Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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

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Charter Yacht Sailing Vacations Blog & All About Hotel Barges, Cruises & Barging Vacations

February 2014 - Paradise Connections Yacht Charters
(Newest posts at bottom of page)

Have you made your vacation plans yet?

You've probably heard by now that Phil the Groundhog saw his shadow on Super Bowl Sunday (Go Seahawks!) and thus predicts another SIX weeks of winter weather.

Have you had enough of the cold already? What's up with it snowing in Atlanta? It is definitely time to defrost in the islands and chill out Caribbean style...

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

(most recent posts at the bottom)

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! MORE INFO...

Updated : February 21, 2014

Special Offers / Discounts:  2014 Hotel Barges

We have some fantastic 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.   MORE INFO... 

Updated: February 19, 2014

Charter Yacht Promenade is filling up!

The charter yacht Promenade is fully booked through May 16th. Obviously they are many people's favorite charter yacht. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 2, 2014

Welcome Charter Catamaran Majestic Spirit

Paradise Connections is pleased to welcome the catamaran Majestic Spirit to the Caribbean crewed charter yacht fleet. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 3, 2014

Catamaran Paradigm Shift: Bahamas Maine Chesapeake

We'd like to welcome catamaran Paradigm Shift to the charter fleet. They are offering crewed yacht charters in the Bahamas, Maine and the Chesapeake. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 4, 2014

ITALY: La Bella Vita: Cabin Cruise Weeks Guaranteed

La Bella Vita, a 20-passenger vessel which cruises Italy's Po Valley, Bianca Canal and Venice Lagoon, offers both private charters and cabin weeks. Here's current availability for open cabin weeks. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 5, 2014

Visit Downton Abbey with English Hotel Barge Magna Carta

The English Hotel Barge Magna Carta has added a visit to Highclere Castle, the setting for the renowned period drama series, "Downton Abbey" to two more of their cruise weeks for the 2014 barging season. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 7, 2014

Been There, Done That... Let's Do It Again... Go Barging!

Paradise Connections has many repeat charterers. They enjoy barging and come back for more... either with the same boat or with another barge in a different region or country. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 9, 2014

Catamaran Safari: After-Charter Comments/ Client Review

We knew everything would go well and the charter group would have a wonderful time as Safari is an excellent charter yacht but it is so nice to receive feedback. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 10, 2014

French Hotel Barge Rosa: Bordeaux Cruises, New for 2014

Rosa has an alternate itinerary from August 17th through the end of October 2014 which features more of the renowned Bordeaux wine region on the Canal de Garonne between Castets-en-Dorthe and Boe. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 10, 2014

TransAtlantic Crossing with Charter Yacht Anahita May-June 2014

The charter yacht Anahita, a 62-foot Dynamique sloop, has an opening for two paying crew on their 6th eastbound trans-Atlantic crossing. Great opportunity to get sea miles along with a unique adventure. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 11, 2014

Hotel Barge Cruises: Availability September 2014

September is the most popular month for barging cruises. As there are not many openings left, we thought we should share current availablity. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 12, 2014

Dutch Tulip Cruises: 2014 Current Availability

There are only 2 weeks still available for a Dutch Tulip Cruise for the 2014 barging season. Also see possibilities for Spring repositioning cruises. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 13, 2014

Catamaran Whisper 42, Introductory Rates

The charter yacht Whisper 42, a 42-foot Fontaine Pajot catamaran that has recently joined our fleet, is offering introductory rates. Save over $2400 on a weeks' charter. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 14, 2014

Barging and Biking Video - Cycle the European Waterways

All of our of barges have bicycles aboard for their guests to use. You can ride alongside the canal on the tow path or venture into towns along the way for a visit and meet up with the barge farther down the canal. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 15, 2014

Catamaran Majestic Spirit's BVI Wedding Package

The charter yacht Majestic Spirit is a 53-foot Royal Cape catamaran with an owner-operator crew of two, Dave and Desirée Bean. While offering onboard diving, they also offer a Wedding Package for those who want to tie the knot or renew their vows. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 15, 2014

Barge Savoir Vivre - Popular barge in Burgundy France

The French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre has become a very popular barge for cruising the canals of Burgundy as you can tell by their calendar. It is the middle of February and even though the barging season hasn't started, they only have a few weeks available for 2014. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 19, 2014

Charter Catamaran Frangines: Save $1000

The charter yacht Frangines, a 55-foot Argo catamaran, has a special offer which runs through mid-August 2014.. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 19, 2014

Updated special offers & discounts for barging cruises

We have updated our special offers and discounts post for 2014 European barge charter vacation cruises. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 20, 2014

Charter Yacht Corus: News and Special Offer

The charter yacht Corus, a Whitby 42 ketch, is one of our favorite charter yachts for two. We have a bit of news from Bill and Ann, including a special offer. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 20, 2014

French Barge Prosperité : One cabin open on shared cruise

Have you always wanted to cruise the French canals of Burgundy aboard the Hotel Barge Prosperité but just couldn't get a group together? Wait no longer as they have ONE cabin available on their remaining cabin cruise week of the 2014 barging season.. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 21, 2014

French Hotel Barge l'Art de Vivre: New Video & Special Offers

We have a new video for the French Hotel Barge l'Art de Vivre that offers barging cruises along the Canal du Nivernais in Burgundy, France. We also have special prices for selected weeks for this spring and summer. MORE INFO...

Posted: February 22, 2014

Charter Yacht Domicil : Client Comments Reviews

We would like to thank Hans & Christine of the charter yacht DOMICIL for the excellent time our clients had on their family's sailing vacation in January (2014). Read the guest comments... MORE INFO...

Posted: February 23, 2014

Meet Gene of Charter Catamaran Twilight Rodeo

Meet Gene, a black & white Boston Terrier, of the charter yacht Twilight Rodeo, a 50-foot Voyage catamaran with a human crew of two, plus one... MORE INFO...

Posted: February 26, 2014

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