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Christophe Harbour Blog

Literacy Gets a Lift from Christophe Harbour

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation, Community, St. Kitts

Christophe Harbour VP of Operations Jon Gersonde and Hands Across The Sea Founder Harriet Linskey with Cayon Primary students.

No one knew that when Harriet and Tom “T.L.” Linskey walked through the door of the real estates sales office five years ago looking for Wi-Fi that one chance meeting would lead to a long-term partnership in improving literacy throughout the Federation.

“We had just come from Antigua where we were encouraged by our efforts with libraries there,” said T.L. “I shared a story of one little girl who couldn’t read but came running up to me with a brand new book we’d delivered saying ‘I want...

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Perk Up at Peppe’s

By Katherine in Community, Dining, Events, Marina, Shopping

It started with a jog in London’s Green Park.

As development of the superyacht marina ramped up, the docks were open and boats were arriving, Christophe Harbour Founder and CEO Buddy Darby recognized a need for a small food and beverage installation to service visiting yachts, locals, and guests.

“I was in London and went out for a morning run in Green Park,” said Darby. “I passed by this great kiosk in the park where people were hanging around drinking espresso, enjoying pastries and the morning paper and I thought – that’s it!”

A few internet searches and phone calls later, contact was made with the owner of the kiosk. ...

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Christophe Harbour Welcomes New Culinary Leadership Team

By Katherine in Community, Dining, St. Kitts

Celebrated industry leaders Barnaby Jones and Claudio Corallo offer global approach to Kittitian cuisine

 

Christophe Harbour is pleased to welcome a new world-class culinary team. Celebrated industry leaders Barnaby Jones has joined as Executive Chef and Claudio Corallo as Director of Food & Beverage. The appointments come at a pivotal time as the development prepares for a momentous 2017, including the debut of the marina village, featuring several luxury retail boutiques and customs house as well as the opening of Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the first Park Hyatt property to launch in the Caribbean.

“Following a careful selection process, we are delighted to introduce two industry experts, Barnaby Jones and Claudio Corallo, who...

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Bunkering Benefits Now Available for Yachts Preparing for End-of-Season Transit

By Katherine in Marina, St. Kitts, Yachting

With efficient service continually praised by captains, The Marina at Christophe Harbour is building on a successful, inaugural fueling season by offering one night’s complimentary berthage when bunkering between now and April 30, 2017.

As yachts gear up fo end-of-season relocations and Atlantic crossings, The Marina at Chrisotphe Harbour is offering the added benefit of a complomentary night to make bunkering as efficient as possible.

With the St. Kitts marina offering competitively-priced, duty-free fuel (approximately 10 cents less per US gallon than the regional average) and expert marina management who operate the docks as they would a superyacht, visiting yachts are reporting one of the most efficient bunkering services they’ve experienced.   “When we say...

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2nd Annual Caribbean CrewFest a Success

By Katherine in Community, Events, Marina, St. Kitts

The 2nd Annual Caribbean CrewFest is a wrap, and by all accounts it was an overwhelming success. In partnership with ACREW, the yachting industry’s leading professional development organization, Christophe Harbour welcomed 12 superyachts and some 120 crew members to its marina for some fun and learning post-holiday charter season. 

 Director of Yachting Aeneas Hollins leads a workshop on state-of-the-art fueling for superyachts.

 

Held January 11 – 14th, the program was packed full with two days of professional development including a crew leadership forum, mixology masterclass, drone safety and handling, watersports safety and instruction, and situational awareness and other highlights including the Crewfest Games and excursions throughout St. Kitts and Nevis.

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