Catastrophic event, disaster, Armageddon, the End of Times, destruction; all these superlatives have been used to describe the effects of hurricanes IRMA and MARIA in this nastiest of nasty weather years. Truly a terrible blow to tourism, cruise ships, and yacht charters – the lifeblood of the islands – and
In the grand tradition of the online booking giants Airbnb, Uber and the myriad on-line airfare booking systems, the relatively mundane task of tying up to a mooring ball in the British Virgin Islands has now gone on-line too. How it works You download an App to your mobile device.
Introduction We always try to coordinate a one-week bareboat sailing vacation around the time of the annual crewed yacht charter show that is scheduled in the US and British Virgin Islands every November. This year was especially interesting for us since it was the one-year anniversary of the devastating 2017
There are so many different locations to explore in the beautiful British Virgin Islands that it’s pretty hard to narrow down what to see and do during a week-long BVI sail. Although we’ve been lucky enough to explore many locations during several sails in the area, we certainly have not
If you’re searching for an amazing place to spend your honeymoon, look no further than the British Virgin Islands (BVI). You might not ever find a better place for your romantic holiday than this cluster of islands in the Caribbean. Certainly innumerable visitors have been impressed and delighted with a
Now, Cane Garden Bay has to be one of the really, really great places on Tortola, BVI. Overall it’s my favorite stop-over to simply chill and hang out PROVIDED the wind and waves are NOT coming from the North West or West. However, since the prevailing winds are usually from
The latest insider’s view of the BVI reconstruction efforts The famous BVI bars and assorted watering holes are in the process of reconstruction already. We are seeing a lot of activity on Jost van Dyke’s famous White Bay. Foxy’s is already serving meals with a limited menu, The Soggy Dollar
Customers often ask us for guidance in designing the best itineraries for their crewed or bareboat charters in the BVI. This is no big deal because we know the islands well and it’s easy to slap together an itinerary from our archives and forward it on. We always add caveats