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Fall Yacht Show Culinary Contest

Zazo’s winning dish – Crunchy Coconut Shrimp Fritters. Photos Dean Barnes

Think of coconut as an ingredient and coconut cream pie springs to mind. Yet the sixteen chefs competing in the Virgin Islands Charteryacht League’s (VICL) 2013 Fall Yacht Show Culinary Contest didn’t make the ordinary, they created the extraordinary. A …

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Seven Top Yacht Charter Trends

Picture courtesy of Horizon Yacht Charters www.horizonyachtcharters.com

A sampling of the responses from crewed brokerages and bareboat companies provides a peek at the hot trends in the Caribbean charter yacht industry. 1. Business is Looking Up for Charters! Business seems better, says Ann McHorney, founder and director …

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Caribbean Fall Charter Yacht Show Preview 2013

Antigua Charter Yacht Show

The Caribbean’s crewed charter yacht season kicks off with three broker shows. These floating open houses not only feature an outstanding selection of well-outfitted yachts, they are also a chance for brokers to get to know the islands, island happenings …

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2012 St. Thomas Fall VICL Charter Yacht Show

Top chefs (from left): Grassa Liesenberg; Audrey Harper; Michaele Zazo and Debbie Dickens

Made beautiful by crews rising before dawn and working late into the evening, the yachts on display at the 2012 Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show, held at St. Thomas’ Yacht Haven Grande Marina, were certainly the cream of the crop, …

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Ten Top Caribbean Yacht Charter Trends

Time to cool off. Photo courtesy of Horizon Yacht Charters

Much has changed in the charter world since Commander Nicholson cast off on his first crewed yacht charter in 1949 and Virgin Islands’ sailors followed suit less than a decade later by chartering their homes for $400 dollars a week …

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