US Virgin Islands Yacht Charter Guide

The opportunities for fun in and on the water are endless in the US Virgin Islands.

A US Virgin Islands yacht charter offers you the chance to experience one of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds. Sequestered between Puerto Rico and Anguilla, the glorious cluster of tightly knit islands and cays that make up the US Virgin Islands are scattered like jewels across the sparkling blue ocean. Embark on your charter yacht in the US Virgin Islands and discover glamorous scalloped coastlines, coves and white sand beaches. You will be delighted by the islands renowned for their idyllic array of anchorages, vibrant color and wonderful variety of tropical fish.

The US Virgin Islands have been attracting all types of seafarers to their shores for centuries. Comprising the main islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and Water Island, with many smaller islands and islets in between, ashore the islands of this archipelago, you will find a culture that is a blend of Caribbean, American and European influences.

If you fancy yourself a member of the waterborne, the opportunities are endless when it comes to things to do during a US Virgin Islands yacht charter. From snorkeling and diving to discovering restored sugar plantations ashore, you will be spoilt for choice while cruising here. If relaxation and swimming are on your to-do list, the beaches and shallow waters here are some of the best in the world. Their sparkling-white sands are stunning from Honeymoon Beach to Caneel Bay, Oppenheimer Beach, Trunk Bay and Maho Beach.

If you or anyone in your charter party are sailing enthusiasts, you will delight in the sailing opportunities found here, thanks to the ideal tradewinds. The US Virgin Islands are also the main gateway to the BVIs, and the clearance process into the islands is easy. Flying into St. Thomas and spending a few days exploring the US Virgin Islands before crossing the border to the BVI is one of the most popular cruising itineraries in the Caribbean.

Location Highlights

  • Take the tender and follow the snorkel trail around Trunk Bay, St. John
  • Step ashore at Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, where sophisticated boutiques line the harbor
  • Follow in the fins of Jean-Michel Cousteau and dive the US Virgin Islands' stunning underwater world
  • Enjoy the beautiful sunset from Francis Bay, St John
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