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Christophe Harbour Blog

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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DALE Original Art & Style gallery Set to Open in the Marina Village

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

Dale Kelley, painting by Dinzey Ryan

Christophe Harbour is pleased to introduce its luxury retail shops launching this month in the marina village. In this week’s profile, we’re excited to showcase local art gallery DALE:

The vision of St. Kitts native and artist Dale Kelley, DALE original art and style showcases distinctive pieces handcrafted in St. Kitts and Nevis.

DALE features fine art, sculpture, pottery, leather goods, jewelry, glassworks and more from several artists who are members of Dale’s local art collective, iFlamboyant.

Philanthropic by nature, she began iFlamboyant several years ago to grow awareness of and support for local artists and artisans in St....

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Join Us in Ft. Lauderdale!

By Michael in Events, Marina, Yachting

The Christophe Harbour team is headed to Fort Lauderdale, the "Yachting Capital of the World”, November 3-7 to take part in the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. 

After a successful trip to the Monaco Yacht Show, we look to sharing the latest news, partnerships, and ownership opportunities on this side of the Atlantic. We invite you to be our guest to experience all that FLIBS has to offer. For more information regarding the show and to RSVP as our VIP guest, contact Becky Rutland at becky_rutland@christopheharbour.com or +1.869.466.8738.

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St. Kitts and Nevis celebrates its national heroes

By Angie Owen in Events, St. Kitts

One of the most celebrated days on the calendar in St. Kitts and Nevis is National Heroes Day. Each year, the people of this island nation paradise honour their heroes on 16 September; some of the people who helped make this country what it is today.

A significant milestone, this day pays homage to the dedication, sacrifice and commitment of those who have made sterling contributions to the advancement of this country. In particular, it acknowledges those who have helped pave the way for the Federation's political independence, which was achieved on 19 September 1983, under the leadership of the country's first Prime Minister, and now National Hero, Dr The Right Excellent Sir Kennedy Alphonse Simmonds,

2016 marks the 33rd Anniversary...

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The St Kitts Music Festival returns

By Angie Owen in Events, St. Kitts

It is once again time for the St Kitts Music Festival to ignite a crowd of residents and travelers with its unique blend of music and culture. Renowned for its diversity, exciting music and lively performances, this celebration is led by local volunteers who are eager to support their community. This year, the Kittitian musical shindig takes place 23 to 25 June 2016 at Basseterre's Warner Park and promises music-lovers an unmissable event.

The line-up features over 20 artists, with the first two days centring on soca and reggae beats and the final day ending big with international rap superstar 50 Cent. With artists including local legends like Small Axe Band, as well as global artists such...

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