Travel

Seas the Fun

A yacht is the ultimate luxury toy. But sometimes even the most impressive bells and whistles on a custom build can become mundane. When boredom sets in, it’s time to look to the marketplace for novel ideas to revitalize the fun! Take a look at...

Spring Boat Show 2018

The annual spring boat show at Village Cay Marina was in full swing May 11th and 12th on Tortola.  The BVI Charter Yacht Society put on a lovely display with over 22 crewed charter yachts ready for the upcoming season.  I stayed at the hotel...

Is a Luxury Vacation Out of Reach?

When going on vacation, it’s important to have a general idea regarding the amount of money you may spend. While the go-to vacations are usually a trip to the beach, a major city, or a popular theme park, chartering a yacht for a luxury vacation...

Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting 2017

CYI Charters attended the 56th Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting from December 3-10, 2017 at Falmouth Harbour, Antigua.  Some of the world's finest charter yachts were showcased, making way for a successful 2018 charter season in the Caribbean. CYI Charters debuted the Mrs. Happy for her first showing...

St. Thomas Charter Yacht Show 2017

St. Thomas Charter Yacht Show 2017

The crewed charter yacht industry is alive and well in St. Thomas, USVI.  After 2 category 5 hurricanes this September, the island is healing quickly and is on track for a successful season. I attended the charter yacht show this year, put on by so...

toes in the water

Sailing Honeymoon in the Bahamas

I took my honeymoon with my husband long before we were married.  Little did I know, I would meet him in St. Thomas in 2004 and sail the Caribbean on his 32 foot Bristol for over 6 years, working and playing in between. We met so...

Euphoria

Lunch on Board “Euphoria”

Euphoria is a custom 60 foot Sunreef Loft, a luxury catamaran, built in 2016 and delivered on her own bottom to the United States Virgin Islands from Poland.  She boasts 3 Queen guest cabins and is available as of NOW in the Virgin Islands for...

Out of Office

Lunch on Board “Out of Office”

Do you want to island hop this winter in the British Virgin Islands?  Looking for a crewed charter yacht with exactly 6 KING beds this season? Look no further! Out of Office, a brand new 65 foot Power Blue Ocean Catamaran can accommodate up to...

BVI Spring 2017 Charter Yacht Show

BVI Spring 2017 Charter Yacht Show

The 2017 Spring Charter Yacht Show was held on Tortola this year at Village Cay Marina in the British Virgin Islands.  The show, closed to the public, boasted 19 fully crewed charter yachts, all of which I had the opportunity to comb through.  The crews...

S/V Xenia 50

Crewed Yacht Charter Costs

The lowdown and the breakdown of the fees associated with a crewed yacht charter. So, you're thinking of chartering a yacht for your vacation and you want to better understand where all of the money goes! No problem, we've got your back. When planning your trip,...