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What Is A Mocko Jumbie?

July 13th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Mocko Jumbies are Caribbean stilt dancers dressed in sheeny colorful garb with satins, sequins, and often a carnival mask.   The original Mocko Jumbies were part of religious rituals in West Africa trying to scare off bad spirits.  The West Indian version of the Mocko Jumbies is more party than s...

Bahamas Swimming Pigs - Set Sail for the Bay of Pigs - Private Yacht Charters

July 12th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

We've swum with a lot of sea creatures - the great white sharks in South Africa, sea lions and penguins in the Galapagos, whales in New England, manta rays in the Caribbean… but this was definitely a first… the Bahamas swimming pigs in the Exumas.  Not sea pigs.  Just plain old barnyard pigs who ...

BVI's World Famous Foxy Inducted into CYBA Hall of Fame - Yacht Charters

July 9th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Charter a yacht in the Caribbean, and you'll inevitably come across an array of intriguing and enigmatic characters. People who march to their own beat, who’ve shunned conventionalism and who’ve managed to create a little corner of heaven in some of the remotest corners of our globe.  People with...

Typical Morning on a Bahamas Private Luxurious Mega Yacht Charter

May 2nd, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

Morning Splendor on a Bahamas Mega Yacht Charter On my first Bahamas Mega Yacht Charter, I woke up just after dawn with the sun making dapples on my half-open blinds.  Not known for being fast on the rise and shine, I'd left them open on purpose, hoping to catch some photos with the early mornin...

Tips for Bringing a Pet on a BVI Vacation - Ocean Getaways Yacht Charters

March 28th, 2016 | Ocean Getaways

How Hard Is It to Bring a Pet on a BVI Vacation? Gone are the days of long quarantines to get your pets into the BVI on vacation. The Pet Import procedures in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are fairly straightforward.  If you cover all of their requirements in advance, the process of clearing ...

Bimini Sport Fishing Charter - Primetime - Ocean Getaways Yacht Charter

September 15th, 2015 | Ocean Getaways

3 Day Bimini Sportfishing Charter in the Lap of Luxury Wahoo!  Grouper!  Yellowtail?  What does your fishing rod fancy? Step aboard the luxury 82' Horizon Motor Yachts Primetime in West Palm BeachFlorida.  Cruise across the Gulf Stream to the Bahamian Island of Bimini - home of 50 world class fi...

Santorini Luxury Yacht Charters in Greece - Ocean Getaways Yacht Charters

April 9th, 2015 | Ocean Getaways

Sailing into Santorini on a Greek Yacht Charter is a geographical wonder.   Santorini is a gigantic volcano that juts out of the sea with jagged cliffs draped in autumn hues of gold red and rust at sunset.  Some say the best sunsets in the world are seen from Santorini. Arriving in Santorini by...

Love City Country Music Festival - Private Luxurious Yacht Charter

January 7th, 2015 | Ocean Getaways

Charter a Yacht for the Love City Country Music Festival Country music is stompin' to St. JohnUSVI on May 14-16 this year, and you can attend in style... on the deck of your own private yacht charter.  Meet your charter yacht in St. Thomas or Tortola and sail to the Kick-off Party at the Soggy D...