A crewed, all inclusive yacht charter is the perfect way to enjoy and experience the Caribbean. It is an ideal vacation for a group of friends, couples or families. The yachts have separate guest cabins with private en-suite bathrooms.
For the entire time you are onboard you will be taken care of by your professional charter captain and chef. They will be on hand to handle and maintain the yacht, navigate and sail to your next destination, provision the yacht according to your wishes and serve you excellent meals and cocktails throughout your sailing vacation.
Your crew is also a great source of information about the islands - they can help guide you to places you want to go and experience, and they can advise you on anything from where great snorkeling spots are to where to find a lively happy hour.
When you are out on the water you are not away from modern conveniences and luxuries. Many crewed charter yachts feature air conditioning throughout the boat, flat screen televisions, surround sound stereo systems inside and out, state of the are galleys, ice makers, full bar etc.
A yacht charter gives you the freedom to sail and visit a number of islands, locations and bays. You can have different scenery every day and choose between secluded bays and interesting nightlife.
The yachts carry a range of watersports equipment available to charter guests; including but not limited to scuba gear, snorkeling equipment, water skiing, wake boarding, windsurfing and kayaking gear. The yacht's captain will assist you with all aspects of the watersports.
One great attraction about a crewed, all-inclusive charter is you have a private chef throughout the charter. Your chef will customize your menu, snacks and bar to your specifications. They can accommodate allergies and kids menus too.
Your cruising itinerary in the Caribbean is entirely flexible. You can pre-arrange an itinerary prior to your arrival onboard or you can discuss this on a daily basis with your Captain to take in local conditions and what your group feels like doing that day.
Popular cruising grounds for charter vacations are the Virgin Islands from St Thomas or Tortola, the Leeward Islands from St Martin or Antigua, and the Grenadines from St Vincent.
To learn more about Caribbean yacht charter aboard a crewed catamaran, monohull or luxury power yacht, speak to a professional yacht charter broker. They will be able to show you a range of yachts that are available for your dates and help you compare various yachts and crews that will best suit your needs.
Catamaran Charters in the Virgin Islands
Sample itinerary for a catamaran charter in the Caribbean's British Virgin Islands:
Arrive by airplane at Beef Island, Tortola and take a short taxi ride to Village Cay or Sopers Hole Marina to meet your yacht and crew. Your Catamaran adventure begins at noon so when you get aboard light lunch will be waiting for you. After lunch, get settled in and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime!
Your itinerary is completely flexible depending on how active or relaxed you would like to be during your charter. Prior to your vacation the crew will be in touch to introduce themselves and discuss an itinerary outline with you. Ultimately this is your private yacht, so you can change your plans and stay longer in an area, or head off to new shores whenever you'd like - it is entirely up to you.