Hi everyone. The winter holidays are the busiest time of year for the Caribbean charter fleet and we thought you’d appreciate a quick and nasty appraisal of the pro’s and cons of chartering a yacht over the holiday season. Frankly it seems like everyone and his brother is in the islands over Christmas or New…Details
Ok, so. You decided that a crewed charter yacht vacation was perfect for you and your family and friends. That was such a wise, no brainer decision! Who wouldn’t want to be pampered by a personal chef, who creates a menu catering to your specific preferences? Who wouldn’t want to tap into the incredible local…Details
Crewed charter yacht vacations in the British Virgin Islands are gaining popularity every year, and for good reason! What started out as simply “The Sailing Mecca of The World” has evolved into a diverse and exciting vacation destination, perfect for making everlasting memories with the ones you love most. And while there are many boats…Details
Since summer is just around the corner, I thought I’d remind everyone that there are still some great yachts and catamarans out there for great family summer yachting destinations. No matter what your budget or favorite activity, there’s something for everybody. So let’s take a quick look at some of my favorite places to visit.…Details
A yacht charter in Miami and the Florida Keys combines the high-energy of a cosmopolitan, multi-cultural and distinctive metropolis with the sultry and seductive chain of islands and islets arcing a path to the extreme merrymaking, southernmost point of Key West.
Embark from the natural shelter of Miami Harbor, launch the water toys to splash about Key Biscayne, then pull up anchor and leave civilization, as you know it. The full experience of the Florida Keys can ONLY be appreciated from the water. It’s a WHOLE different thing to drive down on the International Hwy as opposed to seeing and experiencing the Keys from the deck of a yacht.
By land, the Keys can be seen as over-commercialized and even cheesy. I assure you that sailing or motoring down on a yacht is DIFFERENT.Details
Following the same line of questions that we frequently get here, this topic has to be in the top ten. Let me start by saying that most of the bareboat inquiries that we get and the quotes that we send out, do not include the cost of the provisioning. At some point however, the issue…Details
The Med yachting season opens in May with two major events on the French Riviera and Monaco. These form part of a series of Mediterranean yachting events for the year that are MUST for serious yachtsmen everywhere. These opening May events are the Cannes Film Festival in the middle of May and the Monaco Formula One…Details
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