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Ballards on Dock by S-Y STARFISH with Captain Sam and FirstMate and Chef Jen

First Time’s a Charm: Notes from a First Yacht Charter Adventure

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When Michael and I got down to the really planning his vacation, I knew it was (understandably) hard for him to wrap his head around the whole thing that is a yacht charter.  It is a big expense and many charterers save a long time to take such a trip, so I did not take this task lightly.  I knew if a friend had the faith in me to move forward and book a boat for him and his family, that I better make sure they’re on the right one, going to the right destination with the right crew.

Croatia yachting review from our clients

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92′ Gulet AURUM charters exclusively in Croatia from May to early October.  We just received this email from our clients who are still on their family vacation. “WE ARE IN HEAVEN. Can’t recommend the boat or crew enough. Top notch in all respects and we don’t want it to ever end. Captain Jere is the […]

Charter client review aboard QUIXOTE

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Sailing review aboard 87′ Motor Sailor QUIXOTE Note:  QUIXOTE Chef Brigitte Campbell has published her own cookbook “A Culinary Voyage – 10 Days of Gourmet Dining at Sea”, available at Amazon.com. Last week, Captain Don and Chef extraordinaire Brigitte took care of their 3 cruising guests (all professional men seeking a total sea immersion).   They […]

New Years Week 2015 – Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

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What clients say about Blithe Spirit: “One of the most relaxing vacations we’ve had! We really enjoyed Michel and Dominique’s company. They were attentive without being intrusive and went out of their way to cater to us, whether it was for off boat excursions, or creating a relaxing atmosphere on board. Michel, though injured, took […]

2014 Thanksgiving Week in the Spanish Virgin Islands

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Here is a review sent in by one of our clients who chartered a luxury sail yacht in the Spanish Virgin Islands. “Great to be back (although snow on the ground). Team, Again, Kudos all around! Our best vacation ever….and the boys are still raving about the experiences (especially Sling Shot)”… We had a blast […]