Can you sail to BVI from USVI?
Sailing area restrictions BVI: All the British Virgin Islands, including Anegada and US Virgin Islands (Chase boat coverage and 4-hour guarantee are not offered if you visit Anegada and USVI). For Bareboat Charter with Sunsail Crew NO sailing in the US Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands.
How much does it cost to charter a yacht in BVI?
Take a BVI yacht charter cost of $21,000/week. That translates to $18,000 for six nights and $17,500 for 5 nights.
How do you get to Tortola from the British Virgin Islands?
There are two ways to get to the British Virgin Islands. The first is to fly directly to Beef Island Airport on Tortola (airport code:EIS). The second is to fly to Cyril E. King airport in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (airport code: STT) and then take the ferry to Tortola, BVI.
How long does it take to sail to the Virgin Islands?
At six knots, sailing from Florida to the Virgin Islands would take you about seven days. Since you can’t sail that straight line, if you’re in a hurry you can sail offshore. The nonstop route for optimal wind is closer to 1,500 nautical miles.
Can you take a ferry from St. Thomas to BVI?
As long as you have your passport, it’s easy to travel between St. Thomas and the British Virgin Islands via ferry. There is direct ferry service to several of the BVI’s from Red Hook. There is also service to Tortola from Charlotte Amalie.
Does the crew on Below Deck get paid?
Each Below Deck cast member gets around $5,000 in tips for every six weeks they work. That means that for just a month and half’s work, chief stews like the unforgettable Hannah Ferrier, could have pulled in a whopping $24,000.
How much does a captain on a yacht make?
The captain of a yacht typically makes between $60,000 and $150,000, depending on the size of the yacht and his/her experience. On top of that, charter yacht captains will typically earn 10-15% of the price of the charter from tipping.
Is there a ferry from San Juan to Tortola?
There is no ferry service between San Juan and Tortola. To get to the island from San Juan, you will need to take a flight. Please see the airline options above.
Is the British Virgin Islands a sailing destination?
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are a sailor’s paradise, blessed with year-round warm weather, steady trade winds, calm, cobalt-blue waters and bougainvillea-clad hillsides. The main island of Tortola is the yacht charter capital of the Caribbean, and arguably the most famous sailing destination in the world.
Which is the best island to sail in the BVI?
The main island of Tortola is the yacht charter capital of the Caribbean, and arguably the most famous sailing destination in the world. Throughout the BVI, you’ll find sheltered harbours, sun-soaked beaches, pirate bars and jaw-dropping shipwrecks. Give island life a go, and you won’t want to leave.
When is bareboat sailing in the BVI?
Bareboat and Flotilla Itinerary Max temp (°C) Min temp (°C) Avg precipitation (mm) Avg wind speed (knots) January 28 21 68 10 February 28 21 54 10 March 28 21 56 9 April 29 22 88 10
Why is Sunsail important to the Virgin Islands?
Sunsail remains committed to protecting the environment and supporting local cultures in our sailing areas. Over many years our clients have helped us to ensure that our presence does not negatively impact these areas.