There is so much beauty in the Caribbean! What may be less well-known is the Caribbean regatta season, where sailors from around the world come to meet and compete. Charter yachts are available to race or to just watch from at some of these racing events which run from December through May each year. Early planning is essential for this popular seasonal attraction.
I love the Friday night street jump-ups in Gros Islet, St. Lucia. It’s one of the best examples of Caribbean dance, music and food festivals. If you have a chance to attend, it offers great people-watching, lively local music, street food vendors, and a wide range of crazy beverages. Here, you are in the heart of the Caribbean. If you’re thinking about a Caribbean yacht charter or just a visit to the tropical islands, below are more events that may inspire and energize your vacation planning.
When your charter yacht is at anchor, you are among the most spectacular array of sea creatures, fish, flora, and fauna. Your yacht is equipped with the gear you need to enjoy this undersea world. Your crew can guide you to these secluded anchorages that you cannot reach by cruise ship or “bareboat”. The top Caribbean snorkeling spots are best accessed by boat. Here are some of our favorites, in detail.
Choosing between the US and the British Virgin Islands, with current regulations, may be perplexing. We can help you sort it out.
The Charter Yacht Society of the British Virgin Islands just updated COVID travel protocols as of October 19, 2021. Know what to expect when you travel to the BVIs by yacht charter, plane, ferry or water taxi.