Especially over the past few years, sailing has become a popular means of travel. Sailing is a relaxing, enjoyable, and a unique experience that can be shared with your friends and family. If you’re trying to plan your next vacation, here are some of the best reasons you should consider sailing! You Can Enjoy Unique… Read more »
Should You Take Your Children on a Yacht Charter Vacation?
Yacht charters create beautiful, romantic, and intimate family vacations. When you travel by charter boat, you can experience the most breathtaking destinations around the world. Because yacht charters are often very inclusive, it’s questioned whether it’s the right kind of vacation to bring children. However, yacht charter cruises are a great, kid-friendly vacation! If you’re… Read more »
Why You Should Plan Your Next Trip to the Bahamas!
The Bahamas is a beautiful place to visit if you’re looking to travel to an exotic paradise. Besides being a gorgeous, exclusive island, it’s also very easy to travel to. Here are some of the best reasons to visit to the Bahamas! It’s a Close and Easy Place to Travel To Traveling to the Bahamas… Read more »
The Best Adventures to Have in Belize
Whether this is your first trip or you’ve visited in the past, there are many popular activities to do in Belize, and it can be hard to narrow down what you want to do. To help you plan your trip, here’s a list of some of the best activities to do when you visit Belize!… Read more »
“I know!” my sister Libby said, swinging around. “Let’s have a sit-down, dinner party around the Capstans in the Dockyard. We’ll get Calypso Joe to play for us!” What, where, how, I thought, loving the idea of hearing a Calypso band again. “I haven’t heard a Calypso song in ages, but hosting a sit down… Read more »
You’re hiring much more than just a captain to sail the boat safely for you – Crew Superstars!
When you charter a yacht with crew, you’re hiring much more than just a captain to sail the boat safely and a cook to prepare meals for you. You’re hiring talented hosts and hostesses, who prepare beautiful meals, on tables that are theatrically set, who welcome you aboard warmly, who turn down beds for you… Read more »
Catch a non-stop flight to Athens and be onboard your yacht in an hour!
The beauty of cruising the Greek Islands is that all the islands in the Aegean are located right outside of Athens. So you can start and end your charter in Athens and have a circular cruise through the Cyclades and return to Athens all in one week. You can reach all the islands of the… Read more »
Captains Give Best Cruises When Number of Steaming Hours is Limited to Four a Day
Although we understand how much our clients like flying into cities with international airports and be able to transfer directly to their yacht, freeing them from having to transfer by van or plane to smaller cities, it isn’t always in a client’s best interest to ask a yacht to do that, due to many reasons,… Read more »
Qualifying for Reduced VAT in the Mediterranean – Summer 2019
When chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean, it’s necessary to pay VAT TAX on top of the charter fees. In Spain (the Balearic Islands) VAT is 21% of the charter fee; in France it’s 20%; in Italy it’s 22% of the charter fee; in Greece it’s 12%; in Croatia it’s 13%. The upside to paying… Read more »
Choosing The Yacht That Is Exactly Right For You
Types of yachts Sometimes it’s useful to compare types of yachts to understand what their designers were trying to achieve to determine which design fits your purposes best. Classic Yachts – Plentiful in the Eastern Caribbean during the 1950s and 60s, these beautiful, traditional, wooden yachts were built as racing yachts to compete for… Read more »