Go Sail Virgin Islands, Cruising Guide to ASA Sailing Courses in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Sailing conditions are Champagne every day! Sail, Sail, Sail in this is a year-round sailing destination with fresh breezes and calm seas. Go Sail Virgin Islands offers bareboat certification courses on sailing vacations in the glorious U.S. Virgin Islands. The active learn-to-sail experience keeps people coming back to the tropical conditions with daytime temperatures of 80 – 85°F and 15 to 20 knots easterly winds year-round. Serene inviting bays have inviting crystal-clear turquoise waters near 82°F. Here are 3 reasons why the USVI is so easy, no passport required, you can get to boat in less than 1 hour from the airport, and it is much less crowded than nearby islands.
Cruising couples find it to be a perfect cruising area! It’s safe for families, the conditions are predictable, and the beaches are beautiful. There are three main islands called St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. The bays are known for great snorkeling, fun beach bars, and very accessible, calm anchorages. These islands will blow you away for their diversity as well as pristine underwater world with turtles, sting rays, tropical fish, and coral.
This area has been intertwined with Sailing since the arrival of Columbus in 1493, on his second voyage to the New World. He first landed on St. Croix, an island with a freshwater source. The area islands were born with piracy with European and Spanish settlements become a treacherous place to be. By 1917, the Danes were happy to sell their Virgin Islands to the United States who were eager to have a military outpost for $25 million.
Sailing charter industry has been the backbone of the economy of all three sections of the Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, and Spanish Virgin Islands for the last 100 years. We look forward to sailing with you. Our goals are to Build Your Confidence, Help You Gain Experience, and Master Sailing Skills. You will be ready to plan your next adventure and get the bareboat dream vacation underway!
Life after hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2018 and COVID-19 have had an impact on the main sailing industry. However; we have fully recovered, and the islands welcome you to visit.
The first night is designed to be a sleep aboard starting Sunday of the week of your trip. You can board the Vessel at 5 PM on the dock. We arrive on the final day Saturday at 10 AM and you should allow for 45 minute taxi transportation to the airport, and arrive 2 hours prior to departure.
Go Sail Virgin Islands, Dare, Dream and Discover the Cruising Area.
ST. JOHN. US VIRGIN ISLANDS
St. John is 80% National Park with a endless supply of pristine beaches with accessible hiking trails all over the island.
BAYS WE VISIT:
✔️ Cruz Bay
✔️ Honeymoon Beach
✔️ Hawksnest Bay
✔️ Trunk bay
✔️ Cinnamon bay
✔️ Maho bay
✔️ Leinster bay
✔️ Lamesur bay
✔️ Coral Bay
ST CROIX, US VIRGIN ISLANDS
St. Croix is the largest of the US Virgin Islands and boasts quiet beaches, locally grown produce, much quieter island.
BAYS WE VISIT:
✔️ Buck Island Reef National Park
✔️ Cane Bay
✔️ St Croix yacht club at Teague bay
ST THOMAS, US VIRGIN ISLANDS
St. Thomas is the hub of the virgin islands. STT airport is where you fly in and out of.
BAYS WE VISIT:
✔️ Charlotte Amalie
✔️ Water Island
✔️ Red Hook
✔️ Christmas Cove
✔️ Magens Bay