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New bareboat moorings in the -- FREE!

If you’re planning a Virgin Islands , new moorings await you – and they are FREE!

A dozen sand screw-style moorings have been installed in Christmas Cove, off  , USVI. An additional 10 moorings will be installed next year.

enthusiasts have long known about this great anchorage.  A holiday raft-up in the mid 1950′s earned the scenic bay at , off St. Thomas, the name, “Christmas Cove.”   It has become one of the most popular destinations in the U.S Virgin Islands for , as well as local cruisers looking for an overnight anchorage.

In an effort to protect the seagrass beds – critical habitat for protected marine species like sea turtles, the local came up with the idea to install moorings in this area.  Funds for the project have come from a Boater’s Infrastructure Grant.

Brochures with information about the moorings, their GPS coordinates, a map. and rules of use are available at St. Thomas, , or you can call 340-775-6762.

Use of the moorings is currently free – but the length of stay is limited to 10 days.

To book a St. Thomas , click here to visit our bareboat website.

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It’s not much of a secret – the most popular destination in the world is the .

Caribbean customers can choose St. Martin and St Barts in the Leeward islands, or head further south to the rainforest-covered islands of the Grenadines.  Self-drive sailors usually return to bareboat charter a luxury sailing yacht in the Virgin Islands.
 
Each year, we ask clients returning from their vacation to name their favorite islands and activities. When it comes to the , or BVI, they always select Tortola and Virgin Gorda.
 
Let’s look at the top five activities in both Tortola, BVI and Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.

In Tortola -

1. Visit one, or all five, historical museums.
2. Hike the nature trails at .

3. Stroll through the J.R. O’Neal Botanic Gardens.

J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens in the British Virgin Islands is a top destination during a bareboat vacation

J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens in the British Virgin Islands is a top destination during a bareboat vacation

4. Tour the in Cane Garden Bay.
5. Drive over the hill to Gun Creek and explore North Sound.
 
In Virgin Gorda -
 
1. Explore the pools and grottoes at The Baths.

Virgin Gorda Peak National Park, British Virgin Islands, is a top destination for bareboat yacht charter sailors to visit.

Virgin , British Virgin Islands, is a top destination for bareboat sailors to visit.

 

 

 

2. Relax on the beach at Spring Bay.
3. Dig into history at the .
4. Enjoy the many yachting destinations in North Sound.
5. Tour the island by car and enjoy the views.

To arrange your next vacation on a chartered bareboat sail or motoryacht,
contact your charter specialists at
www.bareboat.com through our website at
http://bareboat.com/contact_us.html
by email via info@bareboat.com 
by phone via 1-800-BAREBOAT (227-3262) or 305-720-7245
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