Christophe Harbour Blog

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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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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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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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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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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