Adventures Onboard: Saba: The Best Kept Secret in the Caribbean

One of the best things about being part of a Yacht Crew, is that your weekends off usually have you docked off the coast of some island, and when you are seeking adventure, there is no shortage of people to help you find it. I recall one such weekend, back in 2008, docked off St. Maarten, making the island of Saba the perfect quick jaunt for a getaway.

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Adventures Onboard: Part 1: The Archipelago of the Azores

Today I wanted to share a story of unexpected adventure during one Atlantic Crossing, in which, we explored a touch more of the Atlantic Ocean than originally planned. We were told by weather routers, that we would need to make a stop over in the Azores. Weather routers are professional weather forecasters who prepare route recommendations based on the forecast. Needless to say they are invaluable on the high seas, and while we were not looking forward to finding a rare safe haven along the Archipelago to anchor, we heeded their warning.

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Yacht Play Launch Press Release – October

Jupiter, FL ——(October 10, 2016) (yacht-play.com)  Yacht Play, an international travel concierge firm, specializing in custom yacht charters and tailored travel itineraries, launched last month to rave reviews. The charter group, whose team is a combination of some of the best in the industry, leverages more than a decade of direct yachting and yacht service experience, creating a charter company, that goes beyond brokering boats.

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Yachting: A Family Affair

Yachting certainly elicits images of romance on the open sea, ports in exotic locales, champagne breakfasts and five-star dining. One does not necessarily think chicken fingers or little feet running around the deck. If planned correctly though, Yachting can be a family affair, and whether your children are young or teens, if you work with a broker that understands the necessity of having the perfect mix of boat, crew and locale, it will deliver a vacation that blows Disney World, quite literally, out of the water.

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There are many Yachts now that are “Pro-Family” and have made design choices or adjustments to the ship and to the crew to make your Charter a spectacular vacation that is not all about the kids or all about the adults, but a true family experience.  Chartering a Yacht has the ability to offer endless adventure and experiences to everyone on board. Did I mention this does not include having to check in and out of numerous hotels?

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