Island Yacht Charters, in Red Hook, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, celebrated its 25th anniversary in October 2002 with a dinner at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland. Guests included Robin Luke, the charter company's founder; Bob Johnson, owner/designer of Island Packet Yachts; Bill Bolin, sales/marketing director, Island Packet Yachts; and owners of boats in the Island Yacht Charters fleet.
The company, founded in 1977, was managed by Skip King from 1978 to 1984, then purchased and subsequently run by Andrea and Skip King. Island Yachts is the exclusive dealer and charter company in the Caribbean for Island Packet Yachts. Contact the company (800-524-2019, www.iyc.vi and email@example.com) for details on charter yacht management and sailing vacations.