TRAVELOGUE

Life from the Water

Antigua Boat Show 2018

The 57th Annual Charter Yacht Meeting (AYCM) took place on the beautiful island of Antigua in December, so we at Caribbean Yacht International packed our bags, hopped on a flight, and arrived on the island to learn about the nearly 100 mega-yachts on display in...

St. Thomas Boat Show 2018

St. Thomas Boat Show 
 
Charter yachts from all over the Caribbean recently sailed into St. Thomas’s premier marina, Yacht Haven Grande, for the 2018 Charter Yacht Show. The show, hosted by the Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Association (VIPCA), showcased dozens of yachts and their...

Tortola Boat Show 2018

At this year’s 37th BVI Charter Yacht Show held at Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, CYI had the pleasure of spending some time aboard Foxy Lady, the 62-foot Lagoon sailing catamaran that won this year’s Best in Show award! Known for her exceptional crew and...

The Yacht Storage Regatta

Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Virgin Islands in September 2017, leaving islanders reeling from the catastrophically powerful storms. Happily, the islands are well on their way to recovery, but the destruction caused by the historic storms left many yacht owners wondering what they could...

Modern Luxury Meets the Sea

The word catamaran originates from the Tamil word kattumaram, meaning “tied wood.” The first catamarans were little more than simple rafts made of widely separated logs, sometimes employing a sail. These primitive vessels allowed the ancient Polynesian people to sail, explore, and trade in the Pacific. It...

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...