Sailing with kids: an experience of a lifetime

Sharing your BVI vacation with kids is the chance of a lifetime. They learn about planning, sailing, itineraries, snorkeling, fish, … and their excitement is contagious. Donna Wolfson wrote a great account of her trip with her 8 and 10…

Swim vacations in the BVI

The New York Times is featuring an article about swim vacations – vacations centered around swimming in open water. One of them is in the British Virgin Islands: Swim Vacation (207-975-5489; www.swimvacation.com) offers weeklong swimming tours of the British Virgin…

Sailing with kids

Sailing in the British Virgin Islands is my family’s favorite vacation. However, sailing with kids takes some planning. Can kids go sailing? Absolutely. The question is at what age. I would recommend that you wait until your kids are about…

Where to stay on Anegada

Where as I love sailing around the islands in the BVI, Frank would happily spend the entire week on Cow Wreck’s Beach on Anegada. In case you feel the same way, here’s some info on where to stay on Anegada.…

Should I buy a charter sail boat?

Owning a sailboat in the British Virgin Islands seems like the ultimate dream. However, it’s not always the cheapest way to go sailing. I’ve run the numbers a lot of different ways, a lot of different times and I’ve decided…