Thursday, August 26, 2010

YACHT CHARTERS & HOTEL BARGES NEWS BLOG: August 2010 Paradise Connections

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August 2010 - Paradise Connections Yacht Charters
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Photo: s/y Promenade

WOW, we are into the second half of 2010 already... This year is really zipping by.

Beat the summer heat with a vacation on the water.

Planning a sailing vacation for Christmas or New Years, or perhaps Spring Break?

Contact Paradise Connections now while there are still some good choices.

We are currently anchored in Christiansted, St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Enjoying swimming in the beautiful clear water and the US Postal System!
Posted: August 1, 2010

Super savings for 2010 Barging Cruises

Here are some special offers on hotel barges for the 2010 and 2011 barging seasons...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 1, 2010

Promenade takes a well-deserved break

Kerry & Bazza, owner-operators of the popular sail & dive charter yacht Promenade, have left the islands for the summer... MORE INFO...

Posted: August 2, 2010

Early Bird Barging Specials for 2011

Save 10% on select private barge cruises for 2011 if booked by August 31, 2010...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 2, 2010

2011 Guided Walking Tour Barging Cruises in Burgundy France

Two Walking Tour Cruises have been scheduled for French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque's 2011 barging season in Burgundy, France...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 3, 2010

Late Summer 2010: Caribbean charters, Virgin Islands

Looking for a sailing vacation this summer in the Virgin Islands? Here's a selection charter yachts that are available...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 3, 2010

Late Summer 2010: Caribbean charters, down island

Looking for a "down island" sailing vacation this summer? "Down Island" is the term used for any charter south of the Virgin Islands, such as St Martin, Antigua, French Islands, St Lucia, Grenadines... Here's a selection charter yachts that are available...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 4, 2010

September Golf Barging Cruise in England - MAGNA CARTA, River Thames

The English Hotel Barge MAGNA CARTA that cruises the River Thames in England, has ONE cabin available on their golfing week (September 12-18, 2010). This week is offered on an individual cabin cruise basis, rather than as a themed cruise for a full-boat, private charter...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 4, 2010

French Barge ATHOS: 3 cabins open Aug 29, 2010

The French Hotel Barge ATHOS has three cabins available for the week of August 29 - September 4, 2010. Athos cruises the Canal du Midi in the south of France between Marseillan and Salleles d'Aude. Special price...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 5, 2010

Pacific Wave - Special rate for next season

The charter yacht PACIFIC WAVE announces their Winter 2010-2011 Caribbean Promotion...   MORE INFO...

Posted: August 5, 2010

FREE GIFT with New Barging Cruise Bookings

This year is zipping by quickly, but surely it's not Christmas already!?

Confirm your new 2010 or 2011 barge cruise booking between now and September 15, 2010 and get a FREE iPod Shuffle... or two... or three... or four... or more...   MORE INFO...

Posted: August 7, 2010

Barging & Guided Walking Tour Cruise, Ireland Summer 2011

Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess II has scheduled a dedicated Guided Walking Tour barging cruise June 26 to July 2, 2011.  This week is available for individual cabin bookings and on offer at regular 2011 cruise rates with no additional supplement for the tour guide...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 8, 2010

Drumbeat wins BVI Stamp Contest

We asked charter yacht Drumbeat if they had any news to share with our readers: Yes, Linda's stamp has come out...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 11, 2010

Charter Yacht Promenade extends charter calendar

Hurray! Promenade had closed their charter calendar for the end of May 2011 but after receiving many requests, they have re-opened their calendar through mid-July 2011... MORE INFO...

Posted: August 15, 2010

Charter Yacht Promenade Cabin Cruise Week 2011

The Sail Dive Charter Yacht Promenade has scheduled a cabin cruise week for 2011. Kerry plans to only offer one of these charter-by-the-cabin weeks for 2011.  They are very popular so don't delay...  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 15, 2010

Catamaran SOLITUDE : Summer special in Virgin Islands

The charter catamaran Solitude is offering special rates for all-inclusive yacht charters in the Virgin Islands through November 1, 2010. They are one of the few yachts available for charter in September AND October. MORE INFO...

Posted: August 17, 2010

Charter Yacht KE AMA II : South Pacific Yacht Charters

The charter yacht Ke Ama II was launched in 1998 and is a state-of-the-art 23-meter (approx. 80 feet) yacht that sails through some of the most spectacular waters in the world... MORE INFO...

Posted: August 18, 2010

Burgundy Guided Walking Tour - 2 cabins left for Oct 10, 2010

The French Hotel Barge LA BELLE EPOQUE has two junior suites still available for their special Guided Walking Tour week of October 10-16, 2010. Value season rates PLUS $1000/cabin discount.  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 19, 2010

RECIPE: Merlot & Onion Marmalade

Here's a tasty recipe from the Irish Hotel Barge / River Cruiser, SHANNON PRINCESS II.  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 21, 2010

Charter motor yacht ANALISA for the holidays

Peter & Ruth have a special offer for you for the coming 2010 holiday season.. Book 10 nights over the Christmas & New Year holidays and pay NO HOLIDAY SURCHARGE.  That's a nice Christmas gift :)  MORE INFO...

Posted: August 26, 2010

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