In this Issue
Introduction by Captain Andrew Buys.
Passionate Traveler and friends,
The Barrington-Hall staff knows exactly how to listen to all
your requests, ask questions to hear what you and your party enjoy
doing during the day and at night. Then and only then can we guide
you to the best locations for charter. This month we are featuring
the motor yacht Ziacanaia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines one
of the most picturesque locations in the Caribbean.
We are showing a ample itinerary courtesy of motor yacht Ziacanaia.
These are just some of the many islands and anchorages that you
may visit on your charter in the Grenadines.
Motor Yacht Ziacanaia
This luxurious yacht offers
incomparable volume for her range, complimented by sophistication
and elegance throughout. The Navetta 26 offers fine lines on the
exterior, with design focusing on comfort underway or at anchor,
compliments of the Zero speed and fin stabilizers. The interior
design delivers increased space. Every detail adds to the ambience
of refined comfort and relaxation. From the carefully selected light
coloured woods, to the subtle colours used throughout. The spacious
cockpit leads through to the main dining room and salon.
Enter the luxurious owner’s suite, complimented by large windows
and lovely views. Well appointed with a queen bed, spacious ensuite,
large walk in closet and thoughtful details such as minibar, and
32 inch TV with access to media system. Below the main deck, a grand
and noticeably larger full beam VIP awaits. Large portholes offer
excellent light. This luxurious stateroom offers large walk in closet,
luxurious ensuite and again thoughtful details such as minibar,
and 24 inch TV with access to media system. Port Aft on the same
deck as the VIP you will find a third guest stateroom, with a double
bed that may be separated into twins, well appointed ensuite, large
porthole for natural light, 20 inch TV with media system access,
and surprisingly large storage! The starboard aft offers twin beds,
ensuite, 17 inch TV and a Pullman for a young one! The highlight
however is what awaits upstairs! A favourite whilst under way, behind
the helm, the upper salon offers lovely views, cozy breakfast table
The sun deck has ample eating, sun beds, Jacuzzi, BBQ, minibar and
perfect for the Caribbean – an ice machine! This yacht is
perfect for entertaining! On the main deck, forward also offers
spacious sun beds, perfect for relaxing over short passages! Aft,
you will find a large swim platform which is lowered at anchor!
ZIACANAIA is fully air conditioned through out.
ZIACANAIA can accommodate 8 guests in 4 cabins.
Click here for more details on Ziacanaia
Private Yacht Charter in the Grenadines.
The Grenadines, Tobago Cays
are known as the Spice Islands, which feature just what the
Caribbean islands portray in your dreams: white coconut beaches,
scattered islands in awesome blue lagoons where dolphins and
7 Nights of Bliss...
Definitely the best way to experience the island chain as
you essentially have a floating, luxury villa with fantastic
We aim to offer a completely bespoke experience...
Cuisine & Bar
The cuisine and bar are tailored as per your preferences.
Less developed than the Northern Caribbean, with life moving
on ‘island time’, the archipelago known as St
Vincent & the Grenadines is the ultimate Caribbean ESCAPE!
Come and discover the authentic Caribbean!
DAY 1 St. Vincent & Bequia
Join your yacht in St. Vincent. Your crew will meet you at
the airport for the 10 minute transfer to your yacht off Young
Island. Enjoy a welcome cocktail, perhaps a leisurely lunch
as you discuss your preferred itinerary with your crew. Nature
lovers, scuba divers and hikers will all love St Vincent.
From the comfort of a bus tour to the challenge of hiking
to the top of La Soufriere volcano, there are experiences
for all! Should you prefer, set off on the 8 nautical mile
crossing to Bequia - keeping an eye out for whales and dolphins!
This beautiful island is only out done by the warm and welcoming
people that call it home! Anchor in magical Admiralty Bay,
or perhaps off of pristine Prin-cess Margaret Beach! Enjoy
a snorkel, swim, watersports followed by sunset cocktails
and dinner under the stars! Afterwards, take the tender ashore
to Port Elizabeth, per-haps Frangipani for drinks and entertainment,
or one of the many colourful restaurants! If anchored off
Margaret Beach, take the tender to lively JACKS Bar!
DAY 2 Bequia &
After a leisurely breakfast at the water’s edge, enjoy
a swim before heading ashore to explore this magical island.
The Bequia Maritime Museum offers an informative guided tour
and introduces the art of boat building, as well as how the
tradition of whaling that continues to this day. Take a tour
around the island, perhaps up to the ruin of Fort Hamilton,
a trip to the Turtle Sanctuary, or simply enjoy views of the
scenic harbor as you explore the boutiques and markets along
the waterfront. After lunch, set off to Mustique. As you leave
Bequia, you will cruise by Moonhole - a large natural arch
on the western tip of Bequia. The original dwellings were
built by Tom Johnson in the 1960's directly below the arch;
however, rock falls proved too dangerous for continued occupation.
The name apparently derives from the fact that the Moon can
be seen through the arch at certain times of the month. If
time permits, a 4 nautical mile crossing takes you to Petit
Nevis or Isle a Quatre. Enjoy exploring these deserted islands,
or snorkel pristine reefs! Set off on the 6 – 7 nautical
mile crossing to the exclusive island of Mustique! Anchor
off of Britannia Bay, enjoy sunset cocktails! Perhaps dinner
on board, then the world renowned martinis of Fire Fly, or
cocktails and entertainment at Basil’s Bar or Cotton
House! The world famous retreat has the glamorous image of
fabulous villas and celebrities, with some of the Caribbean's
finest beaches including the top voted Macaroni Beach.
DAY 3 Mustique & Canouan
Five decades ago, Lord Glenconner had an ambitious dream of
creating a private island sanctuary for those who were tired
of the usual holiday destinations. Mustique now boasts 74
wonderful villas available to rent, 9 pristine individual
beaches, the Cotton House boutique hotel, the Firefly, world
renowned Basil's Beach Bar, as well as a health Spa, Scuba-diving
facility, Equestrian centre and thriving Tennis club! This
1,400-acre is wildly beautiful with rocky headlands, dramatic
topography and of course white-sand beaches essentially offering
just what you would expect on an island custom-made for those
accustomed to the very best!
After breakfast, enjoy a taxi tour, or rent some golf buggies
for the morning! Explore Mustique, and a swim at world renowned
Macaroni Beach is a must! After a leisurely lunch, the crew
will set off on the 12 nautical mile journey for one of the
Caribbean’s newest luxury destinations – Canouan
Island! Try your hand at fishing along the way! Canouan is
just five square miles in size and formerly a community of
sailors and fishermen. Even as the island develops into a
premier luxury destination, laughter still prevails as a vital
ingredient of this community, and the sounds of happy children
and elders create a feeling of traveling into an easier place
and time. Drop anchor off of Tamarind Beach Hotel, and enjoy
sundowners at their Pirate Cove Bar!
|DAY 4 Canouan &
The Tobago Cays
Perhaps an early morning round of Golf at The Canouan Resort’s
Jim Fazio designed 18 hole championship golf course, whilst
the others enjoy a hike around the island or spa experience
at Canouan Resort’s Spa. Next on the agenda is the 4
nautical mile crossing to the most idyllic location in the
Caribbean - the beautiful Tobago Cays!
Imagine an intimate cluster of five uninhabited cays, heavenly
lagoons full of green turtles, coral reefs, colourful fish
and crystal clear waters. An idyllic yachting anchorage, a
dream for scuba divers and snorkelers, a paradise for beachcombers,
and a film location for Pirates of the Caribbean, the Tobago
Cays and the Tobago Cays Marine Park is one of the world’s
most awe inspiring island destinations. As the sun sets, the
crew will prepare a moonlit beach Barbecue, fresh lobster
and Champagne under the moon light?
Here is the world’s most awesome barrier reef, where
we found small red seahorses on the outside section of this
barrier reef named the “Horseshoe Reef”. This
is the barrier reef that created the Tobago Cays; these 4
islands are atolls , which formed from the protection of this
barrier. Enjoy the snorkeling here and a scuba (or snorkel)
on the outer side is a must.
DAY 5 Tobago Cays & Mayreau
These picture perfect, tiny, uninhabited islands are fringed
with sugar white sand surrounded by coral reefs, which are
home to a kaleidoscope of marine life .A leisurely morning
in the Cays is on the schedule! Enjoy the best snorkeling
in the Caribbean! Start within the protected waters around
Baradal, a great place to see green turtles. Take the tender
out to the shallow waters off the lagoon! Take the Kayak and
explore the islands. After lunch, set off on the brief 2 nautical
mile passage to pristine Salt Whistle Bay Mayreau - the Caribbean’s
great escape. A secret treasure of peace and tranquility,
with no airstrip, you have to sail here, and you will never
want to leave. Picture-postcard beaches and bays, a friendly
village with a quaint old church, Mayreau is the untouched
Caribbean you only hear of in whispers. Enjoy an afternoon
of wa-tersports, great food and good company!
DAY 6 Mayreau & Petit St.
The beaches in Mayreau were voted among the Top Ten Beaches
in the Caribbean. Saltwhistle Bay is a picture perfect setting
with calm waters and powder white sand. Ven-dors sell T shirts,
souvenirs and drinks in the southern corner of the bay and
the Saltwhistle Bay Club restaurant and bar is handy for great
food and a cocktail. Saline Bay on the southern leeward coast
is also sheltered and great for swimming. On the windward
coast, Upper Bay, Windward Bay and Windward Careenage have
pretty beaches and the presence of large offshore reefs means
that the seas along this coastline do not get particularly
choppy. The island is ideal for hiking! Hike from Saltwhistle
Bay to Saline Bay, using the island’s only road and
passing through the village. Be sure to stop at the pretty
Catholic Church at the top of the village and take in panoramic
views of the Tobago Cays from a viewing point at the back.
It takes about an hour to walk from one beach to another and,
as there is only one road, the return journey takes the same
route. Local eateries and bars offer a great opportunity for
refreshments and a chance to meet people. Finally, a rum punch
can be yours at the celebrated Rasta Righteous Bar on your
way back down.
After lunch, set off on the 6 nautical mile journey passing
in between Union Island and Palm Island arriving to idyllic
Petit St Vincent! Perhaps en-route make a stop at the sand
island of Morpion – where the only standing structure
is an umbrella!
Discover Petit St Vincent, fondly known as PSV - this is an
amazing tropical hideaway of powder white sand beaches, turquoise
seas, and unparalleled luxury and elegance. In 2011, Petit
St. Vincent was named among the “World’s Best
Private-Island Resorts” in ‘Conde Naste Traveller.’
There are other places that may look similar, but very few
have the pull, energy and magic, indescribable ingredients
that make Petit St. Vincent stand out as a truly unique private
island. Explore the island by foot, and sun-downers at their
Beach Restaurant! Perhaps an evening spa treatment.
DAY 7 Union Island
A short 6 nautical mile passage takes you to Union Island,
one of the undiscovered treasures of St. Vincent & The
Grenadines. Unsophisticated, relaxed and friendly, Union is
still off the beaten track. A charming destination, Union
is a paradise for yachting enthusiasts, scuba divers, hikers
and sun worshipers. Chatham Bay on the leeward side of Union
Island is unique in that it is off the beaten track. Only
a few lobster shacks and one restaurant occupy this large
bay, which is great for beach combing, snorkeling, fishing
Enjoy lunch, and then perhaps a guided tour up over the hill,
across to the windward side of the island, where your yacht
will meet you. Sundowners at the very unique Happy Island
made entirely out of conch shells and hosting a bar! Be aware
of the punch! Dinner at anchor, then explore the quaint unsophisticated
waterfront restaurants and bars after!
DAY 8 Palm Island & Farewell
Perhaps an early morning cruise over to Palm Island, enjoy
a morning stroll and swim, before returning to your yacht
for a lazy brunch, before your crew takes you to the Airport.
Your memories of this adventure will live forever!
Palm Island has so much history attached to it that I do suggest
a lunch on the Palm Island grounds or a tropical drink to
see this one island. I say this because when we see TV programs
of the Caribbean, they normally pick Palm Island. This island
was purchased by John "Coconut" Caldwell after WWII
from the government (for $200). The island was called Prune
Island, a swampy thorny little island in the sun frequented
by fishermen and no one wanted Prune Island. Johnny Coconut
wanted it so he filled the swamp, cut down the thorny shrubs,
then planted grass and coconut palms. Over the years the government
has tried to take it back because it looks so magnificent.
Now the island is worth $7-8 million. John got the name “Johnny
coconut” by all the islanders around him, for years
he would ask all the islanders for coconuts that were shooting
and many of them would keep the small plants just for John.
John Caldwell was a personal friend of mine, having met him
many years ago. We stayed in touch right up to 2000, he passed
away and the island was sold for 5 million dollars.
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