A Safe Bet?

Posted by yatesyachts on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 6:35 pm

“Placing clients on MANNA is a safe bet for Yates Yachts” , wrote my most recent guests who chartered this 53-foot catamaran in the BVI. And then I opened the rest of the pictures! Slit throats and free-flowing rum aside, here is why Captain Wayne and Admiral/Chef Emily on the catamaran MANNA are so easy […]

Catch The Eclipse

Posted by yatesyachts on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:30 am

ECLIPSE is the newest Lagoon catamaran in the BVI charter fleet.  Yates Yachts receives more inquiries for these 62-foot cats than any other design.   The reasons are many, including 4 spacious queen cabins with private heads and separate shower stalls, wrap around views from the large indoor salon, and a variety of outdoor spaces, including […]


Posted by yatesyachts on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:53 pm

Who doesn’t love the Soggy Dollar Bar, Jost Van Dyke, BVI?   My happy clients sailing on the catamaran HAPPY TIME wrote: “The trip was awesome.  Not sure we could have been treated any better.  Capt. Jeff & Caitlin were first class all the way.  Food was a 12 on a scale of 1-10.  Thanks for […]

Weddings & Vow Renewals

Posted by yatesyachts on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 4:54 pm

Imagine being married at sea on a private yacht in the Caribbean sunshine.  Already married?  We had one client surprise his wife with a vow renewal ceremony, complete with white bathing suits for Mom, Dad and the kids.  Captain Wayne and Chef Barbara are offering a fabulous wedding package on their beautiful 56-foot catamaran, VICTORIA.  […]


Posted by yatesyachts on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Here are just a few of Yates Yachts’ Academy Award Nominees in the following categories: Best Crew on a Catamaran: Captain Sam and Chef Jen starring on STARFISH: “They were the ultimate guides for our trip. They paid attention to the small things.” Captain Danny and Chef Laura’s performance on MORE AMORE: “They couldn’t do […]

Wining, Dining & Parties Galore!

Posted by yatesyachts on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:03 pm

I went to Hell on MAJESTIC SPIRIT, and it was Heaven! I drank at the 19th HOLE without a golf course in sight. I was hugged  by Gene Simmons on CATSY And found THE CURE for the winter blues. I saw Zombies invade a BLOSSOM, I lingered at the breakfast table when it was PLAYTIME, […]

Give the Gift of WHISPER for the Holidays

Posted by yatesyachts on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 4:49 pm

With sumptuous accommodations for up to 6 guests, WHISPER is now available in the Caribbean for Christmas or New Year’s, or both!   Turn heads as you sail into harbor.  Every detail of this modern yacht built in the classic tradition is exquisite.  The master suite features a queen bed, office area, and an ensuite bathroom […]

TRANQUILITY in New England

Posted by yatesyachts on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:32 pm

As summer sizzles, remember: It is always cooler on the water. Captain Patric, Chef Mary and crew invite you to come aboard TRANQUILITY and escape the heat. This luxurious, 76-foot catamaran sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. She features a spacious fly bridge for 360-degree views as you sail into harbor, a large […]

We Have No Steering!

Posted by yatesyachts on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Words and phrases you don’t want to hear when you’re sailing: “The floorboards are floating.” “ The rudder fell off.” “ We’re out of rum.” And, our chapter for this week… “We have no steering!” My cousin, John, is at the helm, spinning the wheel around and around, with no resistance. It’s still gusting to […]