Christophe Harbour Blog

The RORC Caribbean 600 brings sailing legends to St Kitts

By Angie Owen in Events, Marina, St. Kitts, Yachting

Last week, we were lucky enough to witness some serious racing yachts in the waters around St Kitts participating in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) Caribbean 600. One of the great 600nm ocean race challenges, along with the Rolex Fastnet Race and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, the Caribbean 600 (running 22 February to 26 February this year) sees participating yachts circumnavigating 11 Caribbean islands, starting at ending in Fort Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua, taking in places like St Maarten, Guadeloupe, Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Saba and St Barths. 

Since the first race in 2009, this event has attracted a wide selection of yachts including superyacht schooners and classics to the latest IRC designs. The winding island course requires crews to work with...

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Caribbean CrewFest brings superyachts and their crew to St Kitts

By Angie Owen in Events, Marina, Yachting

15 and 16 January saw Christophe Harbour play host to the first ever Caribbean CrewFest in partnership with ACREW Yachting. A resounding success, the event brought 10 yachts, including M/Y Naia, S/Y Perseus^3, M/Y Galaxy, S/Y Timoneer and M/Y Seawolf, into The Marina at Christophe Harbour, with 98 crewmembers taking part in five professional development workshops, networking and a fantastic crew party with Zoom Yachting. 



The mainstay of the superyacht community, the crew are not only key influencers in the decision of where owners spend time (and return) with their yachts, but also integral to ensuring that owners crucially enjoy spending time on board. Christophe Harbour has always been committed to supporting crew and...

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Waterlogged with the Superyachts at the Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

By Katherine Verano in Marina

Despite being a bit waterlogged from Tropical Storm Sandy, we've had a tremendous first day here at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Most folks with whom we spoke today are keen on Christophe Harbour and happy to hear that the superyacht marina is expected to come online for next season, albeit with limited services. We're sensing a continued uptick in the superyacht industry, and it seems our timing just might be spot on.

The interest in our marina berths continues to be high, and we're happy to have sold 8 of the 11 available in this first phase. Dragage Caraibe will soon arrive in St. Kitts to complete the remaining excavation work in the entry channel and yacht basin, and...

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