It takes a year to plan the Gay Armada.
Thankfully, it's easy for you to join,
and you only have to do a few basic things

What to do when
  • Book your slot HERE  (The most important thing!)
  • Rally some friends to join!  The more, the merrier
  • Get your travel insurance HERE - Within 2 weeks for key benefits
  • Make sure your passport will be good through 08 / 2018 or renew it
June to October 2017 
  • If you need some extra guys for your yacht, make a post on our YachtShare List HERE
  • If you're on a payment plan, there will be periodic deposits due
  • Book your flights to St. Thomas
  • Get together with some guys and get a hotel room for the last night of the trip (back in St. Thomas, after we return the yachts)
  • Decide if you want to hire a skipper or a host / hostess
  • Engage in our Facebook discussion group with other guys coming

November to December 2017
  • Finalize any last payments due
  • When you have your flights and hotel all set, fill out our Travel Survey so that we can reserve your ferry tickets
  • Sort out roles within your yacht group:  Who is in charge of what?
  • If you're new to sailing trips, look through our prep guide so that you can hit the ground running
  • Sort out any last slots on your yacht and lock in the crew list

January to February 2018
  • Look through the packing list we send, and get any odds & ends
  • Yacht groups should pre-order food provisions (your host/hostess will help with this, if you have one