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Christophe Harbour Blog

Luxury Retail Shops Set to Open at Christophe Harbour Marina Village

By Katherine in Community, Marina, Real Estate, Shopping, St. Kitts, Yachting

As the marina village at Christophe Harbour continues to evolve, construction on seven luxury retail bays is nearly complete, and the first four retailers are confirmed to open by year’s end. This first phase will be home to a women’s boutique, home interiors and design center, an outdoor outfitters, and local art gallery.

While creating a best-in-class destination for the yachting community has always been a focus for the 2,500-acre luxury resort community in St. Kitts, creating a place that appeals to both visitors and island residents has always been the goal. “We looked to create an experience that is not only in keeping with the Christophe Harbour brand and a discerning lifestyle, but one that is...

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A post-US Election and Brexit Hangover? Why now could be the time to make a move to St. Kitts.

By Katherine in Community, Real Estate, St. Kitts

We live in interesting times – a new US President and Brexit are timely reminders that political and economic events, with their consequent impact on markets, taxation and even national citizenship, can be unpredictable. With change, however, comes opportunity. More than ever before, exceptional offshore real estate now represents not only a sound investment alternative but something altogether more tangible in a turbulent world: a place called home that generates memories today and for generations to come.

So why is the purchase of a residence, custom homesite or freehold marina berth at Christophe Harbour particularly timely? 

SAFE HAVEN

In an unpredictable world, with a new US President and Europe in turmoil over Brexit,...

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Yachting and Travel Publications High on Christophe Harbour

By Katherine in Community, Hotel, Marina, Real Estate, St. Kitts, Yachting

Top luxury publications are taking note: Christophe Harbour is buzzing with activity. With the highly anticipated opening of Park Hyatt St. Kitts at Christophe Harbour and the marina village just a few months away, momentum at the resort community is at an all time high. 

Since the resort community and superyacht marina debuted its intelligent ownership program with distinctive freehold berth ownership, citizenship by investment opportunities, and a new, state-of-the-art fuel farm at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, several notable yachting publications such as Show Boats International, Superyacht Times, and The Islander have taken note, featuring the resort community and CEO and Founder Charles "Buddy" Darby III. 

As the resort expands with the anxiously awaited Park...

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Christophe Harbour announces New Appointments as Development Expands

By Katherine in Community, Marina, Real Estate

jon gersonde, cristina bernardini, and genevieve conroy 

Christophe Harbour is delighted to announce the appointment of three new executives. Jon Gersonde as the community's new General Manager and Vice President of Operations; Genevieve Conroy has accepted the post of Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Cristina Bernardini is Christophe Harbour's new Business Development Manager for Europe. The announcement coincides with the development’s latest growth phase and an expanded focus on growing market presence and developing new business opportunities in advance of the launch of phase two of the marina village and the continued expansion of the resort community. Gersonde, Conroy and Bernardini have proven records of excellence in resort management,...

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New Fuel Farm Services First Superyacht of 2016 Season

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

The Eastern Caribbean's largest fuel tank dedicated to a marina has delivered 30,000 gallons of fuel to its first customer; a 66-metre motor yacht. It’s the largest bunkering session for a yacht ever in St Kitts, after the yacht headed directly to The Marina at Christophe Harbour from its Atlantic crossing.

The 66-metre motor yacht, a Dutch-made Feadship, arrived in Christophe Harbour fresh from its Atlantic crossing and has been enjoying the early season in the Eastern Caribbean hub. Christophe Harbour's duty-free fuel costs about 10 cents less per US gallon than the local average, and the new fuel farm adds an important facility to the regional superyacht infrastructure. The yacht took on 30,000 gallons, with bunkering taking only about four...

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