Saturday, June 11, 2022

Coronavirus testing requirement lifted for flyers returning to USA

Coronavirus testing requirement lifted for flyers returning to USA
 
International travelers flying to the United States will no longer need to show proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding their flights, the Biden administration said Friday, ending one of the last pandemic-related travel requirements. The requirement will end at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Join the Belize Catamaran Flotilla

Special Belize to Guatemala Flotilla


Great Opportunity for Singles & Couples

Book a cabin on a special 6-night, catamaran sailing flotilla from Belize to Guatemala, August 21-27, 2022. Explore pristine and remote islands along the stunning Belizean coastline before journeying to Guatemala's magical Rio Dulce aboard a crewed, luxury catamaran.

The crew will take care of your every need: Prepare and serve gourmet hors d'oeuvres and exotic libations, catch seafood for your dinner (did someone say lobster?), launch kayaks, take you snorkeling, and so much more!
 
 
Itinerary Highlights
  • Bluefield Range
  • Reef Snorkeling & Tobacco Caye
  • Tobacco Cut Snorkeling
  • Placencia
  • Sapodilla Cayes
  • Livingston & Cayo Quemado
  • Hot Springs & Fronteras


Includes
  • Six-night cruise aboard a fully-equipped luxury catamaran in a private, air-conditioned cabin with ensuite bath
  • Three chef-prepared gourmet meals daily
  • Local beer, rum, and wine with dinner, plus opportunities to eat and drink ashore
  • Fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling along the second-largest barrier reef in the world
 
Special Rates

Rates are exclusive of 10% Belize tax.
  • Cabin: $5,190 for 2 guests, double occupancy
  • Cabin: $2,995 for single occupancy
 
Catamarans
 

 
DISCOVER
 Fountaine Pajot Saba catamaran
50 feet
5 cabins




 
ENDLESS OPTIONS
 Leopard catamaran
48 feet
3 cabins




 
LUNA SEA
 Leopard catamaran
46 feet
3 cabins




 
TRANQUILO
 Fountaine Pajot Saona catamaran
47 feet
4 cabins


 

Interested? Let's Get Started
 
 
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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Special last minute offers

Last Minute Yacht Charters - Special Offers
 
 
Looking for a deal on a last minute charter? We have three yachts that you might find interesting:
 
 
QUEST
 

  • AVAILABILITY: Open through June 30, 2022
  • MORE INFORMATION: Read Recent Blog Post
 
TORTUGA
 

  • AVAILABILITY: Open May 30 - June 23, 2022
  • MORE INFORMATION: Read Recent Blog Post
 
ELVIS MAGIC


  • AVAILABILITY: Open through June 15, 2022
  • MORE INFORMATION: Read Recent Blog Post
 
Of course, we have other charter yachts available as well. Send us an email with your preferred dates, location (USVI, BVI, other), if you desire SCUBA diving, number of people in your charter group, and anything else you feel is noteworthy.
 
Let's get started on your crewed yacht charter, sailing vacation today.
 

 
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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Catamaran Tortuga News



Catamaran Tortuga: New Crew & Special Offer

 Catamaran Tortuga - Sailing & Dive Vacations in the Virgin Islands


Beginning May 28th, Catamaran Tortuga, a 46-foot 2020 Lagoon, will have new crew for the remainder of this season and the throughout the 2022-23 charter season.

 
About The Crew

Captain Terrence "Bubba" Gainan and Chef Heather Hanson were childhood friends in Texas. Fifteen years later, they reconnected again. This powerhouse couple shows their guests a combination of adventure and luxury. Their many talents include PADI Dive Master, watersport enthusiasts, pro-anglers, surfers, mixologists, and the list goes on.
 

We welcome this energetic, young couple and look forward to their continued success on Tortuga. Read their Crew Profile.


Special Offer

$1000 off standard rates for charters taking place in the US Virgin Islands and ending by July 31, 2022. Discount may be prorated for 6-night charters.

Rates for 7-night, all-inclusive charters, including discount:
  • 2 guests = $17,000
  • 3 guests = $17,500
  • 4 guests = $18,000
  • 5 guests = $18,500
  • 6 guests = $19,000

About Catamaran Tortuga

Tortuga is a 2020 model, 46-foot Lagoon catamaran with a crew of two. Tortuga is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 Queen cabins each with private ensuite head (sink, stall shower, electric-flush toilet).
 
This yacht sports a flybridge with 360-degree view, foredeck seating area, as well as the aft cockpit and interior salon. 
 
Tortuga has a 12-foot dinghy with 15HP motor, 2 standup paddleboards (SUPs), floats, beach games, snorkel gear, fishing rods, USB ports, onboard wifi internet where available, etc. Tortuga offers onboard scuba diving. See link below for diving details.



 
Ready for a sailing vacation?
 
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Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book TORTUGA
View Tortuga's online brochure
For more yachts, visit our website: www.ParadiseConnections.com



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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Elvis Magic - Save 10%

 Elvis Magic - Special Offer for Last Minute Charters
 
Elvis Magic
 
Elvis Magic is offering a 10% discount on new bookings for charters taking place between now and early June in St Martin or the Grenadines.

 
Special Rates: 

7-night, all-inclusive crewed yacht charter, includes 10% discount:
 
2 guests = $18,000  |  4 guests = $18.900  |  6 guests = $19,800


About Elvis Magic

Elvis Magic is a beautiful, 66-foot Oyster sloop with a crew of two. Morgane and Séamus have been sailing the world together on Elvis ever since 2018. As a team, they aim to deliver a truly unique, action packed, luxury charter experience. Read their crew profile.
 
This yacht is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 6 guests in 4 guest cabins. Each guest cabin has individual AC controls.
  • The master cabin aft has a centerline King berth and ensuite head with sink/vanity, electric-flush toilet, and stall shower. This cabin has a small reading seat, a 20-inch flat screen TV and a private entrance from the aft deck. 
  • Just forward of the master cabin to port and starboard, are two guest cabins, each with twin bunks. The portside twin cabin has an ensuite head with sink/vanity, electric-flush toilet, and stall shower. The other twin cabin shares a head. 
  • Forward of the salon to starboard, there is a guest cabin with double berth, 20-inch flat screen TV and ensuite head with sink/vanity, electric-flush toilet, and stall shower.

Elvis Magic has a 14-foot dinghy with 40HP motor, waterskis for adults and kids, tube, kneeboard, wakeboard, 2-person kayak, 2 standup paddleboards (SUPs), 2 e-foil Fliteboards, snorkel gear, fishing equipment, floating mats, beach games, hammock, TV/DVD in salon and master & forward guest cabins, USB ports, inquire for kite surfing, onboard wifi with internet where available, etc.
 

Read Elvis Magic's online brochure.



 
Treat yourself to a sailing vacation
 
Contact Paradise Connections for availabilty. We are glad to help!

 
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Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book ELVIS MAGIC
View Elvis Magic's online brochure
For more yachts, visit our website: www.ParadiseConnections.com


 
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Thursday, May 12, 2022

USVI Sunscreen Law (Updated)

USVI Sunscreen Law
 
Please Use Only Mineral Sunscreen. It’s the Law in the U.S. Virgin Islands!
 
Please help preserve the glorious beaches and stunning underwater world that lure you to our shores so that you and your loved ones can enjoy them for years to come! Avoid sunscreens that contain the “Toxic 3 Os” of oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene – they are prohibited in the United States Virgin Islands. 
 
 
Wear rashguards, hats and use only non-nano mineral sunscreen containing zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, the only sunscreen ingredients deemed safe and effective by the FDA. Always read the ingredient label to avoid sunscreen containing oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene. There are so many options to choose from.
 
For a selection of recommended non-nano mineral-based sunscreen lines, please CLICK HERE.

UPDATE:
  • 5/11/2022: Read about how oxybenzone affects coral HERE.


 

Treat yourself to a sailing vacation
 
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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Catamaran Quest - Special offer

Catamaran Quest - Back in Charter

 
 
Catamaran Quest is back in charter and they have a special offer for this summer. Book a charter taking place before June 30, 2022 and receive a 10% discount.


New Crew

Annabelle & Nestor
 
Captain Nestor was born and raised on Cuelbra, Puerto Rico. Chef Annabelle grew up in a small town in upstate New York and traveled to Cuelbra where she fell in love. See their crew profile. This team is familiar with the other Virgin Islands as well, but with their local knowlege, they would be an excellent crew for a charter in the Spanish Virgin Islands.
 
 
About Quest
 
 
Quest is a 57-foot Simonis catamaran with a crew of two. The yacht is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 Queen cabins, each with private, ensuite head (sink/vanity, shower, electric-flush toilet).
 
Quest has a 14-foot dinghy with 40HP motor, wakeboard, 2 kayaks, 2 standup paddleboards (SUPs), snorkel gear, projector & screen to view movies in salon or in cockpit, USB ports, hammock, 6 bean bag chairs, onboard WiFi internet where available, informal sailing instruction, etc. 
 
 
Video



Special Offer

  • Location: Spanish VI or USVI
  • Discount: 10% off standard rates
  • Dates: Now through June 30, 2022
 
 
More Information
 
 


 
Treat yourself to a sailing vacation
 
Contact Paradise Connections for availabilty. We are glad to help!

 
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Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book QUEST
View Quest's online brochure
For more yachts, visit our website: www.ParadiseConnections.com



 
 




Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Covid protocol updates for the Caribbean

 Updates for Covid-19 Entry Protocols for the Caribbean
 
 
Many countries in the Caribbean have updated their entry requirements. For example, Grenada is fully open with no vaccination requirements, testing or quarantine. The USVI requires all travelers to register on the USVI Travel Portal but no test is required for fully vaccinated persons.The BVIs requires travelers to register on their Travel Portal but if fully vaccinated persons submit their negative covid test within 48 hours of arrival, they do not have to test again to enter the BVIs.

We have updated the Covid section of the Paradise Connections Yacht Charters website. Click HERE for more information.



 

You deserve a sailing vacation
 
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Friday, April 08, 2022

Catamaran Relentless: Special offer

Catamaran Relentless - Special offer
 
 
Catamaran Relentless, a 2020 60-foot Sunreef catamaran based in the British Virgin Islands, is offering a 10% discount for a charter taking place May 14-21, 2022.
 

About Relentless

Relentless is a 60-foot Sunreef catamaran with a crew of three. Rita is a licensed masseuse and a free massage is offered to each adult guest. 
 
Relentless is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 8 guests in 4 cabins (1 King, 3 Queens), each with private, ensuite head having, sink/vanity, stall shower, and electric-flush toilet. Each guest cabin has a 32" smart TV and a wireless charging pad on the bedside table. The spacious salon has a backlit, marble bar with pop up TV, plus all end tables have wireless charging pads. The large aft lounge space is perfect for al fresco meals. There are sunbeds and a seating area on the forward deck. The flybridge is awesome with comfortable living room type seating. 
 
Relentless has a 15-foot center console dinghy with 90HP motor, waterskis for kids & adults, tube, kneeboard, wakeboard, scurfer, 2 kayaks, 2 standup paddleboards (SUPs), 6-person SUP (Crusader), 4-person floating dock with chairs, various floats & noodles, snorkel gear, fishing equipment for use in the USVI, underwater camera, 2 sea bobs, subwing, TV in salon and all guest cabins, onboard WiFi internet where available, etc.

- BROCHURE: Click here for Relentless's online brochure



 
Treat yourself to a sailing vacation
 
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View Relentless's online brochure
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Saturday, February 19, 2022

Moon Blossom one BVI week left

Catamaran Moon Blossom
Last Opportunity for BVI

 
 
The catamaran Moon Blossom only has one charter opportunity left in the BVIs for the Spring 2022 season. They will then sail up to The Bahamas for summer charters.

Open dates for the BVIs:
  • May 3-14, 2022

The Bahamas:
  • July 1 - September 11, 2022
 
About Moon Blossom
 
Moon Blossom is a 50-foot Leopard catamaran with a crew of two. This spacious catamaran is fully air conditioned and accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 cabins with a oversized Queen berth and private ensuite head with sink/vanity, stall shower, and electric-flush toilet. The aft starboard master cabin also has a lounging area. All guest cabins a equipped with TV and AC controls. 
 
The salon has a comfortable lounge area, TV, galley, nav station, formal dining area, and door opening to front cockpit as well as aft deck. The salon doors may be opened to provide a beautiful natural breeze but, of course, is also fully air conditioned for comfort.The flybridge has a 360 degree view, table, sunbed, lounge area with table and sun awning. The foredeck cockpit has shaded seating and sunbeds. Don't forget the large aft cockpit!

Moon Blossom has a 14-foot dinghy with 40HP motor, waterskis for kids and adults, tube, wakeboard, 2 standup paddleboards (SUPs), snorkel gear, 2 kayaks, floating mats, beach games, fishing gear, TV/DVD in salon, USB/Device hookups, no wifi aboard (use hotspots for internet), etc.




 
Treat yourself to a sailing vacation
 
Contact Paradise Connections for availabilty. We are glad to help!

 
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Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book MOON BLOSSOM
View Moon Blossom's online brochure
For more yachts, visit our website: www.ParadiseConnections.com