British Virgin Islands Archives - Ed Hamilton

Cruising Guide Publications have begun posting downloadable post-hurricane updates on their website as a supplement to their “Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands”. The update references the current guide by page and includes information about Ferries and Transportation, Customs and Immigration, as wells as BVI Anchorages. This is a great resource if you have already booked a yacht charter in the Virgin Islands ...

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One of our Customers’ had this to say about their recent luxury crewed yacht charter vacation in the British Virgin Islands aboard the Oyster 885 – Ayni: “Awesome trip aboard a brand new Oyster 885 was chartered through Ed Hamilton Yacht Brokerage that exceeded way beyond our greatest expectations. It was a family trip including two teenagers, Jane and Kate, to celebrate my ...

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We are pleased to announce that Susie Jervis has joined the Ed Hamilton & Co. Yacht Charter Agents team as a Bareboat Charter Specialist. Susie joins us from The Moorings and Sunsail, where she has spent the last 7 years guiding clients with her first-hand bareboat charter knowledge and experience to ensure they select the perfect boat type and destination for their dream ...

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‘Sayang’, a popular Jeanneau 54, is offering 8 days for the price of 7 through the month of July. Paul and Ratna also offer a ‘Romantic Getaway for Two’ special! We have had 22 successful charters on this boat. Flexible layout for up to six but particularly suitable for four. Excellent boat and crew. ‘Viking Dream’ was voted best multihull up to 50′ ...

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Have you ever wondered where the crewed yacht chefs buy their organic produce in Tortola? Aragorn Dick-Read is better known as a sculptor and supporter of the local arts (he created those fireball sculptures in Trellis Bay), but he and his wife also own a local produce business. Revitalizing old terraced farmland on the more fertile north side of Tortola, they created ‘Good ...

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‘Analisa’ is offering a snowbird special. $1,000 off a 7 night 4 pax charter, $750 off for 3 and $500 off a 2 pax, taking place before June 2011. This 60′ Hatteras motor yacht is already economically priced at $3,375 per person for 4, per week, including all meals, open ship’s bar, water toys, cruising taxes, unlimited generator and free fuel up to ...

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Here’s an opportunity that doesn’t come along every day! Brett and Ronnie are offering $5,000 off the listed rate for 7 night bookings on Akasha, between March 3 and 16. This is one of the few slots available in this popular boat’s calendar and they are keen to fill it. Akasha offers wonderful luxury for up to 10 guests, in 4 queen suites ...

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Here’s a way of having an inexpensive romantic Valentine charter and renew your vows at the same time! Tim and Angela are offering a special for charters over Valentine’s Day on their lovely 46′ yacht ‘Spirit’. In addition to all meals and open bar, they are including free champagne throughout the week (let it flow), engraved gifts, a DVD of your happy adventures ...

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Christmas is only 9 days away, but we are still getting last minute requests for the holidays. Almost more surprising is that we are finding suitable boats and booking them! The savvy shoppers are booking for NEXT year, where they can get what they want before the regulars rebook for 2011/12, but if you’re looking for a last minute get away, here are ...

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The picture shows the charter base at West Indies Yachts, which Ed managed from 1973 to 1975. An early client sent it to us recently, saying that it was taken at the start of their first charter, with his wife and two sons, in 1974. Many sailing adventures followed, but it was this charter that opened a new world for them! He and ...

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