The Super Yacht Atmosphere

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

At Santiago Airport in the Tent on my iPhone Joining a superyacht in Puerto Montt via Santiago, Chile Joining Nomads of the Seas’ superyacht Atmosphere in Chile entails a long journey by air from the UK, in fact we were travelling more than 24 hours. In the week leading up to our great adventure the […]

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Go Faster around the British Virgin Islands

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The British Virgin Islands seen from Peter Island War Horse is a super speedy charter yacht based in the BVI One of the more unusual ways of seeing the British Virgin Islands is from the cockpit of one of the fastest charter yachts to be based in the area. She carries the name War Horse […]

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Gorda Sound is a Super Yacht Spotters Paradise

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Super Yachts in Gorda Sound The BVI attracts superyachts to action packed anchorage Anyone who wants to capture photographs of super yachts would do well to blow the dust off the Nikon and hang out at the Bitter End Yacht Club or Biras Creek Resorts both of which front on to the Gorda (sometimes called […]

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Resorting to the Bitter End Yacht Club

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

The Bitter End Yacht Club and one of their Hobbie Cats We leave Aerie and Arrive at Virgin Gorda’s Top Sailing Resort It is always sad to leave a yacht and especially so when the crew have made us so very welcome. Greeting us on the dock as we disembarked from Aerie was MaryJo Ryan, […]

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We Eat Well Cruising on Superyachts

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

A plate full of local Lobster aboard Tenacious Did we mention the food? There can be no doubt that what distinguishes one great charter yacht from another is the standard of the food served onboard. It is quite possible to charter a superyacht with every amenity and water toy known to man on board but […]

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Goodbye Tenacious, Welcome aboard Aerie

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Motoryacht Aerie and sailing yacht Tenacious at anchor together from Marina Cay We leave a super sailing yacht and join a super powerboat Smartly dressed in their white uniforms captain Keith Talasek and his happy crew of five stood on the swim platform of the motor yacht Aerie to welcome us aboard. We left the […]

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Super Yacht Tenacious Goes Bang

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Captain Duncan Hipkin fires the cannon Old Naval Traditions Kept Alive at Sundown Tinfoil, gunpowder and ingenuity goes into making the charge for a bronze cannon that is fired every night aboard the superyacht Tenacious as the sun goes down. Each day Craig Rehaume the engineer aboard the sailing yacht makes a fresh charge that […]

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Goodbye Panache, Hello RMS Rhone and Hello Tenacious

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Photographing Tenacious from her tender Hopping from one Superyacht to another in the BVI Little Harbour an anchorage on Peter Island in the British Virgin Islands was the location chosen by the Captains of Panache and Tenacious as the ideal spot for us to transfer us from one yacht to another. Before that however, I […]

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Super Yachts, Villas and Spas on Peter Island

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Falcon’s Nest, the perfect place to stay ashore Lifestyle and Wellness with all the style of a Superyacht When it comes to comparing superyachts and luxury island resorts they have a lot in common. Never it seems is this more true than here in the British Virgin Islands where we have been invited to visit […]

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Snorkelling from a Superyacht

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Just Below the Surface One of the greatest joys of super yacht sailing in warm waters is the ability to jump over the side of a superyacht, sink below the surface and then with nothing more than a snorkel, mask and a pair of fins watch in awe as a whole new world unfolds. The […]

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