November 2007

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    “Boy, Crew Can Change Fast!”

    “I put up a blog post this morning, a vidcast of an interview I did just three weeks ago in Tortola with Lauren Mackin, the new chef onboard the 65-foot sailing catamaran True North. Great gal. Terrific cook. Very enthusiastic about chartering. Some 84 people downloaded and watched this morning’s vidcast post in the first […]

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    Charter Show time continues until December.

    “ From the October Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show and now to the charter trade shows in the Caribbean… show time continues! I found the F. Lauderdale Show to be very effective. There was anticipation that the docks would be flooded with European clients ready to spend Euros but this did not seem to be […]

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    New Vidcast: Chef Lauren Mackin

    “Here’s something fun for you to do this weekend: Whip up a batch of shrimp and sweet potato cakes with mango salsa and citrus aioli. Chef Lauren Mackin from onboard the 65-foot sailing catamaran True North let me into the galley to learn how she cooks the dish for charter guests. Just click “play” below, […]

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    “”The Dream” Reborn”

    “Back in October, I posted this blog item about the 62-foot sailing yacht Conundrum, praising its owners for hiring better, more enthusiastic crew than the team I met when I wrote my First Impression review of the yacht. “It’s always nice to see a yacht owner correcting problems to improve the charters her boat offers,” […]

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    Sailing on Sea Walker

    “Sitting in the Florida Keys, the 60′ ketch Sea Walker is ready to taking you cruising. Join Richard & Eden on a relaxing trip of swimming, snorkeling and fishing without leaving the USA! Lots of nearby anchorages and cute towns like Key West make this an interesting area to charter. Sea Walker is reeady to […]

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    Nifty New Water Toy

    “The 65-foot sailing trimaran Promenade, at about 30 years old, is neither the newest nor the fanciest yacht that’s available for charter in the Virgin Islands. That’s why the owners and crew continue to go out of their way to add nifty amenities for charter guests to enjoy. When I hopped onboard for a quick […]

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    Christmas Winds

    “The joy of December when the Christmas winds blow ito the Caribbean! All right, it happened a little earlier this eyar, but the winter winds have arrived! This means that all that sparkling sunshine & bright blue sky is offset by the cooler tradewinds. By cooler, I mean in the 70s — the tropical version […]

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    Christmas Charter

    “Smaller groups of two to four still have time to find a great yacht & crew for charter during the holidays — try a warm weather trip that will put the sun into your winter smile! Try sailing on La Dolce Vita, the Irwin 52 that is perfect for a couple or family of four. […]

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    Planning a charter

    “Many clients decide to vacation with friends — a great way to reconnect with those who might live on the other side of the country and enjoy time with nothing to do but relax & talk. To make your vacation more enjoyable, the best palnning is based on open communication. Talk amoung yourselves about each […]

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    “”A Reasonable Standard””

    “I received a very interesting letter in the mail yesterday from the owner-operator of a sailing yacht that was on display earlier this month at the industry-only charter show on Tortola, British Virgin Islands. I didn’t get onboard this boat during the show, so I’m assuming that this man got my name from the show’s […]

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