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

US Virgin Islands yacht charters offer you the chance to experience one of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds in the Caribbean Sea. 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, which are renowned for their idyllic array of anchorages, vibrant colors, and wonderful variety of tropical fish.

A Unique Blend of Cultures and History

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 American, European, and Caribbean influences.

Endless Waterborne Adventures Await your Sailing Vacation

If you fancy yourself a member of the Waterborne, the opportunities are endless when it comes to things to do during US Virgin Islands yacht charters. 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.

A Sailing Paradise with Easy Access to the BVI

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 British Virgin Islands, 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 British Virgin Islands is one of the most popular cruising itineraries in the Caribbean.

Get in touch with a yacht broker in the US Virgin Islands

Northrop & Johnson is a leading international yacht brokerage with access to the best and most luxurious yachts for charter, including in the US Virgin Islands. With offices in the heart of Miami, our yacht charter brokers boast unparalleled US Virgin Islands expertise and market intelligence. We take pride in listening to our client’s needs and crafting exceptional charter itineraries in and around the US Virgin Islands. Rent a superyacht in the US Virgin Islands and enjoy the ultimate vacation on the water. Contact our yacht brokers in Miami today if you want to charter a luxury yacht in the US Virgin Islands. We will be thrilled to assist you on your yachting journey, showing you the sample itinerary before creating a unique experience for you.

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Charter Highlights US Virgin Islands

  • 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
  • Cross the border and sail in the British Virgin Islands
  • Set sail to the most beautiful beaches, scuba dive, practice water sports in the turquoise waters, and taste great food at the typical beach bars
  • During the smooth sailing on the steady trade winds, stop in the national parks to discover the lush vegetation
  • Don't miss the opportunity to admire beautiful sunsets on an island or onboard your boat
  • The perfect vacation to sail away from the winter months
  • Relax on a beautiful beach: Magens Bay, on St Thomas, is the perfect destination if you love white sand beaches.
  • Visit the famous Coral Bay on St John and explore the Virgin Islands National Park, wich cover most of the territory of the St John Island
  • Make your vacation an island hop, discovering the nearby islands, following the trade winds to sail from St Thomas to St John and from Jost Van Dyke to Virgin Gorda
  • Sail to the Christmas Cove on St Thomas, where you can order a pizza on your boat from Pizza Pi VI, a famous boat restaurant

US Virgin Islands Yacht Charter Itinerary

For a full list of all available itineraries & excursions, or to chart your own course please inquire.

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US Virgin Islands Yacht Charter: FAQs

How much is a luxury yacht charter in the US Virgin Islands?

The entry point for one-week luxury yacht charters in the US Virgin Islands starts at around US$50,000 and rises to over a million for the world’s most luxurious superyachts. Contact Northrop & Johnson if you want to book a yacht charter in the Caribbean, or browse our luxury yachts for charter.

Can I enjoy a bareboat charter in the US Virgin Islands?

While it is likely possible to book a bareboat charter in the US Virgin Islands, Northrop & Johnson only manages professionally crewed and luxury yacht charters.

What types of yachts can I charter in the US Virgin Islands?

There’s a superb selection of luxury yachts for charter in the US Virgin Islands, including:

  • Motor yachts, including displacement and semi-displacement
  • Sailing yachts, including schooners, sloops, and cutters
  • Sailing catamarans and motor catamarans
  • Superyachts and mega yachts

No matter what type of yacht you want to charter, Northrop & Johnson can connect you with your ideal vessel. Contact our Caribbean yacht charter brokers today.

Is the US Virgin Islands good for a luxury sailing vacation?

The US Virgin Islands are superb for sailing, especially the island of St Thomas. The US Virgin Islands enjoy steady easterly tradewinds and good protection from waves and swells in the lee of the islands. If you want to enjoy a once-in-a-liftetime sailing vacation aboard a luxury crewed sailing yacht, contact the team at Northrop & Johnson. Set sail for one of the best charters of your life.

Where can I berth my private yacht in the US Virgin Islands?

The US Virgin Islands boasts some stunning secluded anchorages and world-class marinas, including:

  • Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas
  • Crown Bay Marina, St. Thomas
  • IGY American Yacht Harbor, St. Thomas
  • St Croix Marine Center, St. Croix
  • Christmas Cove, St. Thomas

Is the US Virgin Islands good for snorkeling and scuba diving?

The underwater world in the US Virgin Islands is spectacular, with a superb selection of world-class snorkeling and scuba diving spots that boast vibrant coral reefs and vibrant marine life. This makes the US Virgin Islands the perfect destination for snorkeling enthusiasts. Sail to some of the best spots:

  • WIT Shoal II – a 330-foot freighter that sank during a tropical storm in 1984. The wreck is now home to several coral sponges and fish species and sits just off the coast of Saba Island
  • Carval Rock – a fantastic drift dive boasting a large variety of sea life, including marine critters such as sea turtles and colorful sponges.
  • Salt River Canyon – a superb wall dive teeming with reef fish and large formations of hard corals covered with soft corals and sponges.
  • Waterlemon Cay – located in Leinster Bay on Saint John, is surrounded by a fringing reef and is considered one of the best snorkeling spots on the island.

What other charter destinations are nearby?

If you want to enjoy private yacht charters in the US Virgin Islands, contact Northrop & Johnson’s charter expert brokers.

When can I embark on my USVI yacht vacation?

Several airlines provide direct flights to the US Virgin Islands, especially to the St Thomas Cyril E. King Airport, close to Charlotte Amalie on St Thomas Island, and the Terrance B. Lettsome on Beef Island. Also the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St Croix is a good starting point for your charter vacation.

Get in touch with a US Virgin Islands yacht broker

As a leading yacht charter brokerage with access to the best yachts for charter, our team excels at crafting incredible holidays on the water. If you want to enjoy a tailored charter vacation and to sail on your USVI yacht, our team is ready to assist. We will help you choose your ideal yacht and then craft an incredible charter itinerary in the US Virgin Islands. Contact our team today.

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