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Provisioning for a Bareboat Charter


Vacation is a time for rest and relaxation, so why not let someone else do the work for you when it comes to shopping for your week on charter.  St Thomas has many wonderful options for pre-provisioning your boat and usually for less than the cab fare to the grocery store if you choose to shop for yourself.  There's no reason not to take advantage of the convenient services available to you that will make the start of your vacation easy and stress free.

Just remember when you are shopping for a bareboat charter that your yacht will be essentially that . . . bare.  You will need to purchase paper products, cleaning supplies, food, beverages, condiments and seasonings, etc.  That's why using

a reputable provisioning service can prove to be very helpful, because they may think of things you could easily overlook.

You can find additional information about provisioning in the FAQ's section of this website.


Please note:  Someone in your crew MUST be onboard to accept and sign-off on delivery of your provisions.  No early deliveries will be accepted.

Provisioning Recommendations & Information

Time Saver VI

Time Saver VI provides delivery services on St Thomas and St John, including provisions for your yacht charter.  Nothing is more valuable than your time, especially on vacation.

You'll love working with Evan   

        and his team!                                      239-935-9971

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Easy Online Shopping

Moe's Fresh Market

In nearby Redhook, Moe's Fresh Market offers a free provisioning service that is open to yachts, jets, hotel guests and private residences. Their goal is to accommodate all your needs with an efficient personal approach. Quality is the first step to trust, that's why the provisioning staff at Moe's likes to personally select everything you order. Our guests and Moe's customers can count on having the freshest, most flavorful, highest quality natural and organic products available.

Moe's is also a great place to shop for yourself if you do not want to take advantage of their services.

Tel 340-693-0254 * Fax 340-693-0256 * Email:

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Now Offering Curbside Pickup

(For those who are a little more price conscious, this is a great option). 

Located by "Big Kmart" at Tutu Mall, The Market provides convenient online shopping and curbside service. 

The Market STT is a family owned full-service supermarket. From humble beginnings in the mid-seventies, they have grown into a major supermarket within the Virgin Islands while still maintaining a small store feel. The Market has an extensive inventory of groceries and dry goods, and feature fresh, organic, and local produce and meats. The dairy department is filled with a variety of fine cheeses, yogurts, butters and a large selection of eggs, milk varieties and juices.

The Market has the largest liquor and wine selection on island, which includes locally brewed beer, vodkas and of course a full selection of rums.  The meat department is stocked with the finest cuts of USDA, Certified Angus meats prepared by experienced butchers. Also including an extensive selection of pork, poultry, and seafood. The in-house deli and bakery feature customizable Stone House wraps & subs, pre-made salads, sliced meats and cheeses in addition to specialty cakes and pastries.  

4605 Tutu Park Mall

Anna's Retreat, St Thomas 00802                         Hours: Mon-Sun 7am - 9pm



Fine Food Afloat Anna's Market

Fine Food Afloat specializes in boat provisioning, so they are very familiar with your needs when chartering.  Their online shopping is made super easy with beautiful pictures and a very user-friendly website.  They offer the highest quality  products, including premium meats and seafood items that are air-shipped weekly and vacuum sealed for freshness.  To make it even easier Fine Food Afloat also offers provisioning packages that includes everything you need for breakfast, lunch, and snacks, as well as a basic paper package.  You can even shop for complete meal packages!

The customer service at Fine Food Afloat is second to none and is of the utmost importance to them.  They have a great reputation here on island and all of our guests who have taken advantage of the service they offer have been highly complimentary of the care they were shown throughout the provisioning process.

Food Center

If you do still prefer to shop for yourself, and many people do, Food Center is a nearby full-service grocery store with reasonable prices and everything you will need for your charter.  That includes beer, wine and spirits as well.  Only a five minute cab ride from Compass Point Marina, Food Center is super convenient and is a very popular grocery store for most locals on the East End of St Thomas. 

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