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BVI Sail Caribbean Yacht Charters

Captain only catamaran

Captain-only Yachts for charter are a great way to experience the Caribbean and Bahamas. Maybe after connecting through Puerto Rico, you will board your charter to visit destinations such as Jost Van Dyke, Norman Island, and Virgin Gorda, all while sailing the trade winds by line sight. Do you enjoy cooking your meals? And relish a more independent vacation with the sailing responsibility in the captain’s hands. Then this may be an excellent option for you, your friends, and your family.

Your captain discusses your vacation dreams and plans the trip based on this and the weather. Most captain-only yachts are available in the Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Some of the captain’s only yacht charters will also include a first mate.

Captain only yachts for charter virgin islands catamaran Guiding Light
Captain only catamaran “GUIDING LIGHT.“
The captain of GUIDING LIGHT, a captain-only catamaran, will cook three days out of the week and provide at the client’s expense to save time. He is a great host.

Your captains are very experienced, have sailed these waters, and know where the best snorkel spots are. And indeed the best restaurant options, beaches, and onshore entertainment.

Captain-only charters are available on sailing catamarans, mono-hull sailboats, power catamarans, and powerboats. These can be chartered in the British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, St. Martin, Antigua, St. Vincent, the Grenadines, and St. Lucia. The most popular sailing area is the Virgin Islands, pretty much any time of year. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime.

Experience the Adventure of Captain-Only Yachts for Charter

*Note; some of the charters below indeed have a cook/steward while others have a captain-only option. Please read the comments in the e-brochure.

$10,800 - $11,900 /wk
  • 1 Cabins
  • 47.00 Ft Cat
  • Built: 2000
$12,000 - $16,000 /wk
  • 3 Cabins
  • 44.00 Ft Cat
  • Built: 2005

Captain-Only Yacht for charter GUIDING LIGHT.

We LOVE GUIDING LIGHT, and she comes highly recommended. This 41-foot Lagoon sailing catamaran provides crewed and captain-only charter options. It accommodates up to 6 guests and accommodates 3 Queen cabins.

…you cook, clean, provision, and help sail – you’re involved!

Captain Only Boat Charters is a good value for those seeking more independence while still experiencing a fantastic, relaxing, casual sailing vacation.

What is a Captain Only Boat Charter?

A Captain-only yacht charter is semi-inclusive, with at least a captain and sometimes a first mate. The captain drives the yacht, and you care for everything else, including cooking and housekeeping.

With a Captain-only boat charter, you assist the captain in sailing. You can even pick up a few sailing techniques along the way.

You cook for everyone, clean the galley, make your bed, and clean the head. What’s the best part? Your cost is typically 75% of a fully crewed yacht.

In summary, you are responsible for covering the cost of all provisions: food, beverage, and ice consumed onboard (including the captain’s meals). In addition, the running expenses include fuel for the yacht, generator, and tender. Also, mooring fees and requested dockage, including cruising taxes, National Park fees, and custom clearance fees.

It is a great way to enhance your boat handling skills. And save a little money.

You and your group are the Crew on a Captain-Only yacht charter. The captain is a guide, advisor, and helmsman who sails the yacht. Some roles involve the charterer, including cooking, basic cleaning behind themselves, ensuring clean linens, etc.

Unlike a bareboat charter with no captain or crew, Captain Only yachts include water sports equipment. Mostly, snorkel, kayak, paddle-board, wake-boarding, etc. Scuba diving is available on some boat charters for an additional charge.

The overall responsibility of the yacht remains with the captain. All captains are fully qualified. And most are often owners/operators of the yacht. They have made sailing a full-time and permanent part of their lives.

Catamaran Freestyle also offers captain-only charters in the Virgin Islands.

Please feel free to contact us for more information regarding Captain-only charters.

Contact us at 1-321-777-1707 or complete this form to discuss your vacation plans.