OMBRE BLU Catamaran Charter in Italy


OMBRE BLU is one of my favorite charter boats that cruise exclusively in Italy (2019). Dive the Amalfi Coast, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. Practice your Italian. This yacht charter in Italy offers a vacation with guaranteed immersion into Italian food and culture. Captain and Chef Francesco and lovely Melissa make this yacht charter experience the […]

Dock leading out to pavilions in Belize's blue water

My First Trip to Belize and the S/Y LUNA SEA


Every time I douse my scrambled eggs with Marie Sharp’s hot sauce, I become nostalgic for fry jacks, pupusas and tamales. The memories of my first trip to Belize rush back to me and I yearn to swing in colorful hammocks, swim with sharks and rays, explore bat caves and climb Mayan Ruins!

Sea of Cortez La Paz Mexico

Sea of Cortez Mexico cruising guide


Sea of Cortez cruising begins in La Paz Mexico. Begin your yacht charter in this vibrant Capital city of Baja California Sur. 7 Day Sailing Itinerary – La Paz, MEXICO DAY 1 — La Paz to Ensenada Grande, Isla Partida Ensenada Grande is a popular anchorage with its picturesque turquoise waters, rocky cliff sides and […]

Phuket Thailand's dramatic waterscape from private yacht charter

Executive Pursuits: Beat the blizzards in Boston by riding a yacht in Bangkok


Just because the boating season ends in New England, doesn’t mean you have to wait until next spring for the joys of cruising.
I just returned from the” Land of Smiles” — Thailand — a bit jet-lagged, but fully immersed in its approachable culture.
I have now experienced the yachting scene out of Phuket on the Andaman Sea first-hand. It was a “work”-related junket that we call a “fam trip,” or “familiarization trip,” which segues into the end of the New England boating season and how to keep summer alive.