Americas

Why We Should All Be Talking About Helping Mobility-Impaired Sailors

15th Aug 2019

In 1989, the late Don Backe was paralyzed after a car accident and learned to relive his life from a wheelchair. He had been an avid sailor and he was encouraged by friends to carry on sailing to lift his spirits. How CRAB began A few years later, he founded Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) … Continued

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Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake

14th May 2019

Chesapeake Bay has the longest coastline of any bay in North America and its 11,600 miles means there’s a lot of sea to cover. Relax and read on as we go through our cruising guide to the Chesapeake, so you can start planning your dream Annapolis yacht charter. America’s largest estuary, home to many famous … Continued

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How to Decide Whether a Catamaran or Monohull Is Right for Your Sailing Vacation

01st Apr 2019

As the world’s leading yacht charter company, we have a diverse fleet with more than 1,000 yachts, including the latest cutting-edge models from the world’s best manufacturers of catamarans and monohulls. When it comes to planning your bareboat yacht charter or skippered sailing vacation, choosing your perfect yacht can be the hardest challenge. The difference … Continued

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Newport Rhode Island

Dream Yacht Charter Opens in Rhode Island and New York With Partner Navtours

25th Mar 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to exploring … Continued

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Customer Review: Sailing the Sea of Cortez From Peaceful La Paz

21st Nov 2018

We love hearing about your vacation adventures and Dream Yacht Charter customer, Marc Hughston recently wrote about his trip to La Paz in the Sea of Cortez on board our Lagoon 421 ‘Deep Blue 2’. You can read about his adventure in his blog, The Sea of Cortez but to give you a little taste, … Continued

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Starry night above the ocean

Five Trips for a Spectacular Stargazing Experience

09th Oct 2018

Astronomy is one of the world’s most fascinating sciences and Saturday October 13, 2018, marks this year’s International World Astronomy Day. To celebrate, we’ve pulled together the top five places in the world that we think are the very best for combining sailing and stargazing.  The stars play an important role in sailing. Before the … Continued

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Come and See Us at This Year’s Boat Show in Annapolis

25th Sep 2018

The annual United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis is nearly here, and we’ve got some exciting news to share! Come and join sailors from all over the world traveling to historic Annapolis to see some the newest and most  luxurious yachts, talk to our experts about chartering and our ownership programs. We hope we’ll see … Continued

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Sailing Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay

27th Jun 2018

What better way to mark Independence Day than taking a look at our awesome coastline and exploring the diversity of our own cruising grounds. When it comes to our precious vacations, we often want to experience other cultures and ‘get away from it all’. This often means a long haul flight, so let’s take a … Continued

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Couple relaxing on the Power Cat Maestro 37

Chartering A Power Catamaran With Dream Yacht Charter

19th Jul 2017

Back in May we announced the exciting addition of power catamarans to our fleet, starting with initial availability in the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, La Paz, and the Bahamas.  But what do these FP Maestro 37ft yachts offer in terms of pros? We’ve put together the key benefits of how power catamarans offer a … Continued

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American Flag blowing in the wind off the stern of the boat

Annapolis Memorial Day Happenings

16th May 2017

As Memorial Day approaches, you are probably wondering what kind of events in Annapolis you should attend. We have compiled a short list of some of our favorite events that are great for all ages. Naval Academy Commissioning Week (5.19) To kick things off, the week before the holiday is the Naval Academy’s graduation week which includes … Continued

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