Ed Hamilton & Co.

BVI Yacht Charter Extra Charges


Nonrefundable Damage Insurance: $40/day (min $200; max $400) (covers yacht & dinghy).

Refundable Security Deposit:
Yachts 30ft to 39ft – $1500
Yachts 40ft to 46ft – $2500
Yachts 47ft and up – $3500

Dinghy fuel – $20.
Cruising tax $6 pp/day
VISAR $10/per charter
Nat’l’ Parks Permit $25-55 wk – depending on number of guests. Add $50.00/day for charters less than 7 days. Cellphone Rental $10
Fuel and water are additional.

Payable to Customs:

Environmental and Tourism levy $10 pp – collected on arrival at port of entry.
Departure tax $50 per person from airport and $20 per person from ferry.


Optional Cancellation Waiver – $200 (optional – due with initial deposit).

St. Thomas Start – $600 St. Thomas Finish – $600 St. Thomas location – Compass Point Marina

Sleepaboard $75pp (min. $150)
Skippers – rate per day: Day Checkout $175; Regular Captain $175; ASA $200.
WiFi (MiFi) on board-$30 or $40/day; $135 or $205/wk-sign up on arrival.

Payment and Cancellation Terms:
Initial deposit: 50% of yacht fee
Final payment: Due 45 days prior to start date.

Payments are nonrefundable unless $200 cancellation waiver is purchased, then specific terms apply
(see contract).