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Caribbean yacht charters

Sailing vacations and yacht charters in the Virgin islands.

virgin island yacht vacations and Caribbean yacht chartersTortola, British Virgin Islands
Tortola, "land of turtle doves" or Chocolate City is the largest British Virgin Island overlooking Sir Francis Drake Channel and situated about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico. The most popular point of entry for virgin island vacations is the East End Beef Island Airport linked to the capital city of Road Town by the one-lane Queen Elizabeth Bridge.

Road Town's scenic setting and sheltered yacht-filled harbour provide a helpful orientation to the laid-back Brith Virgin island lifestyle.

This friendly and diversified community tempts travellers with every sort of regional and international cuisine found in a choice of cheerful pastel painted restaurants, former forts, and sugar mills. Palate-pleasing menus feature West Indian specialties of fresh lobster, conch, turtle, spicy goat, and curries of every description. An authentic English pub serves Pusser's Rum, traditional drink of the British Navy for 300 years, as well as a popular fruit flavoured local concoction known as the "Painkiller."

Tortola also offers and ideal jumping off point to the other main island of Virgin Gorda with its famous Baths, magical Anegada, and rustic Jost Van Dyke.

US Virgin Islands The U.S. purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark in 1917, and the architecture and Danish flavor still fills the town of Charlotte Amalie. Named for a Danish queen, Charlotte Amalie is the main city on the island of St. Thomas, and is also the capital of the United States Virgin Islands. One of St. Thomas