EASY LIVING: JOST VAN DYKE, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

OUTSIDE MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 2013 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013 Many know Jost Van Dyke, one of the handful of inhabited islands in the BVIs, as the barefoot island. Fifteen years ago, it had no electricity and few paved roads. That’s changed, but the atmosphere hasn’t. There are still no brand-name hotels—stay at White Bay Villas, which offers … Continued

Re-instatement of the Aerodrome Certificate, Auguste George Airport, Anegada

The BVI Airports Authority is pleased to announce that the “aerodrome certificate” for the Auguste George Airport, Anegada, was today, Thursday 3rd October 2013, reinstated.  Subsequently, the aerodrome is again able to receive international flights.  The Auguste George Airport, Anegada will operate as a certificated aerodrome with a category 2 Rescue and Fire Fighting service.  The BVI Airports Authority sincerely thanks … Continued

Enjoy An Extra Day's Sailing!

Did you know that every time you book a week’s charter with Horizon Yacht Charters, you automatically receive 7 nights and 8 days worth of sailing?  If you compare this to some of the other charter companies, where a weekly rate only gives you 6 nights and 7 days sailing, you’ll realise that just one of the many benefits of chartering with Horizon includes getting a whole … Continued

New Luxury Crewed Yacht Available to Charter in the BVI

Embark on a vacation that is completely stress-free and experience a sailing vacation that will have you stepping into a world of luxury.  Enjoy having your very own professional Captain to cater to your every need so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Whether you want to take the helm occasionally, or not at all, or … Continued

The Vision of the Future

The highly anticipated Vision Series from Bavaria has finally hit the US shores and will proudly be on display at this year’s Annapolis Sail Boat Show, taking place later this week (October 4-8). The latest from Farr for Bavaria is the new design for the Vision Series. The Vision 46, is an owners layout with 2 … Continued

The Annapolis Sailboat Show!

Jacqui Pascall, co-owner of our Grenada base, recently attended the Annapolis Sailboat Show and had a great time with the team on our Horizon Yacht Charters’ stand!  Jacqui was on the stand with some of the Horizon BVI team: Andrew, Sylvia and Henry, as well as Christalen, Kate and Sally… and Carlijn from our St … Continued

Sailing our new Bavaria 45

We had a brief opportunity between charters to give the new Bavaria 45 Cruiser a test sail – I filmed part of the result here. The answer as to how the boat sailed is: WOW! Upwind the advantage of twin rudders is immediately obvious. Instead of struggling to keep control and prevent the boat rounding … Continued

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