Going Platinum

Port St. Charles is Barbados' first playground for the international yachting elite.

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WHY BARBADOS?: As a warm-wather base, the island offers a 365-boating season, no hurricanes, excellent infrastructure and Anglo-Caribbean charm.Patricia L. Borns

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CHIC CHOICES: Now a port of registry with private docks, condiominium villas, a canal and lovely beaches, Port St. Charles puts Barbados on the A-list.Patricia L. Borns

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VIVA VILLAS: The one- to three- bedroom villas are designed for tropical living, with fan cooled balconies overlooking a saltwater canal.Patricia L. Borns