Bareboat chartes

Bareboat Charters

Charter a bareboat, add a captain and discover the famous BVI locations

Crewed Yachts

Crewed Charter

Enjoy a full service vacation in paradise.

Day Sail BVI

Day Charters

Enjoy a luxury day charter in paradise aboard our stunning yachts.

Yacht for sale

Yacht Ownership

Own a luxury yacht or become a fractional owner. Where investment meets dreams.

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Crewed yacht charters BVI

Experience luxury crewed yachting and enjoy the islands to the fullest Cruise the Caribbean in the ultimate style and comfort on board a luxury crewed yacht. With the captain and the crew taking care of absolutely everything on board, your crewed charter is an unprecedented way to discover the wonders the Caribbean region has to offer. The Caribbean Sea with its clear azure waters, historic heritage, quaint villages and exotic scenery is a magnificent yachting area which makes the region one of the world’s leading charter destinations.

Let our experienced staff help you find a perfect yacht for your luxury vacation! Based on the number of guests on board, your preferences and planned budget, we will find the best options for you to choose from, anywhere in the Caribbean, and assist you with every step of the booking and charter procedure.

Luxury crewed yachts are typically longer than 20m (65 ft), specially designed for comfortable cruising and are luxuriously furnished and fully equipped. Crewed yachts always come with a professional staff on board, which makes roaming the seas relaxing and completely effortless. This dedicated crew of captain, chef and mates, awaits your command to serve your every whim and ensure your complete and total enjoyment while cruising with them.

Bright and spacious, every one of the crewed yachts will have all the modern amenities and key features to please the most demanding charterers, with the differences being the size of the yacht, the layout and the charter rate.

The rate of the yacht is always inclusive of the crew that is employed by that yacht. Once you select and book the yacht, both the captain and chef will be in contact with you directly. Your private chef will send you a ‘preference’ sheet that allows you to detail anything you like or dislike to eat, types of cuisine you prefer, the type and brands of soft drinks and alcohol you would like on board etc. It is extremely comprehensive and allows the chef to create a menu that is tailor made to your taste. The chef plans for you to eat three meals a day on board the yacht. If you want to go ashore any night for dinner you can certainly do so, and they will just not plan to make your dinner that evening.

The captain will also be in touch to find out what your vacation ‘style’ is and to find out what you would like to do on your charter. Are you very adventurous and want to go hiking, paddle boarding, fishing, diving etc? Do you want to go to all the ‘happening’ beach bars? Do you prefer beaches that are ‘off the beaten path’ in total seclusion? Based on your conversation, the captain will help develop an itinerary that is completely personalized around your interests and help you arrange any additional activities you might want.

Luxury crewed yachts come fully equipped with an array of water toys to enjoy all the seas have to offer, including; snorkelling equipment, floating mats, paddle boards and kayaks wakeboards, jet skis, and sometimes even water trampolines and/or giant water slides.

We at Virgin Motor Yachts are happy to offer you the finest selection of luxury crewed yachts to cruise the beautiful Caribbean. So sit back, relax, and let us create the perfect fun-filled yachting holiday, tailor made for you.

Bareboat charters BVI

A bareboat motor yacht charter in the BVIs has never been easier.

Set off on an unforgettable journey around the amazingly beautiful British Virgin Islands as a skipper of your own bareboat motor yacht charter.

Enjoy full independence and adventure helming your yacht in the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea discovering numerous pristine islands and feeling the gentle breeze brought by the consistent trade winds.

Yachtsmen from all over the world are attracted by the fantastic, colourful variety and diversity the BVI has to offer as a leading boating vacation destination. Offering short distances between the islands, line of sight navigation and plenty land and marine activities make the islands a true Caribbean jewel.

Whether you prefer fine dining or casual beach bars, you will easily find exquisite flavours of the local and international cuisine, world-famous cocktails, friendly staff and picturesque Caribbean views to enjoy.

Once you decide on the type of yacht you and your crew would like to charter and confirm the availability with our Reservations Department, our Customer Service Representative will gladly assist you with the suggested itinerary, provisioning plans for your trip, water sports equipment rentals and provide other information, including best ways of getting to the BVI and “Nature’s Little Secret’s” spots not to miss.

You can start your charter at 12 noon, or have a hassle-free start by enjoying a ‘sleepabord’ on your night the night of your arrival. For an even easier switching to relaxation mode, you can order all your provisions on line and they will be delivered to the yacht and placed on board before you even arrive.

On the day of your bareboat charter our Head Engineer with help you familiarize yourself with the yacht systems and brief you on the restricted navigation areas. Our mini-iPads supplied for all yachts, with Navionics electronic charts, will greatly enhance your piloting to the next exotic destination you wish to explore. The Virgin Islands Cruising and Anchorage guides we provide on board, offer great all the necessary information on the local marinas, facilities, harbours and mooring fields.

The area of navigation on your motor yacht charter is not limited to only the BVI– you can venture to discover the pristine island of St. John, USVI, two-thirds of which are under auspices of the Virgin Islands National Park; and please do not forget to follow the necessary procedure of clearing the customs control, both in the BVI and USVI.

The British Virgin Islands provide an excellent retreat destination for visitors seeking peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. For those wishing to stay in touch with all current happenings or share sunny holiday photos while sipping a cocktail on a white powdery beach, we offer a free Wi-Fi device with great coverage throughout the BVI.

For those of you, who don’t have the necessary boating experience, or who simply want total relaxation, we can add a captain to your charter to take care of all the driving and navigational duties. Alternatively, you can opt to take an International Bareboat Skipper (power) course with a training captain for the period of your charter. Learn the basic seamanship in this unique setting and gain the necessary experience and confidence to be the Captain on your next charter!

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Day charters BVI (day sail)

Enjoy a luxury day charter in paradise aboard our stunning yachts.  These high performance yachts offer large amounts of outdoor spaces where your entire group can relax while cruising to the best destinations in the BVI.  Our day charters are always private, so it will just be you and your group on board.   The on-board captain and stew will create a custom itinerary to plan a day in the BVI you will never forget!

We offer day charter yachts from 40′-74′, so everyone in your group can sit comfortably during your charter.   Charters include your preference of refreshments, and the larger yachts also include a morning snack platter including fruit, pastries, muffins etc. and then an afternoon platter as well with cheeses, crackers, hummus etc.  Most guests prefer to eat lunch a shore an enjoy a taste of the islands, but if you would prefer, we can offer lunch on board as well.

Yachts in the Virgin Motor Yachts ownership program can be expected to return ~8% annually (based on historical charter data) to their owners – in the form of cash payouts!

Yacht ownership

Have you ever dreamed of owning a luxury motor yacht but weren’t sure you would use it enough to justify the on-going expenses?  Through Virgin Motor Yachts Yacht Ownership programs you can own a luxury motor yacht, while we provide you a hassle-free ownership experience and generate income for you from the weeks the boat is chartered.

Expand your current investment portfolio to include ‘Lifestyle Investing’ through yacht ownership…get the best of both worlds by generating financial returns from investing in an activity you are passionate about – yachts!

Yachts in the Virgin Motor Yachts ownership program can be expected to return ~8% annually (based on historical charter data) to their owners – in the form of cash payouts!

Are you interested in yacht ownership but have concerns about fluctuations in your annual expenses and revenue? Virgin Motor Yachts now offers a ‘guaranteed revenue’ ownership program to make yacht ownership even easier.  Yacht owners in the ‘guaranteed revenue’ program enjoy a fixed, GUARANTEED REVENUE payment every month, with ZERO ownership expenses of any kind.  Not only does Virgin Motor Yachts coordinate all aspects of their yacht ownership and maintenance, we pay for all of them as well.   Once you purchase the yacht, you don’t have to worry about one single expense for the entire 5 years of your contract, and you also have the certainty of a fixed, guaranteed revenue payment every month….what could be better?!

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BVI yacht charters with Virgin Motor Yachts

Welcome to Virgin Motor Yachts in the beautiful British Virgin Islands!  The British Virgin Islands, also known as the ‘BVI’s,’ are a collection of approximately 60 beautiful islands surrounded by turquoise blue seas, white sand beaches and aptly nicknamed ‘Nature’s Little Secret.’ The individual islands making up the BVI are located close together, offering short travel times between islands and easy line of site navigation for charter. Coupled with temperatures averaging in the low 80’s and the warm trade winds offering a nice breeze, it is easy to see how the BVI has become known as one of the premier sailing and yachting destinations in the world.

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BVI yacht charter options

One of the best ways to explore all the islands of the BVI have to offer is on a yacht charter.  Yacht charters options are bareboat, captained or luxury crewed charters.

Crewed yacht charters

If you would love to experience all the beauty and fun of the BVI without any of the work, a luxury crewed charter offers the best of both worlds.  Crewed charters allow you to travel around the islands of the BVI while experiencing the ultimate level of service and style.  On a crewed yacht, a full time crew will attend to your every need and request.  A captain will be on board to command the yacht and help plan an itinerary personalized to your activities and travel style.  A gourmet chef will prepare three meals a day for you on board that are all tailored around your tastes and preferences.

Luxury crewed yachts are complete with all amenities including luxury accommodations, gourmet meals, satellite tv and movies, internet access, watersports toys – paddleboards, snorkel equipment, kayaks etc and depending on the size of the yacht, some even have Jacuzzis, on-board gyms and giant waterslides. The crew will move the yacht around all the islands in the BVI and often show guests ‘secret spots’ that are generally not seen by tourists or other charter guests. A luxury crewed charter is the ultimate way to enjoy the BVI in comfort and style!

Regardless of whether you choose to visit the BVI via a bareboat or luxury crewed charter, the weather for your vacation is beautiful year round.

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Bareboat yacht charters

Bareboat yacht charters allow you the opportunity to be your own captain and take a yacht yourself to chart your own adventure.

When chartering a bareboat motor yacht you can choose from two types; monohull motor yachts or power catamarans. Both provide a great way to cruise the BVI in speed, style and comfort.

You can view the multiple yachts and power catamarans we offer for bareboat charter and our reservations specialist can then help you pick the best yacht for your group.

Once you have selected your perfect yacht, we will send you a contract and a ‘sailing resume’ for you to complete, that details your previous experience as a captain. This allows us to ensure that the yacht you have selected is the ‘best fit’ for you and your expertise.

Bareboat yacht charters procedure

Once you arrive in the beautiful BVI we will help coordinate your arrival at our base in Nanny Cay Marina. You can go to town to purchase provisions for your yacht, or you can order them in advance on line and they will already be on board when you arrive. Our customer service specialist will help you complete your charter paperwork and then you are nearly ready to go. Our operations manager will walk you through all the systems onboard and provide you a full ‘check out’ to ensure you are completely comfortable with the yacht before you set out on your charter. Following this briefing, you are all set to head out on the water! Your yacht will have an ipad mini loaded with Navionics to make navigating stress and hassle-free even for guests who are chartering in the waters of the BVI for the first time.

While cruising around the BVI, there is no ‘set’ itinerary of any kind – where and when you go is completely up to you. You can choose to cruise to as many of the popular islands; Norman, Peter, Cooper, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke as time will allow, or you can spend most of your time in only one or two places – since you are the captain on your bareboat charter you can do whatever you prefer. We do recommend that first time guests be sure to check out a few of the islands top spots including; The Baths, The Indians, The Willy-T, Cooper Island Beach Club, Wreck of the Rhone, Bitter End Yacht Club & Soggy Dollar Bar – just to name a few!