On Friday 31st July, a Captains’ dinner held in Cairns by the SuperYacht Group Great Barrier Reef highlighted the startling potential of the Australian city as a superyacht homeport for the South Pacific region. Perfectly nestled between two natural wonders, Cairns is a truly inexhaustible destination resting on a strong backbone of major superyacht infrastructure. Its small island culture and first-world facilities make Cairns an attractive base for superyachts to explore the adventures of the South Pacific.
While international travel remains touch and go, many more of our North American readers will be taking to the Caribbean than usual this time of year. And with the variety, beauty and buzz of these unique charter grounds, it's no surprise. From undiscovered alcoves to bustling island life, the popular yachting haven of Sint Maarten is a must-see on any Caribbean cruise. For travellers looking to nail down their berthing plans in time for the summer ahead, the island’s very own luxury superyacht marina Yacht Club Port de Plaisance has released its new summer berthing rates and offers.