Hurricane Irma

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  • Serenity charter yacht Laysan

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    Catamaran Laysan Open for Caribbean Deals

    More and more charter yachts are starting to advertise the fact that they intend to support the northern Caribbean islands however they can in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Last week, I posted about these yachts that have committed to the region for charters this winter. Now comes word that the owner of the 72-foot […]

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  • Proteksan Turquoise charter yacht Odessa

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    Charter Yachts Committed to the Caribbean

    As news of struggle, cleanup and recovery continue to come out of the Virgin Islands and northern Caribbean, some charter yacht owners have announced their intention to support the region this winter. Anyone who wants to help the region through tourism dollars can book a week aboard. “Still committed to sailing the Caribbean this winter,” […]

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  • Hurricane Irma wreckage on Tortola

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    Sad, Post-Hurricane News from Tortola

    There was some good news out of the Virgin Islands and Caribbean last week, following the devastation that Hurricanes Irma and Maria wrought in popular charter destinations. Several crewed-yacht fleet managers reported that most of their boats survived the storm or had minimal damage, and that they expected to have availability this winter. The news […]

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  • charter yacht Xenia 74

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    Some Good News from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean

    This year’s hurricane season has been punishing in the Virgin Islands and northern Caribbean, which together comprise the prime destination for winter yacht charter each year. And even as cleanup begins from Hurricane Irma, the islands now have another serious hurricane, Maria, bearing down. For many people who live in the islands, the suffering has […]

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  • Hurricane Irma

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    Hurricane Irma Pounds Caribbean Yacht Charter Grounds

    Reports are only now starting trickle in from across the Caribbean and South Florida after Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record, barreled into some of the most popular winter yacht charter destinations. Suffice it to say, the impact appears to be greater than we’ve seen from any storm in a long, […]

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