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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.

Couple enjoying Italian sun and Amalfi Coast cliffs on deck of 70ft luxury Sunreef catamaran S-Y Ombre Blu 3

Michelin-Star Dining and Sailing: OMBRE BLU3 on the Amalfi Coast

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This May and the first week of June, on Amalfi Coast sailings, all OMBRE BLU3 guests will enjoy a special complimentary Tasting Menu + Wine Pairing at the Two Star Michelin restaurant – La Torre del Saracino, with Chef Gennaro Esposito. Stunning views to Naples and Mt Vesuvio will heighten the experience!

Aerial view of 70ft Sunreef catamaran OMBRE BLU³ in the Western Mediterranean

OMBRE BLU Catamaran Charter in Italy

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Divers’ Delight Trust me, there are very few dive-equipped sailing catamarans or even yachts that offer PADI DIVE instruction for your first or 30th dive adventure.  Imagine exploring the underwater treasures of the Amalfi Coast, Sardinia, Aeolian and Egadi Islands. OMBRE BLU is registered PADI Diving Centre, and she is equipped for easy access directly from […]

Exterior Bridge of 147ft Feadship motor yacht HARLE

Antigua Charter Yacht Show Chef’s Competition 2018 Winners

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Just back from the 2018 Antigua Charter Yacht Show and I can report that it was a raving success! Though I missed the ever-popular Chef’s Competition where top yacht chefs from around the world bring their best skills and creativity, reports confirm that everyone enjoyed this year’s theme: A New Year’s Eve Dinner Party Celebration.

Main shot of the 151ft sailing yacht AIAXAIA 2018 MYBA Charter Show

2 Yacht Charter Brokers in Barcelona: Notes from the 2018 MYBA Charter Show

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As glamorous as attending a superyacht show sounds, it’s actually essential work for charter brokers – fun work but essential. Boat shows like the MYBA Charter Show, provide charter brokers in-depth tours of scores of charter yachts and opportunities to meet captains and crews, sample menus, track travel trends, catch up with suppliers and discover destinations. All of this in-person research helps yacht charter brokers match each client with their perfect yacht, crew, menu, destination and adventure.