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British Virgin Islands.
When it comes to Caribbean sailing, there is nowhere better than the British Virgin Islands: it is one of the finest and safest sailing areas in the world. The British Virgin Islands are a group of small and mostly uninhabited. The waters are superb for swimming, snorkelling, diving and sailing. Most of the islands have a volcanic origin which gives character to the terrain.
Saint Martin, Saint Barth and Anguilla.
Many yachters say that St. Martin is the perfect progression after your first or second yacht charter in the Caribbean. Perfect for sailing, It has good winds, medium seas and several short distance sails to fantastic spots such as Ile Pinel and Tintamarre, Anguilla or Saint Barth.
Antigua and Barbuda.
Whether you’re looking for tranquillity, a great nightlife or a combination of both, Antigua is a great place to find it. Although a good starting point for sailing either north or south, you may find it difficult to leave the glistening beaches and wonderful anchorages of Antigua itself.
Guadeloupe: Les Saintes, Marie Galante, Dominica
The sailing from here is exceptional. Sailing south to Marie Galante, Iles des Saintes and Dominica offers some of the most beautiful beaches and amazing rainforest that the Caribbean has to offer. Sailing north can include the more challenging sailing around the Antigua, Nevis and St. Kitts.
One of the largest land of the Lesser Antilles. Along with the largest coral reef windward, it abounds in highly protected, rarely visited bays and coves. Not unlike the neighbouring islands of Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent, Madinina’s tropical forests are perfect for excursions. It is also the gateway to start your yacht charter to Grenadines and Venezuela.
Saint Lucia is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados. Mountainous and lush, this jewel of the Windwards is a place of natural wonders where you are greeted with warm hospitality.
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
The Windward Islands lie south of St Lucia, north of Grenada. They form the southernmost segment of the 400 mile-long chain known as the Lesser Antilles. Cruise the Grenadines from the capital of The Grenadines on St. Vincent and the nearby islands. It is a spectacular cruising area offering good winds and brisk, line-of-sight sailing.
Grenada: Grenadines, Trinidad & Toboago
Grenada, the Spice Isle of the Caribbean, is a rolling, mountainous island, covered with fragrant spice trees and rare tropical flowers. Set sail for sister island Carriacou with its beaches of fine sand and natural harbours and you are near the heart of the Grenadines.
Belize: Ambergis Caye & San Pedro
Belize offers superb calm water sailing, diving, snorkeling, Mayan ruins and more. With 175 cayes to explore, Belize is still truly an unspoiled getaway. With two bases, one in the North in San Pedro and one in the South in Placencia we are able to offer a wide choice of itineraries such as Rio Dulce in Guatemala or Honduras .
Cuba: Trinidad, Canarreos, Jardines de la Reina.
Cuba, the largest of the Caribbean, incorporates a fascinating blend of colonial history with a diverse combination of Latin American, Spanish and African cultures. Spotless white sandy beaches, coconut palms and an underwater world that is home to five hundred species of fish and fifty different coral types surround this exciting island.
Venezuela: Los Roques, Margarita, Tortuga, Blanquilla.
Venezuela is one of the largest countries in South America with more than 2000 kms of coasts on the Caribbean Sea, Venezuela and its archipelagos have a lot of secret spots.
Panama San Blas
Protected by a large barrier reef, San Blas archipelago sailing area is idyllic. Gentle breezes, small waves, short sails between islands are pure pleasure.