Hey Castaways! So WOW, we just got back from a bloggers sailing trip through the US and British Virgin Islands aboard the charter yacht, Viramar. We made 8-9 stops during our 4 day charter, all super special and now full of memories.
Have you done a catamaran charter in the Virgin Islands yet? If not, grab some friends and family and put it on your list! It really is the best way to see the islands.
Before we launch into all the video content for each of the island stops, food, and activities, let’s take a look at Viramar herself. She is a 56ft. Lagoon catamaran crewed by Tyler and Erika Boruff. Erika is the First Mate and Chef, while Tyler is the Captain and Activities Director. They are a fantastic husband and wife team that know the USVI and BVI in and out. Tyler and Erika are also dive instructors, so if you are wanting to try your hand at diving or are a seasoned diver, they are able to help you explore the underwater world of the Caribbean.
I did a short dive with Tyler at Monkey Point on Guana Island and it was so freaking cool! Only my second dive and I’m hooked now more than ever. More to come on that.
Here is a full video tour of beautiful Viramar done by First Mate and Chef, Erika. She takes you through every part of the yacht and tells you what makes them special in the Virgin Islands charter market. I was just trying not to trip and fall as I filmed her!
As you work your way back to the aft, you’ll pass the snorkel gear and enter the aft cockpit. This is where most meals are served and a great place to relax.
Viramar has a large flybridge with tons of seating and is covered with a hard top to protect you from the sun and liquid sunshine showers.
Inside you’ll find the galley and main salon. All the meals are prepared here and is another great place to relax…with air conditioning. In here, you’ll also find games, a hidden big screen TV, and the Captain’s Reserve. The Captain’s Reserve is the good rums, whiskeys, and scotches meant for sipping.
Viramar sleeps 8 guests. She has a master suite, two main suites, and a bunkbed suite. All with on-suite bathroom and shower, lots of storage, and cold AC.
Another great thing about Viramar is that the yacht is eco-friendly. All onboard toiletries come from EC Soap, a local company that only uses natural ingredients. They refill shampoo, conditioner, and body wash bottles to cut down own plastic. Each guest receives a bamboo tooth brush and can use their zero-waste toothpaste tablet and floss options. All sunscreen and bug spray provided on the boat is reef-safe and all-natural as well. I absolutely love this feature of the boat. The Virgin Islands is a stunning natural playground, we all need to do our part to keep them that way.
If you have any questions about Viramar, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. You can also find more information about the charter yacht on www.viramaryacht.com or contact your local yacht broker.