Definitions of words such as “yacht”, “boat”, or even “ship” are not always clear. Most of us make our own (unspoken) rules up, while others simply go with the flow and call their vessel whatever comes up at the moment. So when does a boat become a yacht? Are all boats yachts? Are all yachts boats? What about ships? Here is...
The Brexit is likely to affect English flags and raises questions about the free movement of workers, VAT and cabotage rights with direct consequences for yachting. We gathered a few frequently asked questions on the topic, meanwhile do not hesitate to contact us for any matter concerning your yacht sale or purchase. EU citizen, can I register my yacht under...
The Privilege range of catamarans is world-renowned for its solid construction, great marine qualities, and voluminous layouts. Its beautiful finishes combine varnished woodwork and rich coverings, dedicated to the comfort of passengers in optimal safety conditions. From the flybridge to the cockpit, including the owners', guests', and crew's areas, the Privilege 745 Captiva offers large spaces with top-of-the-line amenities. The elegance...
Adventure awaits you aboard the world's finest boats, all carefully selected by your dedicated Windward Islands yachting broker. Sail with peace of mind, and experience true freedom. Discover why you should choose a WI yachts broker. The experience : We have been yacht brokers in sale and charter for more than 20 years. The adventure started in a single agency in Martinique...
Whether you are planning to buy, sell or charter a yacht, you need a yacht broker. As yachting has grown in popularity, the number of such brokers has exploded and finding one is almost a feat. So what do you need to do, to charter THE right boat, sell your yacht or buy one? Well, you can either do some...
Every year, thousands of you sail the seas of the globe aboard a sailing or motor multihulls.  The cruising catamarans are pretty convincing, but if you try a trimaran you could be seduced and adopt it! If trimarans are often associated with racing and speed, such as the Edmond de Rothschild maxi trimaran, there is now a wide range available...
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...
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...
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,...