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USVI Only Itinerary - starting and finishing in St Thomas

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A lovely itinerary idea for those already familiar with the BVI's and looking to discover the varied itinerary of a USVI only yacht charter - convenient for its St Thomas start and finish. With great options for either an adventure packed or super relaxing charter it's a great itinerary for repeat visitors to discover even more of the Virgin Islands charter waters.

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2019 BVI Charter Yacht Show & USVI Charter Yacht Show: Winner Highlights

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The 37th Annual BVI Charter Yacht Show and the 2019 VIPCA USVI Charter Yacht Show recently took place from Nov. 6-9 in the British Virgin Islands, and Nov. 11-14 in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Popular highlights from both shows include the BVI Fall Show’s winners from their “Best in Show” and “Culinary Contest” competitions, while the USVI Charter Yacht Show caught attention with their own renditions of the show’s “Competition Winners” and “Culinary Competition.” Read on to learn more...

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Trip Report In The Beautiful Virgin Islands

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The smell of freshly brewed coffee tickles your nose, gently waking you in your delightful cabin as it fills with dappled morning light. You pull on your swimsuit, step outside into the soft-bright morning and dive straight into the islands’ famous crystalline waters.

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New Horizons In Greece

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My ocean home - a perfectly proportioned, elegant navy-blue hulled catamaran - the baby of the New Horizons fleet of three at just 45’ - from the second you spot her this Lagoon 450 packs a powerful punch in terms of design - bouncy trampolines, a divine billowing sail (I am a sucker for a sail). Bearing all this in mind you could certainly become confused stepping aboard New Horizons...

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When is the best time to travel to the Virgin Islands?

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Whenever you visit the British or U.S.Virgin Islands you’ll have sunny skies and balmy temperatures ranging from the high 70sF to the mid-80s (25-30°C). This beautiful tropical climate is what makes sailing in the British and US Virgin Islands so popular almost year round. However, there’s more to think about than just the temperatures when considering the best time to book a luxury sailing vacation around the Virgin Islands.

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Upcoming Charter Yacht Shows: November - December 2018

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As we come up on the second half of 2018, we’ve got a full calendar of charter yacht shows lined up to kick off another beautiful yachting season. From the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean to the Andaman Sea in Southeast Asia, these upcoming fall yacht shows offer a wide variety of vessels and crews in an even wider array of scenic destinations. Read on for a run-down of the top charter yacht shows coming up in the second half of 2018.

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