About Personal Paradise Charters

Wanna Escape? Personal Paradise Charters provides independent yacht charter broker services to help you plan “The Best Vacation of Your Life”. Through our access to an extensive listing of yachts available worldwide for charter, we provide you with FREE AND UNBIASED advice, working to match you with a charter yacht that meets your individual needs and personal desires. We are available 24/7 and are involved throughout the planning process as well as during the charter if needed.

Do you have a group of friends looking for a unique vacation or do you have a special occasion like an anniversary, birthday, retirement or family vacation or reunion? Or maybe you are planning a corporate outing?

Based on your budget and personal desires, we help you select:


Make your vacation your own and enjoy every moment of it in a destination YOU want to visit! See our destinations here.

Type Of Charter

Let us help you find the charter type that is perfect for you. There are three options: Crewed, Bareboat and Cabin. Let us help you find the best match!

Type Of Yacht

Find your perfect type of yacht. Choose between Motor or Sailing Yacht, and Catamaran or Monohull.

Yacht Accommodation

Find the yacht right for you, based on group size and desires (size, privacy, water toys, layout etc.). There are many choices for you when looking for a yacht. We help based on our personal knowledge of the yachts gained from attending many charter broker shows.


Make your charter personal when you choose your crew. Select the crew profile, menu, and culinary training that fits your desires. We help based on our personal knowledge of many of the crews.


We will help you build the perfect itinerary by listening to your specific desires regarding places and activities. Activities could include diving, floating, snorkeling, kiteboarding, hiking, visiting beach bars and more.

We also provide information on entry requirements, currency,
packing, preparing for trip, and menus.

Why choose Personal Paradise Charters?
Our company name says it all! We offer a personalized approach to your charter vacation. Consider us your concierge. We have extensive knowledge of the yachts for hire as well as crew. We attend the industry’s best charter yacht shows to meet crew and inspect the yachts as well as conduct consistent research on available yachts and destinations. We are independent and our services are paid by the yacht owners and are free to you.
Yacht Broker Michelle is the Owner/Operator of Personal Paradise Charters LLC. She has first-hand experience as crew in the Caribbean and she has been a boating enthusiast since she can remember. She completed CYBA (Charter Yacht Brokers Association) training to ensure she is knowledgable about the charter industry rules and regulations, the contracts used and the charter destinations.

She earned her US Sailing Certification in 2010 from the Offshore Sailing School in the BVI. Her background before becoming a full-time charter yacht broker included sales and contracts as well as running her own businesses. Her service-oriented approach will help to ensure you have the best charter experience possible.

Proud Member Of

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on building a sustainable organization with a keen focus on our members, advocating at every level for those issues that change and protect the way we do business and lead on efforts to start new business, expanding those already here and attracting those who can contribute to our shared vision to grow smarter.

All while providing a warm welcome to those who visit the Sunshine City every day!

Joining VIPCA is a great way to stay informed within the charter community, and to be part of the marine industry’s voice; furthering and boosting your charters each season while developing and supporting the USVI marine industry as a whole. You can join as crew, vessel, vendor or charter broker by clicking the links below.

There are already over 300 members benefitting from our non-profit services, including discounts at local marine vendors, yacht insurance and health insurance. The health insurance program is underwritten by IMG and managed by the insurance experts at Gowrie Group with a choice of two deductibles with worldwide coverage at very low premiums for crews only with crew memberships. All memberships contribute to VIPCA’s projects and initiates and members will receive quarterly newsletters about what’s new in the VI Marine Charter Industry. VIPCA provides advertising opportunities to the VI marine industry professionals and its charterers, as well as free access to the USVI Charter Yacht Show, and the Marine Expo with vendor exhibit.

With more than 1900+ members and growing, the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) is the world’s largest and most influential association for the yacht brokerage & charter industry. Established in 1987 and formerly known as the Florida Yacht Brokers Association, IYBA is dedicated to professionalism and ethics in all aspects of yacht transactions.