Caribbean Yacht Charter Archives - Page 3 of 10 - Ed Hamilton

SVG Airlines announced new scheduled flights into St. Lucia’s Hewanorra airport, which will connect with many international carriers. There are two airports in St. Lucia and it is not practical to transfer between them. Traditionally many of the commuter airlines flew out of the northern airport, Vigie Fields, so these new flights will make getting to the smaller islands in the Grenadines even ...

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Fran & Stu are presently half-way between Panama and the Galapagos en-route to Tonga on their catamaran, ‘Two If By Sea’. They report fair winds, clear skies and an uneventful passage so far. The Canal transit was great, without dramas or problems. They have produced a new website to promote their venture, which covers everything from flight information, activities and what to expect ...

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Version 4.0 of the Navionics’ iPhone charts is now out. If you own an iPhone and are planning a yacht charter in the Caribbean, Bahamas or New England you should get this app. It’s even a pretty good reason to buy an iPhone! The new version has Google overlays over the land, so you can easily identify landmarks. The iPhone gps, particularly in ...

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You can find many Virgin Island crewed charter deals on our website’s ‘specials’ page, so we don’t post every one in our blog, but these two caught our eye. Pas de Deux is offering 7 nights for the price of 6 from now until July 7th! Six guests can therefore have 7 nights on this great 60′ cat for $2786 p.p. instead of ...

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Now is the time to take advantage of a fantastic special being offered by the 76′ Matrix Luxury Catamaran AKASHA in the British Virgin Islands. This spacious yacht is offering 7 nights for the price of 6 for any dates between April 6 – 19, 2010. This is a great value considering how popular and successful this beautiful yacht is. You will be ...

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The beautiful Westport SYMPHONY II is offering an opportunity to charter for 4 nights for a significant reduction in price.  Capable of taking up to 8 guests in 3 double cabins and one twin, the boat is offering any 4 nights between April 1 and 25th in the BVI for a fee of $26,000 plus expenses. SYMPHONY II  runs with a professional crew ...

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It was great to see Charlie and Ginny Cary named one the ‘Top 40 Sailors Who Made A Difference’ in SAIL magazine’s 40th anniversary issue. I knew them well. Charlie and Ginny first came to the Virgin Islands in the late 60’s to retire. To keep busy, they bought four Pearson 35’s with Tony Reynold and some other friends from the oil industry ...

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The Cooper Island Beach Club has been a popular BVI destination for both bareboats and crewed charter guests from the early 1970s when it began. Back then, one small building housed a restaurant where Jan Short cooked great meals and her husband Tim entertained with stories of his travels. Chartering had barely started and they were lucky if more than two boats anchored ...

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For the full list you should go to our Crewed Yacht Specials pages, but here are a few examples. All prices and specials are for 7 nights, 8 days: ‘Spirit’, 46′ Hunter. A good example of how a crew can make the difference! One of the stand outs among the bargain priced boats. $5,500 for two, including all meals and reasonable bar. Current ...

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Congratulations Liara on being selected as a finalist in the “Best Sailing Yacht in 30m to 44m size range” and also for a special “Technology Award” in the prestigious Boat International Media 2010 World Superyacht Awards. I particularly enjoyed seeing all the revolutionary design features of this unique yacht in Antigua. From the way the bulkheads/wall panels are fitted to the hull, to ...

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