No Additional Clearances Required for USVI Sailing
With more and more superyachts choosing the United States Virgin Islands territories for winter cruising this season, IGY has created a dedicated USVI website with specific superyacht information for St Thomas, St John and St Croix.
Destination USVI will give regular updates on Covid-19 regulations on each island, as well as suggested itineraries, cruising and anchorage maps, destination videos and information on sights to see, activities and restaurants.
It has recently been announced that following initial customs and immigration clearance into the USVIs at Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas, no additional clearances will be required, and neither is an additional Covid-19 test.
This will be welcome news for visiting yachts and guests, who will now be able to enjoy a seamless charter with much less hassle, allowing them to cruise the stunning USVIs (St Thomas, St John and St Croix) with fewer restrictions in place.
Yachts moored at Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas will also be able to take advantage of the marina’s spectacular facilities, including on-site marina Covid-19 testing, provisioning and fueling, on-site customs and immigration, itinerary planning, Navy Beach outdoor dining, shopping, tennis courts and more, making it the perfect stop off point during your trip.
Situated in St. Thomas' scenic Charlotte Amalie Harbor, IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande plays to an impressive array of the world's finest megayachts as well as sailing, sport fishing, and pleasure crafts. A nautical paradise, it offers easy access to the cerulean waters of the Virgin Islands, and staff are always available to assist with whatever you may require.
The marina is also located within walking distance of historic downtown Charlotte Amalie, which is complimented by numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment options that will cater to every taste.
After initial clearance into the United States Virgin Islands at Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas:
Additional clearances are NOT required while cruising directly between USVI territories
Additional COVID-19 testing is NOT necessary while cruising directly between USVI territories
Please refer to our online brochure with further details.
For COVID-19 testing and destination entry information for IGY Marinas, please click here.
Island highlights to enjoy during your trip:
Just six nautical miles to St John and 38 nautical miles to St Croix, highlights of St Thomas include:
Charlotte Amallie - Santa Marina Bay - Magens Bay - Smith Bay - Red Hook - Muller Bay - Bolongo Bay
Just six nautical miles to St Thomas and 38 nautical miles to St Croix, highlights of St John include:
Great Cruz Bay - Cruz Bay - Hawks Nest Beach - Oppenheimer Beach - Trunk Bay - Coral Bay - Hansen Bay - Ram’s Head
Just 38 nautical miles to St Thomas and 38 nautical miles to St John, highlights of St Croix include Cane Bay and Christiansted Bay
Watch our video here
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