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Yacht charter in the Caribbean

Paradise on earth in the middle of the Caribbean: The Antilles islands entice with breath taking nature, long sandy beaches and sea as far as you can see. For many sailing enthusiasts, sailing in the Caribbean is their greatest dream. The area is already one of the most popular sailing destinations worldwide. Especially the many small islands invite you to discover and sail. In the Caribbean, you are surrounded by exciting natural landscapes such as reefs, volcanoes or uninhabited islands that promise profound relaxation.

Sailing trip Caribbean

The warm tropical climate and unspoilt nature away from mass tourism make a sailing trip in the Caribbean a relaxing holiday. Most sailing destinations also offer a yacht charter in summer, but the winter months are best suited for a sailing holiday in the Caribbean. During this time, sailors escape hurricane season.

Our tip: Take advantage of the sailing break of other destinations and book a Caribbean yacht charter in winter or spring. With a sailing trip in the Caribbean, you can soak up the sun in winter.

Catamaran charter and sailing yacht hire in the Caribbean

Pitter Charter's Caribbean base is located in St Lucia, an island in the Eastern Caribbean. St Lucia is characterised by spectacular mountains, the Pitons, the famous two volcanic cones on the southwest coast, and luxury resorts and fishing villages alike. Inland are rainforests with incomparable waterfalls. Sailors are delighted by the island's diversity. The marina on St. Lucia is located north of Castries, in Rodney Bay. From there, sailors embark on an unforgettable time in the Caribbean with a sailing yacht or a catamaran charter.

Ideal conditions for sailing in the Caribbean

The unique sailing area offers pleasant temperatures all year round and almost perfect sailing conditions from November onwards. The best time for a yacht charter is from November to April. Be careful in the months of August and September. Hurricanes occur most frequently during these months. The island nation of the Lesser Antilles promises a lively sailing holiday.

At the Leeward Islands, navigators experience the trade winds from the east during a sailing trip in the Caribbean. The moderately strong and very consistent winds make sailing holidays an incomparable adventure. The crystal-clear waters make it easy for sailors to navigate by sight, while blue water sailing (offshore sailing) is a thrill. Those who wish can sail longer passages over the open sea between the Caribbean islands.

St. Lucia thus offers the right conditions for sporty sailors but also for a quiet sailing trip in the Caribbean.

St. Lucia Rodney Bay Marina

St. Lucia

Rodney Bay Marina

The beautiful island of St. Lucia offers visitors an enchanting mix of landscape, history and culture. On a sailing holiday from St Lucia in the Caribbean, sailors will experience upmarket charter standards and services from our Pitter Charter partner. The best all-round service at a uniformly high level of quality.

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Qualification requirements

To charter a sailing yacht or catamaran in the Caribbean, one of the following licences is required:

  • Caribbean coastal licence
  • B licence
  • Internationally valid offshore patent
  • or a patent for near-coastal navigation

Flights

St Lucia's airport, George Charles, is only 20 minutes from the marina. Hewanorra International Airport is about 1.5 hours away.

  • If you are still looking for a suitable flight, you can get your individual offer from our partner Yacht-Pool Flight Service: info@yachtpoolflights.de
  • We are happy to organise a transfer from the airport to your base, please let us know at least one week before the start of the charter.

Weather

The area around St Lucia is particularly suitable for the winter months, as from November to April is the best time for your yacht charter in the Caribbean. The average maximum temperature is 29°C. July to October is the rainy and hurricane season.

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