July 2008

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  • Posted in:

    BVI Festival Roundup

    “The 2008 BVI Festival schedule is packed with events. If you are on a charter, there is something for everyone from July 31-August 13th. Many cultural events such as the Annual BVI Food Fair Aug.1-2 are promising to be better than ever. On-site traditional demonstrations by senior citizens groups of pea soup, salt fish cake, […]

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    ARC Regatta charter across the Atlantic

    Have you ever dreamed of sailing fast across the ‘pond’ which is what yachtsmen call the Atlantic? Your chance to make dreams come true is here with a special charter opportunity — to charter the sleek 112′ Swan Highland Breeze built in 2003. Her crew of 5 will help up to 10 guests sail this […]

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    Welcome New Sponsor: Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters

    “ I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to be welcoming CharterWave’s newest sponsor, Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters. The two brokers who run this Newport, Rhode Island, agency are not just among the most knowledgeable and experienced in the world, but also are some of the nicest people I have met during […]

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    Caribbean Islands Respond to Increased Tourism

    Despite the economic crisis, with increased prices worldwide, there seems to be no problem with the Caribbean as a travel destination. We continue to book charters -some as much as a year or two in advance. Reports from clients returning from charters indicate that the islands are busy! Due to the continued popularity of the […]

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    It’s a Sailboat. Raise the Sails!

    “ I just found this cute little blog post from an American who appears to be vacationing in Croatia, and who chartered a yacht by walking down a dock and picking one from the pack. That’s obviously not the smartest way in the world to ensure that you’ll get the charter vacation you pay for, […]

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    Caribbean Provides Alternative Energy Sources

    “The Bush administration’s push to increase US use and production of alternative fuels as a way to lessen dependence on foreign oil has spurred interest in the Caribbean basin, where shaky economies have struggled to cope with globalization. Several nations are finding alternatives that maybe the solution to the energy problem. Several small Caribbean nations […]

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    Florida Keys sailing on a catamaran!

    Captain Scott, formerly of Quicksilver, has a new command — the 40′ catamaran Double Exposure with two guest cabins. Sail with Captain Scott in Florida through the Keys right from Key Biscayne in Miami. Double Exposure is offering very affordable Captain only pricing during the summer months at $4,500 for 4 guests which includes fuel […]

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    10 Percent Discount in Spain

    “ It’s not too often that I see a yacht being advertised for charter round-trip from Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and it’s even rarer to see such a yacht offering a 10-percent discount on its normal charter rates. Yet that’s exactly what’s happening with the 82-foot sailing yacht Fortuna. According to management company Nicholson Yachts, […]

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    When Should You Pay?

    “ “Know the Cons of Chartering the Private Yacht.” This headline, from a blog called Life Info Zone, caught my attention this weekend for obvious reasons. When I read the post, I realized the author does not specialize in private yacht charter vacations–and that some of the key “tips” he or she posted are inaccurate. […]

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