Who is Charter Tree
Established in 2010 by Ryan Skinner & Sergio Reyes, Charter Tree has been focused on providing clients the opportunity to experience a truly unique and memorable sailing adventure in the Virgin Islands.
With a home base in the heart of St. Thomas, the best cruising grounds in the Caribbean Charter Tree has become a hub for boat owners, operators, clients and all interested parties. With the addition of yacht sales, a clearinghouse and new energetic employees the company has taken leaps forward to provide the best possible services.
We work together with travel agencies around the globe to make sailing adventures in the Caribbean an accessible vacation experience for people everywhere.
Ryan Skinner was born and raised in Southern California. He attended sailing school in Dana Point California at a young age. Sailing and the ocean were integral parts of his childhood. Ryan Attended the University of the Virgin Islands and graduated with a Bachelors and Masters degree. Upon completion at UVI Ryan purchased a lagoon catamaran lying in Belize in 2009. He sailed through the Caribbean and found his way home in 2011. He has been involved in the charter yacht community ever since. Ryan is the President of Flagship, which was the first clearinghouse in the Caribbean founded in 1973. His knowledge and experience help him fit clients with the perfect charter yachts available today.