Christophe Harbour Blog

Fuel farm improves Caribbean superyacht services landscape

By Angie Owen in Marina, St. Kitts, Yachting

Exciting news for superyacht captains in the Caribbean: The Marina at Christophe Harbour's state-of-the-art fuel farm is up and running, ready to serve yachts up to 85m. Both tax and duty exempt, Christophe Harbour's fuel will cost on average 10 cents less per US gallon than the local average, presenting a key improvement to regional superyacht infrastructure and offerings.

The addition of the fuel farm to The Marina at Christophe Harbour's services is just another step in ensuring that the marina is able to make the lives of captain, crew and owners easier. Since fuel is one of the primary outgoings for any yacht owner, finding a reliable, convenient, high-quality and cost-effective location to refuel is something at the top...

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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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Marina Opens with a Bang

By Katherine Verano in

It was unquestionably one for the history books. Fireworks, Grammy-Award winning artists, and superyachts as far as the eye could see. The Marina at Christophe Harbour certainly opened with a bang.

Former front man for Hootie & the Blowfish and multi-platinum recording artist Darius Rucker headlined the evening with Caribbean artist Bankie Banks before a crowd of 1,500 people at the marina site. A fireworks show above the marina was the exclamation point to what was truly the most memorable night in Christophe Harbour’s history.

The marina team leapt into action for the weekend’s festivities welcoming a dozen or more vessels, ranging from 45 to 73 meters, to our docks to participate in the...

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