January 2013

The following posts were authored during January 2013 and are organized chronologically starting with the most recent.

Meet Crew Members Paul and Jody

Chartering as a pair for the past 8 years, many of our guests have raved to us what a wonderful crew Paul and Jody are, whether it be the delicious meals they are whipping up on the boat or their wonderful tales of the Caribbean, past guests always remember them after they have returned home. We asked them to share a story of chartering with Festiva, take a look!

“Some ouf our favorite charters are with people who have never been to the Virgin Islands before. Whether its families with children, or group of adults, the excitement in everything is contagious. We love to show off the underwater world, and help educate about the animals and habitats they live in. Its really difficult to have a bad day with the unbelievable scenery we are surrounded with. It’s our lifestyle and we try to convey that sense of wonder with every charter. We enjoy that every day is different; every day and every charter will bring something new!”


Who are Paul and Jody?

Jody, a native Californian, has been living ...(continued)

Sharon’s Experience- British Virgin Islands

“As we were sitting at the 2nd floor bar in Hodges Creek Marina, I heard someone from below on the dock calling our names. I looked over the wall and there was our Captain for the next week, Neil/Rocky, with the luggage cart. We got our things together and hurried down to meet him. We all went back to the office to identify our luggage, which was loaded in the cart and we all proceeded back down the dock and out to the slip where our yacht for the week, the Caraline was docked. Luggage on board, we had an introduction to the boat, the guidelines and the lovely chef, Neil/Rocky’s wife Karen. I believe we then had drinks and snacks. We chose cabins, stowed our luggage and before sunset got underway to moor near Buck Island for the night (great to be out of the Marina the 1st night). We had drinks, dinner, desert, chatted and discussed the things/places we wanted to see and do and what the weather was going to be like. There were going to be ...(continued)

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