Charter deals - Sail Magazine

Charter deals

If you’re looking to banish the last of the winter blues with a sailing vacation, look no further. These charter companies are all offering great deals for the spring and early summer. There are also some great airfare deals to the Caribbean at this time of year; the charter companies will be more than happy to advise you. • Conch Charters has a limited-time offer for a mid-season BVI
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

If you’re looking to banish the last of the winter blues with a sailing vacation, look no further. These charter companies are all offering great deals for the spring and early summer. There are also some great airfare deals to the Caribbean at this time of year; the charter companies will be more than happy to advise you.

• Conch Charters has a limited-time offer for a mid-season BVI special—two weeks for the price of one. Valid between June 16 and November 7. www.conchcharters.com

• Aspiring photographers, be advised that Horizon Yacht Charters’s photo competition is still up and running. First prize is a one-week charter. www.horizonyachtcharters.com

• St Thomas-based Island Yacht Charters is offering all charters from April 23 through December 15 at mid-season rates, and SAIL readers will get 10 nights for the price of 7. www.iyc.vi

• TMM Yacht Charters has some good deals going at its Grenadines, Belize and Tortola bases. All remaining Season C weeks (April 28 – June 9) are at Season D rates. Also, between June 9 and October 31 you'll get 10 days for the price of 7. Special conditions apply. www.sailtmm.com

• CYOA Yacht Charters has a special offer for SAIL readers: make a new charter booking on any boat, and you’ll get a whopping 40% discount off the published price. This offer is valid for charters that complete by June 5, 2009, and cannot be combined with any other discounts or special offers. www.cyoacharters.com

• The Moorings is celebrating its 40th anniversary with some tempting summer offers. Book a 41’ or bigger boat in the BVI, the Bahamas or La Paz (Baja) by April 30, and you’ll get 15% off the cost of the charter, plus either 6 days of complimentary provisioning, or up to $400 in airfare credits for up to four people. This offer’s good till the end of June; the 15% discount applies until the end of September. www.moorings.com/freesailingdaysplusfreeprovisioning.aspx

• The first 15 guests who book a 38’ to 46’ monohull for a week’s charter from a Horizon Yacht Charters base in Antigua, Tortola, St Martin or Grenada will get the boat for just $2,500. Special conditions apply, and the deal is good between May 1 and June 30. Go to website and quote SAIL2500. www.horizonyachtcharters.com

• Sunsail has some attractive deals too. You can get a 25% saving on a minimum five-day charter out of Tortola on its new Jeanneau 36i between May 1 and October 31. Or, you can help mark Sunsail’s 35th anniversary by getting 35% off a charter (5-day minimum) on an Oceanis 393 or 423, or Sunsail 39 and 43 in the BVI. If you want something more exotic, like Thailand, Tahiti or the Seychelles, you can get 15% off any monohull, or any catamaran under 43’, for departures before July 31. None of these offers are combinable and all subject to availability. www.sunsail.com/yachts/offers

Related

Stearns Photo

Racing the Solo Mac for a Cause

There are plenty of reasons to do a Chicago-Mac race, and Rich Stearns, who has done literally dozen of ‘em should know. This year, though, he’s doing the Solo-Mac for an especially important reason: to help those with prostate cancer.“Two years ago, I was diagnosed with prostate ...read more

TOTW_PromoSite

SAIL's Tip of the Week

Presented by Vetus-Maxwell.Got a tip? Send it to sailmail@sailmagazine.comRafting dangerOne unseen danger when sailing yachts lie alongside one another for a convivial night is that if they happen roll to a wash or begin to move in an unexpected sea, the spreaders can clash ...read more

180615-01 Lead

A Dramatic Comeback in the Volvo

After winning three of the last four legs in the Volvo Ocean Race (and coming in second in the fourth), Dutch-flagged Brunel is now tied for first overall with Spanish-flagged Mapfre and Chinese-flagged Dongfeng following the completion of Leg 10 from Cardiff, Wales, to ...read more

MFS-5-2018-Propan-SP02

Tohatsu LPG-powered 5hp Propane Motor

Gassing it UpTired of ethanol-induced fuel issues? Say goodbye to gasoline. Japanese outboard maker Tohatsu has introduced an LPG-powered 5hp kicker that hooks up to a propane tank for hours of stress-free running. Available in short-, long- or ultra-long-shaft versions, the ...read more

180612-01 Landing lead

Painful Sailing in Volvo Leg 10

It’s looking to be a case of feast or famine for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean fleet as it continues the epic struggle that has been Leg 10, with it having been all famine thus far. Painful is the only word to describe the light-air start in Cardiff, Wales, on June 10, as the 11-boat ...read more

01-13_07_180304_JRE_03695_4605

Tips From the Boatyard

Within the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard sits a communal sail loft which provides service and repairs for all seven teams sailing in the 2017-18 edition of the race. The sail loft employs only five sailmakers who look after 56 sails in each stopover. If you’re thinking, “wow, these ...read more

sailCarwBasicsJuly18

Sail Care for Cruisers

Taking care of your canvas doesn’t just save you money, it’s central to good seamanship  Knowing how to take care of your sails and how to repair them while at sea is an important part of overall seamanship. The last thing any sailor needs is to get caught on a lee shore with ...read more

Ship-container-2048

The Danger of a Collision Offshore

This almost happened to me once. I was sailing singlehanded between Bermuda and St. Martin one fall, and one night happened to be on deck looking around at just the right time. The moon was out, the sky was clear and visibility was good. Still, when I thought I saw a large ...read more