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The trimaran LEEN 72' is the latest hybrid multihull from the innovative French shipyard NEEL. With its hybrid engine, its unique design and its ergonomics, it is part of this new futuristic yachting trend which aims to make sailing more ecological and sustainable. In 10 years, NEEL has designed trimarans that stand out for their quality of design and unique...
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The SAILING RESORT, a company specialized in the management of eco-responsible yachts, wishes to revolutionize the world of pleasure yachting by offering an innovative rental management program on a fleet of multihulls with hybrid propulsion financed in co-ownership. The company selected Windward Islands Yachting & Travel, a global specialist in the management and chartering of yachts around the world, to...
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The Windward Islands, in french îles au Vent, in Spanish, Islas de Barlovento, these Caribbean islands form the southern arc of the Lesser Antilles. Why are they called "windward"? What are the Windward Islands, the Leeward Islands? In Polynesia what are the Leeward Islands? The islands of the Caribbean extend like a huge arc of islands, from Florida to Venezuela....
Buying a second-hand yacht is not easy and sometimes reserves bad surprises. It is important to ask the right questions to the seller, but also to inspect the boat, to check its good care and maintenance, and to proceed to a sea trial. Good opportunities exist, all you have to do is find them! 1. Check the maintenance Ask the yacht's...
Renting a yacht is an exceptional experience to escape and relax. Life on board must strike the right balance between high-end service and respect for the privacy of all guests. For a successful stay for all, you, your family, and friends, it is important to follow a few basic rules. Here is a list of our recommendations with 10...
Everything you need to know about a luxury crewed boat rental.   Why charter a yacht?Whether you are looking for a family vacation in the Caribbean, whether you are looking for adventure or a safe and secure environment to party with friends, Windward Islands allows you to organize your stay according to the planning, itinerary, and activities of your choice...
Bareboat charter
All you need to know about bareboat yacht charters. What is a "bareboat" rental? A bareboat charter concerns the rental of boats between 10 and 16 m, without crew, supplies, or any other provision included in the contract. What is the difference between a bareboat rental, a crewed charter, and a luxury yacht charter?In a bareboat charter, the charterer is responsible for...
Are you worried about how to make a group for your next yacht trip? You should be. When you ask experienced yachties who you should charter a yacht with, the usual joke that precedes their answer is: “no one”. Of course, it’s a joke, so it’s not entirely true. But since it’s a joke, there is some truth and painful...
Lagoon fans were waiting for a long time for the release of the Lagoon Sixty 7. The shipyard has promising challenge: provide a similar comfort than the renowned Lagoon Seventy 8 in a smaller catamaran. So far, it seems that this boat lives up to its expectations and should satisfy buyers looking for a catamaran with a comfortable living space...
Time needed: 180 days. How do you buy a yacht when you are a beginner?Here you are. After years of renting catamarans, chartering motor yachts and sailing on different crewed vessels, you made your mind up: it’s time to buy your own yacht. Behind this apparently simple task actually lies a lot of confusion. If you’ve never done it before,...
Nautical Glossary
The nautical terms sometimes look like a foreign language. The boat jargon runs deep and it is not always easy to understand it as an outsiders. Here is a mini glossary of most used nautical terms to help you out charter your yacht. Learn them and take full advantage of the yachting world. Aft  Something located at the back of a...