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Christophe Harbour Blog

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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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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