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5 Reasons to Use a Yacht Charter Broker for your Sailing Trip

A yacht charter broker is someone with extensive knowledge of the yachting industry and helps match yacht owners with those going on yacht charter vacations. But is it worth booking your sailing charter through a Virgin Islands yacht charter broker? Absolutely! Here’s why: 1. Yacht charter brokers don’t cost you a dime.  It won’t cost…

Can I Sail Anywhere in the World with an ASA IPC?

Planning on sailing the world? You’ll need your International Proficiency Certificate (IPC) first! In this quick guide you’ll learn where you need the ASA IPC to sail, what countries don’t require the IPC, and how to become certified before you take off on your world travels.   What is the International Proficiency Certificate, (ASA IPC)? The…

Guide To Sailing Weather Apps

Before heading out to sail, you always want to be well apprised of the weather conditions! Unfortunately, many traditional weather apps just don’t cut it in the sailing world. Let’s take a look at which sailing weather apps to use and why before hitting the water: Traditional Weather Apps There are a few reasons you…

Why You Should Take ASA Advanced Courses

The learning journey isn’t over once you complete Bareboat Certification or even feel confident as a skipper! Every sailor out there can improve in some form or fashion. Here’s why you should take advanced ASA courses and which ones we recommend you sign up for:  What are ASA Advanced Courses? ASA advanced courses are the…

5 Ways Sailing Can Strengthen Your Relationship

Oftentimes sailing with your mate is much more fun than sailing alone! Sailing with your spouse can also be a great way to strengthen an already healthy relationship. Here’s 5 ways sailing with your husband, wife, or significant other can help you strengthen your relationship and support each other’s strengths: 1. Sharing Experiences and Hobbies…

All You Need To Know About the Annapolis Sailboat Show

The Annapolis Sailboat Show kicks off on October 12th! Here’s everything you need to know about the locations, sailboats, exhibitors, educational opportunities, and more.  Why Should I Attend The Annapolis Sailboat Show? The 2023 Annapolis Sailboat Show is sure to reinvigorate your love of sailing. The event brings together sailors across the world with inspiring…

Why are the Virgin Islands known for the best sailing conditions?

The world is full of sailing itineraries and trips! So how do you choose the perfect sailing location for your trip? The Virgin Islands has some of the best sailing conditions you’ll find anywhere and  should absolutely be a top contender for your next sailing adventure. Here’s what makes sailing here so impressive:  1. Temperatures…

4 Reasons to Try Bareboat Sailing in the Virgin Islands

Bareboating sailing provides sailors the opportunity to rent a sailboat without a crew. It’s a truly unique and wonderful experience, made all the better if you plan your trip in the Virgin Islands! Here’s why: 1. Bareboat sailing is the most customizable way to see the Virgin Islands Bareboat sailing gives you the freedom to…

What to bring for a Virgin Islands ASA Certification Course

Unsure what you need to bring for a Virgin Islands ASA certification course? This list will make sure you are fully prepared before your adventure begins: 1. The Essentials Many of the things you’ll want to bring to your Virgin Islands ASA certification course are the same things you’d want to bring on any other,…

Why taking sailing lessons makes you a better captain.

Go Sail Virgin Islands   ASA sailing courses aren’t just for beginners. Captains with all levels of experience can benefit from taking sailing lessons. Here’s why: 1. There is always more to learn The learning journey never ends! This is especially true when it comes to sailing. Even captains with decades of experience continue to…

Ultimate Virgin Islands Cruising Guide

schedule and price Before sailing the Virgin Islands, there are a few things you should know about the sailing logistics, opportunities, conditions, and culture. This go-to Virgin Islands cruising guide will provide you with all the information you need for the sailing trip of a lifetime. Page Contents Virgin Islands sailing conditions  Virgin Islands sailing…