•Accommodation in air conditioned double cabin with private bathroom (A/C in service from 8am to 10pm)
•Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
•Drinks at meals (table wine and water), local aperitifs (punch, rum, fruit juice)
•Service of the crew : 2 persons (captain, steward/cook)
•2 sets of linens, towels and beach towels per person/week
•Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
•Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
•Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment, sea kayak, paddleboards
Ipanema 58 Crewed
Layout: 6 Cabins / 6 Head(s)
Day 1 – Saturday :
Boarding at 18:00 (6 pm) in Hodges Creek Marina, Tortola – Dinner on board and night at the marina.
Day 2 – Sunday :
From the marina the yacht will depart for a short sail across to the Baths marine park (6 nm/1 hour). Enjoy snorkeling in the most beautiful spot of the BVI or hike from the beach to Devil Bay through a maze of giant’s boulders. After lunch, the boat will set sail for another short navigation (6 nm/1 hour) to Prickly Pear Island located in the Virgin Gorda Sound.
Day 3 – Monday :
Starting at 8 am the yacht will sail across from Virgin Gorda to Anegada (12 nm/2 hours). Once at anchor and after lunch you can take a safari bus from Setting Point to Loblolly Bay located on the North Shore (taxi price: 15 usd/pax). Throughout the trip enjoy the beautiful features of the Sunken Island (flamingos, salt ponds, breathtaking white sandy beaches).
Day 4 –Tuesday :
Our yacht will depart at 8 am for a 2 hours navigation and will stop at Monkey Point, Guana Island. It is described as one of the best snorkeling spot on the island with plenty of turtles and school of fishes very close to shore. After lunch the boat will set sail for Cane Garden Bay (6 nm/1 hour) were we will stay overnight. You can enjoy there a nice walk on the sandy beach that nested in between coconuts trees and the local village.
Day 5 – Wednesday :
The yacht will depart to Sandy Cay (3 nm/30 minutes) a national park donated by the Rockefeller family to the BVI’s. Ask for the crew to dinghy you ashore and enjoy a beautiful short trail through the island. The boat will then anchor off White Bay for lunch. Nested in between palm trees you will discover the infamous Soggy Dollar Bar home of the painkiller cocktail. Then your captain will motor across Great Harbor for the evening (1.5 nm/15 minutes).
Day 6 – Thursday :
At 9.30 am you will set sail to West End, Tortola (3 nm/30 minutes) and anchor off at Soppers Hole marina a beautiful Caribbean Harbor worth the visit. After lunch the captain will navigate to the Indians Marine Park (4 nm/45 minutes) where you can enjoy a snorkeling in crystal clear waters. The Bight Bay will be your overnight anchor. This bay is famous for being the location of the famous William Thorton, a ship turned into a bar.
Day 7 – Friday :
At 8.30 am the yacht will depart from the Bight and sail to the Rhone marine park (6 nm/1 hour) were you can snorkel on top of the steamer wreck that sank in 1867 during a hurricane. After lunch the yacht will be anchoring at Manchioneel Bay, Cooper Island (1.5 nm/15 minutes) for the last night. This beach is often mentioned as one the best in the BVI’s.
Day 8 Saturday :
Morning sailing back to base (3 nm/30 minutes), Hodges Creek Marina, Tortola – Disembarkation at 9.00 am.