Primetime Luxury Watercraft & Golden Yacht Charters

TERM CHARTERS

We offer a variety of options for any type of celebration or style. Have you dreamed of spending your weekends in the middle of the ocean, feeling the breeze, and having days of total relaxation? Do you want to celebrate your anniversary or special occasion as a star? Invite your customers to thanks for the good deal just made. Did you ever want to own a yacht but not having to deal with maintenance, gas, storage? Take a charter for a sunny day close to the beaches or have a private dinner navigating under the moon and admiring the night lights of the city.

NASSAU BAHAMAS

Nassau, centrally located on the island of New Providence, is the capital of the Bahamas, and it is the ideal place to start a yacht charter vacation. The world famous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island is a perfect spot to have the captain welcome you aboard. There are many inlets and islands around Nassau - so why not get your bearings with a private harbor tour! Within a few days you will have walked along secluded beaches and snorkeled among colorful fish at Rose Island. As long as you remain close to Nassau, you will always be able to close the day in style with an evening at the Atlantis Resort. Nassau offers more than sunshine and sand! Walking the town streets you will witness traditional colonial architecture, several forts (Montague, Fincastle, Charlotte), and even evidence of former pirate residents! Enjoy the view from the top of Queen's Staircase before you head back to the sights and smells at street level. Paradise Island is a must-do when you're in Nassau. Paradise Island's main feature is the Atlantis Resort, which leaves nothing to be desired. There are restaurants, a casino, shops, and pools on Atlantis beautifully manicured grounds. The Cloisters and Versailles Garden can also be found here on Paradise Island. Across the harbor on Paradise Island, you can browse through Atlantis' many high end boutique shops. Whether you spend your time swimming or shopping, gambling or stargazing, you will end your vacation on a peaceful, yet exhilarating, note!

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Miami to Nassau, Lyford Cay Marina Lyford Cay Marina to Allan's Cay/Highborn Cay, the northern cays in the Exhumas. Stay at or anchor out from the Marina at Highborn Cay, fuel if needed Highborne Cay to Norman Cay, skipping Long Cay and Saddle Cay, they are private islands. Spend the day exploring Norman Cay and Wax Cay then Head South to Hawksbill Cay for the night. Hawksbill Cay to Waderick Cay(Land and Sea Headquarters). Again exploring the islands on the way down to Waderick Cay Head farther south to Compass Cay and stay the night at Compass Cay, or stay in the area of Waderick Cay and possibly head to another anchorage near by to the north. Enjoy the morning at whatever anchorage we decided on and then head back NNW bound for Chub Cay, in the S Berry Islands, as our staging for the crossing. Hang out that morning in Chub Cay before making our way across the Bank and the Gulf Stream, to Mia.

BIMINI BAHAMAS

Bimini is the true Island in the Stream, perched at the edge of a sheer underwater cliff that falls thousands of feet into the blue abyss. The Gulf Stream rushes north, washing past Bimini, feeding and warming its coral reefs and serving as a watery highway for everything from marlin to mantas, dolphin to sea turtles. Its unique location coupled with a roguish history makes Bimini the Out Islands' favorite diving and fishing frontier outpost.

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For those arriving on a yacht, let Bimini Bay arrange for Customs and Immigrations to personally handle your entrance into the country at your marina slip at the Bimini Bay Resort. Explore the island of Bimini - Alice Town, Bailey Town and Porgy Bay - and sample fresh conch salad at Joe's or take a kite sur"ng lesson at the Beach Club on South Bimini. Those looking for rejuvenation can visit Bimini's famed "Healing Hole." Bimini Healing Arts conducts a tour to this mystical spot, which is said to cure any ailment with a dip in its waters. Finish the day with cocktails and dinner on the Island. Today is the day to get in the water. Go on a wild dolphin swim by heading out to the "dolphin grounds" and waiting for wild dolphins to arrive (91% success rate). Fifty percent of the tours are successful in the last 90 minutes, when a pod of 10 or more dolphins will appear and guests can slip into the water to frolic with them. Let us arrange a private guide for a dolphin or dive trip on the yacht's tender. Bimini Bay Resort's Dive Shop can also train and certify for SCUBA. Those who prefer to cast a line should head out for world-class blue marlin or bonefish hunting. Depart Bimini Bay Resort and head for the SS Sapona, a steamer that was wrecked during a hurricane in 1926 and sits in 15 feet of water, attracting both snorkelers and divers. Next, set the course for the crescent-shaped anchorage of Honeymoon Harbor on the north end of Gun Cay, or head to the deserted Dollar Harbor on South Cat Cay; both are large, shallow, protected areas. Anyone who wants to wakeboard, water ski, knee board or cruise around on jet skis can do so here! Play in the water until the sun goes down, then head back to the marina at Bimini Bay Resort and dine al fresco at Savor, where you can find cuisine authentic to the Bahamas while basking in the moonlight. Enjoy the resort's amenities. Take a dip in the two swimming pools, shop in Fisherman's Village and get a poolside massage at the Infinity Pool. For adventure seekers, start walking North on the beaches of Bimini Bay for a few miles, and your footprints will be the only ones on the beach. The waters North of the resort are "gin clear" and the flats off these beaches are amazing and offer some of the best photo opportunities of the trip. For the perfect conclusion to the trip, let Bimini Bay arrange for a beach party BBQ, complete with a bonfire, grilled lobsters and calypso entertainment. Day Five marks the end of your extraordinary Bahamas vacation. Return home via yacht with the knowledge that Bimini and all its treasures are just a short trip away.

KEY WEST

What better way to enhance a Key West adventure than by cruising down in a luxury charter yacht! This southernmost Key is located over 100 miles from mainland Florida and is a destination that combines history, art, sunsets, water fun, food and drink all into one memorable experience. The activities in Key West can occupy at least two or three days, so you'll want to find a hospitable marina so your boating charter boat bunk will be nearby when you wear out! City Marina at Garrison Bight on Key West's north side offers 30 transient slips, laundry, bath and showers. Or, try A&B Marina just two blocks from Duval Street in the heart of Old Town. Other choices are the Galleon Marina at Galleon Resort, Conch Harbor Marina, or Key West Bight Marina. If fishing is your game, Key West offers an ocean-full of choices. Try fishing for tarpon, bonefish or permit, sport fishing for grouper or kingfish, or deep sea fishing for dolphin, tuna, wahoo, marlin or sailfish.

Key West's azure waters and the nearby living coral reef and arti"cial reefs tempt divers and snorkelers to go exploring. On shore, there is never a dull moment in Key West! Plenty of historical sites draw visitors, including the Hemingway House & Museum and the Harry S. Truman Little White House. Get the full tour on Key West's Conch Train or Old Town Trolleys, or just walk the island enjoying the art galleries, Victorian homes, Key West Aquarium and Fort Zachary Taylor. Not to be missed is the sunset and live performers at Mallory Square..

Nightlife never seems to end in Key West, with no shortage of bars, including the famous Sloppy Joes, Hog's Breath Saloon, and Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville. Casual dining starts by the waterfront at Alonzo's Oyster Bar, or in town at Blue Heaven with its cozy outdoor setting and live music. Stop into Camille;s for a fresh morning brunch, or try one of the best, juiciest hamburgers ever at Cheeseburger Key West. More formal dining caps off the day at A&B Lobster Bar or Grand Cafe Key West. This charming island has all the ingredients for a memorable trip, plus a climate that can't be beat. Charter a yacht and grab a tropical shirt and sandals – you're ready for Key West!

ISLAMORADA

A Florida Keys yacht charter to beautiful Islamorada offers plenty to do and see. This "Village of Islands" is located halfway between Miami and Key West just south of Tavernier. Stretching for almost seven miles, Islamorada encompasses four islands just waiting for exploration by your Florida yacht rental, including Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe Key and Lower Matecumbe Key.

Nicknamed the "Sport Fishing Capital of the World" Islamorada delights anglers with the best of both worlds - deep sea fishing for sailfish and tuna in the Atlantic Ocean, or back country fishing in Florida Bay for permit and tarpon.

Diving from your charter yacht in these tropical Florida waters reveals a rich marine life of eels, nurse sharks, French grunt and goatfish among the numerous coral reefs and shipwrecks. Bring your underwater camera to photograph the only tropical coral reef in the continental United States. Islamorada is also home to the History of Diving Museum.

Arriving in your Florida Keys yacht charter to the northernmost portion of Islamorada, you'll find Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina and 40-acre Founders Park on Plantation Key. Take advantage of the public beach, nature walk, skate park, playground and pool. The marina has 88 slips. Founders Park also hosts musical performers at the TIB Amphitheater.

Cruising south on the Atlantic Ocean side, you'll find Treasure Harbor, followed further south by Whale Harbor Restaurant and Marina, which is across from Windley Harbor on the Bay side. When you are ready to disembark from your Florida rental yacht, other attractions include the Theater of the Sea Marine Mammal Park, and Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, site of a former coral quarry.

Probably the most well known attraction on Islamorada is the 12.5 acre Holiday Isle Beach Resort & Marina and the Islamorada Hotel. This popular resort complex has everything for your yachting vacation, from a full service marina to lively bars, eight restaurants including the Horizon, a wedding venue, and the World Famous Tiki Bar, where the popular "rum runner" drink originated. Top off your visit to Islamorada by shopping for gifts, souvenirs or something just for yourself at the Villages' many boutiques and galleries.

From parks to harbors to a famous watering hole, your Florida charter yacht rental vacation is a tropical pleasure in Islamorada.

KEY LARGO

The northernmost of the upper Florida Keys, Key Largo stretches for 33 miles north to south, providing ample opportunity for exploration on your charter yacht vacation. Romanticized in the classic movies "Key Largo" and "The African Queen," as well as the inspiration for a hit pop song, Key Largo has a genuine appeal.

Though its shoreline is rocky and it has no natural sand beaches, attractions on Key Largo are plentiful. The amazing living coral reef of Key Largo has earned it the title of "Diving Capital of the World." Not only do scuba divers and sport fisherman enjoy the stunning natural reef with its colorful underwater world of fish and sea creatures, Key Largo also offers the world's largest artifcial reef, the USS Spiegel Grove, a sunken 510-foot Navy ship.

Cruise in your charter yacht to other well known dive sites including the famous Italian replica statue, Christ of the Abyss, and the 17-acre Molasses Reef.

Everglades National Park, a 1.4 million-acre natural ecosystem to the west of Key Largo reachable by charter yacht, offers a wide variety of wildlife viewing including 300 species of birds, tours and fishing.

Other parks include the Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Key Largo Hammocks State Botanical Site, and the Caribbean Shipwreck Museum and Research Institute. Key Largo's easy personality provides relaxing enjoyment. There are several places to swim with the dolphins, take airboat rides or glass bottom boat rides, or embark on an Everglades safari. Sail away to Key Largo!

BISCAYNE BAY

Your yacht will depart from Miami Beach Marina (or your designated port) and will navigate around the Hibiscus, Palm and Star Islands with views of the waterfront homes including that of Gloria Estefan, as well as by Monument Island where there is an obelisk in honor of Henry Flagler, the "Father of Miami". We will then head south, providing views of the bayside of South Beach and the Art Deco District, past Miami Beach Marina and South Pointe, then cruising around Fisher Island - home to those such as Oprah. The yacht will then enter the channels of the Port of Miami, cruising westward while offering views of one of the busiest shipping and cruising ports in the US, before reaching the downtown area of Miami.

Upon reaching the Bayside area, the yacht will turn south - providing unparalleled views of the glimmering skyline of downtown Miami including Brickell, the heart of International Finance in the south. After passing Brickell Key, an exclusive enclave of not only luxury high-rises but also a centuries old Indian burial sites of the ancestors of the Tequesta tribe who inhabited the Miami area long before Ponce de Leon claimed the land for Spain in 1513, she will head toward the Rickenbacker Causeway. Passing under the causeway, the guests will see Virginia Key to the east where the original Flipper television show was "lmed as well as Marine Stadium where waterfront concerts including those of Jimmy Buffet were once held. Making a loop within Biscayne Bay, the yacht will then begin navigating northward again with views of Coconut Grove to the west.

As downtown Miami comes back into sight, the yacht will cruise just past the entrance to the Miami River and will navigate north while passing by Bayfront Park and Bayside Marina, home to the Hard Rock Cafe. As the yacht continues north, she'll pass underneath the Port of Miami Bridge and immediately the impressive American Airlines Arena will come into view along with the towering new condominiums near Bicentennial Park which makes up the "Park West" section of Miami.

Your charter will head to the Key Biscayne sandbar where you can enjoy some time in the water, rent JetSkis if you like, or simply relax.

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