Samdy beaches framed by palm trees, an abaundant greenery and wildlife both over and below the water surface, fantastic for snorkeling and diving, rain forrestsand lots more. Local products are cane sugar, bananas, coffee, pine apple, ginger and tobacco -and of course, fish in all shapes and sizes. In Puerto Rico, the world famou Bacardi Rum is being produced.
Explore these beautiful but little-known islands off Puerto Rico by bareboat sail charter. Photo: Julian Love. Quick, name all of the Virgin Islands.
Turkey always tastes better in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Scratch that. Mahi Mahi, anyone?
Contact us about Yacht Chartering. You will begin your 8 day sailing excursion at Red Hook Harbor on St. Enjoy a smooth 45 minute sail to the uninhabited island of Great St. James and jump into the turquoise waters at Christmas Cove for an afternoon swim and snorkel.
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In cruising terms, the waters of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean could be said to be the most crowded in the world yet just ten miles down wind from St. Thomas in the USVI are a group of islands that cruisers have forgotten and bareboaters have yet to find, writes Michael Howorth. For many years they have been off limits to cruising yachts because they lay within territory reserved for the United States Navy which used the Islands for war games and bombing practice.
We picked up our charter in St. Thomas at Red Hook, and after a briefing we were off to our Departed out of Puerto del Rey.
The only downside, if there is a downside, is that the place can get crowded, especially during peak season. And if you have sailed in the BVI already, it might be nice to try someplace different. Ceded to the United States inthe area is primarily made up of the islands of Culebra and Vieques but there are plenty of other surrounding islets and cays to explore. One big advantage of sailing out of Puerto Rico that is realized right off the bat is cost.
Jean Spoljaric CaribbeanCruises 0. Many people have never heard of the SVI. The SVI chain is most enchanting because of its remote charm, pristine beaches, and crystal clear blue waters.