Best Caribbean Yacht Charters

These Caribbean yacht charters are the best way to island hop

Planning to island hop? A sailing charter through the Caribbean is the best way to do it. Here are five of the best Caribbean charter destinations that will take you through the some of the lushest islands and hidden gems. May the wind be at your sails!

Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing Charters | British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands Often thought of as the boating capital of the Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands are paradise found. Snorkel tiny coves cradled within leafy, castaway cays or hit the popular Virgin Gorda Baths or Norman Island Indians. Palm-shaded hammocks await on Jost Van Dyke's White Bay, home to the Soggy Dollar Bar and its famous Painkillers. Considering a bareboat yacht charter? The British Virgin Islands is the place to begin, as the protected waters of Sir Francis Drake Channel are ideal for novice sailors. Book Now.Shutterstock
Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing Charters | St. Vincent and the Grenadines
The Windward Islands: St. Vincent and the Grenadines Mesmerizing in their beauty with a rich French-English-Creole heritage, the forty-mile island chain known as the Windwards are verdant and tropical. With beautiful, secluded anchorages, the volcanic islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines are all fairly close together so you're never out of sight of land. Hike the La Soufriere volcano on spectacular Bequia, pick up a mooring on secluded Petit Mustique, or snorkel the prolific waters of Tobago Cays Marine Park. Caribbean yacht charters often begin on either St. Lucia or St. Vincent. Book Now.Shutterstock
Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing Charters | St. Vincent and the Grenadines
The Leeward Islands: St. Martin, Anguilla, St. Barts, St. Kitts, Nevis 90-miles east of the BVI, the Leeward Islands are a mix of eighteenth-century colonial history, European heritage, and laid back Caribbean charm. For more traditional island hopping, boaters can easily spend a week traveling between St. Martin, Anguilla, and St. Bart’s. Visit the vibrant Creole market in Marigot, St. Martin’s French capital, anchor at Colombier on the quiet tip of glamorous St. Bart’s, and snorkel Pelican Point in Anguilla’s Crocus Bay. With ten-days, add stops on the unspoiled rainforest islands of Nevis and St. Kitts.Shutterstock
Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing Charters | Culebra Puerto Rico
The Spanish Virgin Islands: The Passage Islands While everyone else makes plans to hit the well-known Caribbean yacht charter destinations,, you can escape the hullaballoo in the Spanish Virgin Islands. Just six-miles southeast of Puerto Rico, the SVI are mellow and laid-back in the way the BVI was thirty years ago. This lesser-known tropical eden is made up of Vieques and Culebra along with tiny islets and cays like Isla Culebrita, Isla Palominos, and Cayo Luis Peña. Spend a day lounging on Culebra's secluded Bahia Tortuga, stroll along the Malecon waterfront in vibrant Esperanza on Vieques, or take an evening kayak tour through the bioluminescent waters of Puerto Mosquito. Book Now.Shutterstock
Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing Charters | Abacos Islands Bahamas
The Abacos Islands: Bahamas Erase any mental images of mega-developed resorts, spring breakers, and tacky cruise port tchotchkes before heading to the Bahamian Out Islands of the Abacos. Coral white beaches, sheltered harbors, and picturesque fishing villages are scattered throughout this 120-mile archipelago. Boaters relish the tranquil, ultramarine waters and balmy trade winds in the Sea of Abaco, with exquisite anchorages tucked into secluded coves. Snorkel the ultramarine waters of the Great Abaco barrier reef, the third largest in the Western Hemisphere, chill out with a Goombay Smash at Miss Emily’s on Green Turtle Cay, or dig your toes into the powder white sand of Treasure Cove, one of the 10 nicest beaches in the world according to National Geographic.Shutterstock