Friday, January 30, 2009

YACHT CHARTER NEWS BLOG: JANUARY 2009 Paradise Connections

Summary of postings on our
Charter Yacht Sailing Vacations Blog & Hotel Barges on the European Waterways Blog
- Paradise Connections Yacht Charters

We would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year.

Posted: January 1, 2009

Catamaran AMARYLLIS - Lower rates for 2009 season

Amaryllis is a 45-foot Privilege catamaran that accommodates up to 6 guests in three double cabins. In light of the soft economy, Amaryllis has decided to drop their rates for the 2008/2009 season. Check out the family discount and sleep-aboard offers. More info...

Posted: January 5, 2009

Cruise the French canals with Hotel Barge Claire de Lune - Book with ParadiseConnections.comBarge CLAIR DE LUNE - Announces new B&B summer cruise

The French hotel barge CLAIR DE LUNE is offering a Bed & Breakfast cruise for Summer 2009 along the Canal du Midi between Beziers and Carcassonne. More info...

Posted: January 3, 2009

French Hotel Barge CLAIRE DE LUNE 15% discount - Contact ParadiseConnections.comCharter yacht ANALISA - Special family package

Charter motor yacht ANALISA, a 60-foot Hatteras, has a few special offers to ring in the new year! Special family rate AND no premium charged for short charters. More info...

Posted: January 6, 2009

French Hotel Barge CLAIR DE LUNE - Special offer

Book the French hotel barge CLAIR DU LUNE before January 31, 2009 and receive a 15% discount off the normal price of their "Classic Midi Cruise". More info...
Posted: January 5, 2009

Blithe Spirit is available for Easter 2009 yacht charter - Contact ParadiseConnections.comBLITHE SPIRIT available for Easter week 2009

BLITHE SPIRIT has had a 2-week cancellation and is now available from April 4-23, 2009. This means that they are open for Spring Break / Easter. More info...

Posted: January 7, 2009

Enjoy the French Canals aboard the hotel barge ATHOS - Contact ParadiseCoonections.comFrench Hotel Barge ATHOS : 2009 availability for cabin weeks

ATHOS is a 100-foot, crewed, luxury hotel barge which cruises the canal du midi in the south of France. ATHOS still has a few cabins available... More info...
Posted: January 7, 2009

SPECIALS: 8 or 9 nights for price of 7

Several charter yachts are currently offering special rates of 8 and/or 9 nights for the price of 7.... Ashlana, Pacific Wave, Kalikobass II, True North, Matau. More info...

Posted: January 8, 2009

Catamaran CATNAP has last minute special

CATNAP, a 46-foot catamaran, is offering a discount on charters completed before February 11, 2009. More info...
Posted: January 9, 2009

Charter PROMENADE - Last chance this season

The popular 65-foot sail dive trimaran PROMENADE, has one week available this season due to a recent cancellation. There may also be a possibility for one cabin on their end of March cabin cruise week. Hurray! Promenade has added 2 more weeks for this summer. More info...
Posted: January 10, 2009

French Hotel Barge EMMA - Save 10%

Book your cruise on the French hotel barge EMMA before the end of FEBRUARY 2009 and receive a 10% discount. More info...

Posted: January 12, 2009

Dive Sail Belize aboard the catamaran LEGACY - Contact Paradise ConnectionsDive Catamaran LEGACY Belize special offer

The 65-foot dive catamaran LEGACY is offering a special rates for Belize charters taking place in January, February, and March 2009. $4000 savings. More info...
Posted: January 13, 2009

Charter PHAEDRUS this season and save - Contact Yacht PHAEDRUS - Discounts rates thru June 2009

One of our favorite charter yachts, PHAEDRUS the 51-foot Morgan Sloop, owned and operated by Charles and Leslie with the help of ship's cat Lila, is lowering their charter rates through the end of June 2009. More info...

Posted: January 13, 2009

Cruise the French waterways. Contact to book a barging vacationDiscount on Burgundy Hotel Barges - April & May 2009

The luxury, French hotel barges L'Impressionniste and La Belle Epoque are offering a US$1000 discount per cabin on all available April & May 2009 departures for their Burgundy France cruises. Enjoy the waterways of Bourgogne. More info...

Posted: January 13, 2009

Charter yacht Pacific Wave with ParadiseConnections.comPACIFIC WAVE - Special offer - Discounted rates

PACIFIC WAVE just informed us that they are offering a special discount. Save $2500 off their normal Winter 2008/9 rates. More info...
We are looking forward to visiting PACIFIC WAVE when they stop by St. Maarten next week.

Posted: January 13, 2009

Paris Marathon 2009 - Barge Renaissance Special Cruise - 10 nights for the price of six!

The French hotel barge RENAISSANCE has constructed a unique itinerary that will allow passengers to spend 4 days aboard the barge in the centre of Paris on a bed and breakfast basis, followed by a fully inclusive, luxury 7-day cruise south from Paris on the River Seine to Sens, near Chablis, with haute cuisine and fine wines served aboard.

So, if you are going to Paris for the Marathon either as a participant or a spectator, this cruise is for YOU!

Or, perhaps you just like a good deal... Eleven days for the price of seven with FOUR DAYS IN PARIS! More info...
Posted: January 16, 2009

WHISPER - February 2009 Special

WHISPER, the beautiful 116-foot Holland Jachtbouw sloop, is offering a $10,000 discount for charters of 7 nights or longer taking place during the month of February 2009. More info...

Posted: January 16, 2009

Congratulations & Thanks for the Valentine's Special - Check with Paradise Connections for your next sailing vacation
Congratulations, Ashlana! Plus Valentine's Special

Congratulations are in order as the crew of Ashlana, Captain Tom Hampson and Chef / Mate Christie MacConnell, became engaged on Christmas Eve!

To celebrate, Tom & Christie are offering an ASHLANA Valentine's Special for February 2009. More info...

Posted: January 17, 2009

February 2009 charter specials for KALIKOBASS. Book with ParadiseConnections.comKALIKOBASS Special Rates & Free Air Fare - February 2009

KALIKOBASS II, a luxurious 104-foot sloop with a crew of four, has a super special offer for new bookings for February 2009 charters: FREE nights and FREE air fare. More info...

Posted: January 18, 2009

Charter FORTUNA by the cabin for the Heineken Regatta and other weeks in February & March 2009. Contact Paradise Connections Yacht ChartersFORTUNA - Cabin Charters & Heineken Regatta 2009

The 82-foot Maxi sailing yacht FORTUNA is offering a very special opportunity to book the yacht by the cabin for certain weeks in February & March 2009, including the Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten! More info...

Posted: January 19, 2009

Charter Promenade. Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters. Dive, Sail, Fish, Chill Out, Have FunPROMENADE - Availability update - Sail - Dive - Cabin Cruise too

Promenade is almost fully booked up for this season. There's still a spot on the cabin cruise at the end of March, one week at the end of June, and they've opened two weeks in the middle of July. More info...

Posted: January 22, 2009

Hotel Barge Magna Carta cruises the River Thames in England. Contact Paradise Connections for booking details.Cruise the River Thames in England with Hotel Barge Magna Carta

The all-inclusive hotel barge MAGNA CARTA is offering a US$500 discount per cabin on all available 2009 departures. What a beautiful way to discover the English countryside with a cruise along the historic River Thames in England. More info...

Posted: January 22, 2009

Charter Catamaran Alexis. Contact ParadiseConnections.comNews from the charter catamaran ALEXIS - Virgin Islands & Grenadines

Alexis is offering a 10% discount on charters in the Virgin Islands between March 13th and April 4th, 2009. Also, Alexis has opened up their calendar for this summer and will be chartering "down island" in the Grenadines. More info...
Posted: January 22, 2009

Charter yacht Corus. Sail Dive the BVI. Contact for booking detailsCharter yacht CORUS - Sail & dive the Virgin Islands

The charter yacht Corus, a 45-foot ketch, owned and operated by Bill & Ann Hasted, has instituted a new pricing structure through the end of the summer 2009 season (thru mid-December). More info...

Posted: January 22, 2009

Hotel Barge Hirondelle. Contact for booking details Hotel Barges Napoleon & Hirondelle Offers Free TGV train return tickets

Confirm your new 2009 booking by 31st March 2009 for either Hotel Barge Napoleon in Provence, or Hotel Barge Hirondelle in Burgundy, and receive complimentary 1st class return tickets for the TGV high-speed train between Paris and local station. More info...

Posted: January 23, 2009

St Barth's Bucket Race Charter. Contact for detailsRacing charter for St. Barth's Bucket Race

Anyone for racing in the St. Barth's Bucket, March 26-29, 2009? ANDROMEDA LA DEA IS AVAILABLE! More info...

Posted: January 23, 2009

French Hotel Barge Alouette in Burgundy (Bourgogne France) Contact for booking.Hotel Barge Alouette - 2 Free B&B hotel nights

Confirm your new 2009 booking by 31st March 2009 and receive 2 complimentary nights, based on double occupancy of a room on a bed and breakfast basis, at the Hotel De La Cite in Carcassonne, subject to availability when you charter Alouette for 2-4 passengers on the Canal du Midi. More info...

Posted: January 23, 2009

Charter Yacht CONTESSA. Contact ParadiseConnections.comYacht Charter Comments: CONTESSA

Thank you Richard & Denise for giving our repeat clients a wonderful vacation aboard Contessa!

Without question we enjoyed our charter. This was the 5th sailing vacation for us... More info...

Posted: January 30, 2009

French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque - Burgundy Bourgogne France. Contact ParadiseConnections.comBurgundy France Walking Tour Cruise October 2009

Book a cabin before 31st March 2009 on La Belle Epoque's Burgundy Walking Cruise which departs on 18th October 2009 and receive an $800 discount per cabin...
More info...

Posted: January 30, 2009

Posted: January 1, 2009

All the best!
Sheila & Bob
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