A yacht charter vacation in the Leeward Islands, often known as the Lesser Antilles, will exceed expectations. This is a yachtsman's paradise. These islands sit half way down the eastern Caribbean chain, beginning with Nevis, St Kitts, St Bart’s and St Maartin in the north, Antigua and Barbuda in the middle and the islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe to the south. Sailing throughout the Leeward Islands, you'll find an intriguing blend of cultures. Les Saintes holds a taste of France, a quaint Dutch influence is prevalent in the southern parts of St Maartin, and Antigua of course, is unmistakably British. A yacht charter holiday in the Leeward Islands will offer you everything - majestic tropical landscapes, powdery white beaches, sparkling waters, the exotic cuisine of St Maartin and the lively nightlife of Antigua. The nature lover will not be disappointed with the beauty of St. Kitts and Nevis. The surreal atmosphere on these northern islands is a naturally intoxicating blend of sunshine, fresh sea air and rich vegetation. Both islands are crowned with spectacular cloud-ringed peaks covered with tropical forests and brilliant flowers.
Midway down the Leeward Islands, you'll find the thriving core of Antigua, a major yacht charter base. Antigua is the image of a British colony set amongst a tropical paradise. Due to the islands natural defences, the British choose Antigua as its naval stronghold in the Caribbean, over two hundred years ago. Antigua, being the largest of the British Leeward Islands had warm, steady winds, a complex coastline of safe harbors, and a protective, nearly unbroken wall of coral reef. Today, charter boats flock to Antigua for the same reasons. If you tire of the constant parties in Antigua, take a day sail over to Barbuda for some peace and tranquillity. Commercially, Barbuda is relatively unscathed, which means secluded beaches and quiet anchorages, are still a definite possibility.
On the southern tip of the Leeward Islands, constant easterly trade winds provide some magnificent open water sailing. Cruise amongst some of the most undeveloped islands in the Caribbean - Iles des Saintes, Marie Galante and Dominica. A yacht charter in the Leeward Islands can offer you everything from spectacular scenery, superb diving, delicious cuisine, peace and tranquillity or lively entertainment.
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Explore the variety of Luxury Motor Yachts available in the Leeward Islands, including Starship, Yia Sou and M/Y ARIOSO. Starship is a 143ft generous luxury yacht launched in 1988. Luxury Motor Yacht Starship sleeps ten charter guests in five cabins. Launched more recently than Starship, Yia Sou is a 104ft well sized yacht launched in 2001. Motor Yacht Yia Sou, by Cheoy Lee, accommodates 10 Guests passengers in 5 cabins cabins. At 39.62m (130' ), M/Y ARIOSO is larger than Yia Sou and was launched in 2006. M/Y ARIOSO, crafted by Westport, sleeps ten passengers in five cabins. There is a whole host of great luxury motor yachts available for charter in the Leeward Islands. The above presentation is simply a selection, so please click on the link below for more.
Explore the variety of Luxury Sailing Yachts available in the Leeward Islands, including LIR, Lady Thuraya and APACHE. LIR is a 35.2m/115' well proportioned yacht launched in 1988. Sailing Yacht LIR sleeps 6-8 charter guests in 4+ cabins. Lady Thuraya is a 31.00m (101' 8") good sized luxury yacht launched in 1982. Sailing yacht Lady Thuraya, crafted by Verkerk Designs and Lubbe Voss Germany and H . Lunstroo, sleeps eight guests in four cabins. At 32.00m (105' ), APACHE is larger than Lady Thuraya and was launched in 1994. Sailing yacht APACHE, created by D. Presles & J. Pierrejean and Chantier Navale N2a, sleeps eight passengers in four cabins. Please view the link below for an additional selection of luxury sailing yachts available for charter in locations_sentence_title.
Luxury Catamarans available in the Leeward Islands include Sailing Catamaran THE CURE, Sailing Catamaran Matira and Catamaran TAHUATA Yacht. Sailing Catamaran THE CURE is a 18.90m (62' ) good sized luxury yacht launched in 2009. Sailing Catamaran THE CURE, created by Vplp and Lagoon, sleeps six passengers in three cabins. At 58ft (17.7m), Sailing Catamaran Matira is larger than Sailing Catamaran THE CURE and was launched in 2004. Sailing Catamaran Matira sleeps eight passengers in four cabins. Launched more recently than Sailing Catamaran Matira, Catamaran TAHUATA Yacht is a 17.82m (58' 5") well proportioned yacht launched in 2005. Catamaran TAHUATA Yacht, developed by Marc Lombard and Cabinet Diedre and Alliaura Marine - Privilege, sleeps eight guests in four cabins. There are more luxury catamarans currently available for charter in the Leeward Islands. For a full list of these yachts please follow the link below.
Explore Yachts available for charter in the Leeward Islands, including Crocodile Daddy, 'JO' and Lagoon 380 catamaran. Crocodile Daddy is a 62 Feet well proportioned yacht launched in 2010. Crocodile Daddy, crafted by Lagoon, accommodates 8 Guests charter passengers in 4 Doubles cabins. At 49.95m (163' 10")., 'JO' is larger than Crocodile Daddy and was launched in 2004. Luxury motor yacht 'JO', produced by Benetti, sleeps 10/12 passengers in 5/6 cabins. Lagoon 380 catamaran is a 37 ft 11' well sized yacht launched in 2000-02. Lagoon 380 catamaran sleeps eight passengers in 4 dble cabins. There is a whole host of great yachts available for charter in the Leeward Islands. The above presentation is simply a selection, so please click on the link below for more.
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