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Summary of our 2021 yacht charter blog posts brought to you by Paradise Connections, your yacht charter, sailing vacation specialists. Enjoy!

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Christmas Cocktail: Parisian Poinsettia

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To get you in the festive spirit, here’s our Parisian Poinsettia cocktail recipe – the perfect fusion of champagne, triple sec and cranberry juice. Read more...

Posted on: December 24, 2021

Belize Tourism Board Announces Resumption of Flights

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The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is pleased to announce the resumption of seasonal flights from Canada and daily flights from the United States to Belize. The list includes WestJet and Southwest Airlines, as well as Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, SunCountry, American, United, etc. Read more...

Posted on: November 21, 2021

Updates for Covid-19 Protocols in the Caribbean

We have updated the Covid-19 protocols on our website for various charter areas. You can find the COVID-19 link under the MORE menu heading at the top all pages on ParadiseConnections.com. Read more...

Posted on: November 20, 2021

Meet Charter Catamaran Oui Cherie

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Oui Cherie is a spacious Lagoon 52F catamaran, known for their deluxe cabins and performance sailing. The 52F catamaran is Lagoon’s performance luxury model; perfectly intersecting the concepts of comfort and capability. Oui Cherie's accommodations fit the combination of adventure and enjoyment. Read more...

Posted on: November 20, 2021

Sailing into the New Year

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We still have a few charter yachts available for the holidays in the USVI, BVI, Bahamas, and Belize. Christmas and New Year charters begin next month so please don't wait any longer.

If the holidays are too soon, let us know what dates you are interested in for your next sailing vacation. You deserve to be pampered aboard a crewed charter yacht and we will be here for you when you decide the time is right. Read more...

Posted on: November 13, 2021

COVID-19 Update for the British Virgin Islands

Beginning October 1, 2021:

  • Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to apply for entry through the BVI gateway portal application.
  • Vaccinated minors – travellers under the age of 18 who are travelling with vaccinated parents or guardians — will also be exempted from the BVI gateway portal while being subjected to similar stringent measures.
  • Upon entry into the territory, each vaccinated traveller must provide the results of a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen rapid test that is no older than five days.
  • They are also required to present valid proof of vaccination.
  • Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers as well as unaccompanied minors (who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated), or any other persons not covered by the fully vaccinated portal exemption protocols, will still be subject to using the gateway portal to obtain entry to the BVI.

NOTE: An antigen test is required on arrival to the territory at the current price of $50 per person. Read more...

Posted on: September 24, 2021

Catamaran Charters in Florida

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Catamaran The Space Between is available for charter in the Florida Keys. They are currently available for New Years from December 30th onwards.

The Space Between is a 46-foot Leopard catamaran with an owner-operator crew of two, Scott & Holly. They are based in Florida and will charter out of Miami and the Keys. This catamaran is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 Queen cabins each having private, ensuite heads with sink/vanity, stall shower, and electric-flush toilet. Read more...

Posted on: September 13, 2021

New Bali Catamarans - Welcome

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Welcome to the new group of Bali Catamarans to the yacht charter fleet. Two of the catamarans will be based in the Bahamas and the others will be based in the British Virgin Islands. Crew have not been selected at this time.

There are two models of Bali Catamarans coming into charter; the Bali 4.8 (49 feet) and the Bali 5.4 (54 feet). Bali Catamarans is part of the Catana Group. Read more...

Posted on: September 7, 2021

Do You Need To Renew Your US Passport?

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Watch the video HERE

The State Department is struggling with a backlog of passport applications, just as many Americans are making plans to travel abroad. The department says mail delays, a shutdown of their online booking system, and staffing shortages are part of the problem – CBS News, July 23, 2021.

Most countries demand that you have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months when you arrive in their country. Please take this into account when booking your charter.

One great thing about yacht charters taking place within the US Virgin Islands is that passports are not necessary for Americans. Passports are required if you charter in the British Virgin Islands or elsewhere. Read more...

Posted on: August 5, 2021

Celebrate the Holidays in the Bahamas

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Celebrate the holidays with a crewed yacht charter vacation in the Bahamas. It will be a great way to get together with family or friends for some excellent quality time. Read more...

Updated: September, 2021

New Years 2022 Yacht Charters

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Sail into the New Year. Celebrate the new year with an all-inclusive yacht charter vacation. It will be a great way to get together with family or friends to leave 2021 behind and welcome 2022.

We have posted a list of charter yachts currently available for a New Year charter. As you will see, many of the suggested yachts have been booked. Inquire if you'd like other possibilities. Book now while there is still a good selection of boats. Read more...

Updated: Updated September 7, 2021

Christmas 2021 Crewed Yacht Charters in the Virgin Islands

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What are you doing for Christmas this year? An all-inclusive yacht charter vacation will be a great way to get together with family or friends this holiday season.

We are experiencing an increase in the amount of holiday yacht charter inquiries lately so we have posted a list of charter yachts currently available for Christmas charters. Book now while there is still a good selection of boats. Read more...

Updated: September 7, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE for the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands Minister of Health & Social Development, the Honourable Carvin Malone, issued an update to the statement of June 10, 2021: Covid-19 Update and Adjusting Covid-19 Public Health Measures to support Continued Safe Reopening... Read more

Posted on: July 13, 2021

Spotlight on Catamaran Catatonic 500

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Catatonic is a 51-foot Lagoon catamaran with an owner-operator crew of two, Dirk & Sandy. Catatonic accommodates up to 6 guests in air conditioned comfort. All three guest cabins have a Queen berth, individual AC controls, and private head with sink, electric-flush toilet, and separate walk-in shower.

Catatonic has ample room to spread out and relax whether on the seating area up forward, on top of the flybridge, in the spacious aft cockpit (which has a wet bar), or the roomy interior salon.

Catatonic offers onboard scuba diving. Read more...

Posted on: June 20, 2021

BVI Covid-19 Update

The British Virgin Islands Minister of Health & Social Development issued a statement on June 10, 2021: Covid-19 Update and Adjusting Covid-19 Public Health Measures to Support Continued Safe Reopening. Read more...

Posted on: June 13, 2021

Book by August 31st and Save $1000

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$1000 off standard rates on the catamarans listed below for charters of 6 nights or more taking place between November 1, 2021 and January 31, 2022 (excluding Christmas & New Year charters). Special offer can be combined with discounts for children. Book by August 31, 2021 to take advantage of this fantastic deal. Read more...

Posted on: June 11, 2021

New Years 2022 Crewed Yacht Charters

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Celebrate the new year with an all-inclusive yacht charter vacation. It will be a great way to get together with family or friends to leave 2021 behind and welcome 2022. We are experiencing an increase in inquiries for holiday yacht charters so we are posting a list of charter yachts currently available for a New Year charter. Book now while there is still a good selection of boats. Read more...

Posted on: June 6, 2021

Christmas 2021 Crewed Yacht Charters in the Virgin Islands

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What are you doing for Christmas this year? An all-inclusive yacht charter vacation will be a great way to get together with family or friends this holiday season, Read more...

Posted on: June 5, 2021

BELIZE Yacht Charter Special: 2 Guests FREE

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Treat your friends or family. Book an all-inclusive yacht charter for 2 or more guests on selected catamarans in Belize and bring 2 guests FREE of charge. Offer valid for charters taking place from now through December 15, 2021. Read more...

Posted on: June 1, 2021

Spotlight on the Catamaran Rapscallion

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Rapscallion is a 2018, 45-foot Lagoon catamaran with an American crew of two. This beautiful catamaran is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to six guests. The three guest cabins each feature a queen-sized berth, 2 USB ports, and ensuite head which includes an electric-flush toilet, stall shower, and sink/vanity. Rapscallion has many louging areas: a lovely salon with easy access to the galley, the flybridge up top having bench seating with bimini top and padded sunbeds, the aft cockpit which is ideal for al fresco meals, as well as the U-shape forward cockpit. Read more...

Posted on: May 20, 2021

Have Your July 4th BBQ Aboard A Charter Yacht This Year

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Save up to 12% on an Independance Day Yacht Charter in the British Virgin Islands aboard the catamaran Odyssea. Read more...

Posted on: May 7, 2021

 


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