Yacht rental in the Caribbean islands is better to plan on the sailing season. Water temperature +25...+28 °, air temperature +26...+30 °, and wind speed 15 - 25 knots are perfectly fits for yachting in the Caribbean islands. Hire a skipper or choose a bareboat yacht charter service to sail in the Caribbean islands by yourself. Our yacht/ booking database contains 571 boats starting from 1176€ for sailing holidays or for a real trip around the world.
Here you will find a lot of useful information for both beginners and professionals.
Yachting is more affordable than it seems.
In Ibiza, Mallorca and Maldives catamaran rent is cheaper than staying in a hotel.
A week on a yacht is cheaper than a trip to Turkey or Egypt.
1500€ / 8 persons = 190€ / week.
You could see another side of Caribbean islands only with boat rental — without noisy tourists or queues, just you, the sun and the sea, or even the ocean. So go rent a yacht, hire a crew, hostess cock skipper (all the staff) or hold a boat's wheel by yourself and get ready for the sailing vacation in the Caribbean islands that you could only imagine!
Frequently asked questions about yacht rent in Caribbean islands
⛵ When is the boat charter season in the Caribbean?
The boat charter season in the Caribbean lasts from December to April. Then the rainy season starts lasting from May to November, not the best time for bareboat. At this time, the Caribbean Islands are at risk of hurricanes — especially from August till October. The best practice to avoid them is to follow the weather forecast.
⛵ Do I need a visa to rent a boat in the Caribbean?
All 13 independent Caribbean islands do not require a visa to rent a boat. Also, you don’t need it in Turks and Caicos, the British territory. A US visa is required in the United States territories. The autonomy of the Netherlands needs a Schengen visa. You can visit French domains with a Schengen visa appointed by the French Embassy. British lands: a visa to Montserrat can be applied on the Internet, Anguilla and the Cayman Islands accept the usual British visa, and the BVI require the special visa appointed by the British embassy. If you have a visa-free passport for the EU countries, the same rules apply for it in the Caribbean.
If you rent a bareboat charter in the Caribbean, apply for a visa for the country where you start and finish your journey. In most countries, it can be appointed at the harbour or marina on arrival.
⛵ Where can I find and book a boat charter in the Caribbean?
Ports in the Caribbean region, where the boat rental is more effective than in other places.
Virgin Islands: East End. British Virgin Islands: Road Town. Guadeloupe: Pointe-à-Pitre. Grenada: St. George's. Cuba: Cienfuegos. Martinique: Le Marin. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint George. Saint Lucia: Rodney Bay. There's a lot places for bareboat.
⛵ The best airport for boat charter in the Caribbean?
There are airports in almost every country. For example, New Providence (Bahamas), Havana (Cuba), Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Pointe a Pitre (Guadeloupe), Port de France (Martinique) and others. Some islands have local airports where few planes can land. For example, the BVI don’t have international flights. You get there from neighbouring islands, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands. Saint-Martin country doesn’t have an airport. But the other part of the Saint Martin Island, Sint Maarten, has one.
People talk about Sailica
I booked a yacht on sailica.com just in few minutes. Service is simple and very useful. Plain and convenient web payment system. They gave me a 10% discount also.
After Sailica special tour inspired by "Game of Thrones" I fell in love with yachting and all the people involved in this type of outdoor activity. Recommend to everyone))
I took part in Sailica special "Game of Thrones" filming locations tour and different yacht weeks not for the first time. I want to say that it exceeded my expectations! Excellent event management team and skippers. We had no time to get bored))
Professional team, top service, high standarts
User-friendly website, a good selection of boats, Russian-speaking managers. Have booked a boat, received all the documents in advance. All the issues with a charter company have been solved on my behalf. Everything went smoothly, no complaints.
A fabulous journey on yachts, where you can rethink your whole life. Thank you Sailica yacht booking service for such a wonderful gift! In one sentence about yachting - it is a crazy dream.