About Us

a little more about who we are
Solstice Yacht Charters has grown out of the passion and experience of  2 decades in the Yacht Charter Industry.  Liza Shaller, joined by her associate Paula Fishman, are thrilled to be able to draw upon their travels and talents to help find the best match of an amazing charter for you and your group. We invite you to escape to adventure on a Yacht Charter personally chosen for you!  Our services are unbiased and free of charge to our clients.
Liza Shaller, now based in St. Croix, USVI, draws upon her 13 years as the Owner & Chef/First Mate/Dive Master on the successful Charter Catamaran, Solstice, in The Exumas, Bahamas, completing hundreds of charters.   She has also organized and run Sailing and Scuba Charters throughout The Virgin Islands and The Grenadines, along with working as a professional underwater photographer for Club Med.  Liza utilizes this unique onboard perspective to help clients choose and plan the best Yacht Charter. 
Liza is a longtime Master Scuba Diver, sailor, chef, yoga & fitness devotee, and animal lover. She attended Vassar College and lived in Manhattan, which served as a home base for her worldwide travels, working in the Cruise Line Industry.  She has sailed The Caribbean, The Bahamas, Coastal Northeast U.S. & Canada, the Pacific Northwest & Alaska, Bermuda, Central America, Asia, The South Pacific, and The Mexican Riviera. Liza later attended The Institute for Culinary Education, and holds a Certificate in Chartering from The Lloyd’s of London Maritime Academy.  She has been a proud member of VIPCA (Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association) since it’s inception, and was a Beta Tester for the Charter Yacht Broker’s Association’s Charter Broker Training Course, being one of the first Charter Yacht Brokers to complete this training certification.   Now living in The USVI, Liza is connected to the pulse of the Charter Industry and can assist you in working closely with the yacht crews to ensure your preferences and expectations are fulfilled.
Happy girl jumping in blue water PaulaPaula Fishman, originally from New York, currently calls Mexico her home.  Paula has vast travel experience as a professional photographer and excursions organizer at worldwide resorts as well as on the high seas. With a background in the entertainment industry, corporate sales and property management, Paula brings a fresh yet professional enthusiasm which is truly contagious! She has her Charter Yacht Broker’s Association Training Certification, and is ready to assist with your Charter Inquiry. Living in and exploring fantastic sailing and watersport locations around the globe makes Paula an authentic source for the best of the best in locations you never knew you wanted to visit!  Paula’s love for music (especially reggae!), great food, and anything beach and water related is reflected in her attention to detail in helping to find the perfect vacation escape!
We are actively viewing yachts and meeting crews to best recommend the best match for you and your group. We are out here DOING IT ourselves in order to advise our clients of the amazing opportunities of a Yacht Charter. We strive for a fun, seamless adventure planning experience. Unbiased, no fees for our service, and a smooth, secure booking process is what you can expect from the team at Solstice Yacht Charters!
What are you waiting for?!?  Contact us today to plan your Escape to Adventure!
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