A yacht charter vacation offers the unique opportunity to unplug, unwind and reconnect with your family and friends. It’s a vacation that truly refreshes everyone, regardless of age!
Spend a week on island-time exploring well-known islands and hidden coves, with the wind in your sails and a drink in your hand. Soak up the warm tropical sunshine, snorkel the colorful reefs with schools of tropical fish and sea life, and relax watching sunsets with vibrant colors that inspire the soul.
Every day is a new adventure full of natural beauty, wonder and lifelong memories!
Whether you are an experienced mariner looking for a Bareboat charter yacht, or you prefer an all-inclusive Crewed catamaran charter complete with a professional captain and a gourmet chef, or something in between, Virgin Island Sailing® has just what you’re looking for.
You can cruise in 30 destinations including the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Asia, and South Pacific. Select from one of the types of yacht charters below to start planning the vacation you’ve been dreaming of.
No Schedules, Vacation at Your Own Pace
Well Maintained Sailboats, Catamarans & Motor Yachts
For those who like the excitement of being your own captain, a Bareboat charter offers the ultimate in freedom and independence – an ideal vacation for experienced sailors and power boaters alike.
Your boating excursions don’t have to be limited to locations close to home, you can extend your nautical adventures to worldwide locations, including the popular British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. On a Bareboat yachting vacation you will explore new islands every day, each one a distinct slice of tropical paradise, all the while enjoying a modern sailboat or power catamaran and its amenities.
Each day’s activities are at your pleasure. Spend the day cruising in steady trade winds and sunshine, snorkel vibrant reefs teeming with marine life, explore islands with a rich history or relax at the local beach bars and restaurants – it’s up to you.
With the support and guidance of a reputable charter company, you are in control of your itinerary and level of activity. Simply choose your crew and let’s start planning!
Top Notch Captain & Chef Team
Gourmet Meals, Open Bar & Customized Itinerary
If you want a completely worry-free vacation, a Crewed yacht charter is exactly what you are looking for. A Crewed yacht vacation provides you the ultimate all-inclusive holiday aboard a private sail or power catamaran or a monohull.
Complete with a professional captain and gourmet chef who attend to your every need, you will quickly discover there is no better way to cruise the islands. The experienced crew will customize a gourmet menu including a stocked bar, and tailor the itinerary to accommodate your preferred level of activity and excursions. No need to worry about a gluten intolerance or picky eaters- the chef will create a menu based on your personal preferences and accommodate all allergies, aversions and dietary restrictions. You are not responsible for anything except enjoying yourself!
Picture this… Sparkling seas, the waves gently lapping at your boat, a crew who knows every hidden cove and history along your route, and sipping cocktails under starry skies.
Indulge in culinary creations worthy of Michelin stars, or a really good cheeseburger in paradise – it’s your choice. Before your feast, you can swim with the turtles, paddle-board into caves, or comb the pristine beaches for seashells and treasures.
A Crewed yacht vacation wouldn’t be complete without a complement of water toys, often including fishing gear, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, wakeboards, and much more.
Each yacht has its own tender to shuttle you ashore at a moments notice to explore the islands or drop you at Soggy Dollar Bar for one of their world-famous Painkillers.
For those who are scuba certified or want to learn, many Crewed yachts can offer you amazing scuba diving adventures exploring shipwrecks and reefs.
A Crewed yacht combines a luxury vacation with adventure and the privacy of your own waterfront resort.
Qualified and Friendly Captain Operates the Boat
You Handle the Cooking and Relaxing
Want a yacht vacation but have no sailing / boating experience? Do you want to relax instead of driving the boat? Or maybe you enjoy cooking, maybe you don’t want an all-inclusive experience or you are looking for a vacation within your budget.
A Captain Only yacht charter is the perfect vacation for you!
Like a fully crewed yacht vacation your professional captain will seek your input and suggest a cruising itinerary tailored to your group’s activity and excursion preferences. You are welcome to learn to sail and take the wheel for a bit, or simply sit back, relax and enjoy all the pleasures that the heavenly islands have to offer.
Each day on a Captain Only yacht charter is filled with blissful adventures sailing, swimming, kicking off your sandals to feel the sand between your toes and lounging in the warm tropical sunshine. When you don’t feel like cooking, don’t worry – there are plenty of opportunities to partake in the local cuisine and nightlife – daily in most chartering destinations.
A Captain Only charter offers the best waterfront accommodations with a new adventure every day, but without the responsibility of driving a yacht.
Great for Couples and Singles
Offered in the Worldwide Destinations
Whether looking for a romantic couple’s getaway or a novel vacation with a friend, a Shared yacht charter offers an affordable alternative to renting an entire yacht. You book your vacation by-the-cabin and still indulge in a Crewed catamaran cruise in the most desirable locations around the world.
The crew on board is a professional, fun, and experienced captain and chef, there will also be other couples or singles on board. You spend a week in ecstasy island hopping, swimming, snorkeling, exploring the beaches and being pampered so you can relax and enjoy!
Aboard a Shared catamaran vacation you’ll reside in a well-appointed stateroom/cabin, complete with air conditioning and a private bathroom. You’ll delight in dining al fresco in the open air with perfect ocean views during the day and mesmerizing stargazing at night.
Be pampered by an experienced crew while you enjoy the islands and make new friends with like-minded vacationers. Your captain takes you to the most picturesque locations where a wide array of sporting gear provides endless fun.
Cabin charters are becoming a popular yachting vacation choice. We are pleased to offer this option to our clients.
Refined and Remarkable is Just the Beginning
Imagine each detail of your Holiday planned meticulously by a professional crew.
Be the master of your own destiny aboard your own private luxury Superyacht. These mega-yachts offer at least 100’ of indulgence, discretion and flexibility not offered by any other leisure travel option.
Your options are limitless with spectacular destinations, a variety of styles and amenities and unparalleled service. Your crew will tailor a bespoke experience, whether you wish to have your own scuba instructor, massage therapist, personal trainer, live entertainment – any service you may require….
Imagine having your first morning cappuccino relaxing in a comfy top deck lounge chair on your private mega yacht vacation. Catch the first warm rays of sun while mesmerized by flora covered Mediterranean architectural antiquities visible onshore and the sparkling crisp blue waters that surround you. Enjoy a delicious alfresco breakfast, created to your preferences by your private chef, and brought to you with a bouquet of local flowers by one of your dedicated crew members.
Afterwards, the crew prepares your requested water toys, whether it be jet skis, inflatables or a quiet morning paddle-board. Perhaps you opt for a few hours of sun and an ocean dip. Artifacts from the ancients are hard to resist, so your crew unpacks the snorkeling or diving gear and guides you to the underwater world. Whatever adventure you desire is yours!