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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travelopia Yachts, the world’s premier yacht charter business and parent company to charter brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, has announced unprecedented investment into its charter products in 2020. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017, Travelopia moved quickly to reestablish operations in

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Company Expansions, Travel

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Bitter End Yacht Club is excited to announce that after more than 20 months of demolition and cleanup from Hurricane Irma related damage, including the removal of over 100 structures and remediation of more than 64 acres, the process of rebuilding Bitter End is now underway. Launched in 1969 as a remote island outpost that catered

tags: Caribbean Islands, Destination, Marina, Yacht Club

Monday, July 1, 2019

The Moorings aims to make your vacation as smooth sailing as it can be, and that includes stress-free packing. Along with an expertly-crafted checklist provided prior to your trip, here are a few items to help you pack like you know what you’re doing! Documents - Don’t leave them on the dresser! Pack your passport, proper

tags: Caribbean Islands, Travel

Monday, April 8, 2019

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to welcome Martinique to their expansive menu of top-rated vacation destinations. Bareboat and skippered charters aboard sail and power yachts are bookable now for end-of-2019 departures. The Martinique fleet will feature mid-size Beneteau monohulls, spacious

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charter

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is turning 50 years old in 2019 and is planning to celebrate the momentous occasion by hosting two 50th Anniversary rendezvous events in Croatia and the British Virgin Islands next fall. It’s astounding to believe that five decades have passed since the company was

tags: Anniversaries, Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Travel

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

Sunsail is delighted to announce the addition of 2019 departure dates for Sail By The Cabin Vacations in the British Virgin Islands following a successful launch in Greece and Croatia this summer. The British Virgin Islands will be the host destination for January, March, and May, 2019 Sail By The Cabin 7-day vacation experiences.

tags: Caribbean Islands, Travel

Monday, January 14, 2019

Different Island. Different Bar. Different DJ, but the same girl giving that DJ $10 to request the same song…with the same loud chorus, “Born and raised in South Detroit!” A collective group of the current who’s-who in sailing – Volvo Ocean racers, TV/movie stars, corporate sponsors, crew members from

by: Brett Langolf

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

You may have been working or maybe you were distracted with important deadlines, but April 27-May 5, 2018, were BIG days. For two special winners, these were eight big days of travel in one of the most beautiful areas of the western hemisphere, Antigua - located in the Caribbean Sea. This amazing vacation adventure aboard a sailing

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Lifestyle, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, June 15, 2018

We have been getting many inquiries about the state of the British Virgin Islands, since Irma’s devastation now eight months back. Just recently, one of our booked groups from the Oakville Power Boat Club returned after being well briefed on what to expect. The overall sentiment from people in the group was, “This was our

by: Capt Greg Marlo

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Destination