St Thomas Catamaran or Sailboat Charter: The Best Companies

by Paul Joseph  |  Published July 26, 2023

With its picture-perfect beaches and world class snorkelling spots, St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands makes for a memorable boat charter destination.

Snorkellers off the coast of Turtle Cove in St Thomas (Photo: MoToMo via Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0)

The gateway isle of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the waters around St Thomas offer some of the most idyllic cruising grounds anywhere in the region. There are a wide number of companies offering boat rentals in St Thomas, with everything from small sailboats to state-of-the-art catamarans to luxurious superyachts available. For those who like the idea of the space and speed of a catamaran or the romance and resonance of sailing, we’ve picked out 3 of the best companies for finding a St Thomas catamaran or sailboat charter below.


Ritzy Charters offers only crewed yachts, with no bareboats available, and so are our number one choice for crewed yacht rentals in the St Thomas. The Florida-based company have a wide choice of vessels, including sailboats, catamarans and motoryachts. The booking process is simple and intuitive – you simply fill in details about your trip, including number of guests, dates, preferred itinerary and any special requests, then you ask for a quote and wait to receive a shortlist of available vessels. When we looked at availability in St Thomas and the wider Virgin Islands, we found an exceptional choice of catamarans, with more than 180 available, along with 13 monohull sailboats. Pricing started at $10,000 per week for a 21-metre sailboat that can sleep up to 6 guests.

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Sailo is a global yacht charter marketplace that connects boat owners, charter companies and renters on a secure and easy-to-use platform. Visitors can browse for their favoured boat based on date, location, price, size, and user reviews, and you can even customise your search by creating your preferred trip directly in the booking flow. When we searched for charters in St Thomas and the Virgin Islands, we found almost 300 vessels available, including 45 sailboats and an impressive 180 catamarans. In terms of pricing, the cheapest offer we found was a 13-metre Leopard sailing catamaran that can host up to 10 guests (no cabins) and priced from $145 per day. For overnight cruises, there was a 12-metre catamaran with one cabin costing $1,500 per day.

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Sonic Charters

Sonic Charters offer an unforgettable experience exploring the stunning Caribbean waters around St Thomas, St John and the BVI. As a premier boat charter service, they provide an offering of six top-of-the-line vessels equipped with modern amenities and expert captains to ensure a safe and luxurious journey. Whether it’s a relaxing day cruise on a catamaran sailboat, snorkelling adventure on a sleek center console, or a sunset on one of their sport yachts, Sonic Charters caters to diverse preferences. Discover hidden coves, vibrant coral reefs, and pristine beaches as you soak up the sun and indulge in the breathtaking surroundings. With a commitment to exceptional service and personalised itineraries, Sonic Charters are dedicated to guaranteeing an extraordinary experience, and creating cherished memories for a lifetime.

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