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The Moorings

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| Wickhams Cay II, Road Town, Tortola
+1 284-393-2436
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Good experiences overall.

A Moorings charter is for experienced sailors. The multiple choice Q&A is rather hilarious. Have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Old_grey_but_spry
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Alameda, California
BVI Dream Come True

Some friends and I travelled with the Moorings on a crewed 5800 to the British Virgin Islands June... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
amt6189
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Established in 1969, The Moorings is the world's premier yacht charter company. With over 500 yachts in destinations from the warm white shores of the Caribbean to the timeless Mediterranean and beyond, we’re here to make your time at sea simply unforgettable. We offer a collection of getaways including hands-on sailing and power yacht charters, all-inclusive crewed yacht vacations and more.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“swim platform” (2 reviews)
“service calls” (2 reviews)
“great trip” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Wickhams Cay II, Road Town, Tortola
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+1 284-393-2436
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"swim platform"
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"service calls"
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"great trip"
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"bareboat charter"
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"water tank"
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"underwater lights"
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"great amenities"
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"british virgin islands"
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"bitter end"
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"newer boat"
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"mixed group"
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"by noon"
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"air conditioner"
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"better condition"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A Moorings charter is for experienced sailors. The multiple choice Q&A is rather hilarious. Have done both sloops (x2) and cats (x2) with the Moorings/Sunsail conglomerate and never had a bad experience. Remember, you are chartering a sailing vessel to travel on the "high seas",...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Some friends and I travelled with the Moorings on a crewed 5800 to the British Virgin Islands June 3-8 and let me tell you, this was the best trip I've ever been on. The crew- Martin, Katie, and Kay- were OUTSTANDING! 5 star service from...More

Thank amt6189
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TheMoorings1969, Manager at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your outstanding and thorough review! We are so glad to hear you had a fantastic time, and thank you also for mentioning the crew, i'm sure they will love to hear that their hard work was appreciated. We look forward to having...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To start, personnel at Marsh Harbor base were energetic, excited for our families and went out of their way to accommodate any request. As a boat owner I know that things can and will go wrong. The GPS on "Today's Office" a 443PC was new...More

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TheMoorings1969, Manager at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled you had such a great time, and look forward to having you back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the past 20 years we’ve rented, first time renting the Cat won’t be the last. After the Hurricane we thought about canceling, but figured they needed us to come back. Everything was in rebuilding mode. Was shock to see the damage in person. Lots...More

Thank KitCatBaybuzard
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TheMoorings1969, Manager at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, and for taking the opportunity to return to the BVI this year. We are working hard to finalize the recovery efforts and come back better than ever. We hope to see you out on the water again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second year in a row chartering with Moorings. Second year in a row with mechanical Issues. Currently sitting doing nothing waiting for them to send a maintenance person.

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TheMoorings1969, Manager at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, I am sorry to hear of the difficulties you have experienced while on charter with us. If you have not done so already, please contact us directly at customer.care@thlmarine.com so we can discuss the matter further.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Six family members chartered a 43' cat out of Vava'u in Tonga and had a wonderful time. Boat was in very good condition and the briefing by Raymond was excellent. He even got us to our first anchorage and demonstrated the systems. Provisioning was very...More

Thank ChuckP440
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This was our first time doing a bareboat charter in the BVIs and we couldn't have been more impressed. I'll break down the review by categories: Booking/Pre-Arrival It was extremely easy to book with The Moorings. Many reviews say their prices are higher than most,...More

Thank Kelli F
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is the first time renting from the Moorings. We have rented/owned boats for 30 years and very excited to return to the BVI after a few years away. The Moorings boat was in great condition. The mechanical systems all seemed solid and worked flawlessly...More

Thank James O
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

It's hard not to give 5 stars to BVI, because it was incredible - the water, the snorkeling, the bars/restaurants - we really did enjoy all of it. We had the best captain (Dunbar), who unfortunately had to deal with daily problems (broken AC, a...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

My husband and I chartered and captained a 48' catamaran for a week w 2 other couples - we had an unforgettable week in the BVI. Although, there were several harbors and restaurants that were still not open due to impacts from hurricanes Maria/Irma last...More

2  Thank Hobie58
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ella1249
29 June 2018|
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Response from TheMoorings1969 | Property representative |
I am sorry to hear you are having difficulty in organizing your charter. We generally do not assign a particular vacation planner to each charter, as any Vacation Planner should be able to assist in planning and this helps... More
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Sorry to hear that, our booking process was fairly smooth, with a few changes at the end when they contacted us to let us know we couldn't stay in the rooms at the marina the last night - but had to stay aboard. Hmm - I... More
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