Caribbean sailing charter season is officially open! Of course, you can sail the Caribbean year-round, but many avoid it during the peak hurricane months in August, September, and October.

Are you looking for a Caribbean sailing adventure? Well, you have certainly come to the right place. We are here to help you plan the ultimate sailing vacation. And the most recommended way to enjoy sailing is to charter a private catamaran or monohull.  A Caribbean sailing charter will allow you to explore the islands of the Caribbean at your leisure. We have charters available from any Caribbean island, but this article will focus primarily on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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Sailing the United States and British Virgin Islands

The USVI consists of 4 large islands: St Croix, St ThomasSt John , and Water Island. In addition, there are 50 smaller islets and cays. The natural beauty of these places is far from the coastal areas, so you need a yacht for a wonderful experience. The British Virgin Islands are just east of the US Virgin Islands. The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of TortolaVirgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke.  It also has about 50 other smaller islands and cays.

So, what better way to explore as many islands as possible is by a private yacht charter?  Many choose a sailing catamaran or monohull to sail between the islands. Note: you will need a passport if you are going between the US and the British Virgin Islands.

Top Spots to Visit in the Virgin Islands

The U.S. and British Virgin Islands have different destinations that are a must-try for everyone. We have taken the time to research and point out a few must-see spots!

Our “research” mainly comes from sailing these islands for thirty years.

British Virgin Islands or More Commonly BVI
  1. The Baths National Park of Virgin Gorda is the part of BVI’s where you will find crystal clear turquoise water and gigantic granite stones.
  2. Gorda Peak National Park where all the amazing aquatic activities take place. Here you will find orchids and wildlife like bats, soldier crabs, lizards, and tree frogs.
  3. The North Sound of the BVIs is a small spot with a huge crowd because of different activities like parasailing, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing, and diving. It attracts a h.
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United States Virgin Islands, or More Commonly, USVI
  1. Virgin Islands national park St. John is the major attraction of VSVI’s because it attracts more than a million tourists annually. Unique walking tracks, wildlife, and aquatic activities await you here.
  2. St John Trunk Bay beach is known for its best photography. Due to the breathtaking beauty, you cannot forget to have a picture here.
  3. Magen’s Bay is a paradise for relaxation and rejuvenation. This idyllic island offers the perfect setting for sunbathing, allowing you to soak up the summer sun and return home with a radiant tan.

Top Scuba Diving Spots in the Virgin Islands

  1. Chikuzen is a remote location 12 miles from north of the Virgin Gorda where you can enjoy the most adventurous and thrilling scuba diving.
  2. Wreck Alley dive will let you explore the wrecked ship and if you are lucky you can spot a large green eel.
  3. The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is one of the top ten wreck dives in the world and the top wreck dive in the Caribbean.
  1. The wall at St. Croix is 5000 feet deep, and you can dive east and west. Explore new species and enjoy the aquatic beauty.
  2. Eagle shoals of St. John’s are between the tunnels and caves and are commonly known as the school of black dungeons.
  3. Carvel Rock of St. John is a captivating dive site, teeming with an abundance of marine life waiting to be discovered.
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Sailing the Puerto Rico Islands

Puerto Rico is the home of natural beauty, wide shores, and beautiful marine life. Here, you will find the best spots for sailing:

  1. El Yunque National Forest, a verdant island paradise, invites you to embark on a journey of exploration. With its natural beauty, cascading waterfalls, and tropical forest, it’s a place where visitors can roam freely, embracing theirrit adventurous spi.
  2. Culebra Island is seven miles long and three miles wide with white sand and turquoise water, the best in the Caribbean.
  3. Vieques has become a popular destination in the Caribbean because of its lush hotels, restaurants, shopping areas, and other amenities.

Scuba Diving Spots of Puerto Rico

  1. La Parguera , also known by another name of glow in the dark water, is famous for scuba diving. It connects almost 50 different scuba diving spots.
  2. Humacao has 24 diving sites, and you can do scuba diving with dolphins in the springtime.
  3. Mona Island is not that easy to reach. It’s best if you charter a yacht to reach there easily. It is the best and most relaxed place for scuba diving.
  4. Culebra is Puerto Rico’s main island and famous for its top aquatic activities. And for a quick adrenaline kick, one should try their scuba diving.

Caribbean Sailing Charters We Offer

Looking for the best company you can trust for a modern and comfortable adventure in the water? Then choose H2O luxury yacht charters as we provide you with luxurious and contemporary yachts that you will not find easily., The perfect customized and affordable packages for everyone to enjoy while cruising the Caribbean.

Here is a video featuring one of our Caribbean Sailing charter boats. But don’t worry we have lots more!