Category: equipment

To take your Kindle sailing or not?

The last time we went sailing I debated whether or not to take my Kindle. Reasons to take it: I could carry all my books (usually five or so) in one little gadget. I could carry it in a waterproof…

Which Charter Company to Use?

One of the hardest things for new charterers to figure out is which yacht charter company to go with. There are many reputable, good charter companies in the British Virgin Islands and choosing one is often hard. Especially when you…

Would you like to rent your own submarine?

For $25,000 for the week, you can rent your own 3 person submarine, the Necker Nymph. It can also fly over water and comes with a certified pilot. In order to be able to rent it, you’ll need to rent…

How to buy an underwater camera (cheaply)

If you are going to the British Virgin Islands, you’ll want an underwater camera. There are some amazing pictures you can take of underwater coral and wildlife. And even if you don’t plan to spend much time underwater, you’ll want…

Snorkeling fins

You’ll want to snorkel during your trip to the BVI – there are some amazing things to see like turtles, octopus, and ship wrecks. While your charter company will provide you with all the gear you need, a mask, snorkel…