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Have You Heard? Lonely Planet Named the U.S. Virgin Islands #1!

See the full gallery on Posterous The USA: it’s a big place, and there’s a lot of ground for travelers to cover. So what’s buzzing for those lusting for adventure this year? It’s an annual tradition at Lonely Planet Travel Guides to try to answer that question, so the editors in the US office put ...

Rainbows on Christmas Morning!

There have been many, many rainbows photographed from the deck of Three Moons. This one, made on Christmas day by our guest Jon Puckhaber is one of THE very best! 

Thanksgiving Chat & A Slice of Advice from Charter Yacht Chef Shelly

Today, either you are cooking or traveling in preparation for Thanksgiving festivities with family and friends. This week for us all is about pondering gratitude. I’m all for it. I’m all for putting focus on the things that we’re grateful for in our lives. We need to take time out to be grateful for all ...

A Little Bird Told Us…


We recently heard at our USVI Charter Yacht Show from several brokers that clients are beginning to book more monohulls than catamarans because guests have learned they can book a large monohull for about the same price as a mid-sized catamaran. “Foot per foot, a monohull is a better value for you”! What do you ...

A New Season of Sailing the Ocean Blue!

Columbus Day Columbus Day isn’t just a day where you run to the bank, only to remember that it’s closed. Neither is it a day well celebrated. But for those of us who are interested in the history of the Caribbean, we know that he’s a figure much discussed in the West Indies over afternoon ...

Our Secrets To Longevity In the Crewed Charter Yacht Industry

Laboring Toward Longevity When we first begin working in the charter industry, we asked a seasoned Captain, “What keeps you excited about your job that’s resulted in being here for so many years?” He replied, “First, it’s easy to work in this area of the Caribbean and I love the excitement of the learning experience ...

Why Is a Yacht Called a “She”?

A yacht is called a “she” because there is always a great deal of bustle around her; there is usually a gang of men about, she has a waist and stays; it takes a lot of paint to keep her good looking; it is not the initial expense that breaks you, it is the upkeep; ...

No One Hurt at Fire on Necker Island

While Three Moons yacht sat safely last night in the boat yard in Virgin Gorda, Hurricane Irene caused a major fire at Sir Richard Branson’s beautiful Necker Island nearby. Winds up to 90mph howled during the storm. A big strike of lightening hit the main house around 4am on August 22nd. This “Great House” was ...

Come Quick! You Gotta See This Thing in the Water!

“Come quick! You gotta see this thing in the water!”, shouted our yacht charter guest. Smiling at their excitement, we snorkeled over to the spot of interest located almost directly above the Wreck of the Rhone in the British Virgin Islands. Feeling rather professional after 14 years of leading snorkeling trips here in the islands, ...

A Friend of a Friend of a Blueberry Lover!

The world is definitely shrinking! Remember “six degrees of separation”? It’s alive and well! (Six degrees of separation refers to the idea that everyone is on average approximately six steps away from any other person on Earth, so that a chain of, “a friend of a friend” statements can be made, on average, to connect ...

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