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New bareboat moorings in the Virgin Islands -- FREE!

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

A dozen sand screw-style moorings have been installed in , 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 bareboat 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 , 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 Callwood Distillery 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 .

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 yacht charter sailors to visit.

 

 

 

2. Relax on the beach at Spring Bay.
3. Dig into history at the Copper Mine National Park.
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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