Sailing in St Croix US Virgin Islands
If you love the sound of the wind cracking in the sails, the wondrous smell of fresh sea air, and the ocean breeze on your face, then you’re bound to find Heaven in St Croix sailing! The island offers a rich variety of sailing and boat tours to fit any budget. From exciting day trips to Buck island, to romantic evening dinners accompanied by live Caribbean music and dancing, to island-hopping and open-sea sailboat racing for the daring and intrepid visitor. A trip or two on the water is the perfect complement to your land-based adventures and will provide a complete appreciation of St Croix’s majestic beauty.
Below is an extensive list of all St Croix sailing organizations and tour operators:
Location: East End (Green Cay Marina)
Tel: (340) 514-2270
Trip Advisor top-rated sailing tours. Come join the Captain and Crew aboard ZULU as they sail from beautiful Green Cay Marina located in the Tamarind Reef Resort. Over 12 years offering private day sails along the North Coast of St. Croix. We sail into the Caribbean Sea and find a secure anchorage in the East End Marine Park Sanctuary where we snorkel, swim, snack or lunch, and relax for the day. Our boat“ZULU” is equipped with wide swim platform and a deep ladder. We provide good snorkeling gear, flotation devices, lessons and a guided tour of the chosen anchorage. So for the best St Croix sailing, bring a towel, an extra tee shirt and your camera. We provide all food and beverages. Capt. Dee is a great chef and offers fresh and local produce, and special dietary needs are easily accommodated.
Location: West End
Tel: (340) 201-5227
A unique sailing musical venue offering sunset, daytime, full-moon, and stargazing sailing, plus live music and fine-dining events. Evening sails feature live music, unlimited rum punch, a cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Day sails for private groups can be customized to include sailing, snorkeling reefs & shipwrecks, plus we offer yoga & meditation sails. Our 63-foot catamaran the “Jolly Mon” can host up to 49 passengers, so it’s perfect for parties, weddings or any special occasion. Our goal is to bring fresh entertainment and let both traveling and local guests enjoy sailing in St Croix USVI at affordable prices.
Teroro II & Dragonfly Buck Island Charters
Tel: (340) 718-3161
Captain Carl, who’s been called “Buck Island’s Breeziest Boater” is the man to go to for day sails to beautiful Buck Island. Born into a local St Croix seafaring family and with 30 years of local sailing, he knows every nook, cranny, tide, wind, current, bay, and reef around. Climb aboard his 38 foot trimaran “Dragonfly” for the only solely wind-powered Buck Island charter, plus the most relaxed experience to be found in a region already famous for taking it easy. Rum, a few rhythms, a salty breeze, some snorkeling at the Buck Island Reef National Monument, sun, magical beaches, and as much limin’ as can fit in a day—all under the soothing, sunglasses-wearing watch of Captain Carl.
Lightheart Sailing and Charters
Tel: (340) 244-0240
Come aboard and enjoy the time of your life with Lightheart Charters, named Best of the V.I. for two years running! 1-6 guests on partial day or full day of St Croix sailing adventures. We’ll sail the coast of St Croix, enjoy great snorkeling along beautiful reefs, have a snack or lunch at anchor and return to harbor. Take the helm on our beautiful Hanse 400e with expert coaching from ASA “Outstanding Instructor” Captain Peter, or simply kick back and enjoy the waves! Charters around the U.S. and British Virgin Islands are also available. Learn to sail with us and earn certifications from the ASA in basic keelboat, coastal cruising, and coastal navigation. Come sail the tranquil Caribbean waters today!
Location: East End
Tel: (340) 690-9996
Raise the bar for you holiday! Wake up each morning to a new incredible island! Let us reveal the secrets of St Croix sailing and the Virgin Islands from the luxury of your own private 43′ Catamaran. Cruise the crystal-clear waters, snorkel the many reefs, and soak up the sheltering sun. From 1-day trips up to 7-night tours, Iditarum can accommodate up to six guests in three queen staterooms, each with its own shower. Use our snorkel gear and kayaks to explore during the day; evenings, you can either come ashore and enjoy island nightlife & dining, or stay on-board for a cozy dinner in the fully-equipped galley. Sail away with us on a truly unforgettable experience!
Tel: (340) 513-2508
Sail to world-famous Buck Island aboard the lovely Jolly Roger, a 42-foot sailing catamaran. Swim in fantastic reefs, enjoy a beach with powdery white sand, and tour the underwater snorkeling trail (a US national monument).
You’re in good hands with Captain Mike, licensed by the US Coast guard, and his great crew. Day trips leave from downtown Christiansted. Sunset sails also offers, so call and book your St Croix sailing adventure today!
Tel: (340) 626-7877
Climb aboard this amazing tall-sail ship and step back in time! Marvel at the huge masts, the giant anchor, the intricate rigging and imagine the past lives of this remarkable ship. The Roseway is a beautifully-restored 137-foot schooner with giant scarlet sails. Registered as a US national historic landmark in both Boston and St Croix, it is owned and operated by the World Ocean School. From November to May it plies Caribbean waters, offering educational programs for students and tours for visitors. Sunset sails are open to the public Sunday – Friday, as well as public day sails and private charters. Witness one of the truly remarkable sights in St Croix with a visit aboard this spectacular ship! A unique way to sail in St Croix USVI.