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Planning Your Wedding in the Beautiful Virgin Islands?

Consider planning your special day onboard a luxurious and spacious catamaran surrounded by the crystal clear azure waters of the Caribbean.  If you have numerous guests joining you, we can sail you to your destination to meet family and friends for a gorgeous beach side wedding.

At Virgin Islands Yacht Charters, we also offer Bridal Registry so your family and friends can contribute any amount towards your honeymoon package rather than the traditional wedding registry.

Don't worry if you don't qualify for a bareboat charter, when we can send you out with a highly qualified Captain to take you to some of the most beautiful places on Earth.  We can even put together a land and sea package if you prefer a little more private time.  What a perfect way to spend your honeymoon!

Learn more by visiting this link on our website:  https://www.virginislandsyachtcharters.com/tying-the-knot

There's nothing better to us than having a guest or an owner come back from being out on charter and sharing their photos with us.  This is what it's all about!  There's nothing in the world like the Virgin Islands and we feel so fortunate every day to live and work here.  

Thanks Joe and Debra for sharing some of your photos with us and are so glad you had such a wonderful trip!

 The newest yacht in our fleet, Go Big Oar Go Home, will be featured

in the upcoming USVI Charter Yacht Show hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association

November 10th - 13th

at Yacht Haven Grande.  

Please stop in to meet our crew and check out this unique yacht!  We are so excited to be a part of this very special event that is the perfect kick-off for a successful charter season here in the beautiful US and British Virgin Islands.  

   

Show Schedule

  • 10th - 13th Nov 9am-5pm: Daily yacht viewings, with lunch break 12pm-1pm

  • 9th Nov 5.30pm: Invitation only Captains and Crews Night with Members, Directors and VIPs - Sponsored by Denison Yacht Sales

  • 10th Nov 5.30pm: Marine Expo trade show for marine vendors to exhibit and share industry updates for and with crew - Sponsored by IGY Marinas

  • 11th Nov 9am-4pm: Concours de Chef competition - Sponsored by La Royale 

  • 11th Nov 6pm: Evening broker yacht viewings - Themed Yacht-hop "Under -the-Sea" fa...

We are so excited to, once again, attend the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis.  We will be offering charter discounts to our guests who book while at the boat show, so be sure to stop by our booth.  Looking forward to seeing you!!

May 24, 2018

A couple of pictures popped up on my Facebook feed this week that brought back some awesome memories and led me to do a little bit of research on the history of the airport here in St Thomas.  As you may or may not know, I started my career as a flight attendant for American Airlines back in 1988 as a very young girl from Texas.  The extent of my travel were family vacations driving to various parts of the United States and RV camping. Not exactly the world traveler.

It was love at first site for me the minute I stepped off the plane on the maiden voyage from my base in New York City to St Thomas.  On my days off, I would take the early morning non-stop down, spend the day at Lindbergh Bay, then fly back on the last flight back to NYC.  Not a bad gig, that's for sure!  

To the right is the photo that flooded me with memories.  I can clearly recall being inside this building, flush from a day at the beach, a little tipsy, and always sad to leave.  At the time, thi...

NORMAN ISLAND, VI– One of the territory’s main tourist attractions, Willy T, a floating restaurant and bar, is being kicked out of its usual location.

The floating restaurant that usually operates on the south-west of The Bight at Norman Island was completely destroyed by the powerful winds of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 but was replaced by a new vessel.

The world-renowned Willy T is known for its parties and a place to get away to enjoy some good food and rum, while enjoying the ambiance of the water or moonlight.

In addition, Willy T, floating restaurant and bar boat, has attracted local residents and visitors from all over the world, along with day sailors from the neighboring [US] Virgin Islands.

“They are kicking us out the bay”

In an exclusive interview with our newsroom, Mr Ewan Anderson, owner of Willy T, told our news site today, May 11, 2018 that he was called to a meeting yesterday with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), and Honourable...

Be a competent and safe skipper on your next sailing vacation through our partners at NauticEd.  The Bareboat Charter Master Bundle of Courses were written by people who have really done it.  They will save you money, help you have a fun and safe time, and help you be a great leader of your family and friends. 

These are the fun and engaging multimedia courses in the bundle (totaling about 40 hours of study),

  • Skipper

  • Maneuvering Under Power

  • Coastal Navigation

  • Electronic Navigation

  • Anchoring

  • Bareboat Chartering

When you take these courses and log the appropriate amount of experience in your logbook, you are automatically qualified by every charter company in the world to skipper a boat on a sailing vacation.  

Take the Bareboat Charter Master Bundle of Courses NOW.  You can do it!

Even if you are inexperienced now, our affiliated schools can help you qualify for the practical skills you need.

We have so much excitement building here at Virgin Islands Yacht Charters with the arrival of so many new yachts to our fleet.  Within the last month we have welcomed Vayu, Alisei, Eddies In Time, and Quinn to our base on St Thomas at Compass Point Marina.  Vayu is a Fountaine Pajot, Saba 50 with 4 staterooms, including an owner's suite.  Vayu is perfect for charters requesting a Captain with the addition of a Skipper's Quarters with a private head.  Alisei is a 4 stateroom/4 head Helia 44 that is very well suited for several couples traveling together or families opting for a captain onboard.  Eddies In Time is a gorgeous 3 stateroom/3 head owner's version Helia 44 with many special features such as teak decking and underwater lighting.  Quinn, a Sun Odyssey Jeanneau 349, is perfect for those who really love to sail!  She's a lovely addition to our fleet.  We are expecting 3 more Helia 44's in early 2018, all of which have 4 staterooms and 4 heads.  They are currently making their way...

Next week we will be attending the internationally acclaimed United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, MD.  Not only is it recognized as the largest and most prestigious, it is also the ONLY remaining in-water sailboat show in the world.

Be sure to stop by our booth to visit with us and see some of the newest yachts in the Virgin Islands Yacht Charters fleet! 

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE 

United States Sailboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 5, 2017 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm 

Friday, October 6, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm 

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm 

Sunday, October 8, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm 

Monday, October 9, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm 


TICKET PRICES


VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)

This is the latest information as of September 21, 2017 12:47 PM EDT

Cyril E. King Airport will be closed to until September 30, 2017 except for military and hurricane relief.  We will pass along updates as we get them.

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