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Caribbean Racing with the Danish Navy in St. Thomas, US VI Photo by Laurie Fullerton

Elevate Your Caribbean Charter Vacation: Attend a Regatta

There is so much beauty in the Caribbean! What may be less well-known is the Caribbean regatta season, where sailors from around the world come to meet and compete. Charter yachts are available to race or to just watch from at some of these racing events which run from December through May each year.  Early planning is essential for this popular seasonal attraction. 

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Martinique costumes. Photo©carolkent.com

Dance, Music and Food Festivals in the Caribbean

I love the Friday night street jump-ups in Gros Islet, St. Lucia. It’s one of the best examples of Caribbean dance, music and food festivals. If you have a chance to attend, it offers great people-watching, lively local music, street food vendors, and a wide range of crazy beverages. Here, you are in the heart of the Caribbean. If you’re thinking about a Caribbean yacht charter or just a visit to the tropical islands, below are more events that may inspire and energize your vacation planning.

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Humpback Whale and Snorkeler in the Turks and Caicos, Caribbean. Photo by Capt. Gio

Top Caribbean Snorkeling Spots for your Yacht Charter

When your charter yacht is at anchor, you are among the most spectacular array of sea creatures, fish, flora, and fauna.  Your yacht is equipped with the gear you need to enjoy this undersea world. Your crew can guide you to these secluded anchorages that you cannot reach by cruise ship or “bareboat”. The top Caribbean snorkeling spots are best accessed by boat. Here are some of our favorites, in detail.

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Rainbow from yacht deck over cliffs in St. Lucia, British Virgin Islands

USVI or BVI? Recent Rule Changes May Affect Your Yacht Charter Choices

Choosing between the US and the British Virgin Islands, with current regulations, may be perplexing. We can help you sort it out.

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Carol's hat and flowers at café in Little Venice, Mykonos, Greece

Yachting in August and September 2022

Yachting in August and September are still great months weather-wise. Locally in New England, and in the Med, we have excellent options for all budgets. Where do you envision yourself on a yacht in New England or across the pond? many of our yachts encourage 3-4 night getaways, less than a week charter. The cost […]

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