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Experience Luxury

Fantasy and reality do not need to always be at odds. Therefore, the Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers at the CKIM Group are in the business of weaving the two together. Subsequently, a trip to the Islands can be your opportunity for a personalized experience most people only dream of.

Elegant hospitality in a beautiful setting and fine dining could surpass your dreams. As well as furnish you with memories to last a lifetime. So, come on and let us build you such a yacht charter vacation!

Moreover, you and CKIM will select the perfect yacht, crew, and sailing itinerary customized to suit your particular tastes and needs.

BVI and Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers are delighted to assist you with:

The CKIM Group team has personally combed the popular charter areas to find the “best-of-the-best” for our sophisticated and demanding clients. Indeed we combine our knowledge with unequaled service to provide you with the yacht charter vacation of your dreams!

Our Pledge: “We will use our expertise to custom-tailor the experience that is right for you. As well as captivate you by eagerly and cheerfully attending to your every vacation need.”

– Christopher & Karin Patrick – Luxury Yacht Charters

Our Team of Professionals at Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers | CKIM Group Inc.

Christopher Patrick one of the Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers
Christopher Patrick

Christopher Patrick has been a yacht charter industry veteran for over 20 years. He lived in the British Virgin Islands for many years and fell in love with sailing and the yacht charter industry. Christopher will happily arrange yacht charter vacations based on your particular requirements.

Karin Patrick
Karin Patrick

Karin Patrick has been a travel industry professional since 1978. A native of Germany, She has lived in many places worldwide, including Australia, India, and the United Kingdom. In 1983, she moved to the United States, living in Connecticut, then California, and now in Florida. Karin attends the Greek Yacht Charter Shows.

Arnie Zetterower III one of the Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers
Arnie Zetterower III

Arnie Zetterower – Charter Broker / Copywriter

He’s a native of Amelia Island in northeast Florida. He has lived in Tortola B.V.I. for a short time and has visited there on extended visits many times. In addition, he has also lived in Key West and on the Mediterranean in Spain. Arnie has extensive, high-level customer service experience from his many years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Comp. In addition, many years in Sales and am passionate about helping people make the most of their Charter Experience.

Julia Towne a Caribbean Yacht Charter Broker
Julia Towne

Julia Towne – Charter Broker

Julia’s charter portfolio is a mix between sailing yachts (60’+), catamarans, and power (70’+). Southern winds are her favorite sailing yachts; she enjoys their layouts for larger groups/families. That said, most of her more than five years of experience aligning families with family-friendly crews and yachts.  Julia focuses on a family-friendly crew versus a crew that only prefers adults. Still, of course, this is all subject to the specific client, and she also facilitates couples-only charters.

Jennifer Huffman - Yacht Charter Assistant and Junior Yacht Charter Broker
Jennifer Huffman

Jennifer Huffman – Yacht Charter Assistant

Jennifer enjoys travel, horseback riding, photography, and practicing Japanese Tea Ceremony daily. At 16, she was already traveling the world, learning about new places, cultures, and philosophies, eventually falling in love with those travels’ unique experiences. She has had the pleasure of going to Japan and being fully immersed at the Urasenke Professional College of Chado in Kyoto, Japan, delving into the Way of Tea.

Sonja – Charter Broker

Miss. Sonja is a luxury yacht charter veteran with over 26 years of diverse industry experience across Catamarans, Monohulls, and Megayachts.  After beginning her career working on yachts in top destinations in France and Spain, Sonja moved to the Caribbean, where she worked for 15 years.  Throughout this time, she worked charters in gorgeous locations, including the Grenadines, St. Martin, and the Virgin Islands, to name a few. 

Betty Sienkiewicz

Betty Sienkiewicz – Copywriter

One of CKIM’s Copywriters who enjoys everything travel-related. From an early age in a military family, Betty moved from Georgia to Germany, back to Virginia in the US, to Freeport, Bahamas, and finally to a small coastal town in Florida, where she still resides. While living in the Bahamas, she loved the island’s laid-back vibe, tropical beaches, and year-round warmth.

Meredith Gaffney

Meredith Gaffney

A travel enthusiast and marketer from New York, Meredith is currently based in Bologna, Italy.  While searching for great food and wine, she has traveled to numerous European countries, Central and South America, the South Pacific, and the United States. Living in Europe for the past four years, she enjoys exploring the intriguing local traditions and history of cultures near and far.  

Supporting Organizations

We are proud to advise that one of our yacht brokers is a member of CYBA (Charter Yacht Brokers Association) & IYBA (International Yacht Brokers Association).


CYBA strives to maintain high ethical standards in the crewed yacht charter industry. In addition, it provides a liaison between brokers and industry-related groups. Membership is individual and requires sponsorship from active CYBA members. As well as regular attendance to annual broker shows and seminars.

IYBA strives to unite those engaged in the yacht brokerage business to promote professionalism and cooperation among its members. As well as to promote and maintain a high standard of conduct in transacting the yacht brokerage business. In addition, each member is required to abide by a code.

The CKIM Group and its Team are supporters of Virgin Islands Search & Rescue (VISAR). This all-volunteer organization is dedicated to ensuring the waters of the British Virgin Islands are safe for travelers. As well as locals alike by providing search and rescue missions that save lives!

We dedicate a portion of our proceeds to help sponsor children in Zambia. This organization is dedicated to helping children by tackling the root causes of poverty. These areas include Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Eastern Europe.

CKIM Group’s Caribbean Yacht Charter Brokers’ charter record of offering outstanding yacht charter options and arranging services speaks for itself. As a result, just see what our satisfied clients had to say…testimonials and feedback.

Furthermore, with BVI & Caribbean Yacht Charters at the helm. Furthermore, matching you with the right private yacht charter in the Bahamas or Caribbean. There are so many Caribbean Islands to experience. Your trip of a lifetime is just a phone call away. So, contact us today and allow your dream to become a reality!

Contact us at 1-321-777-1707 or complete this form to discuss your vacation plans.