All About Us provides an overview of the CKIM Group Team that is at your service.
Your yacht with its crew is pampering you. White sandy beaches, warm blue waters with temperatures in the 80s in the Caribbean. It is time to unwind and enjoy.
Luxury Yacht Charters will take you where you want to go. Perhaps you would like to jaunt through the Caribbean, or along the Mediterranean Sea or the New England coast. Or, maybe you have a particular destination or an ideal island chain elsewhere in the world. Let us be your guides. We will help you realize your vacation dreams.
We’ll make the arrangements for you, so you are free to make memories, not phone calls, and many arrangements. Luxury Yacht Charters has decades of experience in arranging unforgettable trips on charter yachts. With our vast resources and dedicated staff, we assure your satisfaction. We understand what you want out of a vacation.
“At Luxury Yacht Charters we strive to give you, our valued client, a level of service that far exceeds your expectations. We take great pride in our goal of matching you with the right luxury yacht charter crew and designing a vacation itinerary that best suits your needs and desires, giving you the yacht charter vacation of your dreams.”
Christopher Patrick – Luxury Yacht Charters
Our Team of Professionals
|Christopher Patrick is a veteran of the yacht charter industry for the past 30 years. Christopher lived in the British Virgin Islands for many years, where he fell in love with sailing and the yacht charter industry. He will happily arrange yacht charters, private jet charters, villas, vacations based on your particular requirements.|
|Karin Patrick has been a travel industry professional since 1978. A native of Germany, Karin has lived in many places around the world including Australia, India and the United Kingdom. In 1983, she moved to the United States, residing in Connecticut, then California and now living in Florida. Karin is your Virtuoso Specialty Travel Consultant affiliated with Travel Experts.|
|Susan Murphy has a passion for travel, especially luxury cruises to the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Favorite recent destinations have included Italy, Greece, France, Germany, and Turkey in the Mediterranean, St. Kitts and St. Thomas in the Caribbean. She recently returned from a Christmas markets river cruise on the Danube which was fantastic! Sue brings expertise to CKIM in marketing, strategic planning, and operations.|
|Lori Terry-Bender lived on the island of Kauai, HI for ten years before moving to South Florida where she now calls home. She came to CKIM Group Inc with a back-group in wellness and fitness, combined with a love of travel. She is our assistant website developer, blogger/writer, and technical assistant.|
|O’Donna Black enjoys travel, oceans, and people, so her role as Charter Broker at CKIM Group brings her much pleasure. Following a career in Health Care Management, she is enjoying this opportunity to contribute her skills to customer service and process improvement. Her bucket list includes a Rhone-Saone Cruise to explore the scenery, meet new people, and make more memories.|
Charter Yacht Brokers Association CYBA
We are proud to advise that our yacht broker specialist, Christopher Patrick is a member of CYBA (Charter Yacht Brokers Association) and IYBA (International Yacht Brokers Association).
Membership requires sponsorship from active CYBA members and regular attendance at annual broker shows and seminars. IYBA strives to unite those engaged in the yacht brokerage business to promote professionalism and cooperation among its members. Its mission is to develop and maintain a high standard of conduct in the transacting of the yacht brokerage business. Each member is required to abide by a code.
Virgin Islands Search & Rescue VISAR
Luxury yacht charters are proud supporters of Virgin Islands Search & Rescue (VISAR) an all-volunteer organization dedicated to ensuring the waters of the British Virgin Islands are safe for travelers and locals alike by providing search and rescue missions that save lives!