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Bahamas Swimming Pigs – Set Sail for the Bay of Pigs

July 12th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

We’ve swum with a lot of sea creatures – the great white sharks in South Africa, sea lions and penguins in the Galapagos, whales in New England, manta rays in the Caribbean… but this was definitely a first… the Bahamas swimming pigs in the Exumas.  Not sea pigs.  Just...

BVI’s World Famous Foxy Inducted into CYBA Hall of Fame

July 9th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Charter a yacht in the Caribbean, and you’ll inevitably come across an array of intriguing and enigmatic characters. People who march to their own beat, who’ve shunned conventionalism and who’ve managed to create a little corner of heaven in some of the remotest corners of our globe.  People without...

Tranquility – BVI Catamaran Charter for up to 12 Guests

July 8th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Dining on the Water on Your Tranquility BVI Catamaran Charter. Literally! One of our favorite cats in BVI Catamaran Charter Fleet is the 76′ Tranquility – built in South Africa by former BVI catamaran charter crew.  It is the only BVI -based catamaran that is designed to host 12 guests with a...

Alba Yacht Charters – One of the Best Croatia Gulet Charters

June 28th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Book Alba Now For Next Year and Save $$$$ We had the sheer pleasure of casting off on one of the best Croatia gulet charters in May of this year – the 98 foot (30 meter) Alba.  This luxury gulet has been meticulously restored and outfitted by its owner....

10-person BVI Catamaran Charters

June 23rd, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Zingara – 10-person BVI Catamaran Charters ©Rainbow Visions Photography Catamarans can be  hard to come by when you are looking for  10-person BVI catamaran charters.  We have about 20  great choices.  Although that sounds like a lot – they book early and fast.   You really have a choice of...

Best New England Yacht Charters for 2016

June 15th, 2016 | oceangetaways

So many superyachts are coming to New England this summer that it’s challenging to pick the 5 Best New England Yacht Charters for 2016. So let’s give you our best picks for certain categories. One of our favorite summer yacht charter destinations is southern New England.  The ports are...

Typical Morning on a Bahamas Mega Yacht Charter

May 2nd, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Morning Splendor on a Bahamas Mega Yacht Charter On my first Bahamas Mega Yacht Charter, I woke up just after dawn with the sun making dapples on my half open blinds.  Not known for being fast on the rise and shine, I’d left them open on purpose, hoping to...

Tips for Bringing a Pet on a BVI Vacation

March 28th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

How Hard Is It to Bring a Pet on a BVI Vacation? Gone are the days of long quarantines to get your pets into the BVI on vacation. The Pet Import procedures in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are fairly straightforward.  If you cover all of their requirements in advance, the process...

What is the Royal Bahamian Potcake?

May 10th, 2015 | Ocean Getaways

So why are the  roadside dogs of the Bahamas  called potcakes.?  I assumed it had something to do with the fact that I’d see one lazing about in the streets, often curling up into a ball and laying in  one of the many pot holes.  So pot hole, pot...

Love City Country Music Festival – Yacht Charter

January 7th, 2015 | oceangetaways

Charter a Yacht for the Love City Country Music Festival Country music is stompin’  to St. JohnUSVI on May 14-16 this year, and you can attend in style… on the deck of your own private yacht charter.  Meet your charter yacht in St. Thomas or Tortola and sail to the...