Winter escape - Discover the BVI's during the winter period
The British Virgin Islands with a constant trade wind and a sheltered sailing area, abundant safe anchorages and a daily average temperature of 27 degrees Celsius, become one of the most favorite destination of many sailors. They consist of more than 60 islands, 21 of which are inhabited. The islands are located about 100 kilometers ( or 35 -minute flight ) east of Puerto Rico.
The British Virgin Islands
Departing from the main island of Tortola a diverse sailing area is extending, around 32 miles and 15 miles wide. Whether you are a sailing novice or an experienced skipper now, your companions will be an endless ocean and the blue sky. With constant trade winds, crystal blue, warm water, fine, white sand beaches, a colorful underwater world and islands within sight of the BVI are a paradise for sailors. Each island will show you its own face.
1 week Itinerary from / to Nanny Cay (Tortola):
Nanny Cay – Cooper Island – Marina Cay – Virgin Gorda – Jost van Dyke – Sandy Cay – Soper’s Hole – Nanny Cay *
2 week Itinerary from / to Nanny Cay (Tortola):
Nanny Cay – Norman Island – Peter Island – Cooper Island – Marina Cay – Virgin Gorda (The Baths / Gorda Sound) – Anegada (2 Nächte) – Jost van Dyke (Little Harbour / Great Harbour / White Bay) – Sandy Cay – Cane Garden Bay / Brewers Bay – Soper’s Hole – Nanny Cay *
* (We give only examples of many possible sailing routes, the course of your sailing trip depends on several factors, such as the current wind and weather conditions!)
In the BVI, the infrastructure is very good for sailing and the marinas are ideal places to go to replenish water and fuel. Marinas on Tortola and Virgin Gerda are popular meeting places for experienced sailors, sailing beginners, party sailors and superyachts. Anegada and Jost Van Dyke but also the surrounding islands, although they do not offer very lively marinas, are very popular anchorages and mooring areas.
All year round, preferably: November/December to May/June.
Flight time: San Juan (Puerto Rico) 10 hours 20 from Frankfurt with Condor www.condor.com, from there another 45 minute flight to Beef Iceland Tortola Airport, the British Virgin Islands International Airport.
Just think about it and reserve for the winter. Ask for an offer for your Yacht Charter!