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Grenada Welcomes First Yacht Arrivals, With Restrictions

 Grenada is the first Caribbean destination to welcome back yacht arrivals, the country’s government confirmed this week.  The first yacht arrivals returned to Grenada last week, since the country closed its seaports to recreational vessels in late March.  Grenada is …

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Grand Bahama’s Old Bahama Bay Reopens

 One of the most popular places to stay in Grand Bahama has officially returned in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The island’s Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Club reopened its doors over the weekend.  “We are officially open,” the …

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The BVI Charter Yacht Show Is Back

 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

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benetti giga yacht

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Move over, megayachts. Shipbuilder Benetti has unveiled its new flagship Giga yacht FB275, the longest yacht the company has ever built. The new 108-meter yacht, which includes exterior design and decor by RWD and interiors …

all-inclusive caribbean sailing vacation boat

 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

tortola

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

camper and nicholsons superyacht

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new superyacht coming to the Caribbean. Rossinavi and Camper & Nicholsons have debuted their collaboration with a new concept in superyachts, and the result is the spectacular new “Infinity.” Camper & Nicholsons will market …

panama caribbean sail

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s San Blas archipelago is one of the most beautiful — and pristine — corners of the Caribbean sea. And now there’s a new way to explore this spectacular chain of islands. Dream Yacht Charter …

Bahamas Real Estate Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ surging development pipeline continues to grow, with another major new project set for its tourism hub of Paradise Island. The more than $250 million Hurricane Hole Marina project is the newest by Sterling …

caribbean megayacht cruise

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

seadream caribbean cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

ritz-carlton cruises caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

experience the bahamas

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tropic Ocean Airways and The Moorings have teamed up to introduce a “Fly & Sail” program, offering air and sea adventures to the Bahamas. The combination of Tropic Ocean Airways’ seaplane service, operated with Cessna Grand …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection celebrated the laying of its inaugural yacht at the Hijos De J. Barreras Shipyard in Vigo, Spain this week. Representing a first for a luxury hotel operator, the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brings the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s cruise renaissance continued this week with a call by SeaDream Yacht Club’s SeaDream 1. The unscheduled call on Port St Maarten was the first of what Port St Maarten officials said they hoped …

bitcoin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bitcoin mania has officially hit the sea, with the fast-growing crypotcurrency now entering the yacht brokerage market in the Caribbean. Fort Lauderdale-based Denison Yachting has announced that it will now accept Bitcoin as payment for …

MSC Seaside

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new cruise ship is coming to PortMiami. MSC Cruises’ new MSC Seaside, the company’s new flagship, has officially come into service and is making a transatlantic crossing to its new homeport in Miami. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St. Kitts and Nevis has launched a new strategy aimed at growing the destination’s yachting sector. The destination has unveiled a new Yachting Strategic and Implementation Plan for 2017-2022, which will guide efforts to diversify the …