British Virgin Islands Yacht Charter
BVI | Tortola | Jost Van Dyke | Norman island | Virgin Gorda | Cooper island | Necker island | Peter island
Comprehensive guide for yachting vacations in the British Virgin islands - Find out when to go, what to see, photos, itineraries, climate & events.
Why the British Virgin Islands is one of the best destinations for sailing?
Charter a luxury crewed yacht in the British Virgin Islands or BVI for a beautiful vacation. Discover the warm breezes, gorgeous blue waters, and find the laid-back island vibe. Magic awaits on your yacht charter as you escape your daily stresses- dip your toes in the sea and relax on the soft sand beaches. Forget the time and enjoy the peaceful days exploring the stunning islands and experiencing true BVI sailing. Whether you’re looking for the hidden sand beaches and quiet coves, an adventurous snorkel through the caves on Norman Island, or the lively beach bar with fellow islanders, the Caribbean has it all and more!
For the newcomers to yacht charters and sailing vacations, the British Virgin Islands is a great spot to get started! Charter guests are welcomed in Nanny Cay and you will soon find it’s a great start to an incredible sailing experience! Perfect charter destinations such as Peter Island, Scrub Island, Virgin Gorda, beautiful White Bay on Jost Van Dyke, and the Caves on Norman Island are a must for your charter vacation… your private sailing yacht will whisk you away to sand beaches and tropical adventure!
On your BVI yacht charter, sail from Nanny Cay in Road Town, Tortola on your own private sailing yacht and leisurely explore while sunning yourself on deck. Cruise between the popular islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke- a beautiful sailing experience- and head ashore to find the party at any of the famous bars that are dotting the coastlines. You’ve heard the names and their stories… the Soggy Dollar, Foxy’s, and Willy T’s for a fabulous island beach bar day!
The Soggy Dollar at White Bay on Jost Van Dyke has been serving up drinks for over 50 years! Relax on the beach and indulge in the Painkiller- the famous Caribbean rum drink that originated right here at the Soggy Dollar.
With its famous Beach BBQ on Saturday nights, charter guests need to head to Foxy’s on Jost Van Dyke… it is the place to be for island food, chill vibe, and great music.
Willy T’s is back at The Bight off Norman Island… head to this lively floating bar and join the party! Surrounded by crystal clear waters and gorgeous scenery, it’s a hot spot for a great day of lounging and drinking with friends.
From the Bight, sail around the point to Treasure Point in Privateer Bay- here you will find the famous caves on Norman Island. Snorkeling in these natural, salt water caves is a must and an incredible experience awaits!
For all you foodies, plan your yacht charter around the annual Anegada Lobster Festival! Spiny lobster is on the menu during this world- famous event… complete the day with dancing, exploring, and checking out the local artistry. Quite the unique island experience!
On a BVI yacht charter, you can visit the popular islands such as Virgin Gorda- or explore some of the lesser known places. Scrub Island is a gorgeous privately owned resort island and marina offering exceptional amenities with a fabulous restaurant and bar. As it’s centrally located, get in some BVI sailing fun and head over to Peter Island all while relaxing on your crewed yacht.
For a quiet day of relaxation on your sailing vacation, charter guests can lounge in the sun and soak in ‘The Baths’ on Virgin Gorda or visit the flamingos of Necker Island. Hide away on Honeymoon Beach which is tucked out of the way at the end of Little Deadman’s Beach on Peter Island… or, stroll along the lovely shore of Cooper Island.
Tips & FAQs
BVI yacht charters are the perfect sailing vacations to bring together family and friends. On your charter vacation, you’ll be spoiled by the professional crew- exceptional foods, drinks, and wonderful service. With local knowledge, your crew can help in designing the best vacation with memories that will last a lifetime.
The Caribbean is incredible and there’s so much to experience… and yacht charters in the British Virgin Islands are the best way to find your island groove and relax. So... grab a Painkiller and your sunscreen then head on deck to soak up a fabulous BVI sailing adventure!
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See & Do
What can you see & do on your summer vacations in the British Virgin Islands?
Eat & Drink
What can you eat & drink on your summer vacations in the British Virgin Islands?
See our recommended itineraries for the British Virgin Islands or let us plan one for you
What are the best times to travel to the British Virgin Islands?
The best time to visit the British Virgin Islands runs from December to April, since it is the least rainy and the least muggy period of the year. Within this period, the months of January, February and March are the driest and the least hot of all. In summer, June and July are generally less rainy than August and September, and have also a lower risk of tropical storms and hurricanes, which, as mentioned, are most likely between August and October, that is, when the sea is warmer.
What to pack on your Yachting Vacations in the British Virgin islands?
From December to April: bring light clothes, and possibly a scarf for the breeze and a sweatshirt for the evening.
From May to November: bring lightweight clothing, and possibly a light sweatshirt and a light raincoat for thunderstorms; a sweatshirt and a pashmina for air-conditioned places.