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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¬ís 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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Our clients have been particularly happy with the “Tahiti Twosome” program. This is an economical way for a couple to experience magical Polynesia and is a real step up from a simple bareboat charter with skipper. The focus is on couples and honeymooners, sailing on a nice one way itinerary from Raiatea to Bora Bora. The package is based on a Tahiti Yacht ...

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The 150 foot Oceanfast, MOECCA is currently cruising the Adaman Sea, encompassing Thailand and the Mergui Archipelago (Burma). While in this destination, they are offering a special rate of $125,000 for seven nights or $195,000 for 14 nights, plus expenses. (This is a $20,000 discount from her regular weekly rates). You can join this marvelous yacht after a short 15 minute ride from ...

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The popular crewed charter yacht Anahita will sail to the Mediterranean May 1st. If you have ever dreamed of sailing the Atlantic, she has two berths still open. Anahita is a 62′ Dynamique monohull. Bijan, her owner, has sailed her thousands of miles from Newfoundland and Maine, to the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. He came to the US from Persia in 1957, and ...

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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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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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