The Caribbean yachting season has come to its close, and St Kitts and Nevis and Christophe Harbour celebrate a record-breaking year for superyacht traffic. The 2015/2016 season features heard of Federation welcome almost 200 yachts over 22m to its oceans, with 87percent of those vessels dropping specifically within the superyacht sounding 30m and overhead. This represents a 20per cent year on year development in huge yacht traffic in St Kitts and Nevis when it comes to fourth-year running.
"it was a really exciting season for Christophe Harbour and St Kitts and Nevis, " claims Aeneas Hollins, manager of yachting at Marina at Christophe Harbour. "how many superyachts hanging out right here has continued to grow, with almost half all of them stopping at The Marina at Christophe Harbour. Yachts tend to be staying much longer, doing your best with our state-of-the-art facilities and boat solutions, and all that St Kitts and Nevis have to give – friendly locals, culture, incredible meals and stunning normal surroundings. We have been witnessing most yachts keep coming back and see once again through the entire period."
89per cent of large yachts browsing Federation are cleared in through St Kitts, indicating a substantial shift from years past therefore the impact of our numerous solutions, including expedited VIP customs and immigration solutions. Aided by the offer of competitively listed in-slip, duty free fuelling, hawaii associated with the art marina services, provisioning and concierge solutions and YU Lounge, the VIP personal jet terminal for guests to arrive into, Christophe Harbour tends to make St Kitts the right Gateway to the Caribbean, a perfect place to start and end charters in the region. Preventing the overcrowding of more conventional Caribbean superyacht hubs, St Kitts and Christophe Harbour offer an exclusive, five-star area to embark and disembark for friends, as well as an excellent location for crew to get ready for charters. With countries like St Barths, Anguilla, Antigua, Barbuda and St Maarten within simple cruising distance, it is possible to create the perfect charter schedule from St Kitts.
The build of the customs-house, central point associated with marina village, is well underway therefore the Marina at Christophe Harbour in addition has recently heard of installing a state-of-the-art gasoline farm capable of delivering 125 United States gallons of duty-free gas each and every minute in slip to checking out yachts. Improvements similar to this at Christophe Harbour aren't just enhancing the superyacht infrastructure on area, although local infrastructure, and as a result, that number of yachts hanging out in St Kitts and Nevis will simply still develop.
The superyacht period in St Kitts and Nevis by figures
190 huge yachts over 20m
194 big yachts over 22m
165 superyachts over 30m
7 superyachts over 85m
29 superyachts over 60m
66 superyachts over 50m