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The key to relaxation
in the islands
Crewed charters represent the best in relaxation
in the islands, yet where adventure is intertwined with the vacation. The BVI is the Caribbean's center of cruising activity with
varied island locales as well as secluded bays and white sand beaches. (photo:
Sir Francis Drake.
A beautiful, three-masted, top-sail schooner, the historic 165' Sir Francis Drake (email)
was lost in Hurricane Lenny at St. Martin. See story.
Ideal for Couples.
Endless Summer II (web site), a 72' classic yacht, has all the
amenities of a resort. Ideal for an all-inclusive vacation for up to four couples
with 4 luxury double guest staterooms, this well-known charter yacht offers gourmet
dining, many activities and exciting itineraries.
See also Silmaril and Sojourn.
(6-0301, 77-11-22-4), an 80' classic motor yacht with Captain Mike (20 years experience)
and 2 other crew, offers the ultimate in luxury for up to 8 guests,
including scuba diving with an instructor/ divemaster on board, as well as Oriental,
French, Italian and Caribbean cuisine by chef Sandie, a graduate of the Leiths Culinary
School of London.
See also Life of
a beautiful 56' ketch, is great for honeymoons..
See also Duchess
(43' Motor Yacht--$3950 honeymoon special) and Phaedrus (50'
Morgan Cutter--$3950 honeymoon special).
Anne Marie 2 captained and
crewed by a gracious, experienced couple whose chef has a Cordon Bleu diploma.
Kerry features light Caribbean fare, such as stir-fried shrimps, jerk chicken, Carib
Newburg and lots of fresh grilled fish and steaks.
See also Wildflower,
Duduza (menu), Psipsina, Endless Summer II and Serendipity (under Eco-Sailing).
Recipes. See Jerk
Barbecue on the Grill in Cooking in the Islands.
Charter Chef Cookbook. See
Maverick Sea Fare, a
classic little book from Dee Carstarphen's "very good years" spent as the chef,
and wife, on a small charter windjammar, the Maverick, sailing the Caribbean.
Indeed, it is a work of art with the calligraphy all intertwined with wonderful drawings.
Also, over 80 international charter chefs contribute fish, sellfish and lobster recipes
to Sea to
Shore by Jan Robinson, 1994, paperback from Ship to Shore. Click here to
order (only $11.96 with 20% off the list price). See B-V-I Bookstore.
Silmaril, a 41' sloop seen here at Peter
Island, specializes in 2-3 day "land-and-sea" vacations for couples and
Ultimate in Luxury.
Wildflower (pictured above), a 72' ketch, is the
ultimate in luxury. See a sample menu
here by the Wildflower's professional chef.
See also Endless Summer
II (also under Ideal
See Bonjez under Honeymoons.
Sojourn is a 50'
Morgan sloop, whose captain, Jerry Blair, enjoys children and welcomes families aboard
(picture is of the Gray family).
See also Silmaril, a 41' sloop, specializes in 2-3 day "land-and-sea" vacations for
Duduza, Cuan Law (Also), and Promenade.
offers sailing instruction. See also Serendipity
See Itineraries in Chartering in the BVI.
Crewed Charters Information Sources.
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