Horizon Archives - Ed Hamilton

Mediterranean Bareboat Specials: All of Sunsail’s Med bases: May 1 – June 30, September 1 – October 31: 10% off all charters. 10% off charters booked at least 6 months in advance. Excludes Easter. Caribbean Bareboat Specials: Many companies are offering free days this year, and they’re starting a bit earlier than usual. Most free day specials in the past few years have ...

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The Moorings kept a fleet for many years at the beautiful Secret Harbor Resort, on the south coast of Grenada. They closed this some time ago, but have just announced they will be opening a base in the new Port Louis Marina. Old timers will remember the somewhat run down Grenada Yacht Services Marina, in the lagoon just south of the main town ...

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The latest Charter Connection Newsletter asked readers to vote if they felt Air Conditioning was a necessity when choosing a Bareboat. The advantages of A/C are obvious, but the article pointed out some of the disadvantages which might not be so evident, particularly as most Bareboat Charter Companies charge for A/C in some form or another. The results are also interesting. Currently only ...

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If my previous post on the Caribbean sailing seasons didn’t sufficiently allay your fears of tropical storm systems interrupting your sailing vacation; or if you can only get away from August to October when the statistical risk of storms in the Eastern Caribbean is higher, then you may want to consider sailing the Grenadines. The Grenadines is a magical cruising destination, and when ...

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The Catamaran Company has joined ranks with Sunsail and The Moorings in offering discounts instead of free days this summer in the British Virgin Islands. When sailing from June 7 – October 31, charters of 7 – 13 days are 10% off and 14 days or more get 20% off. Footloose Charters, on the other hand, has broken ranks with its bigger sisters ...

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Welcome to The Charter Connection. This Blog will address every aspect of Bareboat Charters and Crewed Yacht charters. It will include news of the various Bareboat Charter Companies such as The Moorings, Sunsail, Footloose, TMM and Horizon. If you don’t have sufficient sailing experience, we will discuss Private Yacht Charters with a crew, including a honeymoon yacht charter, crewed sailing charters or luxury ...

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