DAY SAILS
SMALL BOAT RENTALS
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Day Sails

Corinthian
Goddess Athena
Kuralu
Mary Irene
M/V Sea Lion

One Trick Pony
Patouche II
Ponce de Leon

Pranda
Prince of Wales

Princess
Sea It All

Silmaril
The Spirit of Anegada
White Squall II

Locations
Tortola
Road Town
Soper's Hole
Nanny Cay
Trellis Bay
Cane Garden Bay
Maya Cove

Virgin Gorda
The Yacht Harbour
North Sound
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Jost Van Dyke
Anegada


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Day Sails come in many types of boats, power and sail, time periods from the more common all day or half day trip to starlight cruises for a couple of hours. Snorkeling is often included. Meals may be included or stops at out island restaurants. Group trips or special charters are available. Please check for details.

Small Boat Rentals are widely available, especially the popular center console powerboats, as well as every other small water-engaged vehicle from dinghies to sea kayaks.

See at YouTube: Pathfinder II Kayak
Background music by Reuben Chinnery.

The Classic Daysail.

GoddessAthena.jpg (4714 bytes)Goddess Athena was the classic daysail that delighted countless guests for many years. A 84' traditional, custom-built ketch, the largest excursion cruise yacht in the BVI, with split level open decks, fitted upholstered seating, plenty of sun GoddessAthenaLounge.jpg (6808 bytes)AND shade, and special "Athena" cocktails on deck and in the luxuriously appointed lounge below, Goddess Athena offered a variety of trips around the islands, including "Lobster Galore" gourmet cruises, with a special snorkeling focus with instructors and equipment on board.

From Road Town. Also leaving from Road Town offering day trips:

  • The Patouche II (email, call 494-6300 or reserve through your hotel), a highly regarded day sailing catamaran features group (6-16) snorkeling trips with instruction and underwater tours.

  • White Squall II (494-2564), a traditional 80' schooner which sails at 9 AM from Village Cay Marina in Road Town. Full day sail includes a barbeque lunch with drinks.
  • Silmaril--will pick up at Road Town and environs--is based on Peter Island.
  • Pelican Charters (496-7386)--offers full and half day deep sea fishing on a 45' Chris Craft. Also featured are Anegada overnight trips, in-island family fishing with snorkeling, beach bargeques and island tours as well as whalewatching of humpback whales with their calves from January through Mid-March.
  • Road Town Small Boat Rentals
    Power Boat Rentals (494-5511) has small power boats for rent.
  • PeterIslandFerryIcon.jpg (9362 bytes)Peter Island Ferry (495-2000) to Peter Island is free for guests.

From Soper's Hole on the West End.

  • Kuralu (495-4381), a popular 50' catamaran, great for families (there is safety netting around lifelines).  One trip goes to Green Cay with a spinnaker run to Foxy's at Jost Van Dyke, and the other trip goes to the Indians near Norman Island and St. John's Benures Bay for snorkeling among the turtles.
  • Soper's Hole Small Boat Rentals
    Sheppard's Powerboat Rentals (495-4099) rents center console 23-26' Makos (with captain extra).  Also call about water limo services.

Nanny Cay.

  • Island Surf and Sail has surfboards, kayaks, windsurfers, boat mats and beach floaties and much more.
  • One Trick Pony (495-9189) at dock A offers daysails and sunset cruises to Foxy's.

Trellis Bay.

  • Boardsailing BVI (495-2447 email) rents windsurfers and sea kayaks, including singles, doubles and sit on tops with optional backrests.

Cane Garden Bay.

  • FullPageAds.gif (2395 bytes)Small Boat Rentals
    Cane Garden Bay Pleasure Boats (495-9660) and Baby Bull Watersports (495-9627) rent 18-24' powerboats as well as canoes, kayaks, windsurfers, sunfish, and  Hobie Cats.

Jost Van Dyke.

  • Water and Land Rentals
    Sea and Land Adventure Sports, at White Bay past The Soggy Dollar Bar, rents every kind of water and land equipment, including jet boats, water skis, sunfish, sea kayaks, paddle boats, snorkeling gear, water bikes, banana sleds, ATVs and mountain bikes.

Maya Cove.

From the Yacht Harbour of Virgin Gorda.
 

The 'Gypsy of the Sea' is a smooth-sailing 60' Gulfstar yacht from La Boheme Charters (284-541-4861), with full days, half-days and sunset cruises for up to 12 people. Arrange the daysail of your choice. "Just show up in your swimsuit and leave the rest to us!"  
Snorkel the 'Wreck of the Rhone' or kayak around the anchorage with gear provided (photo: La Boheme Charters). Sail to Anegada with a tour and lunch at the Big Bamboo. Raise the spinnaker for trips to Marina Cay or the idyllic Sandy Cay. Open bar with conch fritters, fruit platters and hors d'oeuvres like Brie en Croute with crackers!
 

The Spirit of Anegada

A 44' gaff rigged schooner that is the official daysailor for Little Dix Bay Resort, The Spirit of Anegada (496-6825) has full days, half-days and sunset cruises for up to 12 people.  
Destinations include Anegada The Dogs, Necker Island and The Invisibles, Guana Island, The Rhone and Cooper Island (photo: Trip Advisor). Snorkeling equipment and beverages are included. Private charters are available for also.

  • DiveBVICatamaranIcon.jpg (8272 bytes)M/V Sea Lion, (Dive BVI 495-5513, email), on Tuesdays and Fridays, a 45' wave-piercing catamaran whisks 25 passengers at 23 knots twice a week to Anegada for a day of snorkeling, beachcombing, and a local lobster lunch at the Anegada Reef Hotel.
  • The Bitter End Day Excursion includes lunch, a frozen drink, a snorkeling trip and showers as well as the use of the Bitter End pool and beaches. Also, water sports rentals can be arranged at the Bitter End. An exciting adventure!
  • Sunset Euphoric Cruises (494-5511), a sunset cocktail cruise catered by Little Dix from 4-6:30 PM with up to 20 people.
  • Motorboat charter from Euphoric Cruises (494-5511) with captain on a 28' Bentram powerboat.
  • Yacht Harbour Small Boat Rentals
    Power Boat Rentals, Inc. (494-5511) at the Yacht Harbour rent small boats from a 13' Boston Whaler to a 24' Wellcraft.

From North Sound of Virgin Gorda.

  • Prince of Wales (call Bitter End at 494-2746), a 50' motor yacht with enclosed and upper decks, goes to Anegada and The Baths for beach fun, snorkeling, and lunch.
  • Ponce de Leon (call Bitter End at 494-2746)--40' pontoon boat designed for snorkeling, trips to Eustatia Reef.
  • Sea It All (495-7558), a 30 ft. Mappy Bertram, can be chartered for day trips and deep sea fishing (pick ups anywhere).
  • Princess (495-7248), a 31' Bertram, offers sportfishing trips with Captain Dale out of Biras Creek.
  • Pranda (call Bitter End at 494-2746), a 48' Spronk catamaran, does 20 knots doing blue water sailing--in the morning to The Baths and the Dogs with snorkeling and beachcombing and, in the evening, toward Anegada for sunset cruises with rum punches.
  • Corinthian (call Bitter End at 494-2746), a 59' power catamaran, with a second upper deck for sightseeing and sunbathing, takes up to 30 on blue water cruises with snorkeling and lunch on board.
  • Other trips from the Bitter End (494-2746) include night snorkeling, sunset or harbour cruises, seasonal whale watching, bonefishing and blue water fishing and secluded beach cruises on a 26' speedboat.
  • The Water Sports Centre (495-7376) at Leverick Bay has a trip to Anegada or tour of the BVI on a 33' cigarette boat for 10 people.
  • Bitter End Small Boat Rentals
    Bitter End Yacht Club (494-2746) rents Mistral windsurfers, sea kayaks, Alden rowing shells (great exercise and run--makes you feel like a giant water buy, and the speed is impressive), sunfish, lasers, Vanguard 15s, Hobie Waves, 405s, Optimists, 19' Rhodes, J24 sailboats (very fast), and 30' Freedom sloops as well as Bradley 22s and Boston Whaler dinghies with outboard engines.
  • Leverick Bay Small Boat Rentals
    The Water Sports Centre (495-7376) at Leverick Bay rents 12' dinghies with outboard engines for half/full days and 17' to 30' center-console and cabin power boats as well as kayaks and Hobie Cats and waterskiing and snorkeling gear.

Anegada.

 

 


 

 


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