Cuba — the Land that Time Forgot

Bob Dylan is famous for his song “The Times They Are a-Changing,” and for no country is this statement more appropriate than the Caribbean Island of Cuba. The changing political scene with the Americans and Cuban governments agreeing to re-establish ties, following their severance more than half a century ago, means that now is the time to visit before one of the last vestiges of communism is changed irrevocably.


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Discover the Caribbean Wonders of Tortola on GYPSY PRINCESS this Winter

With summer drawing to a close, Tortola is a fantastic destination for those wanting to chase the sun. Chartering GYPSY PRINCESS is a stylish way to visit the awesome array of attractions the island has to offer. Since Christopher Columbus named this idyllic setting “Tortola”, meaning “Land of the Turtle Dove”, the island has encountered a rich and exotic history which can be experienced through its smorgasbord of attractions – many of which are directly accessible by boat.

Tropical Island Paradise in the Caribbean

For a 10 day itinerary in the BVI, why not visit Smuggler's Cove, an oasis at the western tip where Blackbeard and Captain Kidd used to reside? Or combine surfing in the day with night-time full moon parties for the adventurous among you? Listen to live local music and sample fantastic delicacies on Cane Garden Bay, or swim with the sea's most intelligent creatures at Dolphin Discovery. Further inland, you can trek through the island's beautiful natural park or meander through a maze of trails in the northeastern enclave which leads you through a bat cave. The Rum factory is a fun place to involve yourself with the local drinking culture, while the African Church – the first of its kind for freed African slaves – is steeped in historical significance. Tortola will keep you busy for at least a week, is family friendly and centrally located in the BVIs, allowing for day excursions to other islands and reefs.

GYPSY PRINCESS Lagoon 450 Catamaran in the CaribbeanGYPSY PRINCESS is a brand new and award-winning Lagoon 450, providing accommodation for up to 6 guests. She combines comfort and elegance as well as brilliant sailing performance, and her crew of 2 have had great feedback on their hosting, cooking and professionalism. Her entertainment system, rib with outboard and range of toys will keep the kids occupied while parents can relax on the stunning Flybridge's padded deck. With a hard-working crew and beautifully furnished catamaran at your disposal, this charter will be a trip to paradise you'll never forget!

Charter a Luxury Catamaran in the Seychelles – Part 1

Cover1The Seychelles are a veritable jewel in the Indian Ocean sitting 1,500 kilometers East of mainland Africa andLightrocks1 consisting of an archipelago of 115 islands. They are one of the most spectacular destinations in the world to charter

a yacht and count nearly 50% of its land as under natural conservation  containing a plethora of secluded beaches, coves, coral reefs and places to visit.

After arriving at Mahé you might first want to explore the 43 inner islands that cluster mainly around the principal islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. Mahé itself being a prefect place to find your feet and begin your adventure with 44 miles of safe anchorages and over 64 beaches to explore.

You can be sure to have a prefect charter on the Lagoon 450 that accommodates Lagoon450up to 10 guests in 6 cabins. It’s low draft and layout mean guests are afforded easy access to those spectacular lagoons and great views from it’s wide and spacious sundeck. It is a perfect stable platform from which to explore and here at Boatbookings it is one of our favorites.

From Mahé you can head where ever the wind takes you, be it to Praslin and the fabulous Vallée de Mai, one of Seychelles’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette that have both featured on the top-10 list of world’s best beaches. Or perhaps to La Digue and the famous Anse Source d’Argent and then the numerous surrounding islands, including Félicité, Marianne and Grand Soeur, all within easy reach and all offering safe anchorages.

At, we welcome everyone from sailing professionals to complete novices and will help you at every step of the way to make your dreams a reality. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in their destinations and will be able to help you with any questions you may have.

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