No I didn’t see these on somebody else’s website – they are my own thoughts after 15 years is the business – these are the 3 critical yacht charter tips that I’d like to pass on. They are most critical for crewed yacht charters. 1. The crew makes your charter successful – not the boat.…Details
Hydra is a different Greek island. So many islands so little time: this is the conundrum we face after the decision is made – “let’s do the Greek islands this year….” – this is the point where most foreigners and would be charterers, entranced by the beautiful pictures of white windmills and churches with blue…Details
This article could have been well entitled “The Magic of a Well Prepared Preference Sheet” – since the secret of a perfect yacht vacation will depend largely on the quality and detail of this essential document. The value of a well filled out, and complete charter Preference Sheet cannot be over-estimated. Does your group include…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
Yachting along the Baja Peninsula in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez is an exotic adventure of contrast and discovery; scorched deserts and cobalt seas, vibrant towns and frontier lands. Underwater, an astonishing variety of species cavort, frolic and thrill everyone on board, whether passive observers, deep-sea divers, or avid sport fisherman. From the sandy shores, the…Details
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
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