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Bénéteau Oceanis 45 • 2017 13.94 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.94 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $1 127
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Leopard 45 • 2019 13.72 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.72 m • 11 pers. • 5 cabins
 
from $1 122
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Leopard 45 • 2018 13.72 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.72 m • 11 pers. • 5 cabins
 
from $414
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Bénéteau Oceanis 45 • 2018 13.94 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.94 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $1 286
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Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 • 2018 13.41 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 13.41 m • 9 pers. • 4 cabins
 
from $3 616
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Leopard 50 • 2019 15.4 m
Road Town
Skipper mandatory • 15.4 m • 13 pers. • 5 cabins
 
from $1 761
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Leopard 50 • 2019 15.4 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 15.4 m • 11 pers. • 4 cabins
 
from $786
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Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40 • 2018 11.73 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 11.73 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $986
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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 51 • 2018 15.39 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 15.39 m • 11 pers. • 4 cabins
 
from $863
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Leopard 45 • 2018 13.72 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.72 m • 11 pers. • 5 cabins
 
from $511
PRO
Bénéteau Oceanis 45 • 2017 13.94 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.94 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $630
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Leopard 40 • 2018 11.99 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 11.99 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $845
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Leopard 40 • 2019 11.99 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 11.99 m • 8 pers. • 3 cabins
 
from $1 127
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Leopard 45 • 2019 13.72 m
Road Town
Skipper optional • 13.72 m • 11 pers. • 5 cabins
 
from $1 331
PRO
Leopard 51 PC • 2018 15.54 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 15.54 m • 10 pers.
 
from $1 331
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Leopard 51 PC • 2018 15.54 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 15.54 m • 10 pers.
 
from $1 331
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Leopard 51 PC • 2018 15.54 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 15.54 m • 10 pers.
 
from $670
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Leopard 43 Powercat • 2017 13 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 13 m • 8 pers.
 
from $893
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Leopard 43 Powercat • 2019 13 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 13 m • 8 pers.
 
from $951
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Leopard 43 Powercat • 2019 13 m
Road Town
Bareboat • 13 m • 8 pers.
 

Rent a boat with or without skipper in British Virgin Islands

with SamBoat. Choose from a wide selection of sailboats, motorboats, RIBs, catamarans, and canal boats. We offer a huge range of boats to hire from 50€/day. With the best offers, SamBoat helps you to find the ideal boat rental for the perfect vacation.

 

 

Hire a boat in the BVI

 

Known as one of the main sailing destinations worldwide, this archipelago is great for all levels of sailors. With four main islands and a ton of smaller islands, the BVI are begging to be explored. If you're looking for the perfect boat rental in the Caribbean, look no further than the BVI. 

 

The islands are all particularly unique in their very own way, in which some are declared national parks, while others are simply uninhabited. Needless to say, the BVI is a popular boating destination for a getaway. It’s impossible to be bored in the BVI; plan a long vacation, hire a boat in the archipelago, and explore the region for days or even weeks. We guarantee that you’ll love every minute of your holiday. Find your BVI boat rentals with a private catamaran or sailboat and plan your optimal travel itinerary.


 

Pricing and when to rent a boat in the British Virgin Islands

 

The one great thing about the BVI boat rentals is that sailing season can be all year round depending on your project. Typically the high season will run from December to April with the islands being pretty busy. During this period, you'll find plenty of regatta's and stronger winds. Going into June, the winds will start to let up and everything will be more peaceful. Keep this in mind when you plan as the high season will have the highest number of tourists and the ports will be much busier. 

 

Keeping this in consideration, the pricing will be different throughout the year. If you plan on sailing during the high season, the prices will average about 500€ per day for a catamaran rental in BVI or around 400€ a day for a sailboat. Depending on your project, you can either rent the boat with skipper or as a bareboat depending on your qualifications and experience. 

 

Do you need a license to sail in the BVI? 

 

For yacht charters in the BVI, no license or certification is necessary. Although nothing is required, it is strongly recommended to have previous experience dating back no more than 5 years. You will need to present a nautical CV detailing the previous boats you've captained, as well as what waters you previously sailed. If you plan on renting a catamaran, you will have to have experience with a similar boat with a similar length. 

 

Information about sailing in the BVI

 

With your sailboat rental BVI, you will most likely start your from Tortola, with its protected reefs. The island is characterized by its numerous boat-filled harbors. With incredible mountain ranges and beaches, the capital island has plenty to boast. The crystal clear waters along with its dream like scenery will instantly make you want to prolong your stay. Water activities are by far the most prominent thing to do on the islands. The waters are perfect for snorkeling and diving, and some of the most beautiful beaches are only accessible by sea. Rest assured you’ll find exactly what you want on one of the 40 islands.

 

This tourist destination enjoys a tropical climate with the summers being hot and sultry, whereas the so-called winter months are warm, mild, and pleasant. The overall tropical climate is also affected by the trade winds.

 

The average daily temperature is around 28 degrees ℃ during peak summer, from May to October. During the rainy season, the tourism spirit is slightly dampened by moderate showers, thunderstorms, and on rare occasions by hurricanes (from August to October). The winter season – from December to March – is comparatively cooler with the average daily temperature around 24-25 degrees ℃. 

The tropical paradise receives maximum rainfall from September to November. The BVI is driest from January to April – the perfect period to rent a sailboat and go boating.

 

Considering the different seasons, the best time to sail is from December to April. These five months receive negligible rainfall, enjoy mild and pleasant weather, and experiences moderate wind speeds, which combine to provide perfect conditions for sailing. The only problem you'll have is planning your itinerary. Whether you choose to rent a bareboat or a skippered boat, you'll have a lot of choices on your sailing holidays. We recommend a minimum 7 day journey with your BVI catamaran rentals to get to know the area as the average rental period is usually 10 days. 

 

If you're looking for similar destinations, people that sail in the BVI usually also sail in Martinique. You can easily spend a week sailing around this beautiful tropical island. Rent in Road Town and explore the 350km of coastline it offers with varying landscapes and endless beauty. 

 

 

 

A 5-star service appreciated by users
Samboat is rated 4.87/5 •Based on 122257 reviews
Fa
Favian

I had an amazing time and Patrick was an espectacular host which made us the perfect plan.

Ju
Julian

Fantastic, the boat met all Our expectations and the company were amazing and so helpful. Highly recommend these guys ! Brilliant and we will return !