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Bermuda Sailing Charter Yachts Available for The America’s Cup

March 17th, 2017 | Ocean Getaways

2017 is the year for a Bermuda sailing charter. For the first time ever, Bermuda has opened up its waters to international charter yachts.  Bermuda is hosting the 35th  America’s Cup – the yachting spectacle of the 21st century with a medley of enticing sailing events.  Although the Cup...

Virgin Islands Catamaran Charters – Summer, 2017 – Book Your Discount Now

March 2nd, 2017 | Ocean Getaways

  Whether you want low-cost Virgin Islands catamaran charters or the creme de la creme of the Super Cats, we’ve got a last minute discount in all size ranges. The airline prices alone should be enough to get you to book last-minute Virgin Islands Catamaran Charters this fall.  Round-trip fares to...

Bahamas Motor Yacht Charters

August 6th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Photo courtesy of Jim Raycroft Photography Sail Beyond the Ordinary – Bahamas Motor Yacht Charters Bahamas motor yacht charters transport you to waters that shimmer fifty shades of blue from deep sapphire to tourmaline to a pale aquamarine. We’ve chartered throughout the world and continue to regard these waters as some of the...

What Is A Mocko Jumbie?

July 13th, 2016 | oceangetaways

Mocko Jumbies are Caribbean stilt dancers dressed in sheeny colorful garb with satins, sequins, and often a carnival mask.   The original Mocko Jumbies were part of religious rituals in West Africa trying to scare off bad spirits.  The West Indian version of the Mocko Jumbies is more party...

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 meters) Alba.  This luxury gulet has been meticulously restored and outfitted by its owner....

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 catch...

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...