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The Perks of Renting a Yacht for a Week

Sometimes you just need a week to clear your head, hit the reset button, and leave your burdens behind you. While a road trip to random destinations or a week on a sunny beach might sound like exactly what you need, other cars, beachgoers, and hotel guests can make you feel as though you need […]

3 Tips for Planning a Memorable Family Vacation in 2015

Taking a family trip allows everyone to leave their worries behind and enjoy a change of scenery. From adventure travel to exploring new cultures and cuisines, family trips are also a nice way for family members to reconnect with each another. In 2015, make it a family vacation to remember with these three tips. Escape […]

Why You Should Sail the Caribbean in 2015

Every New Year is cause for celebration. One benefit that most people look forward to on January 1 is their accumulated vacation time. For many, spending time out on the open water, whether on a cruise, a sailboat, or a luxury yacht, is the absolute dream vacation. You can escape reality and leave the stress […]

Cuisine: In The End, Isn’t That What It’s All About?

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It’s not just food.  It’s Cuisine! Let’s face it:  When you think cruise, you associate that vacation with wonderful cuisine.  Most people think cruise ship ambiance, with large spectacular dining rooms, unending choices, and huge buffets.  In that environment, you have the option to pay a sur charge, to experience the ‘premium’ dining option, reservation required, […]

PimpinJoy for Judy

Pimpin Joy: It will make you feel as good as a week long charter vacation. I don’t usually do these things, but since the effort is in-line with our corporate philanthropy here at ADDISON Yachts, we thought it deserved our first blog in almost 7 months. You may have noticed that we’ve changed our profile picture […]

Brimming with Excitement to Board Catamaran SOON COME on Saturday

SOON COME, Here we come.  Simply Put:  I….. CAN’T…. WAIT!!!! Four nights and a wake up.  Then it’s off to the airport for a direct flight to St. Thomas.  Then a 45 minute ferry ride to Road Town, and step aboard paradise (otherwise known as the Catamaran SOON COME) for 7 glorious days. So let […]

Best BVI Beach Bars – The Bamba Shack

The Bamba Shack – Cappoons Bay, Tortola Now, I grew up surfing on the North Shore in Hawaii.  On the North Shore, years ago when I spent time there, there was only one nice hotel, some amazing beaches, and fantastic surf.  Places to eat, drink, and catch up with friends??? They were there, but they […]

Best BVI Beach Bars – Foxy’s Bar

Foxy’s Bar – Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke Let’s face it:  anytime anyone puts together a ‘Best of’ list, there’s bound to be trouble.   “I can’t believe you included that” on your list.  “How could you forget (fill in your blank)”, and my favorite “You don’t know what you’re talking about”.  Frankly, I’m surprised I haven’t […]

Best BVI Beach Bars – The Soggy Dollar

The Soggy Dollar – Whites Bay, Jost Van Dyke White’s Bay on Jost Van Dyke.  It’s that picture in your minds eye.  The one you dream of all winter long:  Crystal-clear turquoise-blue waters… the fluffiest white sand ever encountered…The poster child for perfect, secluded, tropical island  beaches… and home of the Painkiller cocktail, and the […]

Best BVI Beach Bars – Cow Wreck Beach Bar and Grill

Cow Wreck Beach Bar and Grill – Anegada, BVI When you’re sailing the BVI for the first time, one thing becomes very apparent.  These islands are very close together.  With only about 30 miles (50km) from one end to the other, and almost 100 islands in between, their mountainous heights rising out of the water, one after another, covered with dense tropical […]

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