Thursday, August 21, 2014

YACHT CHARTERS & HOTEL BARGES NEWS BLOG: August 2014 Paradise Connections

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August 2014 - Paradise Connections Yacht Charters
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Have some fun on the water
Come on down to the islands and enjoy the summer season Caribbean style... or perhaps Maine and New England...

We also have all-inclusive, crewed, boutique hotel barges for those who would like to experience a special water-based vacation along the canals of Europe.

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

Special Offers / Discounts: Crewed Yachts

Here is a selection of current special offers on crewed Caribbean charter yachts. The special offers / discounts  include time-specific and other discounts... Check it out! READ MORE...

Updated : August 16, 2014

Special Offers / Discounts:  2014 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent special offers lined up for 2014 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.

Updated: August 16, 2014

Charter Yachts in the Grenadines, Summer 2014

Here's a selection of yachts available for charter in the Grenadines (southern Caribbean) for this summer 2014. READ MORE...

Posted : August 14, 2014

Schooner Bonnie Lynn, Maine: open Sept 2014

The Schooner Bonnie Lynn has an open calendar for September 2014 and is available for fall foliage cruises in Maine. READ MORE...

Posted : August 13, 2014

Catamaran MANGO Open New Years and Christmas

Mango is no longer open for the holidays but please read about this new charter yacht in the fleet. READ MORE...

Posted : July 8, 2014

New Catamaran in Charter: Nadiya

We would like to welcome a new charter yacht into the Caribbean fleet, Nadiya. Nadiya is a 47-foot Leopard catamaran with an experienced crew of two, the popular team of Bob & Deb previously of the charter yacht Fidelity. They have an introductory special offer, too. READ MORE...

Posted : June 21 2014

Charter Catamaran DREAMING ON: Autumn 2014 discount special

The catamaran DREAMING ON, a 47-foot Leopard catamaran, has a special offer for their Autumn 2014 charters. READ MORE...

Posted : June 13, 2014

Catamaran Two Much Fun Yacht Charters - Virgin Islands / Grenadines

The charter yacht TWO MUCH FUN, a 40-foot Manta catamaran, is the perfect choice for two people wishing to charter a catamaran in the Virgin Islands or the Grenadines. READ MORE...

Posted : April 16, 2014

Charter Yacht Zuma: Welcome New Crew, Thierry and Anne

We would like to welcome aboard Zuma's new crew, Thierry and Anne. READ MORE...

Posted : April 14, 2014

Spotlight on the French Hotel Barge Enchante

The French Hotel Barge Enchanté is an all-inclusive, state-of-the-art, double-decker, 8-passenger barge that cruises the Canal du Midi in southern France...  READ MORE...

Posted: June 27, 2014

French Hotel Barges for Bastille Day Celebrations

Our 6-night cruises departing on July 13th along various French canals, will give passengers the chance to celebrate Bastille Day, the National Day of France, in true French style.  READ MORE...

Posted: June 23, 2014

Barging Cruises in Ireland aboard Shannon Princess

The Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess cruises through a countryside little changed through the centuries. Come aboard and join Shannon Princess on her incredible journey through the heart of hidden Ireland.  READ MORE...

Posted: June 22, 2014

Bordeaux Wine Festival June 26-29 2014

Are you a wine buff looking for a quick getaway and are interested in fine wine and relaxation? Well then, how about attending the Bordeaux Wine Festival beginning on June 26 followed by a barge cruise on the 29th?  READ MORE...

Posted: June 18, 2014

Shannon Princess Recipe: Confit Duck Leg

Olivia from the Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess shares her recipe for Confit Duck Leg... Looks tasty!   READ MORE...

Posted: July 18, 2014

French Hotel Barge EMMA - 2014 availability

The French Hotel Barge Emma still has a few weeks available this season for barging cruises along the Canal du Midi in the south of France between Beziers and Carcassonne.  READ MORE...

Posted: August 5, 2014

September 2014 availability for barge charter vacations

As you are probably aware, September is the most popular month for a barging cruise. We still have a few openings for a barge trip, though......  READ MORE...
Updated: August 18 2014

World War One Commemorative Cruises aboard La Belle Epoque

It is 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, which ran from July 1914 through November 1918, and we will be offering a number of 6-night, all-inclusive, WWI commemorative cruises each spring over the next few years. READ MORE...
Posted: August 13, 2014

Dates for 2015 Burgundy Guided Walking Tour Barging Cruise 

Paradise Connections is pleased to announce the 2015 dates for the French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque's annual guided walking tour cruises in Burgundy, France.   READ MORE...

Posted: August 15, 2014

Barge Savoir Faire: New Route for 2015

The Hotel Barge Savoir Faire will be adding a new route in France for 2015. Their Upper Loire/Western Burgundy Upper Loire & Western Burgundy cruise will be on the Canal du Briare and the Canal Latéral à la Loire between Rogny-Sept-Ecluses and Marseilles-lès-Aubigny.  READ MORE...

Posted: August 18, 2014

French Hotel Barge Prosperite: 2 cabins open Oct 5-11 2014

The French Hotel Barge Prosperite is normally a "private charter only"  barge but due to a cancellation, Prosperite has TWO cabins open for the week of 5-11 October 2014. We hope you can take advantage of this occasion for a cabin cruise aboard this fine barge. READ MORE...

Posted: August 25, 2014

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