There are many companies offering bareboat yacht charters, but standards vary enormously and choosing the right boat and company makes all the difference for an enjoyable bareboat yacht charter vacation. For over 40 years, Ed Hamilton & Co. has been offering clients a range of boats, handpicked from hundreds of bareboat charter companies. As an independent yacht charter agent, we offer impartial advice on how different bareboat companies, boats and destinations compare so you can make an informed decision on the best option. View boats at some of the bareboat companies we work with listed below. We work with hundreds of bareboat companies all over the world and have extensive industry knowledge to provide insight on the best ones to charter with.
Nice small, locally owned and operated company with a mixture of older and newer boats. Good service, convenient St. Vincent base location, cats and monohulls from 35 to 50 feet available.
BVI Yacht Charters
A very good small company with mostly newer boats. Friendly service, easy Road Town Tortola base location within walking distance of most shops and restaurants. Some of the best small boat availability of any BVI company.
Company specializing solely in catamarans, from 35 to 54 feet. Based at Hodges Creek Marina, Tortola.
Good budget company with some new boats, but mostly older ones. Very friendly staff and good follow up service, simple, no-frills Tortola base location. Least expensive 50 footers available on Tortola. Free days available for various dates.
Dream Yacht Charter
A volume-oriented worldwide company.
A value company, part of The Moorings using ex-Mooring’s boats. At one time Footloose had a good selection of older boats, but the fleet is greatly diminished in recent years.
A rapidly growing company with bases throughout the best cruising destinations in Greece, Fyly Yachting has a good selection of mostly newer monohulls, catamarans, and power yachts available for bareboat charter.
A top company offering bareboat and crewed charters in Greece, Istion has recently started a base in Croatia. Istion offers a range of monohulls, catamarans, and motor yachts for charter.
An excellent upper-mid level company with bases at Nanny Cay, Tortola in the BVI, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada. Good service, a nice mixture of older but mostly newer boats, specializing in Bavaria Yachts from Germany. Often have special yachts not generally available for charter.
A top-level company with numerous bases worldwide. Excellent service and support, a wide selection of boats, Exclusive Plus (0-1 years old), Exclusive (1 to 3 years old) and Club (3+ years old). Beautiful BVI Road Town base facility, with many services on site. Also has a crewed yacht division.
Moorings Power (ex NauticBlue)
A mixture of 40 to 53-foot powerboats, specializing in power cats with bases in Tortola, Abaco and Nassau in the Bahamas and now in Greece. Part of The Moorings group, Exclusive Plus (0-1 years old), Exclusive (1 to 3 years old) and Club (3+ years old), good service.
Navigare Yachting is actually a Swedish bareboat charter company. Originally best known for their large fleet of bareboats in Croatia, Navigare has opened charter bases around the world, offering bareboat charters in Croatia, Greece, the Bahamas, and the BVI, among others.
A top-level company with numerous bases worldwide. Good service and support, a wide selection of boats, Premier Plus (0 to 1 years old), Premier (1-3 years old) and Classic (3+ years old) boats from 34 to 57 feet available.
Very well run upper mid-level company based at Road Reef Marina in Road Town, Tortola, BVI. TMM’s fleet is now solely catamarans from 38 to 51 feet. Excellent service and excellent value.
Virgin Charter Yachts
Formerly Virgin Traders, Virgin Charter Yachts is an excellent ‘power only’ company, good service, convenient Nanny Cay base location on Tortola. They offer a range of power catamarans for bareboat charter, from 37 to 51 feet.
Virgin Islands Yacht Charters
Conveniently located at Compass Point Marina on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Yacht Charters is a newer, well run company offering a range of fairly new bareboat catamarans, ranging from 40 to 50 feet.
Very good company specializing in some of the best performing 38 to 59 foot bareboat catamarans in the market. Nice Sopers Hole location, good service.
Formerly CYOA in the USVI, a well established company with good service and a convenient St. Thomas location only minutes from the airport. Nice selection of catamarans and monohulls available for bareboating. Waypoints also has a new BVI bareboat base.