Originally Posted by whiteyaw
My husband and I are dreaming of cruising in the Cariibean to escape our Newfoundland winters. We're taking a boating course from Canadian Power and Sail Squadron and hoping to charter a catamaran in the carribean or Florida for a week in April. Anybody have any advice, contacts;etc.? We're new sailors in our late 50's with only power boating experience on a large lake.
Most first time charterers start in the BVI. It's an excellent area with all eyeball navigation
and short distances to the various anchorages
. If you have little sailing experience the charter company might put a skipper
on the boat with you for a few days. Good luck.