Just as background and a reminder, the Grenadines are a chain of beautiful little islands in the S. Eastern Caribbean that through the ages, have attracted cannibals, explorers, sailors, planters, celebrities and tourists. Even the British Royal family takes up residence there from time to time. The Grenadines are generally considered part of the Windward…Details
Looking for a really different and exotic yachting vacation? Try Southern Chile for your next yachting adventure. Best time of year is summer in the Southern hemisphere, which is, of course, mid-winter here in the United States and Europe. February and March are the best times of year. This is a region that is very similar…Details
The British and US Virgin Islands offers one of the greatest and most relaxing boating experiences in the world and we’d like the opportunity to offer up a selection of BVI boating tips. Several factors contribute to this well earned reputation: plenty of small islands, regular E to NE winds, protected waters, great beaches and…Details
Here are some of our favorite Facebook posts and pictures that have been posted by us or by our friends and “likers” over the past few months. Literally thousands of our loyal followers have been reached or have liked and commented about these pictures. Some of our favorite Caribbean professional photographers have also contributed and…Details
The GOOD NEWS is that, in plain English, the improved economic climate in the United States is making it a great time to go on a luxury vacation. This has had an immediate effect on the exchange rate between the Euro currency and the US Greenback and the US Dollar has already strengthened considerably against…Details
A yacht charter vacation through the exotic islands of the South Pacific is enchanting, romantic, mysterious and seductive. The beauty will exceed your imagination.
Here you will find volcanic mountains, tropical rainforests, barrier reefs with astonishing marine life, and thatched villages with friendly people.
Yachting conditions are superb; calm seas, fair winds, and stunning, protected anchorages. Old traditions are seamlessly intertwined with new.Details
Yes, it’s that happy holiday season time of year again. Wow, the months go by so fast..!! Well, Merry Christmas everyone and a very happy holiday season to all of you – our clients, suppliers, competitors and to any and everyone connected to American Yacht’s eco-system. All of us here at American Yacht and Absolute…Details
Yes, there are still some charter vessels available: see the following Caribbean Charter Availability for Christmas – New Year. Here’s what we have on the books right now: 1. The Motor Yacht GO, available for Christmas, a 95′ motor yacht for 7 guests out of St. Thomas USVI 2. The 40′ sailing catamaran DOUBLE EXPOSURE…Details
Yes of course, the British Virgin Islands is a sailor’s paradise – that’s why it’s been the ultimate destination for so many sailors over the years. Yes, and that means motor yachts too. I mean what more could anyone want? Nice warm climate, friendly natives, a bunch of islands, steady breezes, protected waters and great…Details
There still seems to be some confusion about exactly what types of insurance are required when you charter a bareboat and I’d like to take this opportunity to write about the various types of insurance available and exactly what they cover. Hopefully this article will help our clients to understand what they are being charged…Details