Best Crewed Charter Yachts in the British Virgin Islands 2019
Best in Show Overall
Crew: Jack Gorman, Jaimey O'Leary & Jake Archibald
Crew: Jack Gorman, Jaimey O'Leary & Jake Archibald The crew aboard 77' TELLSTAR walked away with the Best in Show award for this year. Judges of the Best Yacht in Show contest remain anonymous throughout the event. They take into consideration the whole spectrum of qualities that make a yacht and crew a winning charter combination.
TELLSTAR 77 Feet. (Catamaran) Sleeps 8 Guests in 2 King(s), 2 Queen(s) Online brochure and Rates
TELLSTAR is the latest Lagoon Seventy 7 offering the ultimate in luxury travel on the sea.
The interior has a layout optimized for space and comfort. The salon is bright, comfortable and roomy and opens not only to the aft cockpit but also directly to the forward cockpit for seamless movement around the yacht. There is a massive flybridge affording an uncompromising 360* view.
TELLSTAR has luxury accommodations for eight guests in a master stateroom with a seating area. There are 3 additional queen cabins that are elegantly appointed. For additional flexibility, one cabin can be converted from a queen bed into 2 individual berths.
Best Multihull under 56'
Catamaran Azuria / Mark & Sally Duncan
Runner up Best Multihull under 56'
Catamaran Nutmeg / John & Max White
Best Multihull over 56'
Catamaran Port to Vino / Jeff & Caitlyn Nichols
Runner up Best Multihull over 56'
Catamaran Altesse / Stefan Huebbe & Chloe Chand
Best Motor Yacht
Angel Eyes / Darrel Hearne, Jenn Hart, Jenny Gulland, Remi Leclioz
Runner up Best Motor Yacht
Sea Boss / Nathan & Laura Kurton
Best Dish Overall
Nia Mora aboard Catamaran Jan's Felion
This year's top culinary prize goes to Nia Mora aboard 64' Motor Yacht Jan's FeLion. Nia's combined passion for food, travel and photography helped her take first place in the contest which was sponsored by Moet & Chandon distributed by Caribbean Cellars. "Under the Sea" was the 2019 theme.
Culinary Contest Awardees
Winner Best Appetizer
Chef Fabiola Hirschhorn / Catamaran Luna
Runner up Best Appetizer
Chef Philippa King / Power Catamaran Mystic Soul
Winner Best Lunch Entree
Chef Nia Mora / Catamaran Jan's FeLion
Runner up Best Lunch Entree
Chef Ed Stacey / Catamaran Zingara
Chef Hannah Staddon / Power Catamaran Mucho Gusto
Runner up Best Dessert
Chef Vernice Simon / Catamaran Felicia
Best Dish Overall
Chef Nia Mora / Catamaran Jan's FeLion
The Designer Water Contest by CYBA
Winner Best Designer Water
Power Catamaran Mucho Gusto / Hannah Staddon
Motor Yacht One Net / Nick Ryan
Catamaran Elysium / Stefanie Hansen
Cocktail Blending Contest Awardees
Winner Best Cocktail
Catamaran Luna / Nim Hirschhorn
Catamaran Sta Ana / Maya Soueidi
Catamaran Grande Dame / Ed Rowe
We had the pleasure of having lunch aboard 3 yachts during the CYS Charter Yacht Show in Tortola! We would like to personally thank the following:
Catamaran Serenity Now / Capt. John Crafford & Chef Shirelle Paris
Catamaran Elysium / Capt. Michael & Chef Stephanie Sterzel
Catamaran Mucho Gusto / Capt. Dominic & Chef Hannah
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!
6 Reasons Why We are Qualified:
1. As Members of the Charter Yacht Brokers Association, we maintain contact with the yachts to keep abreast of the very latest information on crew/yacht conditions and new yachts entering the arena.
2. We stay on top of local and Federal Government to keep informed about changes in our industry, as well as involving ourselves with the changes in the environment in which we offer charters.
3 We engage in open dialogue with local publications to help keep the government and the public aware of this important industry in our islands.
4. We attend multiple charter yacht industry shows in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, go aboard each of the yachts, meet the crews, attend association meetings and seminars. We'll happily share our notes about changes to the boats and crews and confirm any newly added features and upgrades as well as re-fits to the boat’s decor like new carpets, interior and exterior soft goods & fun new water-toys.
5. As a seasoned charter yacht Owner & Crew, we have access to the "inner circle" and know all the insider facts.
6. We've developed a longtime friendship with vendors of services such as local taxi drivers, ferry companies, good places to stay on land, great restaurants and much more.
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