January 2008

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    Reggae Month

    “For the first time, Jamaica will be observing February as “Reggae Month” to highlight the impact of the musical genre on the country’s social, cultural and economic development. Although developed mainly in Jamaica, reggae music has been used throughout the Caribbean as a means of expression and to communicate experiences, trials and successess, as well […]

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    Welcome New Sponsor: V.I. Sailing

    “I’m thrilled today to welcome CharterWave’s newest sponsor: Virgin Island Sailing. The Florida-based company is run by Tom DeMartine, who is not just a member of the professional organization CYBA International but who also has served as its Ethics Committee chairman for quite some time. That’s what I call reputable in the charter yacht industry–and […]

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    Miami Boat Show 14-18 Februry

    “ The weather has been superb in Fort Lauderdale this winter. A close friend who lives in Boston just spent a week with me. Her mantra for the week- “ No wonder you live here…”. And there is reason for you to come to visit too. The Annual Miami In Water Boat Show will be […]

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    Foxy’s Other Restaurant

    There’s this great place called Foxy’s on Tortola that is awesome for charterer, so when Foxy opened a new place, we wanted to check it out personally. We weren’t as satisfied as we are with his first place, so we’re recommending that our charter clients all stick with Anchorage A and the original joint. Foxy’s […]

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    Caribbean Race Boats for Charter

    “The following came from a new supplier we met this year at the Caribbean Boat Shows. We are actively promoting all our yachts for the Caribbean Regatta programme, the great news is we have sold 3 of our Farr 65’s for Antigua Race Week, 1 x Farr 40 for St Thomas Rolex, 1 x Farr […]

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    Think Christmas in January

    “I received an e-mail yesterday from Nicholson Yachts, congratulating the crew onboard the 62-foot sailing yacht Conundrum. It seems that Capt. Jonny Spector and chef Meredith Hester’s Christmas guests had such a good time onboard in the Grenadines last month that they have already booked a second charter onboard for Christmas 2008. That’s right: These […]

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    New flights to Palm Island

    “Effective January 27 to May 25, 2008, Palm Island will feature Sunday flights on Grenadines Airways between St. Lucia and Union Island, streamlining travel time to Palm Island, an award winning 135 acre private island in the Grenadines. The new flights connect to Union Island through St. Lucia’s Hewanorra Airport via a short scenic flight. […]

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    It’s the Network

    “I was chatting recently with Pila Pexton, who runs the yacht charter department for Bartram & Brakenhoff in Newport, Rhode Island. She’s the kind of broker who serves “double duty,” both managing the yachts in the BartBrak fleet as well as working on behalf of readers like you who might want to charter them (or […]

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    Sailing St. Maarten

    “The catamaran Mustang Sally is set to depart soon for St. Maarten — this fun & easy going crew are ready to show you the unspoiled beaches of Anguilla, the charming French shops in both St. Maarten & St. Barths as well as some great snorkeling along the way — come join Mustang Sally for […]

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