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Children hang on the line at Peter Island, BVI

Cruising with Children

Cruising with Children Families that play together stay together. So make your reservation now for a family holiday where your children can polish their French, study anthropology, explore the stars, and recover from their exams and term papers. Nicholson Yacht Charters are a great way for families to exchange ideas, share adventures and bond together,

Caribbean Weather: Best Time to Sail

  Best Time to Visit: March through June   Clients often ask us what the weather is like in the Caribbean.  “When’s the best time of year to cruise?”  I was born and raised in Antigua. I’ll be glad to help you with that.   Although the Caribbean is nice year round except during August

Phil offers S/Y STORM PETREL for Charter, Because he Enjoys People and the Sea 48' Bruce Roberts Cutter, 1985

Quick Summer Getaways for Families and/or Parties of Two in Greece, Italy, Bahamas & Worldwide this Summer

  Yachts Suitable for Families, Available in the Mediterranean, New England, Caribbean, Bahamas & Worldwide for Summer 2016 Please click on the pictures and let your wanderlust get the best of you…..     THE DOVE, a 54′ ocean going cutter designed by Crealock and custom built for captain Larry and lovingly maintained in the

Guests rent an ATV on Jost Van Dyke

Hike or Explore a Trail by ATV….

Dear Friends, Let’s continue the fun with some pictures and stories from NICHOLSON CHARTER YACHTS based in the Virgin Islands.   Hike or Explore a Trail by ATV…. The Virgin Islands have hiking trails that criss-cross the islands that are safe for tourists.  Jost Van Dyke has a walking trail that wraps around the coastline.

Two if By Sea 45' Leopard catamaran for charter in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands

Walking Treks Taken During an Extended Caribbean Cruise

Shelby Nicholson of Nicholson Yacht Charters Shares Memories of Solo Walking Trips During an Extended Caribbean Cruise….   I recently read a good time letter from clients who had a wonderful time, cruising the Virgin Islands aboard the Leopard 45’ catamaran, TWO IF BY SEA.  They mentioned that they really relaxed and didn’t do much

Mollihawk 70' Schooner Commander Vernon E.B. Nicholson, English Harbour, Antigua, Rodney Nicholson, Julie P. Nicholson

Cruising With Your Pet: The Story of the Nicholson’s of Antigua

How Amber the Cat Changed the Course of the Nicholson Family Cruise in 1949 My grandfather Vernon E. B. Nicholson was a commander in the Royal Navy during World War II.  His job was to scour the English countryside for suitable boats to convoy sailors to the beaches of Normandy, and there on the mud

New York Yacht Club Cruise 2016 dates and ports

Yachts Available for the New York Yacht Club Cruise

Reserve Your Yacht for the New York Yacht Club Cruise The New York Yacht Club Cruise will take place August 6-13, 2016. The cruise starts in New York City and ends in Newport, Rhode Island. Yachts Available Archangel Azzura Marae Melinka Slim Please inquire for further Information    

Celebrate a birthday aboard a Nicholson charter yacht

Best Birthday Ever

The best way to make someone’s Birthday the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER is to bake them a memorable cake! Here’s how… Angela aboard Catamaran “Caribbean Dream” prepared this 50th Birthday cake for one of her charter guests. She decorated it while her guests were ashore, enjoying The Baths, which influenced her cake theme. There was a big swell pounding the area

Snorkel the tropical reefs of the Virgin Islands

Under the Sea: Snorkeling the Tropical Reefs of the BVI

The Virgin Islands are a premier scuba diving and snorkeling destination, because the water is so clear.  Anegada and Horseshoe reef lie to windward  and break the Atlantic swells from reaching the yachts in the cruising ground, creating calm waters for sailing and preventing the sand from being churned up by seas.  This keeps the