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About Us

 
Independent Yacht Charter is run by a team who have a passion for yachting along with customer satisfaction. With 30 combined years of experience in the yachting industry we welcome the opportunity of guiding you through the entire process of selecting the ideal yacht for your vacation, at a price that you are happy to pay..

Why Choose Independent Yacht Charter ?

From your first inquiry to departing your yacht, our team are dedicated to ensuring you have the most outstanding yacht charter, taking care of the many details that will arise, and always available to answer your questions. Our services are at no cost to you.

We take pride in offering an efficient and friendly service, and our mission is to match our clients to the very best yachts & crews available – at a price that our clients are comfortable with.

Our History

Co-founders, Brett and Veronica Williams, personally completed over 200 crewed yacht charters and understand exactly what it takes to make the perfect charter, from both the crew and guest perspective.

Utilizing this experience they are uniquely qualified to understand precisely what needs to happen to create an outstanding charter experience.

Working for ten years as a Captain and Chef team on a variety of yachts gave an in-depth knowledge of cruising grounds, anchorages, facilities and interesting activities ashore throughout the Caribbean & Mediterranean. It gave an insight into what makes a successful charter from a guest point of view, as well as the importance of the charter broker in administering the charter correctly.

Having lived in the Caribbean since 2001 Brett and Veronica are deeply passionate about promoting the Islands and the beautiful cruising grounds. A strong interest is taken in environmental sustainability along with supporting youth development in the region. With new cruising grounds opening up throughout the world we assist in promoting the Caribbean as one of the premier charter destinations.

Veronica Williams

Veronica Williams

Charter Director

Veronica has driven the business from the founding of Independent Yacht Charter in 2011.  Combining her efficient business skills, attention to detail and first-rate customer service she has administered many highly successful charters in cruising areas throughout the world.

Prior to the joining the yachting industry, Veronica gained an honors degree in Business (UK), which gave her invaluable knowledge in all aspects of running a successful business.

Veronica is an active member of the CYBA (Charter Yacht Broker Association).   Members need to meet extensive requirements in order to qualify for membership, along with following CYBA’s strict code of ethics. Personally inspecting yachts along with interviewing crew on a regular basis you can be assured that in Veronica’s hands booking your perfect yacht is a stress free experience.

“It’s an exciting job talking with clients about their next yacht charter, always positive and enjoyable topics. Our objective is to listen to our clients needs to find the right yacht in the best location while ensuring that the client is happy with the details and the price that they pay.” Veronica, June 2015

Brett Williams

Brett Williams

Sales & Yacht Management Director

Brett, prior to working in the yachting industry, enjoyed an extremely successful career with BMW as a corporate sales manager.   He regularly entertained corporate clients and was one of the leading sales managers in the UK. Brett specializes in sales with some of our high profile clients, and as a broker for the purchase & management of yachts.

Brett assists in finding a yacht if you are looking to buy, together with helping manage your important investment and develop her potential if you decide to charter.

Jonni Murphy

Jonni Murphy

Marketing & Product Development

Jonni brings a great depth of knowledge to the team, well traveled and with extensive marketing experience he is always looking for great deals for us to offer together with helping us find our clients.

Angelique Desormeaux

Angelique Desormeaux

Administrator

Angelique assists with all the behind the scenes administrating & to help ensure your charter runs smoothly.

Born in the United States, Angelique moved to Nevis at a young age where she spent many years enjoying the tropical beaches before heading back to Boston, USA to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. Prior to joining Independent Yacht Charter, Angelique worked in customer service at The Four Seasons Hotel, Boston.

Nevis Yacht Club

 

 

 

Independent Yacht Charter Contributes to the St Kitts & Nevis Yacht Club…

Independent Yacht Charter is a proud sponsor of the Nevis Yacht Club, working towards teaching local children to sail through a variety of swim and sailing camps. As well as making financial donations we volunteer in sailing & swimming instruction along with craft maintenance.

 

Booby Island Regatta & Sailing Festival

 

 

 

Independent Yacht Charter sponsors the Booby Island Regatta…

Independent Yacht Charter has been one of the top sponsors of both the 2014 & 2015 Booby Island Regatta, a fun three-day event with the objective of raising funds for the Youth Sailing team.   We look forward to supporting the regatta for many years to come.

Charter Yacht Brokers Association

Charter Yacht Brokers Association

CYBA INTERNATIONAL is a prestigious industry association of charter brokers founded over 30 years ago. CYBA members are experienced brokers who know the yachts and crews they offer for charter.

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