And compared with the rest of the Caribbean, the sailing is relatively easy: with a little experience, you can join a flotilla, charter bareboat or pay extra for a professional skipper.
Both bareboat and crewed yachts are available for as long as you require.
This will definitely affect the Hotel industry and the bareboat charters in our region.
Pass the final written test, and you'll earn certification in basic and bareboat cruising.
A fair number of crewed charter boats, both power and sail, are based in the marinas, but no bareboat firms were to be found when I visited a few months ago.
There are crewed or unscrewed yacht charters, bareboat or even a motorised yacht.
Bruce Baker, of Richmond, VA, is a veteran bareboat sailboat charterer.
Of the islands on our cruise itinerary, five struck me as ones I'd like to revisit in a bareboat .
La Paz and Loreto are home to a number of companies offering crewed trips as well as bareboat sailing charters.
Most bareboat companies have staff captains you can hire for $100 to $200 a day.