SOBER SAIL
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Explore the Caribbean and sail the BVI (British Virgin Islands) with like-minded people looking for a substance and alcohol-free environment.

 

Sailing the Virgin Islands is an wonderful way to see the Caribbean due to the close proximity of the islands, their stunning beauty, the local hospitality, cuisine, perfect weather and stunning marine life.

 

When you sail the British Virgin Islands, you get to see everything including pristine white sandy beaches, coral reefs, secret caves, breathtaking sunrises/sunsets, perfect aqua water, secret pirate caves and of course pirate treasure, maybe.

 

We island hop around the British Virgin Islands each day, stopping for a swim stop where you can look for sunken ships, sunken planes and explore pirate caves.  We stop for the evening in a new Caribbean island, with enough time to explore the island and take in a sun-downer or sunset.

We make sailing the Caribbean and island hopping around the British Virgin Islands with a fully crewed private charter on a catamaran, so you have more comfort and a hassle free, relaxing vacation.

Get in touch and we can arrange your perfect Caribbean sailing holiday!

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Virgin Gorda

Sailing British Virgin Islands highlights

  • Daily swim stops in the crystal clear Caribbean waters

  • Explore Islands and reefs only accessable by boat

  • Admire the pristine waters and perfect blue skies

  • Relax on the calm Caribbean waters as we island hop and slow things down to 'Caribbean Time'

  • Be welcomed by the warm hospitality of the locals

  • Snorkel coral reefs, plane & shipwrecks 

  • Swim & explore natural formations of 'The Baths'

  • Explore uninhabited islands

  • Search for Pirate Treasure on 'Treasure Island'

  • Ticking off a 'Bucket List' item; sailing the Caribbean!

What's included?

  • Seven days accommodation on your private yacht

  • Learn how to sail free of charge with your qualified skipper

  • Snorkeling gear

  • Your personal island guide with your experienced skipper

  • Port/marina charges and Yacht cleaning fee

  • National park fees, tourism taxes, search & rescue fees 

  • Drinking water, Diesel, Dingy and outboard engine

  • A private yacht for a fraction of the cost to do it yourself

We offer the most inclusions and the best value for money!

 

Relax, and recharge with our new Sober Sailing vacation option for these dates. The carribean is a wonder to behold and offers so much more than just drinking on the beach. 

 

For this excursion rest assured that there will be no alcoholic beverages or drinking on the boat, so you can enjoy all the treasures of traveling with other like minded individuals.

 

*While we can guarantee no alcohol aboard our vessel, everyone is an adult and we have no control or liability for what guests do off of the boat. 

 

*Captains and hostess when not sailing are on their own downtime.

 

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ITINERARY:

  • Tortola 

  • Marina Cay

  • The Baths / Devils Bay / Virgin Gorda

  • The Dogs / Cane Garden Bay

  • Sandy Cay / Jost Van Dyke 

  • Norman Island

  • The Indians / Peter Island 

  • Cooper Island

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Tortola

Tortola is the largest island of the BVI chain and easiest to commute to.  

 

After setting foot on the island, reality will hit you, you've just landed in paradise.  

 

We always suggest you arrive a day or two early (if you can) to explore what the island has to offer and get accustomed to the slower pace of life.  

 

During your downtime you can explore the ancient ruins, take some sun at the beach or just enjoy the local cuisine before joining the boat.  

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Marina Cay

Marina Cay has a colorful past and collection of owners, including Jose Cuervo Tequila who purchased the island, referring to it as 'Cuervo Nation'

 

The island was used to host promotional events.  The island has a restaurant and which as you'd expect offers the best cuisine on the island.  The coral has amazing swimming spots you can enjoy before a well-deserved lounge by the beach.

 

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The Baths

On our way to Virgin Gorda, we take a swim stop at 'The Baths' which are rock formations that are millions of years old, that have created a famous swim, snorkel and beach. 

 

We will then head up to Virgin Gorda, which has always beena hit with travellers and boaties, as the island offers peaceful coves, safe anchorages and luxury resorts.  

We will take a mooring or anchor and explore the island for the best place to eat, relax, swim, snorkel and whatever else you want to do, it's your holiday after all. 

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The Dogs

After leaving Virgin Gorda, we set off for the 'Dog Islands' where we'll drop anchor and you can snorkel and explore a large traditional coral reef and a plane wreck! 

 

We'll then make our way to Cane Garden Bay where you can enjoy the white sandy beach and relax and sightsee, You can also book or take up some water sports.  

 

Some amazing restaurants can also be found on the beach too.

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Sandy Cay

We'll stop at Sandy Cay for breakfast and a morning swim.  You can wander to the north side of the beach and the 'Bubbly Pool' where the swell is located, This pool creates a bubbling effect like a jacuzzi.

 

The island Jost Van Dyke was named after an early Dutch settler and former pirate, we are in old Pirate Land after all.  

 

So we will take a mooring and explore the bays and the beautiful White Beach, which has the most pristine beach you've ever seen.

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Norman Island

We will then head to Norman Island, which was named after a pirate who brought the island during the early 18th century. Normal Island or 'Treasure Island' is known for a long history of pirate booty being stowed on the island and legends of treasure being discovered here.  

 

The island offers caves for amazing snorkelling, hidden bays and wrecks that may still have unclaimed treasure!  

 

We will stay in a protected bay for the night and can check out the caves where it's said to once have secret treasure.

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The Indians

After leaving the bay, we'll go straight over to 'The Indians' for breakfast and you can enjoy an amazing rock formation and swimming spot. 

 

After our relaxing stop we will head to Peter Island where we will bay-hop, before settling in for the evening.  Walk around the island, explore the highest peak for stunning photos and remember to pinch yourself as you walk down the beach, this is the stuff dreams are made of!

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Cooper Island

Our first stop is at Salt Island, where beneath us you'll see the 'Wreck of the Rhone' which was wrecked in 1867.

 

Finally, we head for Cooper Island, which just like the rest of the trip is paradise.  You can swim down to Cistern Point, where you can snorkel and are likely to find Turtles, Octopus and other exotic sea creatures on a shallow dive.  

 

After a day of sun, swimming and relaxing you can have a final sunset with your feet in the sand and enjoy your last night on board, before we make the short trip back to base in the morning. 

SAILING THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - INCLUSIONS

When you book a sailing holiday in the British Virgin Islands, it’s important that you factor in all the running costs of the trip, so you have an accurate quote, you have the most value and you’re not surprised with unknown charges on the day.

 

If you are booking at sailing holiday for your friends and family in the British Virgin islands, you might want to consider a private charter so your group have the exclusive use of the boat. This way you also have more control over your in inclusions and overall trip.

The alternative to booking a private charter is booking a cabin charter. This way you get all the benefit of a private charter for a fraction of the price. It’s advisable to look what is included in the price, as much as what is not.

 

It doesn’t matter if you’re booking a private charter or a cabin charter for your British Virgin Islands sailing holiday, we include everything you could need on your trip. Because of this, at first glance our fully crewed sailing holidays may appear to be more expensive than the other operators, however you will discover that we offer more value for money, giving you more bang for your buck.