The Mediterranean yacht rate structure in a contract to charter a boat is as follows. First, there is a fixed base rate for the boat and the crew. Second, there is a “variable” part which is called the APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance). This is, essentially, an “advance” that you are making to the Captain of…Details
We understand that inquiring about yacht chartering for the first time can be a little confusing and intimidating. We are here to help you understand and feel comfortable about coming to us with any questions you may have. First time BVI yacht charterers are very important to us and we hope to deliver proper satisfaction.…Details
This article has little to do with politics and more to do with some of the wonderful experiences of yachting in Cuba. The Republic of Cuba has had a love – hate relationship with the United States for hundreds of years and we’re currently going through one of the latter although thankfully, some thawing of relationships…Details
Many clients call us for weddings on yachts in Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Getting married on the water is a fun, unique and original venue for a wedding and not as expensive as you may think; in the first place, weddings and other special events on yachts are generally organized as all-inclusive packages that may…Details
Algunos de los lugares favoritas para el alquiler de Yates y la pesca deportiva en las Bahamas incluyen las islas Exuma, el Abaco y por supuesto las islas de ultramar (out-islands). Las aguas son absolutamente cristalinas, y los corales y la variedad de peces y la naturaleza no tienen igual. Los nativos de las Bahamas…Details
Some favorite Bahamas yacht charter and fishing destinations include the Exuma Islands and the Abaco and of course, the Out-Islands. The crystal clear waters and unique reefs, coral heads and the wildlife are unparalleled. The Bahamian people are warm and friendly when treated with respect and the whole Bahamian experience gets a 5 star rating.…Details
Here are some Virgin Island bareboating tips for newcomers to the bareboat scene in the BVI. Let’s start at the beginning: the British and US Virgin Islands offer one of the greatest and most relaxing bare-boating experiences in the world and we’d like the opportunity to offer up a selection of BVI bareboating tips.
Several factors contribute to this well earned reputation: plenty of small islands, regular E to NE winds, protected waters, great beaches and places to moor and go ashore and an overall excellent vacation experience even in bad weather.
As you can imagine, there is also a huge selection of bare-boat companies and models available for charter for both power and sailing enthusiasts.Details
We understand that yacht chartering for the first time can be a little confusing and intimidating. We are here to help you understand and feel comfortable about coming to us with any questions you may have. First time yacht charterers are very important to us and we hope to deliver the proper satisfaction.
Feel free to contact us with ANY information you may need. In the meantime here’s a quick list of basic information to make your experience a little easier.Details
This is the second of our two blog posts referencing the Leeward Islands and covers Anguilla, St. Barths and Dominica. Yachting in the Leeward Islands is a privileged adventure to some of the most coveted destinations in the world. The playground of the well heeled, the yachts of high-profile celebrities crowd the ports, especially during…Details
This the first of two blog posts that address charter cruising in the Leeward Islands; this first chapter addresses St. Martin: Jewel of the Eastern Caribbean. We have researched it in depth for you and entitled this piece:
Saint Maarten/Saint Martin: Yachting that Doubles the Pleasure
St. Martin is an enticing mélange of Old World elegance and Caribbean flair. The island is half Dutch, although a recent vote created the independent country of Sint Maarten, occupying 34 km2.Details