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Sailing On Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Belle

Necker Belle catamaran, part of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Limited Collection in the British Virgin Islands

Necker Belle catamaran, part of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Limited Collection in the British Virgin Islands

When you think of the British Virgin Islands Sir Richard Branson comes to mind. In the BVI he owns Necker Island, bought and is developing Mosquito Island (located just north of Virgin Gorda), and one of the newest additions to his Virgin Limited Edition collection is Necker Belle. Necker Belle is a 32 meter (105 feet) catamaran that is available for sailing excursions. Branson keeps this world class super yacht docked at Leverick Bay, located on the northern end of Virgin Gorda. The waters of Leverick Bay and this area are best known as North Sound. If your budget can accommodate the 2013 weekly rate of $110,000 US and you prefer an all sailing adventure I’m sure Necker Belle is extraordinary. If your budget is less than 10% of that rate then AnaCapri Estate may be more your speed. A wonderful day trip from AnaCapri Estate is going by ferry to the North Sound area where you can enjoy Bitter End Yacht Club, Saba Rock, Leverick Bay, and possibly get a glimpse of Necker Belle should it be in the area.
Necker Bell, right, docked in Leverick Bay in the BVI

Necker Bell, right, docked in Leverick Bay in the BVI

Sir Richard Branson's mega yacht, Necker Belle

Sir Richard Branson's mega yacht, Necker Belle

Necker Belle measures over 100 feet in length

Necker Belle measures over 100 feet in length

The stern of Necker Belle - docked at Leverick Bay

The stern of Necker Belle - docked at Leverick Bay

Crew prepping Necker Belle for an excursion

Crew prepping Necker Belle for an excursion

Necker Belle enjoying a little rest in North Sound on the northern end of Virgin Gorda

Necker Belle enjoying a little rest in North Sound on the northern end of Virgin Gorda

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