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Thursday
Jul192018

Voyage Charters Adds To 480 Cats To BVI Fleet!

Voyage Charters based in Tortola has recently added two brand-new Voyage 480s to their fleet, and two more will be arriving before the end of this year and....wait for it....yet two more early in 2019!!

A family-owned and run business, Voyage builds their own yachts in South Africa and has a charter base on Frenchman's Cay on Tortola.  The 480s are big sailing cats, with a beam of 25-feet on a length of 49.5 feet.

The 480s have four king or queen staterooms, all with ensuite head and shower stalls.  The salon has a large galley with counter seating as well as a full dinette, and the cockpit is designed for alfresco meals as well.

For info, voyagecharters.com, (888) 869-2436. 

Monday
May282018

MarineMax Vacations Links With Scrub Island Resort In BVIs

MarineMax Vacations, with its fleet of power catamarans, has partnered with Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina as their base for 2018. All charter operations, from briefings to provisioning, will be handled from the private island, which is linked by a regularly-scheduled private ferry from Tortola.

As an Autograph Collection Hotel, Scrub Island features both hotel rooms and suites as well as private villas, and MarineMax clients will have access to the several pools, gym, restaurants and bar, as well as water toy rentals and excursion planning.  Bookings for before and after charter accommocations are made directly through MarineMax Vacations to streamline the process.  

For info, contact MarineMax Vacations, MarineMaxVacations.com, 813-644-8071.

Monday
May212018

Willy T: Bad News, Now Good News!!

After the legendary Willy T floating pub and party pirate ship dragged anchor during the BVI hurricanes and was destroyed, the owners set to find another---converting a vessel in the U.S. and taking it to the Willy T location on Norman Island.  At first, it seemed all was fine and then the BVI government suddenly decided they didn't want Willy on Norman Island where, it seems, a luxury resort was being developed that didn't want anyone rowdy in their bay.  The government caved, and the Willy T was out.  

But, after meetings with the government in May, owner Ewan Anderson was able to have a hopeful commitment that the Willy T would be welcome at Great Harbour on Peter Island.  Anderson described the government as "helpful" and that permits were being processed.  The new Willy T appears to be a converted oil rig supply vessel, so doesn't have the "piraty" look with masts and poop deck for guests to jump off.  But, judging from the joyful response, the bareboat charter world is just happy to have Willy back.  

Friday
Nov242017

Virgin Motoryachts 30% Off Starting NOW!!!

Virgin Motoryachts, now under the capable management of Gary and Alexia Lucas, is offering a great 30% off sale for any charter booked before November 31st, so don't dilly-dally.  They're the only exclusive motoryachtcharter company in the BVI and they have a quite spectacular fleet that includes Leopard powercats in 43-, 48- and 51-foot lengths with three and four cabins, brand new Hudson 48 powercats, Horizon 48 monohull yachts, Cranch Atlantique 51-footers, and Horizon 46 monohull motoryachts.

Check out this deal at www.virginmotoryachts.com or call (284) 495-2526

Friday
Aug112017

WOW! 30% Off At Sunsail!! Act Now!

Sunsail has just knocked a whacking great 30% off all their bareboat charters....worldwide.  Everywhere!!  You can do the Med, Caribbean, Australia, Tonga, England...wherever you want!  

Here's the deal.  You have to act fast and make your reservation before August 28, 2017.  The offer is good for seven day charters as late as October 31, 2017 and, of course, availability is going to be limited as other bareboaters grab this deal.  Call (800) 230-7601 or go to www.sunsail.com.  Don't miss out!

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