What Does a Yacht Charter Vacation Broker Do?
Hitting the Docks Running!
It's time to fly to the Caribbean for the yacht charter show circuit! As a broker for yacht charters, we sell customized vacations on private yachts and travel to the Caribbean & Mediterranean to check out the boats, meet crews, engage clients and keep up with market trends. We will begin the fall/winter 2018 yacht show circuit in San Juan, Puerto Rico exploring and looking forward to a brilliant sunset over the ocean with a tropical drink in hand.
Then, it's a quick hop to the Virgin Islands where we owned & operated a 72' charter yacht for 18 years. This is our "backyard" and it's filled with longtime friends and yacht charter brokers who are like family. The camaraderie between everyone at the shows is electric and fun! We're looking forward to seeing the newest yachts & their polished crews.
On November 6-13, 2018, we hit the docks running in Tortola, British Virgin Islands and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands with 128 yachts to visit & crews to interview in just 8 days. Below are a few of the winners from last years show!
Finally, on December 4-10, 2018, we head to the 57th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show at the Nelson's Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina, and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina to view 90 yachts.
We'll be "yacht-hopping" from 9 am to 11 pm every day! It's a lot of work but we enjoy taking time to connect with the crews and the ambiance onboard each catamaran, sailing monohull, motor yacht, and power catamaran. We always look forward to the competitions designed specifically for showing off the talent, determination, and creativity of chefs, captains, deckhands, stewards, and stewardesses.
Questions that We Like to Ask the Crews when We Interview Them for You:
Is The Crew Inspired?
We represent only professionally certified yacht charter Crews who show a real passion for their jobs, have a focus on safety for their guests as well as teaching their guests about life aboard. Great crews have an inner knowledge of when to do things before the client even knows that they have a need.
5 Top Questions We Ask:
1. What are the 3 biggest assets of this crewed charter yacht?
2. Does this yacht have a favorite type of charter? Couples, Families, Singles?
3. What percent of this yacht's charters are repeats? Happy clients always come back again & again!
4. What are the Crews main interests and strengths?
5. How safety conscious is the Crew? We take a very close inspection of the safety of the yacht such as exterior rigging & fittings and the condition of the decks. Then we inspect the condition of the interior and all soft goods such as linens and carpets, the overall decor of the yacht as well as cleanliness.
Want to experience the charter yacht shows along with us? Then follow along via the social media links below! Pick your favorite: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google+. We're looking forward to seeing the newest yachts & their polished crews, the creative dishes from the Yacht Chef Competitions & the Captain's Cocktail Contest. We're happy for you to come along for the ride too!
~Capt. Randy & Shelly Tucker
About Us: Captain Randy & Shelly Tucker
We're former Owners & Captain of the Award-winning 72' yacht Three Moons for 18 years. With over 300 charters in our logbook, we currently represent privately crewed Caribbean sailing luxury yacht charters as professional CYBA yacht charter brokers. Recently, we interviewed over 120 catamarans, motor yachts, sailboats, and professional crews. We're happy to promote these yachts offering modern conveniences & unlimited pleasure.
What should you expect from a luxury crewed yacht charter in the Caribbean? It's "ALL about you, ALL the time" onboard a privately crewed charter boat! It's surprisingly affordable too! Far away from overcrowded cruise ships, all-inclusive charter yachts allow you to explore some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive areas and delight in the natural, unspoiled beauty of secluded islands, hidden coves, and secret dive sites. Sail to a nearby island every day & snorkel around your own private beaches; enjoy your favorite cocktail while watching the sunset on your own private yacht; indulge yourself with 5-star gourmet cuisine that is prepared with Caribbean flair and served in the most beautiful surroundings you could ever imagine. We love matching the right crew & yacht with you! Contact Us!
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