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36th America’s Cup World Series

Team New Zealand AC75
Starting in April 2020, the first of the three-regatta ACWS circuit sees the teams competing in the 36th America’s Cup, presented by Prada, racing their first generation AC75 high-performance foiling monohulls against each other for the very first time. In Cagliari, South Sardinia, from the 18th – 22nd April are training days, Red Carpet is
Champagne Hippy is offering the unique opportunity to sail across the Atlantic. With a return trip planned for late April 2020 from St Lucia to Palma, Majorca and then from Gran Canaria to St Lucia with the ARC rally in November 2020. Sailing across the Atlantic is on a lot of people’s bucket list and

Champagne for Everyone!

Yes, Champagne Hippy are giving everyone something to celebrate and offering great February rates in the Caribbean Champagne Hippy, an Oyster 825, completed a full refit that took over a year and sees her looking glistening once more.Available from 28th January in the Caribbean. February Dates Offer €20,000 per week (50% discount) Long Weekends available (28th Jan –
This was my first time showing a yacht at the Antigua Yacht Show. GiGi of Lymington is a CNB66, the smallest monohull at the show. The show is a B2B show, yacht brokers attend the show to get firsthand opinions of the yachts entered and can then promote them to their clients.  We hosted breakfast,
Just in case you were wondering what to talk about over the holidays – why not plan your next sailing holiday.  GiGi of Lymington and Allegro are now fully booked for the winter season leaving Champagne Hippy and Amazon Creek as the only 2 yachts in our fleet with weeks left until April.   I will be online
Having just returned from the Caribbean to the cold and wet UK, I’m definitely thinking about when I’ll feel the warmth of the sun again…. some great options for summer 2020. Our favourite charter highlights received this week Adara | Sunreef 50 New in 2020 from 23rd May, weekly rates from €17,920 inc VAT plus expenses. Athens
There is no denying it, winter is here so why not head off across the Atlantic for some Winter Sun.  Those wanting to go before the end of the year, Amazon Creek is available after a change in the owner’s plans Christmas & New Year! Or how about going to Miami in February for the Super Bowl!  Amazon Creek |
Legend Uniesse 70
This week I’ve had a three fantastic options for New Year and Christmas pop up, think warm, sun, sea, sailing…. and a great offer to book by the end of the year in Greece on M/Y Legend, my guests onboard this summer loved her & her crew. Amazon Creek | CNB77 Amazing opportunity for Christmas &/or

October in Review

Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua
Hello Sunshine… The last 6 weeks have passed in a blur, I can’t believe that in 2 weeks I’m off to Antigua for the charter show. This charter broker event kicks off the Caribbean season and from here the yachts get planning for their Christmas and New Year charters,  there are still a few options
Caribbean bookings are still very popular and there are some great options available, I have some good last minute availability but also some new exclusives that will get booked up quickly.  If you’re not a fan of flying in the Summer, how about sailing in Scotland instead! Our favourite charter highlights from the 10th – 17th Nov 2019 Vivid | Jongert