September 2008

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    Stellar Lineup at BVI Performing Arts Series

    “From stylish New York jazz saxophonist, Steve Wilson, to young and hip classical artists, the Ahn Trio, the BVI’s HLSCC has been bringing top-drawer jazz and classical artists to the College for the past 14 years. The BVI may be a small nation, but the College’s Performing Arts series could rival that of many larger […]

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    Red Sea charter -- luxury motor yacht

    MY LITTLE VIOLET is heading to the Red Sea and will be available for charters from Mid October onwards. Closer than the Caribbean for those based in Europe or Russia with plenty of beautiful beaches, the Red Sea is a top world class diving and cultural spot. Superb weather in the low season makes Egypt […]

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    Financial Crisis and the Charter Market

    “ I’ve been hearing for several months now that the crewed charter market has been slower than usual. Except at the highest levels–yachts 150 feet and larger–most charter brokers and yacht captains have been telling me that they wish they were getting more bookings. Last week, I heard something I haven’t heard before: a broker […]

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    “New Oceanstyle Office, Website”

    “ Oceanstyle, a sister company to Burgess Yachts, has opened a new office in Florida and launched a new website. The new office is at Miami Beach Marina. It will be the company’s U.S. hub for business involving yachts from about 65 to 130 feet long, while London-based Burgess Yachts continues to focus on larger […]

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    10 Best Ways to Tell Whether Your Charter Broker is Reputable

    September 29, 2008 Ask whether she is a member of MYBA, the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association. This is arguably the most powerful of all the international professional groups that represent legitimate charter brokers. Ask whether he is a member of CYBA International, previously known as the Charter Yacht Brokers Association. This is the largest of […]

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    National Warri Festival

    October is just around the corner, and if you happen to be from Antigua, that means the National Warri Festival (held during the entire month of October) is set to begin. Warri is Antigua’s national board game, which made its way there from the West Coast of Africa. It was brought by sugar plantation slaves […]

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    New Sailing Cat Bound for Bahamas

    “ The team at Sunreef Yachts Charter tells me that their brand-new, 67-foot sailing catamaran Seazen II will be making its way over to the Bahamas to offer charters beginning March 14–making her the first Sunreef 70 model available for charter anywhere in the world. She’ll take eight to 10 guests in four cabins, with […]

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    Silolona Charter - Beach Barbeque and Ceremonial Dinner

    ” Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website Coming into a lovely anchorage, without any other boats or people around, Silolona was anchored and the crew went ashore to create a fabulous Beach Barbecue. On the beach were umbrellas arranged around sun pads, chairs, and tables, decorated with beach found shells, votives, driftwood, and […]

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