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JUNE 6 – 9 MONTHS POST IRMA

The Islands are dotted with boats!

Cooper Island has reopened!

The Willy T is back!

Life is slowly returning to normal!

There is still a lot to be done on the Island. Unemployment is still high, the prices at the supermarket are exorbitantly high and since there are few apartments to rent these too have seen a steep rise […]

June 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Six Months Later – My Memories of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was fast approaching the BVI and we had a busy week of charters booked.  Although we didn’t know it at the time, our final charter on Restless Spirit was 2nd September.  It was a private hire for 4 people arriving from San Juan, flying in and out specifically to charter with us for […]

Back to Tortola

Maggie and I headed back to Tortola on January 19th.  Our first stop was to Village Cay Marina to see our old boat Restless Spirit.  She is tied to the mangroves amongst a fleet of doomed boats, many looked as though they had spent several months under the murky marina waters.  It was definitely a mixed bag of emotions for both of us.

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Saying goodbye

I tried every possible idea I could think of to save my beloved boat, Restless Spirit.  To me, she was more than ‘just a boat that can be replaced’, she was my dream, my adventure, my new life.  Maggie and I had talked about our new life with her many months before we finally met […]

UPDATE #4 – 90 Days Post Irma

December 6th marked 90 days post Irma. Becoming displaced, losing my home, business and income is one of the hardest things I have ever had to come to terms with. Time moves painfully slowly and since leaving the devastation behind and knowing how lucky I am to have had that choice has been hard on […]

UPDATE #3 Post Irma – Week 10

The Boat

Week 10 and we are still waiting to hear from the Insurance.

I have been trying to figure out creative ways to repair the old Restless Spirit.  Our friends who helped return Maggie to me from St Croix have been working with the Government and a salvage company to help clear the island of the […]

November 17th, 2017|Day Sailing Charter, News, Sailing BVI|0 Comments

UPDATE #2 Post Irma – Week 8

Here we are 8 weeks later and we are still awaiting for news on Restless Spirit.  Our contact at the insurance seems sure she will be a CTL (Constructive Total Loss), but we have to wait for the claims department to let us know.  We are still hopeful that we will be able to repair her […]

November 17th, 2017|Day Sailing Charter, News, Sailing BVI|0 Comments

Life After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Dear Friends,

Life after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Thank you for everyone’s concerns and well wishes since Huricanes Irma and Maria.  Capt Jeff, Maggie and I are safe and  were all on Island during these two massive Category 5 hurricanes.  Irma was the largest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic ocean, with sustained winds of 185 mph […]

November 4th, 2017|Day Sailing Charter, News, Sailing BVI, Snorkeling|0 Comments

Adventures in the Caribbean

A great article on the BVI’s.  We can take you to the Baths and to checkout the RMS Rhone.

Off The Beaten Track

This great article from the BVI Welcome Magazine highlights several of the BVI hidden nuggets of beauty.  It’s a delightful read, especially if you are going to hire Adventure Charters BVI for a private charter.  We can definitely show you a few of these stops.  Getting off the well traveled path leads to some of […]

January 7th, 2017|Private Charters, Sailing BVI, Snorkeling|0 Comments