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    The Perfect Stop on a Luxury Yacht Charter

    Originally called “His Majesty’s Antigua Naval Yard”, Nelson’s Dockyard today is an extraordinary living remnant of colonial Caribbean naval history, and the only Georgian Period shipyard still in existence in the world. Building this shipyard started in 1725 to create a home for Britain’s Caribbean Naval Fleet. The Naval Fleet was needed at that time […]

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  • Shirley Heights, Antigua

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    It’s Caribbean “Jump Up” Time

    Don’t miss the Caribbean traditional “Jump Up” happening at Shirley Heights in Antigua every Sunday evening.  With an excellent view of both English and Falmouth Harbors, Shirley Heights has one of the best sunset views in the Caribbean as an added bonus to “Jump Up Fun” on Sundays.  Enjoy a traditional “Jump Up” Party complete […]

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    Antigua: A Caribbean Yacht Charter Hub

    Antigua is one of the northern Caribbean’s primary hub for yacht charter vacations. Its three primary marinas—at Falmouth Harbour, Nelson’s Dockyard and the Antigua Yacht Club—play host and homeport each winter to some of the world’s premier charter yachts with crew. The photo above was taken at Falmouth Harbour in early December, of a typically […]

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  • Privilege charter yacht Xenia 74

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    Down Island Caribbean Charter Dates Open

    Here’s an interesting opportunity from Regency Yacht Vacations: The 74-foot Privilege sailing catamaran Xenia 74 is now accepting charter inquiries from Antigua to Grenada, in the far south of the Caribbean, during October and November. Xenia 74 is part of a three-yacht fleet with the same owner. That yacht, along with Xenia 62 and Xenia 50 […]

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    Sailing spirit, Spirits and Sprits!

    Escape the stress of work and the city for island life! Time to swap the road traffic for the open ocean and head to the Caribbean this winter. If the prospect of lying on a beach all day sipping cocktails doesn’t excite you, let us find you a sailboat Tortola in just one of many gorgeous destinations to explore […]

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    2 Boys In A Boat reaching finish!

    2 Boys In A Boat – Only hours until the end of their Atlantic Crossing! Boatbookings are avidly watching Jamie and Luke, the team 2 Boys In A Boat, who are on the final leg of the Talisker Whiksky Challenge!   They are now just 55 nautical miles from Antigua and are only a few hours from finishing! […]

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    British Students Row the Atlantic

    University students Jamie Sparks and Luke Birch decided on a whim one day that they would attempt to row the Atlantic. If successful, they will be the youngest duo ever to do so.  They started the 3000 mile journey from La Gomera to Antigua on the 4th of December, and over the course of the […]

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    Antigua & Barbuda – Ideal for Honeymoons

    The international gossip mill is teeming with anticipation of Prince William’s upcoming wedding, and current rumors suggest that the royal celebrity will be spending his honeymoon in Antigua’s charming sister island, Barbuda. These allegations coincide with the island’s new efforts in promoting the two islands as prime destinations for nuptials, bachelor parties and all things […]

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    Antigua Boat Show – Crew Highlights!

    Once again in December dozens of the world’s most luxurious yachts met in the beautiful harbors of Antigua.  With an impressive 120 charter yachts in attendance, it is easy to understand why the annual Antigua Charter Show is celebrating its 49th year!                             The opportunity to visit and review the yachts first hand provides us much […]

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