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Tortola Yacht Charter


The Sunsail BVI location is now open. Please refer to our latest Caribbean Updates for more information.

Sunsail’s new base at Wickham’s Cay II, Tortola, is the best located and best equipped on the island, situated on the outskirts of Road Town, it is the perfect starting point for an amazing British Virgin Islands bareboat sailing holiday.  In fact, the sailing here is so fantastic that we have more yachts here than anywhere else in the world.

The British Virgin Islands offers an ideal blend of easy deep-water island hops, consistent trade winds, line-of-sight navigation and plentiful sheltered anchorages, making this an excellent family-friendly location and perfect for sailing holidays. 

Crystal clear waters – ideal for snorkelling and diving, picture perfect beaches, extraordinary rock formations, plentiful onshore attractions and a great selection of laid-back bars and restaurants ensure that a British Virgin Islands (BVI) sailing holiday will be one to remember.

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  • Line-of-sight navigation
  • Perfect for all levels of Charterer
  • Beautiful anchorages
  • BVI Spring Regatta
  • Protected sailing
  • Great for snorkelling, kayaking and diving


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Sailing in the BVI

The British Virgin Islands are classed as a level 1 sailing area (Levels explained).

A British Virgin Islands yacht charter from Tortola, with its easy, deep-water sailing between the sixty stunning islands of the archipelago, is suitable for sailors with only a small amount of previous experience, which novices can gain at our on-site RYA sailing school.

The liveliest sailing is generally around Christmas and the most gentle during the summer months. Winds in the winter are generally north-east trade winds, in summer they come from the south-east. Temperatures average 26º - 30ºC (78 - 86ºF) year round.

What's included ?

To make sure that you get the most out of your British Virgin Islands Yacht Charter, we have equipped all of our yachts with the highest specification kit to help provide comfort, performance and fun onboard; so all that’s left for you to do is relax and enjoy your sailing holiday with family and friends.

British Virgin Islands Highlights

A British Virgin Islands sailing holiday has everything – it’s the perfect blend of white sand beaches, crystal clear seas with superb snorkelling and diving, luxury resorts, boutique shopping and sailor-friendly bars and restaurants.

  • Anegada

    Beautiful, unspoilt Anegada is known for its pristine white sand beaches, its colonies of pink flamingos, superb snorkelling and scuba diving and its excellent lobster. A visit to Anegada is a truly memorable experience.

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  • Marina Cay

    There are very few places that compare to Marina Cay. This tiny flower covered island is nestled in a calm, sheltered, warm-watered lagoon. Ideally suited for families with young children and rum loving sailors alike, we're certain that you will enjoy the relaxed ambience and be more than happy to linger as long as you like.

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  • Peter Island

    Peter Island has a bit of everything that makes the British Virgin Islands a year round favourite with yacht charterers. On a Peter Island boat charter you can enjoy the spectacular beach and snorkelling at Deadman’s Bay, whilst watching out for Green Sea Turtles. Dive the famous Wreck of the Rhone, join in with the moko jumbee dancers, chill out listening to steel bands or visit a top-notch resort. Who said you can’t please everyone?

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  • Virgin Gorda

    Virgin Gorda is of course the home of the world-famous Baths; immense boulders that look as if they have been strewn by the hand of a giant across an idyllic beach, creating an incredible landscape of grottos and natural swimming pools. On a Virgin Gorda boat charter explore the Baths for yourself and walk through the tunnel to Devil’s Bay where you can find waves good enough for a bit surfing or body-boarding.

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