Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

The chill out charter.

Language: English

Time Zone: GMT-4

Currency: US$

Population: 24,900

Culinary Favourite: BBQ’d Lobster

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British Virgin Islands at a glance

The BVI’s are the most beautiful, relaxing and stress-free sailing destination in the Caribbean. The pink sandy beaches are perfect for sunbathing, beachcombing and snorkelling, while every anchorage boasts fun island pubs ready for happy hour. Sailing in the BVI’s is without doubt a chill out charter.

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Sailing in the BVI is the Mecca for Caribbean yacht charter with its mild weather conditions and pleasant sailing passages. Must see islands: Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anagada, Cooper island, Norman Island.

Sailing yourself The British Virgin Islands are a great yacht charter destination for all levels of sailor with easy line-of-sight passages, short island sailing hops and mild wind conditions.

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When to enjoy sailing in the British Virgin Islands

The winter months and Christmas trade winds from December to May, allow for easy sailing conditions. High season is from November to mid April, when the weather is dry and comfortable. The hottest time of year and hurricane season is typically from July to November.

A sailing license or certificate is not mandatory for sailing in BVI on a yacht charter or bareboat charter but you will be asked to provide a sailing resume. For a luxury charter, skippered charter or cabin charter, you do not require any experience or certification.

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Discover the British Virgin Islands

Depending on your sailing in BVI itinerary, visit some of these tropical highlights.

Tortola
Tortola
Norman Island
Norman Island
Salt Island
Salt Island
Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda
Anegada
Anegada
Jost Van Dyke
Jost Van Dyke