A Caribbean yacht charter offers a dreamy winter escape for those seeking sun-drenched days, azure blue waters, and paradisiacal coastlines peppered with palm-fringed white sandy beaches.
And, for those that wish to harness the power of Mother Nature, a sailing yacht offers the ultimate vessel to island hop some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive destinations and under-the-radar islands.
Keep on reading to learn about some of the best Caribbean yacht charter destinations to explore, along with the exquisite sailing yacht, DRUMBEAT, offering the ideal private crewed charter vessel for those wishing to cruise the Caribbean in exceptional style and comfort.
Caribbean yacht charter: The destination
The Caribbean is a popular winter escape with yachting enthusiasts offering thousands of uninhabited islands to explore alongside chic destinations that boast award-winning restaurants, lavish resorts, first-class experiences, and a vibrant culture and history. The Bahamas, Leeward Islands, Windward Islands, and Greater Antilles are popular sailing destinations offering something for everyone, from thrill seekers to ocean dreamers.
Hoist up the sails and charter a path to the Bahamas and the island archipelago of The Exumas. Drop anchor on the island of Nassau and explore Paradise Island, home to the iconic Atlantis Resort, offering everything from epic water slides to gourmet restaurants, and a host of nightlife options, from hip clubs to the famed Baha Mar Casino.
Alternatively, cruise the Exumas, boasting more than 360 paradisiacal islands, including Staniel Cay, home to a sounder of friendly pigs. Start your Caribbean yacht charter by dropping anchor at Highbourne Cay, known as the gateway to the Exumas, and one of the most luxurious private islands on the planet.
Alternatively, charter a path further south and explore the island of St Barts, an elegant winter playground with the world’s wealthiest. The place to see and be seen, St Barts is an achingly hip destination offering a delightful fusion of French and Caribbean culture. Dine at award-winning restaurants and shop until you drop at fashionable designer boutiques in Gustavia, known as the shopping capital of the Caribbean. Alternatively, sail the picturesque coastline dotted with white sandy coves and sun-kissed beaches, such as the famed Colombier beach, known as St Barts seaside jewel.
Caribbean yacht charter: DRUMBEAT
There can be no finer sailing yacht to enjoy the very finest Caribbean yacht charter experience than aboard S/Y DRUMBEAT.
One of the fastest sailing ketches on the planet, this 53-metre sailing yacht offers the pinnacle of luxury at sea. Designed for true sailing enthusiasts, she is one of the most modern sailing yachts ever built, offering outstanding sailing performance and sea worthiness, even in extreme weather conditions.
She boasts a spacious and luxurious interior, including three saloons, a spacious aft deck, and fly bridge with sunbathing area, perfect for enjoying leisurely days onboard. Her oversized swim platform makes accessing the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean effortless, while her multiple water toys will provide plenty of fun on the water.
Her five staterooms can be configured to sleep up to 11 guests, making her ideal for those wishing to enjoy a Caribbean yacht charter with friends and family, yet still enjoy plenty of privacy.
Her dedicated crew of 10 will ensure you and your guests’ needs are expertly taken care of, whether you wish to enjoy the lively delights of Paradise Island or wish to sail to lesser-known ports of call.
Aboard S/Y DRUMBEAT the Caribbean is yours to explore – where will you sail to on your next Caribbean yacht charter?