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Christophe Harbour Blog

New Adventures and Activities in Store for 2017-18 Season

By Katherine in Community, Dining, Events, Hotel, Marina, Memories, St. Kitts

With the opening of the Customs House at the marina and Park Hyatt St. Kitts at Banana Bay on the horizon, we know this coming season will be our most dynamic at Christophe Harbour. In anticipation of that, the Guest Services team has been hard at work this summer establishing new luxury services and club programming. So, what all can you expect this season? The answer is ALOT!

Guest Services Desk

A Guest Services desk is now staffed daily. Located in the library at The Pavilion, a member of our Guest Services team is always available to answer questions, make bookings, or any other concierge services you may need.  

Weekly Activities Program

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Director of Yachting Aeneas Hollins Receives Certified Marina Operator Designation

By Katherine in Community, Marina

Congratulations to Christophe Harbour Director of Yachting Aeneas Hollins for receiving his Certified Marina Operator (CMO) designation. The CMO certification is specifically designed for professionals who manage a marina's daily operation and complete an extensive training and certification process through the globally recognized International Marina Institute (IMI). As a CMO, Aeneas joins a group of marine service providers who strive to maintain the highest levels of ethical and moral conduct in their commitment to the marina industry. 

A former superyacht captain, Aeneas came ashore in 2010 to launch operations for The Marina at Christophe Harbour. He has been a integral part of the marina's development and has been instrumental in assisting the government of St....

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Customs and Immigration officials tour ‘Customs House’

By Katherine in Community, Marina, Yachting

Christophe Harbour was pleased to welcome officials from Customs, Immigration and Maritime Affairs for a tour of the Customs House and construction progress onsite at The Marina at Christophe Harbour. The facility will house offices of Customs and Immigration and, as a major port of entry for yachts, will significantly help facilitate efficient processing and clearance of visiting yachts and their passengers.

Director of Yachting Aeneas Hollins provided the officials with a marina overview, which was followed by a tour of the Customs Hous facilities with Newell Shanklin, Director of Construction.

Following the tour, Comptroller of Customs Georid Belle said, “The facilities are excellent. They are modern. They are up to ...

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Dreamy Décor Raises the Bar

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

High-end touches like fresh flowers are a necessary way of life for superyachts, and St. Kitts-based Dreamy Floral and Décor Bar Ltd. delivers stand-out tropical arrangements. 

Positive reverberations in the yachting industry continue to buoy businesses throughout St. Kitts and Nevis. Since 2016, Christophe Harbour has increased the number of local companies who do business with the marina by 60%, a number that will undoubtedly grow as the marina and the yachting sector continue to expand. While there are many different services and trades required to service yachts and their guests and crew, one of the marina’s most important vendors is a florist.

Decadent luxury is at the heart of any superyacht experience and...

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St. Kitts and Nevis Welcomes Another Year of Record Growth in Yachting Sector

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

For the fifth consecutive year, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and Christophe Harbour report another banner year in yachting and 20% continued growth YOY since marina operations launched at the Eastern Caribbean resort community.  This positive news comes despite a reportedly slower charter season in the region.

In-season repeat visits to Christophe Harbour’s new state-of-the-art marina on the rise as are the average length of stay (4 nights) and the increased average length now surpassing 50m. The marina is homeport to the Perini Navi sloop S/Y Perseus^3, which has the world's third largest carbon mast and the world’s largest single sail, and played host to several high profile yachts this season such as 72.6 m...

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