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Going to British Virgin Islands

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I need to no how much it would cost me to rent a sail boat and operator for a week let me no

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    • Zora O'Neill commented on this list

      Hey Josh--I don't have a precise answer, but I recently asked a friend who has worked on charters about this, and this is the gist of what she said: Megayachts are $100-200K/wk at least, while a 40-foot sailboat with four guests and a captain would be about $3000/person/wk, and 25% more at least in the winter. Prices grow exponentially based on size: 50 - 60 ft. with for 4 or 6 guests are $10k per person. Bareboating and hiring a freelance captain is cheaper, she said, but then you have to know what you're looking for in crew. Hope that helps!

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      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek) commented on this list

      Oops! I forgot to give you the name of this company The Moorings.
      It may be a bit more expensive but this company has an excellent reputation! http://www.moorings.com/

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      Kat Von B (Travelinggreek)

      This is just if you need a Pre/Post stay. It is really easy to charter a boat in the British Virgin Islands. Most are large catamarans that hold 8-10 people and the cost for a week ends up being about $1500.00 per person. That includes accommodations, crew and food. They will get itinerary preferences and then you sail around for a week to neighboring islands. Prepare to add a couple of days on to your stay because of the flight itinerary's. This is a really incredible destination and since everyone travels by boat, your request can be easily accommodated. Here is the name of a company that can assist you http://www.charterexpert.com/sailing/British-Virgin-Islands.
      Remember the best time to go is Nov-May. The weather is great at that time. If you go the other months it is technically Hurricane Season and while that doesn't mean you will get stuck in a hurricane it can mean increased rain and overall cloudiness.

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