Barbados Yacht Charter

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The Caribbean Island of Barbados is located in the Southern Caribbean and is the most easterly island in the Lesser Antilles Caribbean chain of islands. Friendly and relaxed, Barbados is a relatively flat tropical Caribbean island with an abundant supply of large gradually sloping beaches punctuated by sandstone cliffs. Remote and exceedingly beautiful, the Barbados’ closest neighbors are Saint Vincent & the Grenadines as well as Saint Lucia to the west.

Barbados Beach

Barbados is approximately 14 miles wide and 21 miles long and offers a wealth of things for yacht charterers to see, do and experience. Barbados offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy while staying on your luxury yacht including a host of leisure activities such as golf, surfing, sailing, snorkelling, kite surfing, cricket, hiking. There are also fabulous restaurants ranging from chic and sophisticated to beachside casual and world class shopping at a number of boutiques and stores. Barbados also boasts a great nightlife and hosts festivals almost every month of the year. There is always something happening in Barbados, no matter which coast you’re on, what month of the year or what the time of day.

Sailing yacht Destination Fox Harb’r, a Dubois Custom 43 metre yacht holds the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race Monohull Open Unlimited Record (2011)

The Bearded Fig Tree Barbados(1)Many also know Barbados as being the birth place of Rum and home to Mount Gay Rum, the oldest Rum brand in existence. Barbados also hosts to the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Sailing Race every year in January. Sailing yacht Destination Fox Harb’r, a Dubois Custom 43 metre yacht pictured above holds the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race Monohull Open Unlimited Record (2011).

Barbados also offers some fantastic white sand beaches and natural landscapes.  In the northern end of Barbados for example the coral and sandstone cliffs reach several hundred feet in height and they are separated by adorable small sandy beaches and bays. The marine life and water quality is second to none.

Los Barbados, later shortened to Barbados was named by the Portuguese who discovered the island in the 16th century after the bearded fig tree, which sends aerial roots from its branches making it look like it is a bearded tree.  Barbados was first settled by the British in 1627 and remained a British colony until it gained full independence in 1966.  Barbados maintains ties to the British monarchy as a member of the Commonwealth. The official language of Barbados is English, the dialect widely spoken on the island by nationals is called Bajan. Barbados has one airport, Grantley Adams International; Barbados is serviced by a number of international airlines. Barbados' capital and main city is Bridgetown. Other major towns scattered across the island include Holetown, Oistins and Speightstown.

All types of yacht charters are available in the West Indies Island of Barbados including superyacht charters, luxury sailing yachts, motor yachts and catamarans. There is a selection of yachts available in the Caribbean below, or contact the CharterWorld team here for a personalized quote.

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Barbados in the Caribbean – one of the most popular destinations for superyachts
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The lovely Caribbean yacht charter destination - Barbados is proving to be one of the most popular locations for superyachts. This season, it has hosted such outstanding vessels as the 133m mega yacht Serene, the 82m motor yacht Secret, as well as the 60m sailing yacht Seahawk.
First Class Healthy Dining aboard Caribbean catamaran charter yacht MATAU
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Luxury sailing catamaran MATAU's Chef Robin Thompson's 2nd place in the Antigua Yacht Show Healthy Dinner Competition and Stewardess Casey Barnes' 1st place for table setting make MATAU an excellent choice when it comes to selecting an excellent sailing catamaran for your next Caribbean Christmas or Winter holiday.
The Caribbean Sailing Association measurers gather in Antigua to review CSA rule
CSA Measurers Tony Maidment and Sandy Mair measuring Rambler in readiness for the 2012 RORC Caribbean 600 Photo by Kathy Lammers
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Mount Gay Rum to support Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week as the official ‘Regatta Rum’
MGR logo
Mount Gay Rum once again comes back as supporting sponsor of this year's Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week yacht regatta, providing both Mount Gay Eclipse Rum as well as Mount Gay Extra Old Rum to a number of events and organising consumer, trade and yachting press.
Special ‘All Inclusive’ deal for the Charter Yacht BLISS in the Caribbean
37m Yachting Developments Sailing Yacht BLISS
Luxury Sailing Yacht BLISS, designed by Dubois Naval Architects and built by Yachting Developments in News Zealand, is currently offering and excellent 'All Inclusive' deal for the remainder of the winter charter season in the Caribbean.
76th Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race
The Reichel Pugh Maxi 78’ Idea Yacht Credit Bim Media Group - Bim.bb
The 76th Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race, held on Saturday 21st Jannuary 2012 has reported six records broken and six skippers winning their weight in Extra Old Mount Gay Rum.

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Villefranche sur Mer - La Rade, Credit CRT Cote dAzure - Photo by Robert Palomba
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