Plan a Caribbean charter and you may hear lots of confusing terms thrown around, referring to different groupings of the islands on your itinerary. Two common island groups you might encounter are the Windward and Leeward Islands.
Both the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands are island chains that are part of the Lesser Antilles (together with the Leeward Antilles islands of Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Tortuga and Isla Margarita). Though both archipelagos are located east and south of Puerto Rico, where the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean meet, the Leeward Islands are the more northerly in the group, and the Windward Islands are located farther south.
The Windward Islands comprise Barbados, Grenada, the Grenadines, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago and Trinidad, which are among the larger of the Lesser Antilles islands. They are referred to as the Windward Islands due to their location on the path of Northeastern trade winds.
The Leeward Islands are composed of the many smaller islands that make up the Lesser Antilles, including Anguilla, Antigua, Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Nevis, Redonda, Saba, St. Barts, Saint Kitts, Saint Martin, Sint Eustatius, the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. They are referred to as the Leeward Islands due to their location away from the trade winds.
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Focus on Riva I
Riva I is a spacious and elegant yacht, which was built by Benetti in 2006 and refitted in 2019. The yacht was designed by Stefano Righini, and is available for charter around the East Mediterranean.
VOLANTE is an Azimut Grande 27m, a true masterpiece brought to life by Azimut yachts and delivered in July 2021.Volante’s elegant and sleek Italian design has been paired with cutting – edge technology to offer a truly elite cruising experience.
Redefining luxury aboard EIV
EIV is a tri-deck luxury performance vessel, launched in 2020.
Designed by Team for Design, EIV incorporates technical advancements including a shallow draft of just over two meters and perfect stability that allows it to cruise primarily in the Bahamas, the Caribbean and interior areas of South Florida waters.
ANTHEA combines supreme yachting experience with accommodation for up to 20 guests. Her ten double cabins sit four on the lower and six on the main deck, the cabins range in size between 22 and 28m2, each with a king-size bed, en suite bathroom and walk-in closet.
The Caribbean or Bahamas are perfect destinations for a winter charter
Abundant ivory-sand beaches, crystal-blue sky mirrored by the serene water below and verdant palms bending in the balmy air; the perfect paradise. The lush landscape and lavish sea of the Caribbean teem with a rare diversity of life that help make it the premier destination for travellers seeking everything from calm repose to breathtaking adventure.