November thru March is the High season for the BVI and prices are typically higher. Most will drop early April by about 20%. And then another drop at start of Hurricane
Season in June thru October/ November.
Weather in January is great. You still have the Christmas
Winds but you will probably have the Northern Swells which need to be taken into consideration. This is in the Prime season and the area will be filled with boats of all types including charter fleets. You will need to get to your night mooring/ anchor
earlier enough to get one while still available. Popular locations like West End/ Sopers Hole and Trellis bay will fill up fast and you may find yourself racing
for the next available location if you delay.
I have made the trip from early Dec to Feb for the past 3 years and this year my December trip will not have an end date at all.
First time I came down to charter I used BVI Yacht Charters with very good results and at a good savings over some of the other companies. They are a 2nd tier charter company... generally older boats than you would find at Moorings or SunSail. Depending on what type boat
your looking for and what $$$ limitations your working with and number of people on the trip... many companies can assist you. Some have only Catamarans and some have cats and mono's and a few only mono's. Some offer /may require a crew and some are primarily bare-boat but can arrange a skipper
or crew if needed.
In the charter business you get what you pay for but that being said, most companies can provide good service
. It all depends on your $$$ , your skill level and what you want and are willing to live with.
If you wish to, give us more info on what your looking for and we may be able to help down select with some recommendations.
I'm sure we will probably cross paths at some point in January!