These are just examples of some of the 7 or 8 day Caribbean cruise
charters planned for the next sailing vacation season. These can
be extended and tailored to your specific requirements and durations
with the itinerary altered accordingly. The order of destinations
and ports of call may be changed at the discretion of the Captain
depending on weather conditions prevailing at the time.
The British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands - Caribbean cruise
1 - Your Caribbean cruise starts in Road Town,
Tortola. Get your sea legs on the short sail to Peter Island
where you can relax swim and snorkel on your first day.
2 - A short sail to Salt Island, where salt
is still collected. Divers and snorkellers alike can appreciate
the wreck of the "Rhone". You then move on to Cooper
Island for your evening anchorage.
3 - An exhilarating sail takes you to the
world famous Baths; crystal clear turquoise water bordered
by huge boulders. An amazing sight. The evening is spent at
4 - Up the west coast of Virgin Gorda, stopping
for lunch and a swim, then to Pusser's Company Store at Leverick
Bay. A short afternoon cruise takes you to the beautiful setting
of Bitter End, with its abundance of water sports. Keep a
watch out for iguanas and turtles!
5 - A leisurely sail to The Dogs for swimming
and diving then on to Monkey Point on Guana Island. Superb
snorkelling and a chance to see the pelicans while you enjoy
6 - On to an 'acre of paradise', as Green
and Sandy Cays are known, for the most wonderful swimming
and snorkelling off golden beaches. Your evening anchorage
is Little Harbour on Jost Van Dyke.
7 - A good sail to Norman Island, the famous
Treasure Island with its caves.
8 - A last breakfast on board before sailing
back to Road Town, Tortola
Antiqua to St. Martin
Antiqua to St. Martin
1 - Board AnnaCay at Nelson's Dockyard. English
Harbour, a magnificent setting Enjoy a spectacular sunset
from Shirley Heights overlooking the bay and your charter
2 - Sailing around the west coast of Antigua
for lunch and snorkelling up the coast to spend the evening
at the picturesque resort of Jolly Harbour.
3 - Sail to the beautiful island of Nevis,
mooring up at the Four Seasons Golfing resort. Enjoy the day
golfing or touring the island and shopping for souvenirs.
4 - A short sail brings you to St. Kitts, another
island full of sites worth visiting.: rainforest, monkeys
and history at Brimstone Hill, where the fort stands as a
lasting monument to British-French rivalry in this area of
5 - A beautiful sail to St. Barts, a piece
of France in the Caribbean, with excellent swimming and snorkelling.
6 - Your final tropical island destination
- St. Martin - where tradition says that the island was amicably
divided by a Frenchman wielding a bottle of wine and a Dutchman
with a bottle of gin. Guess who got the largest share of the
island! Overnight at the beautiful creek of Oyster Pond.
7 - A final sail to either Simpson or Marigot
Bay - stopping for a last dip on one of St.Martin's beautiful
beaches. Golf options are available on request at Antigua,
Nevis and St Kitts.
Martinique to St. Vincent
Martinique to St. Vincent Cruise
1 - Join AnnaCay, in Fort de France on Martinique's
west coast, the largest and liveliest city in the Windward
Islands. Enjoy a welcome drink aboard before setting sail
southwards to the delightful anchorage Trois Islets.
2 - Sail further down the coast to St. Anne,
a pretty seaside town.
3 - An opportunity to practise your sailing
skills on the passage to St. Lucia. Your destination is Rodney
bay where you will have the opportunity to visit the old naval
base on Pigeon island, preserved by the St. Lucia National
4 - A short sail to Anse Cochon, for swimming
and snorkelling, then on to Marigot Bay, a spectacularly beautiful
anchorage affording a perfect backdrop to that sunset rum
5 - Heading further south to Soufrière.
a small town dominated by the towering twin Pitons and a base
to explore the sulphur springs, and perhaps a walk in the
6 - Leave St. Lucia and head for St. Vincent,
an island of towering mountains, craggy peaks and a dense
green forest. Arrive in Cumberland Bay and tie up to a palm
7 - A short sail to your lunch time stop at
Petit Byahut, for some delightful snorkelling. In the afternoon
move for a final night aboard on Young Island. This cruise
can be linked to the Grenadines cruise for a two week holiday
1 - Join AnnaCay at Young Island, St. Vincent
and enjoy a tropical drink and a refreshing dip before lunch,
spent watching the birds on the Island. After lunch, find
your sea legs on the short passage to Bequia.
2 - Once an active whaling station boat-building
can still be seen on Bequia. An afternoon sail takes you to
the beautiful and exclusive island of Mustique.
3 - An opportunity to see where the rich and
famous live and swim on one of the island's beautiful beaches.
After a late lunch sail to the Canouan and relax in peaceful
anchorage off Charlestown Bay.
4 - A short hop brings you to Salt Whistle
Bay, Mayreau, with wonderful snorkelling; the energetic can
experience the spectacular views from the top of the island.
5 - Just around the corner are Tobago Cays,
considered the best snorkelling and diving in The Grenadines.
6 - An exhilarating sail to the idyllic Sandy
Island for lunch and a swim. before arriving at Carriacou,
with its choice of water sports.
7 - Sail via Petit Martinique to Petit St.
Vincent for lunch and a swim before arriving at beautiful
Palm Island for your final dinner aboard AnnaCay.
8 - After breakfast and a morning dip, sail
across to Union Island for your connecting flight home.
For those of you with a fortnight to spare, this itinerary
can be included in a longer charter starting in St. Lucia
(for details see Martinique to St Vincent itinerary) and finishing
in Grenada - a most delightful mountainous tropical island
renowned for its spices and its golden beaches.