On A British Virgin Islands Catamaran Charter
Places To Visit. On a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter, there are lots of things to see and do, with over 60 islands to explore with snorkelling, diving destinations, beautiful calm places to drop anchor, places to relax, beaches, beach bars, and typical Caribbean restaurants to moor at and explore.
- Road Town – Here you will find plenty of well-stocked shops selling provisions and souvenirs.
- Cane Garden Bay – A sweeping beach on the northwest coast is just one of many palm-fringed, and white sand beaches.
- Wreck of Rhone – For slightly more experienced divers the wreck of the Royal Mail steamer Rhone.
- Soggy Dollar Bar – It is a great spot to swim ashore for a Painkiller and to while away the afternoon in a hammock under a palm tree.
- Callwood’s Distillery. – Mr. Callwood’s rum distillery to visit yachts a glimpse back into history.
- Cooper Island – A superb island with great anchorages in Manchioneel Bay, as well as the activities on offer at Cooper Island Beach Club.
- Virgin Gorda Island – Famous for its Baths, Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, Leverick Bay, and North Sound of Virgin Gorda are great places to moor. Snapper’s Bar and Grill, Coco Maya are great restaurants to visit.
Sailing in the British Virgin Islands
Great For All Abilities. Sailing on a British Virgin Islands catamaran charter is great for every ability, with line-of-sight sailing, consistent trade winds, very few unmarked hazards, great navigational guides, short passages between islands, and minimal tidal currents. These things make the BVI the perfect sailing destination all year round for families, couples, beginners to advanced sailors and the white sandy beaches make it a great yacht charter honeymoon destination.