Friday, May 28, 2010

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

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May 2010 - Paradise Connections Yacht Charters
(Newest posts at bottom of page)

May is Mother's Day Month... (hint, hint) Need an exceptional present? Remember that Father's Day is NEXT month... are we giving you ideas? How about a graduation gift or perhaps you deserve a quick getaway?

Here are some previous posts that are still worth noting, then SCROLL DOWN to see our NEWEST entries:

Our Hotel Barges are really booking up quickly for their 2010 season.  Don't wait too long!

Posted: May 1, 2010

Charter Yacht SPIRIT - Virgin Islands Summer Special

The charter yacht SPIRIT, a 46-foot Hunter sloop, has a special offer for summer sailing vacations in the Virgin Islands:  8 nights for the price of 7.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 1, 2010

Client comments for Promenade - Sail & Dive the BVI

Although a group that the charter yacht Promenade had aboard recently (repeat guests who are called "The Cape Cod Pirates") were not our clients, we were so impressed with their comments that we just had to share. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 2, 2010

Hotel Barge Emma - Cabin available
How do you fancy a quick getaway and go barging in France along the canal du midi? Two cabins available May 22-28, 2010. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 2, 2010

Catamaran Saganopack - New Crew

Good news!  One of our favorite crews, Ian & Polly Phillips, formerly of the charter catamaran REACTION, is now crewing the 60ish-foot catamaran SAGANOPACK, a Privilege 585. They'll be in the Mediterranean this summer.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 4, 2010

Barging in England - Magna Carta

The English Hotel Barge MAGNA CARTA has a special offer of a discount of $1000/cabin off their standard rates for the remaining 2010 departures. This discount applies to both individual cabin bookings and private barge charters. This includes their special GOLF cabin cruise week in September.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 4, 2010

Special Offers: Summer 2010 Barging Cruises

Here are some special offers on summer hotel barges... Don't wait. Summer calendars are filling up. Book your barging cruise with Paradise Connections NOW! MORE INFO...

Posted: May 6, 2010

Go Cruising with HANALEI BAY this summer

Summer plans are shaping up for the 72-foot cutter, HANALEI BAY. Franz and Diane are planning to leave the Virgin Islands around mid-June for island hopping down the Leeward & Windward islands towards Trinidad.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 9, 2010

Catamaran CATALYST - 2 spots left for this season

There are two opportunities left to sail with Alan aboard his catamaran CATALYST this season in the Virgin Islands.

Diving, too! MORE INFO...

Posted: May 10, 2010

Summer 2010 Yacht Charters in 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: May 11, 2010

Motoryacht GOLDEN RULE Bahamas Summer Special

The Motoryacht GOLDEN RULE has just completed a major mechanical and structural refit, including restoration of teak decks, and is ready to entertain you in the Bahamas on your yacht charter this summer! MORE INFO...

Posted: May 12, 2010

TIGER'S EYE : Florida / Bahamas Yacht Charters

Drum roll, please!  We would like to announce that the Motoryacht TIGER'S EYE is available for yacht charters in Florida and the Bahamas, all year round. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 12, 2010


Captain James has sent us a photo of the newly refurbished salon of the French Hotel Barge l'IMPRESSIONNISTE.

L'Impressionniste also has a special offer for summer 2010 bookings for barging vacation cruises on the French canals of Burgundy. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 14, 2010

GALILEO G - 123ft S&S luxury motorsailor ketch

We would like to welcome charter yacht GALILEO G to the fleet. Galileo G is available for yacht charters in New England this summer and in the Caribbean next winter 2010-11. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 15, 2010

4th of JULY Holiday Weekend Special - New England

Celebrate July 4th with your family and friends and make a weekend out of it! Watch the fireworks from your own private sailing yacht. QUASART, a 108ft Turkish sailing gulet, has a special 3-day/2-night weekend package for up to 12 guests.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 17, 2010

Summer 2010 "Down Island" Yacht Charters - south of the Virgin Islands

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: May 19, 2010

RECIPE: Kahlua & Baileys Cheesecake

Kerry shares one of Promenade's favorite dessert recipes with us:  Kahlua and Baileys Cheesecake. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 20, 2010

French Hotel Barges: a few more specials for 2010

Here are a few more special offers and discounts on French Hotel Barges for the 2010 season: Alouette (canal du midi), Napoleon (Provence), and Hirondelle (Burgundy). MORE INFO...

Posted: May 21, 2010

Schooner BONNIE LYNN's Adventurous Charter

The 72-foot charter yacht, Schooner BONNIE LYNN, is offering a special 5-day charter from Newport, Rhode Island to Rockland, Maine.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 23, 2010

French Hotel Barge EMMA : The Dream Team

Liz, owner of the French Hotel Barge EMMA, sent us an email with their latest booking calendar and comments from recent guests.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 23, 2010

Eco-Adventure charters in the Azores this summer

Azores Adventure!  Charter yacht, The Dove, is offering eco-adventure charters this summer in the Azores for guests interested in participating in the sailing and experiencing wildlife up close.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 26, 2010

French Hotel Barge ROSA - Special offer Sept-Oct 2010

The French Hotel Barge ROSA which will begin chartering in Southwest France in August 2010 after their refurbishment, is offering a 25% discount for full-boat, 8-passenger, charters in September and October 2010.  MORE INFO...

Posted: May 27, 2010

French Hotel Barge ENCHANTE - Special offer June 2010

The French Hotel Barge ENCHANTE has a special offer for their 2010 June 6th and June 20th cruises. MORE INFO...

Posted: May 28, 2010

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