Why choose the Caribbean?

Here’s a fun video from one of our favorite yachts: Catamaran Xenia 50

A delightful Array of Food

shrimp and vegetables

The Virgin Islands, both US and British, the Bahamas and all the islands where you can charter, present such an array of food to choose from! Try a juicy ripe mango in the cockpit at breakfast while enjoying the peace of a quiet cove. How about a fresh papaya smoothie?

And who loves lobster?? You? Mmmmmmm, we do too! Fresh from the warm Caribbean waters.

Picture below from the Anegada Reef Hotel, Anegada, BVI  

delightful lobster dish

RUM!! A Caribbean staple for many generations. Each island has its own signature rum and you can taste them all.

Slip Aweigh’s Favorite recipe with Rum, of course.

(Compliments of Voyage Yacht charters—one of our selected companies)


For the glaze and the pineapples:

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups dark rum
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 pineapple, cored and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

For the cake:
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon dark rum
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup crushed pecans

Vanilla ice cream for serving
Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350°F

Make the glaze and pineapples:

In a small saucepan over moderate heat, combine the brown sugar and 1 cup rum, and bring to a simmer. Continue simmering, stirring occasionally, until reduced by about 1/3. Whisk in the butter. Add the pineapple slices, gently stirring to coat them in the glaze, then let them sit for about 3 minutes. Transfer the pineapple slices to the bottom of a 9-inch square cake pan, arranging them to cover the bottom.

Make the cake:

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and sugar and beat on high until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat on medium until fully incorporated. Add the vanilla and rum, and beat for 30 seconds. Fold in the flour and salt.

Scrape the batter (it will be thick) over the pineapples in the pan. Sprinkle the pecans over the batter and bake until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 10 minutes. Let the cake cool on a rack for 15 minutes then flip it onto a serving plate so that the pineapples are on top.
DO AHEAD: The cake can be baked in advance, covered, and kept at room temperature up to 10 hours.

To serve:
In a small saucepan over moderate heat, combine the rum glaze and the remaining 1/2 cup rum and warm until heated through. Cut the cake into squares and serve with vanilla ice cream and warm rum glaze.

Contact us today to enjoy these delightful foods and drinks on your perfect charter yacht.

What to do all day?

Sorry, no TV, no news radio…. just blissful peace away from the hurry scurry pace of the world.

View distant rain showers from the sky or “inverted rain”

What is “inverted rain”?

It is the sound that little silversides (tiny silvery fish) make leaping in thousands out of the water to escape being eaten from below. You will NOT believe it. They jump in waves up from the water…looking like inverted rain drops around the boat. You will hear them and run to see! Curious? Come see for yourself.

How about a kayak ride?

How about a kayak ride

 Later, a gourmet picnic lunch for your private time on a secluded beach of powdery clean white sand?

Then a leisurely snorkel. You set the pace on your “moveable Charteryacht home” in Paradise!


  Would you like to Learn to Sail?

Many yachts offer sanctioned courses you can take RIGHT ON BOARD, most at no extra charge, which could result in your own Bareboat Sailing Certificate. ASA, US Sailing…. Just ask…Or any skipper will be happy to share tips from their life on the sea. GREAT for kids.

Of course, remember the option of doing NOTHING AT ALL!

relax on charter yacht

 Match Making, yes, that’s just what we do!

We look forward to matching happy people with the right yacht and crew. Knowing these yachts and people personally for so long makes all the difference. Our full time job is to keep informed of changes, additions and special announcements of all the yachts we prefer to book. This enables me to make the right selections to present to you for planning your personalized vacation in Paradise!

But remember: This is not a cruise ship with a fixed itinerary and activities.

What you do or Don’t do, is entirely up to you!!

CYBA (Charter Yacht Broker’s Association)

We are proud, long-time members of CYBA (Charter Yacht Broker’s Association). Each CYBA member must meet rigid membership requirements, including experience in the field, proper use of charter documents, ethical business practices, attendance at charter yacht shows to see yachts and meet the crews, and a review by his or her peers, prior to acceptance. This is the body which oversees all Charter Yacht Broker Members and establishes guidelines to which Slip Aweigh Charters strictly adheres. This organization is dedicated to maintaining integrity, security and professionalism in our field to better serve you, our valued client.

The yachts presented for charter and their particulars displayed on Slip Aweigh Charter’s website are provided in good faith and while believed to be correct are not guaranteed. All information is subject to change without notice prior to your charter booking and mutually signed agreement. All details and particulars will be confirmed for your charter by a professional representative of Slip Aweigh Charters during the process of choosing your charter yacht. At the time of the actual booking of your chosen yacht and term, you and the yacht’s representative will mutually agree to all terms and inclusions by signed Agreement.