yacht charter virgin islands

Crewed Catamaran: Matau
Guests/ Passengers: 8
Cabins: 4
Crew: 4


Crewed Yacht: Diamond Girl
Guests/ Passengers: 8
Cabins: 4
Crew: 4


Crewed Gulets: Papa Joe 
Guests/ Passengers: 10
Cabins: 5
Crew: 6


Luxury Yacht Charter: Virgin Islands

usvi yacht charterProposed Virgin Island (USVI) Sailing Itinerary:
Day 1: Cast off from Road Town, Tortola...
Your luxury yacht charter sets sail at around noon after you have unpacked and settled into your new environment. Deadman’s Bay on Peter Island is a short sail away where you can jump into the gorgeous waters of the Caribbean; swim ashore to the beautiful sandy beach on Peter Island, or dinghy across. After exploring Peter Island, sit back and enjoy a meal as you motor around the point to Little Harbor or isolated Great Harbor for the night.
Day 2: Sail up the Sir Francis Drake Channel…
You are your crew will set sail for Beef Island and the up the Sir Francis Drake Channel. Anchor at Marina Cay and go ashore to visit the famous Pusser’s restaurant and store. Relax with a drink and dinner on the island. Or head to Trellis Bay and drop anchor for a guaranteed fantastic reef snorkeling adventure in this environmentally protected snorkeling region. You’ll find rustic English-style dining and entertainment to enjoy on tiny Bellamy Cay.
Day 3: Sail east to Virgin Gorda...
Wake up to breath taking views of the open waters in the Caribbean and sail east to Virgin Gorda. Enjoy a lunch on board; at “The Baths”, before diving into crystal waters washing colorful reefs beside boulder-formed caves. Pick up a mooring ball for the day and dinghy, swim or snorkel ashore for breathtaking tours of the region as you wade through sandy pools and caves.
A northern swell prevents you from anchoring overnight in this region; so you’ll want to motor around to Spanish Town for the night. You’ll find fuel, ice, water, groceries and West Indian entertainment at nearby bars and restaurants.
Day 4: Spectacular snorkeling in Guana...
Take a leisured sail on fresh Caribbean downwind to Monkey Point on the southern end of Guana Island for a great day anchorage, full of spectacular snorkeling, nature and complete relaxation. After lunch, continue west to Cane Garden Bay on northern Tortola; famous for picture-postcard beauty and full moon parties. Dinghy ashore for ice, supplies, mini-markets and fun beach bars with steel-drum bands playing Calypso Music. While you are there sample genuine cane rum from the Callwood Distillery.This is a secure overnight anchorage in all but a strong northerly direction.
Day 5: Experience beautiful Sandy Cay...
Your Caribbean sailing charter adventure takes you to beautiful Sandy Cay; its name speaks for itself. You can swim, snorkel, kayak, or hike around the tiny sugar-white sandy island. Then head into Great Harbor on Jost Van Dyke for the night. Discover great little local shops, restaurants and bars including the famous Foxy’s Tamarind Bar and Grill serving excellent dinners on Thursday evenings; be sure to make a reservation! Ice and some groceries will be available for purchase; you will also need to check in with the “BVI Customs & Immigration Office”.
Day 6: Robert Stevenson “Treasure Island”…
Sailing to Norman Island is a long, leisurely sail where you may encounter dolphins swimming alongside your yacht, jumping in-and-out of its wake.  Norman Island is famous spot for the setting of Robert Louis Stevenson’s book, who wrote “Treasure Island”; steeped in history and legends of pirates and buried treasure. “The Bight” is a great overnight anchorage where you can enjoy some lively entertainment aboard the “Willy T”; a tall ship restaurant named after William Thornton, architect of the U.S. Capital Building.
Day 7: Dinghy or kayak ashore to the Caves...
Take your Dinghy or kayak from your yacht ashore to the Caves. The Caves are populated with breathtaking arrays of colorful tropical fish. Snorkel or dive at the Indians, a group of sharp peaks rising from the sea about a mile offshore before returning to Tortola, marking the end of your journey.

Experience, sail and enjoy the Virgin Islands like no other onboard your own private yacht. Compass Point Yacht Charter Service will assist you in securing the right vessel for your needs, and help organize your individual itinerary and shore activities.

Other Caribbean Anchorages:

Hawksnest Bay, St. John
Pick up a National Park mooring ball and swim or dinghy ashore to a beautiful white sand beach. You can hail a taxi to Cruz Bay for some shopping or nightlife. The mooring is free for the day, but there is a charge to stay overnight.

Leinster Bay, St. John
Towards the east end of St. John on the north coast, snorkeling around Waterlemon Cay is about the best you will find anywhere in the islands. You’ll find colorful parrotfish and schools of other reef fish. Ashore you’ll find a trail to the ruins of a centuries-old Sugar Mill. This well protected anchorage is a great spot for kayaking and grilling onboard in the evenings.

Coral Bay, St. John
A great hurricane hole to explore by dinghy before making your way ashore to Skinny Legs or one of the other bars and restaurants for some island culture.

Lameshur Bay, St. John
Guided park excursions provide opportunities to explore hiking trails ranging from easy walks on well-maintained paths to difficult climbs along brushy tracks. Excellent for bird-watchers.

Water Island, St. Thomas
Water, ice and restaurants found here. Cruise along the south coasts of St. John and St. Thomas, then head into protected waters of Honeymoon Bay to the west of Water Island. Swim from a beautiful white sand beach, explore ashore or dinghy to Frenchtown for duty free shopping.

Christmas Cove, Great St. James
Great lunchtime or overnight stop for snorkeling at this beautiful well-protected anchorage.

Benner Bay, St. Thomas
Home of VIP Yacht Charters. Restock ice, fuel, water and provisioning.
Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Francis Bay, St. John
An absolutely breathtakingly beautiful anchorages, all part of the USVI National Park, and within easy reach from St. Thomas. Mooring balls are free for the day but have a charge for overnight. Hail a taxi along the road behind the beaches for a shopping excursion to Cruz Bay.

Soper’s Hole, Tortola
Find water, ice, supplies, restaurants, shopping, and a full service marina offering slips with water, electricity and a well-stocked market. If coming from the USVI, clear customs & immigration before your visit ashore. Take a slip at the marina or pick up a mooring ball. It’s too deep to anchor.

Little Harbor, Jost Van Dyke

Great overnight anchorage!

White Bay, Jost Van Dyke
A beautiful white sand beach, ideal for a lunch stop. Very small, shallow anchorage surrounded by reefs that can be tricky in a sailboat. Home of the famous Soggy Dollar Bar where the legendary rum-based “Painkillers” originated. The Dogs – Great Dog, George Dog, West Dog & Seal Dog. All protected National Trust islands, the snorkeling and diving here is fantastic.

North Sound, Virgin Gorda
Take a walk around the luxury resorts of the Bitter End Yacht Club or Biras Creek Hotel. Loaded with amenities, including restaurants and shopping, plus fuel, ice, water and groceries. Anegada – Start early and sail from Virgin Gorda to Anegada for the famed lobster of the Anegada Reef Hotel. A limestone island, Anegada has claimed over 300 wrecks so snorkeling is superior. Go only in perfect conditions. Fishermen can try bonefishing on the flats. Cooper Island – Water, ice, bar & restaurant. Barbecue aboard or dine ashore for lunch or dinner at the Cooper Island Beach Club.

Salt Island
In earlier days, salt was harvested here from three evaporating ponds. On the west coast is the final resting place of the HMS Rhone, taken in 1912 by a hurricane, and now reputedly the best wreck dive in the western hemisphere. Great lunch stop. Peter Island –Peter Island Resort & Yacht Harbor offers 20 slips, if you wish to tie up for a fee.

Lameshur Bay, St. John
An idyllic anchorage on the southeast coast of St. John. Wonderfully secluded with great snorkeling.
Caneel Bay, St. John – Beautiful Caneel Bay has a luxury resort that includes fine dining. This is a good daytime anchorage for your Caribbean sailing charter, but overnight at Hawksnest Bay, which offers better protection. Cruz Bay, St. John – Head ashore to clear customs, shop and visit the village. Best to anchor at Hawksnest or Caneel Bay and dinghy in, as Cruz Bay’s anchorage is quite crowded and has a constant flow of ferry traffic.