The following sample USVI sailing itinerary gives you the experience of the US Virgin Islands with protected anchorages, beautiful white sand beaches, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Also, you can hike the various trails, skateboard, shop, and dine.
If you are sailing for one week (7 nights) here is an itinerary option:
Depart Red Hook or Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas for Hawksnest Bay, St. John for a relaxing day at the beach.
Sail from Hawksnest Bay to Leinster Bay, St. John where you can hike along the Leinster Bay trail to access the bay. The snorkeling here is fantastic.
From Leinster Bay, travel to Coral Bay, St. John where you can walk the Drunk Bay trail and enjoy the stunning view, the rocks, and coral artwork.
After Coral Bay, head to Lameshur Bay, St. John. This spot is considered to have the best snorkeling on St. John. You can also walk the Lameshur Bay trail to view the Sugar Mill.
On Day 5, sail to beautiful Water Island located off of St. Thomas. Here, you can hike and discover Fort Segarra and Carolina Point Plantation ruins. Or, spend a relaxing day at the beach soaking up the sun and snorkeling in the warm, clear water.
From Water Island sail to Christmas Cove, Great St. James Island. There’s fantastic snorkeling here.
On day 7, go to Benner Bay for a relaxing day onboard. Or, if you prefer, do a little shopping on shore.
Return to Red Hook for the end of your USVI Sailing Itinerary.