Charter broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says the 76-foot Matrix sailing catamaran Zingara, taking 10 guests, is a great choice that is still available in the St. Martin area of the Caribbean for a charter of one week or longer that ends by December 26.
Churchill Yacht Partners says the 142-foot Palmer Johnson motoryacht Lady J, which takes 12 guests, is still open for Christmas in the Caribbean.
Regency Yacht Vacations says the 120-foot Broward motoryacht Freedom, which takes nine guests in the Virgin Islands, is open for a Christmas charter that can include scuba diving if the guests are interested. (The chef aboard Freedom just won the BVI Charter Yacht Show’s cooking competition.)
YPI Group has two yachts still available for Christmas. First is the 203-foot Holland Jachtbouw sailing yacht Athos, which is available to begin a charter on December 20.
Second this week from YPI Group is the 78-foot Southern Wind sailing yacht Skip’n Bou, which is based in Antigua and open for a Christmas charter to begin anytime now.
Fraser Yachts Worldwide tells us that the 197-foot Feadship motoryacht Paraffin is still available for a Christmas charter in the Caribbean. Her current port is at Antigua.
Also from Fraser Yachts Worldwide is the 240-foot Delta motoryacht Laurel, which is willing to reposition for a Christmas charter in Florida, the Bahamas, or the Caribbean.
Northrop and Johnson says the 146-foot Feadship motoryacht Harle is still available for a Christmas charter in the Caribbbean.
Last but not least this week are two charter yachts with availability through YCO. First is the 228-foot motoryacht Sherakhan, which is available for Christmas in either the Caribbean or Central America (if you book with enough advance time for the yacht to move from Antigua).
Second from YCO this week is the 180-foot Benetti motoryacht Altitude, which is open for a Christmas charter in the Maldives.