Caribbean Yacht Charter Archives - Page 4 of 10 - Ed Hamilton

Scuba Diving Magazine recently announced the results of its annual reader poll, called the ‘Top 100 Readers’ Choice Survey’. In the Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands took first place in the ‘Top Beginner Diving’ category, second place in ‘Top Underwater Photography’ and third in ‘Top Wreck Diving’. The British Virgins have always been a popular place to dive and there are many well ...

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Promenade, the popular 65 foot trimaran based in Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, has lowered her summer rates. Between May 15th and September 1st, up to 10 guests can charter her for $17,990 for 7 nights, including all meals and ship’s bar. With approval, she can even carry 12 guests. Sleek and fast, this older style trimaran was built in 1980, but ...

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Several private crewed yachts are offering Caribbean specials this winter season. For example, Stenella, the popular 63′ Richleigh monohull, is offering $1000 off for a 4 Pax, 7 night charter taken in the month of February ($1500 for a 6 pax). This interesting monohull was designed specifically for charter and has three almost equal cabins. She is based in the British Virgin Islands. ...

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This picture of the Antigua Show at night, taken by Lucy Tulloch (thank you Jim Long, Caribbean Boating) gives a different view of this incredible show. With enough generating power to light a small town, the yachts illuminated the night Antigua sky and were visible for miles around. Of the almost 100 yachts in the show, more than half were over 100 feet ...

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For those who are just starting to feel winter’s chill there are some excellent Thanksgiving promotions to take advantage of! The 85′ Azimut RUNAWAY is currently offering a 20% discount on Virgin Island yacht charters starting after November 18th and finishing before December 18th! This stunning power yacht can accommodate three couples or a family of 8 comfortably. They also offer scuba diving. ...

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Islands Magazine named the ‘best’ beaches in the world in their current issue (October). They used 10 categories and no less than 3 of the best picks were in The Caribbean/Bahamas. One was in New England. Most of the others were in the Pacific Islands or Indian Ocean. The best ‘all-to-yourself’ beach was Sandy Spit, British Virgin Islands, not to be confused with ...

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‘Les Voiles de Saint Barth’ wants to continue the nautical tradition of St. Barts. We remember the early regattas here in the 1970s, organized by the colorful Loulou who ran, amongst other things, the chandlery in the center of town. The organizers hope to combine the traditional and the contemporary – ‘a regatta for beautiful sailboats to navigate in our waters in a ...

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We told readers how to use an iPhone as a GPS/Chart plotter in our recent newsletter, but have just learned that it’s not just us that think this is a great idea!  Navionics, the people who make these iPhone charts, has won an NMMA Innovation Award at the Marine Aftermarket Accessories Trade Show in Orlando. One judge commented that ‘nowhere is the convergence ...

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Once again Ed Hamilton & Co has been named Conde Nast’s recommended agency for anyone booking a Caribbean yacht charter. This is the 8th consecutive year we have won this award and are naturally very proud to be recognized by such a prestigious travel magazine. While editor Wendy Perrin openly admits there are advantages to using the internet when booking a simple flight, ...

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Anyone looking for a vacation on a crewed catamaran in the British Virgin Islands this month (July) can take advantage of a spectacular special. The popular Voyage 58, ‘Bliss’ has dropped her rate from $21,000 to $15,000 for any number of people (she carries up to 8 adults, 10 max), including all meals and open bar. Bliss is a beautiful 8-10 passenger catamaran.  ...

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