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S/Y AMAZING GRACE was awarded 1st Place in both the Entrée and Dessert categories at the 2019 USVI Charter Show Chefs' Competition by VIPCA

2019 USVI Charter Yacht Show Competition Winners

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Congratulations to the Top Yacht Chefs, cocktail alchemists, yachts and crews who comprise the 2019 USVI Charter Show competition winners.  We send thanks to everyone involved for taking their time and talents to this important yearly event in the US Virgin Islands.  Having great food and beverages on your vacation are important to your enjoyment.

Ice cream and ocean-themed sugar sculpture by Chef Mora Nia of the M/Y JANS FELION

British Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show 2019 Top Yacht Chefs

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The 38th BVI Charter Yacht Show, hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, was held from November 7-10, 2019 in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. More than 60 yachts and 100 yacht charter professionals attended the on-water charter show to vet the very best in the upcoming charter season. The much-anticipated Culinary Contest reveals the talents and commitment to charter brokers and ultimately to charter guests when crew participate with their hearts and souls.

62ft Lagoon sailing catamaran TWIN FLAME on the water during golden sunset

Twin Flame: “A Floating Experience Center”

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“This isn’t just a 62-foot catamaran; this is a floating experience center that we’ve crafted to bring all of our favorite parts of being alive on planet Earth and share them with you,” says owner Colin Guinn.

Chef Abby Pawlick of the M/Y ENTERPRISE won first place with her Sustainable Luxury take on shrimp and grits.

Sustainable Luxury: Chef’s Competition at 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show

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Congratulations to all the participants and winners of the much-anticipated Chef’s Competition with the timely theme: Sustainable Luxury. Our fine friends at the 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show put on another superb event this year. Our thanks go out to everyone who made the show possible – the participating yachts, the show sponsors, the vendors, the American Yacht Charter Association – and especially our host, the Newport Shipyard, and their Marketing Director, Veronica Brown.

Sailing off Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard ~ Photograph © Frank Ficken

Setting Sail for Summer Joy

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The boating season has begun. Driving on the highways and city streets, you will see sail and motor yachts everywhere being pulled along on trailers by their owners or boatyards.