Although Hurricane Ivan hit Grenada hard, the ample warning
of its approach enabled Horizon Yacht Charters to effectively hurricanize its
charter fleet and base.
all necessary precautions to ensure that the charter fleet was securely
hurricanized and thankfully, this preparation meant that the majority of our
fleet survived the battering that affected the island," said James
Pascall, director of Horizon Yacht Charters (Grenada).
towards the full recovery of their base at True Blue Bay Marina, which was
damaged during the passage of Ivan, Horizon Yacht Charters have opened a
satellite base in Tyrrel Bay, Carriacou. This new base will provide service
through the end of the 2005 season.
“We are offering
clients the option of starting their Grenadines sail from the picturesque
sister island of Carriacou. This is just a two-hour sail from Union Island,
which is the gateway to the Grenadines but we will also continue to offer
charter starts and finishes at our primary base in True Blue Bay Resort &
Marina in Grenada," continued James.
available between Grenada and Carriacou and from St. Vincent and Barbados into
Carriacou on local airlines. In addition, Osprey Ferry Lines will be running a
daily round trip ferry service between Grenada and Carriacou, departing from
Grenada at 9.00a.m. and from Carriacou at 3.30p.m.
Charters has a fleet of 36 yachts in the BVI, 11 yachts in the Grenadines and
10 yachts in the recently opened Antigua & Barbuda base. Horizon is the
Caribbean dealer for Bavaria Yachts and approved agent for Fountaine Pajot
Horizon Yacht Charters Tel: (284) 494 8787