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We've learned a lot during the past 10 years of sailing adventures. Check out these guides before your next yacht charter trip.

White Bay might be ruined because of cruise ship excursions

 Paradise lost: Is it the end of White Bay as we know it?

The best snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands

The Best Snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands: A Skipper’s Underwater Tales

Catamarans lined up in front of the Soggy Dollar Bar in White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, BVI

How much does it cost to charter a catamaran in the Caribbean?

yacht charter skipper briefing

Yacht Charter Skipper’s Brief

New USVI boatyball moorings have arrived

Boatyball Drops Anchor in the USVIs: More Than Meets the Eye

Bali 5.4 blue lights in the Exumas

Catamaran Charter Features Worth Paying For

Top 3 Chartering Mistakes I’ve Made

Setting Point Anegada

Sailing the Virgin Islands: What We’ve Learned

3 Strategies for Yacht Charters During Hurricane Season

American Airlines’ new BVI route has rough start

Dinghy safety in the Exuma Bahamas on a yacht charter

Dinghy Safety: 6 Crucial Principles to Follow

The great 2023 Caribbean sargassum blooom

Navigating the Great 2023 Caribbean Sargassum Bloom

Pirate's Lair in the Exuma Bahamas on a Exuma Yacht Charter

Types of Yacht Charters: 4 Ways to go Sailing

Top 10 Bareboat Charter Travel Hacks

Bareboat charter pricing - how is it determined?

Bareboat Charter Pricing: How is it Determined?

Sailing Songs – The Best Yacht Rock Playlist

Frenchtown Marina in St Thomas, where the Waypoints charter base is located as we prepare for our yacht charter sleep aboard

Should You Purchase the Yacht Charter Sleep Aboard Option?

What is Boatyball in the BVIs?

Boat Trip Planning - watching the weather models

Final Preparations for a Yacht Charter Trip

Mutton snapper caught while trolling in the Virgin Islands

Sailboat Fishing Guide: How to Fish from a Sailboat

Fish of the Virgin Islands

Fish of the Virgin Islands

mooring mistake with a single line through the pennant eye

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid on a Yacht Charter Trip

Exuma fishing tips: filleting a wahoo in the Exumas

Exuma Fishing Tips: How to Catch More Fish in the Bahamas

example of backwinding while anchored

BVI Weather and Marine Forecast Resources for Sailing

Bali 5.4 helm station view

Bali 5.4 Review: Our Favorite Yacht Charter Catamaran

Catamaran vs Monohull

Catamaran vs Monohull: Why the Cat is Better for Your Sailing Trip

Sail Rocks North anchorage

Our Favorite Things to do While Sailing

sailboat fishing catching mahi mahi in BVI

BVI Fishing Tips: Here’s Where to Find the Fish

Staniel Cay anchorage near Thunderball Grotto

Bareboat Charter Boat Briefing Checklist

Fresh caught lionfish ceviche

Lionfish Ceviche Recipe

Planning a boat trip

Planning a Boat Trip: Get the Crew Organized

The Complete Sailing Trip Packing List: Here’s What to Pack