British Virgin Islands Yacht Charter Guide

Bursting with picturesque islands that inspire and impress, a luxury yacht charter in the BVIs will make your dream Caribbean holiday come true.

A British Virgin Islands yacht charter is made for the waterborne. During a yacht charter in the BVIs, you can expect a balmy climate and steady easterly tradewinds. More than 60 islands are split between the neighboring cosmopolitan US Virgin Islands and the relatively unspoiled British Virgin Islands. Distances between the islands are short, making them ideal for island-hopping adventures. Whether you’re a first-time charterer or traveling with family, the BVIs have ample protected anchorages and endless excursion possibilities. Throughout the archipelago, you will find coral reefs and sprawling beaches that provide every opportunity for all manner of watersports and total relaxation. Furthermore, if you’re into snorkeling or diving or are a sportsfishing enthusiast, the abundance of fish in these waters make them ideal for you. Combined with your luxury charter yacht, the BVIs make the perfect backdrop for days spent ashore.

A luxury yacht charter in the British Virgin Islands is your dream Caribbean holiday. A fragmented jigsaw of islands lying in the northern Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands have long been a yachtsman’s haven. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, throughout the centuries, the archipelago has attracted all manner of seafarers. Today you can join the sophisticated crowd that flocks here for unspoiled landscapes and crystal-clear waters. Lying at the center of the British Virgin Island archipelago, the most popular cruising area is the scenic Sir Francis Drake channel. Cruise by hilly green islands and islets and into the channel that offers you steady easterly trade winds and an abundance of sheltered anchorages.

The islands are a canvas of natural beauty leavened with an enticing mix of old-world charm and luxury resorts. Your must-visit list includes the largest island in the British Virgin Island chain, Virgin Gorda and the beach party island of Jost Van Dyke. You can head to the many bars and restaurants that dot the island to unwind before heading aboard your yacht.  In between these lie many more compelling isles – Norman Island, Salt Island and Cooper Island, to name just a few. If you’re looking for miles of sparkling sandy beaches, unparalleled dive sites and a constant gentle breeze, you’re in luck. Can’t you just picture yourself there now? Let your Northrop & Johnson charter expert plan your perfect British Virgin Islands yacht charter, steering you to some of the finest ports and anchorages in the Caribbean.

Charter Highlights British Virgin Islands

  • Dive or snorkel Ring Dove Rock, Norman Island
  • Sea-kayak around the boulders and grottoes of The Baths, Virgin Gorda
  • Navigate your way through locally inspired botanical gins
  • Swim ashore to Jost Van Dyke’s Soggy Dollar Bar for a famous Painkiller cocktail
  • Try local drafts from the on-site microbrewery at the Cooper Island Beach Club
  • Try your hand at kite surfing, Anegada
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