Family riding Banana Boat from M/Y BIG EAGLE

5 (Sensible) Reasons Why Yacht Charters Make Superb Summer Family Getaways


The Summer’s here and the time is right, for yachting with your peeps. Yacht charters as summer family getaways are the ultimate in customized private adventures.  Your boat is your floating hotel. You’re not tied to the schedule or destinations of a cruise ship. You can specify your food, drink, activities, itineraries, expeditions and experiences.

Rowes Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts at the harbor



This year we have a new accolade to add to the luster by being rated best US vacation destination by US News and World Report. So, I set out to revisit the charms of Boston with a particular focus on the waterfront and waterways.

Boats at sunset in Marblehead Harbor, Massachusetts



With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, we know by the activities on waterfront and the Yacht Club’s opening with traditional BBQ’s, it is the official kick off to the summer boating season in New England. There are many ways you can amuse yourself on those lazy hot days enjoying the pleasures of being on the water. If you do not own a boat, it might be “smarter to charter” someone else’s.

Happiness jump of young couple into the water near bungalows at Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Tahitian Treat: 7-Day Itinerary in French Polynesia on the M/Y CALYPSO


Once it was hard to think of Tahiti without recalling paintings by French artist Paul Gaugin with their rich colors, beautiful people, exotic scenery and a wee bit of melancholy. Now, as we prepare a new 7-day Itinerary in French Polynesia inspired by our friends at the 202′ Motor Yacht CALYPSO, it’s hard to think of Tahiti (and the South Pacific) without recalling vibrant photos from recent Tahitian yacht charters.

Whale's tail and seagulls during a Whale watch offCape Cod - Yachting in New England

Summer Yachting in New England: The Best Boats and Destinations


Summer vacation is near and boats are going fast (literally) so we’re thrilled to welcome 8 yachts that will be cruising New England this summer. We have a sample itinerary that includes stops in Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown and Boston as suggestions. Our job is to help you create your own vacation with the best boat, crew, menu and itinerary for your best adventure.