Birthday Cruises and Celebrations: What to Expect on a Yacht Charter

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Crews on charter yachts usually rise to the occasion to celebrate a birthday, wedding, or anniversary.  They bake beautiful birthday cakes; they pop champagne; they prepare a ‘romantic couples’ dinner; It all depends on what guests like and request.  A yacht charter is like renting a house with a private chef, or it’s a retreat… Read more »


Corporate Charters New England, Day Charters Boston Harbor, Event Charters Cannes Film Festival, Monaco Grand Prix Yacht Charter, Daytona Beach Speedway Event yacht charter

Within Coastal Waters of the United States, Nicholson Yacht Charters, Inc. arranges fully catered, Corporate, Day, or Event Charters for 12 guests maximum for day to week long, dockside or sail-out Charters aboard Large Super Yachts with captain and crew.  Within coastal waters of the Mediterranean and Caribbean, Corporate charters may involve more than 12… Read more »

Equal Opportunity Provider

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Nicholson Yacht Charters, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider, offering yacht charters to all walks of life. Whether Chinese, Japanese, African American, Immigrant, Transgender, Gay, child, or Muslim, whatever one’s religious affiliation, all types of people are warmly welcomed aboard a Nicholson Charter Yacht, regardless of size. In some cases, yacht owners will vet their… Read more »

Sailing the South of France

This week a client asked us to recommend yachts available for a cruise along the South of France, and when we were to send him the information, we were to suggest a possible itinerary. These are the ports of call we recommended to him: Nice to San Tropez (to visit Club 55), to Cannes (to… Read more »

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,… Read more »

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 and September, when… Read more »

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 Grenadines…. S/Y THE… Read more »

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. 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. It also has a trail with ATV rentals… Read more »

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 –… Read more »

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… Read more »