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Christophe Harbour Blog

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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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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Ballast Bay Outfitters Opening at Christophe Harbour Marina

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

Christophe Harbour is pleased to introduce its luxury retail shops launching in the marina village. In this week’s profile, we’re excited to showcase Ballast Bay Outfitters:

St. Kitts and Nevis are known for their iconic volcanic peaks and crystal blue waters, a landscape made perfect by nature and perfect for outdoor adventure. From challenging hikes to cross-channel swims, mountain biking to padddleboarding, adventure is always just a hop, skip or jump away.

Enter Ballast Bay Outfitters, the newest addition to the retail shops at Christophe Harbour’s marina village.  Ballast Bay Outfitters is the first true “outfitter” in the Federation to offer a full line of outdoor sportswear and equipment...

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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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