Monday, April 08, 2013

YACHT CHARTERS & HOTEL BARGES NEWS BLOG: December 2013 Paradise Connections

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March and April 2013 - Paradise Connections Yacht Charters
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We are into the second quarter of 2013. Easter and April Fools are now part of the past...

It's astounding, time is fleeting. Madness takes its toll... 
- The Time Warp 

If you're feeling a bit rushed and need a break, what about a quick getaway and chill out in the islands? A bit too soon, perhaps? Then take a few minutes out of your busy schedule and turn your mind to something extremely enjoyable... Start planning your next sailing vacation or perhaps a barge trip.

Don't you deserve a break :)   Tell us about it!

Crewed Yacht Charters: Current Special Offers Discounts

Here is a selection of current special offers on crewed charter yachts in Florida, Bahamas, the Virgin Islands and other areas of the Caribbean. MORE INFO...

Updated : April 6, 2013

2013 Barging Cruises: Special Offers / Discounts

We have some fantastic special offers lined up for 2013 aboard luxury, crewed hotel barges in France (Burgundy, Canal du Midi, Gascony), Holland, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Italy. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates. MORE INFO...

Updated : April 11, 2013

Hotel Barge Magna Carta: Chelsea Flower Show 2013

The six-night Chelsea Flower Show Cruise on Magna Carta will be departing on May 19, 2013. This cruise along the Royal River Thames will really appeal to the horticulturalists among you. One cabin left!  MORE INFO... 

Posted: April 2, 2013

Charter Yacht Because: Lowers rate for the season to $3800/wk for 2

The charter yacht Because, a 42-foot Island Packet, has a special offer of a $700 discount on new bookings taking place sometime between March and end of June 2013.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 8, 2013

French Hotel Barge Saint Louis: Au Fil de l’Eau

The French Hotel Barge Saint Louis is currently open for the weeks July 27-August 2 and August 3-9, 2013 where you may experience the Au Fil de l’Eau event.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 3, 2013

Visit Downton Abbey with English Hotel Barge Magna Carta

For the 2013 departures of 25th August, 1st and 8th September, the English Hotel Barge Magna Carta has added a new excursion to Highclere Castle, the setting for the renowned period drama series, "Downton Abbey".  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 5, 2013

Barge Savoir Faire : SEPTEMBER Cabin Cruise, Epernay to Paris

Help us open up a cabin cruise week for the Hotel Barge Savoir Faire during the highly popular month of September with their Champagne itinerary. Have a night cruise through Paris, a private tasting at Mo√ęt et Chandon, and many more interesting activities.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 6, 2013


Charter Yacht Sublime - Anegada Flamingos

Did you know that the British Virgin Island of Anegada has flamigos? Anegada is known for its miles of white sand beaches, the large salt ponds which cover much of the west end of the island, and unique fauna. MORE INFO...

Posted: April 7, 2013

Charter Yacht Chateau : New Dinghy

Catamaran Chateau has a brand new, 13-foot, center-console, AB dinghy has a 50HP 4-stroke outboard with electric start. Perfect for zipping around and pulling all those fun water toys! MORE INFO...

Posted: April 8, 2013

French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre: Special Discounted Rates

The French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre,  cruising in Burgundy France, has some fantastic special offers to fill in open dates on their 2013 calendar.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 10, 2013

2013 Christmas & New Years Availability: Catamarans
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2013 Christmas & New Years Availability: Monohulls
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We will be updating this soon as there have been many recent bookings for the holidays.

Posted: April 13, 2013

September Cabin Cruise Week Open on Hotel Barge Savoir Faire

We have had two more cabins book (currently a total of 3) so this week is now guaranteed to run as an individual cabin week.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 14, 2013

French Hotel Barge Prosperite alters home port

The luxury crewed French Hotel Barge PROSPERITE, which offers barging cruises along the Canal de Bourgogne in the Burgundy region of France, has altered their Dijon home port. MORE INFO...

Posted: April 15, 2013

Schooner Bonnie Lynn:  Kosher Yacht Charters in Maine

A winning combination – Sailing in Maine on the classic schooner Bonnie Lynn while enjoying traditional kosher meals prepared by your personal chef! Bonnie is experienced in preparing delicious kosher meals and her galley is now fully equipped to meet all necessary dietary requirements. MORE INFO...

Posted: April 19, 2013

French Hotel Barge Cruises in Champagne France

We have three luxury hotel barges that cruise through the Champagne region of France: La Nouvelle Etoile, Panache, and Savoir Faire.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 23, 2013

Schooner Jambalya: 5th West Indies Regatta St. Barth’s

Jambalaya, a 73-foot schooner built by Alwen Enoe on Carriacou in 2002, is available for fun & frolic at the 5th Anniversary West Indies Regatta in St. Barth’s May 3-5, 2013. MORE INFO...

Posted: April 23, 2013

Charter Catamaran Maita'i in the Bahamas

The charter yacht Maita'i, a 74-foot VPLP catamaran, is available for charters in the Bahamas.  MORE INFO...

Posted: April 30, 2013

Barging in Venice Italy: La Bella Vita - Specials too

The variety of charming waterways between Venice and Mantua promises a unique and magical cruising experience aboard La Bella Vita. MORE INFO...

Posted: April 30, 2013

Steppin' Up: Last Minute Special Offer

The charter yacht Steppin' Up, a 43-foot Leopard catamaran, has a Last Minute Special Offer we'd like to share with you... MORE INFO...

Posted: March 7, 2013


Crewed Yacht Charters: Family / Kid Special Discounts

Yacht charters are a wonderful vacation for families. Quite often we are asked: "Won't the kids get bored?" NO WAY! MORE INFO...

Posted: March 11, 2013

Crewed Yacht Charters: Honeymoons, Anniversary, and Couples Discounts

Here's a selection of charter yachts that have special offers for honeymoon, anniversary, and couples. MORE INFO...

Posted: March 11, 2013

French Hotel Barge L'Art de Vivre: Late Spring Specials

Spring is the ideal time for a hotel barge cruise and we are now offering great savings aboard the 8-passenger L'Art de Vivre, which cruises the Lower Nivernais Canal and River Yonne in Burgundy.  MORE INFO... 

Posted: March 16, 2013

French Hotel Barge Clair de Lune: New Video

We have a new video for the French Hotel Barge Clair de Lune on the Canal du Midi in the south of France that we'd like to share with you.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 18, 2013


French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre: 30% discount

The French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre, which offers barging cruises in Burgundy France, has some fantastic special offers to fill in their 2013 calendar.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 20, 2013

Hotel Barge Savoir Faire : Cruise Champagne - France

The Hotel Barge SAVOIR FAIRE still has three weeks available in September 2013 for their Champagne itinerary between Paris and Epernay, France.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 22, 2013

French Hotel Barge Prosperité discounts open 2013 weeks

The luxury crewed French hotel barge PROSPERITE, which offers barging cruises along the Canal de Bourgogne in the Burgundy region of France, has discounted all remaining open weeks of the 2013 barging season to their Value week rates.    MORE INFO...

Posted: March 25, 2013

Barge Saint-Louis: Wines of Southwest France, Part 3

Alasdair of the French Hotel Barge SAINT LOUIS, continues his series of interesting guest posts about the wines of southwest France.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 26, 2013

Charter Yacht Zephyrus: Florida & Bahamas Summer 2013 Special

The charter yacht ZEPHYRUS, is offering a great summer special on any new charter booked and taking place before August 1, 2013. MORE INFO...
Posted: March 27, 2013

French Hotel Barge Roi Soleil gets a new ride

Guillaume from the French hotel barge ROI SOLEIL who offers barging cruises along the Canal du Midi, sent us a photo of their new minivan... What a sweet looking ride!  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 27, 2013

Charter Catamaran Nemo : Champagne Special

Nemo has a very tasteful special for April charters... 7 bottles of the award-winning Berlucchi Cuvee Franciacorta Italian sparkling wine.  MORE INFO...

Posted: March 28, 2013

French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre 2-for-1 Special

The French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre wants to fill up the spaces in their calendar. They now have two cabin cruise weeks available at HALF PRICE!   MORE INFO...

Posted: March 29, 2013

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