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You haven’t lived until you’ve allowed yourself to be pampered aboard a private crewed yacht in the Caribbean by those on the BVI Yacht Charters team. Chartering a crewed yacht in the Virgin Islands is simple and affordable when you work with us. Why board a Cruise Ship with 1000′s of others, when you can charter Your Own Private Crewed Yacht in the Caribbean? Don’t settle for a crowded cruise ship when you can relax on your own private yacht and travel at your own pace, pampered all the way.A crewed yacht charter is a perfect blend of all the finest ingredients of first class stateroom accommodation on a luxury liner, and the exciting freedom of cruising on your own private yacht. There are no deadlines or sailing schedules on a crewed yacht, the only one is happy hour! Waiting in line is not our idea of a vacation. At BVI Yacht Charters we have time for all of your questions and will help with planning your itinerary and finding the perfect yacht and crew for your sailing vacation. It’s no wonder that many of our customers return as friends!You will discover breathtaking islands and pristine beaches and perhaps find yourself swaying to the rhythm of steel drums at an open air beach bar! Be pampered in paradise and enjoy the many water sports, gourmet dining, wines and open bar tailored to your preferences on our crewed yachts. Visit for our full yacht listings.
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T: +1888 615 4006 (US & Canada)
T: +1 284 494 4289
F: +1 284 494 6552

The best way to reach Els is by email, since she is out on the road a lot, visiting the crews and yachts she represents. If you would like to speak with her, just send an email and request a call back!


Els Kraakman is our crewed yacht specialist. She will help you plan your fully crewed all-inclusive vacation aboard private luxury sail and motor yachts whether it is for your honeymoon, sailing with your family or groups up to 20 guests.

Els is born in Holland (close to Amsterdam) and has sailed all of her live. With her husband Gerard she sailed the whole Caribbean on their own yacht Miss Eileen for 2 years. She has been a charter chef/first mate on the catamaran Belles Années and
now lives and works in the BVI’s since 2000.

Els knows most crew on a personal level and visits all the yachts on the various boat shows. She calls the BVI home and knows all the islands, anchorages, bars, restaurants and most important the people who live and work there. She can guide you
with your itinerary and give recommendations of the places you want to visit and don’t want to miss on your vacation. She is looking forward to working with you to plan the vacation of a life time!

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