October 2008

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    Caribbean Airlift Boosted

    Despite the economic crisis in the U.S., the Caribbean is committed to increasing tourism. One of the ways it is doing this is by the various Ministers of Tourism working with the airlines to continue and increase flight service to their islands. Following are the latest updates: American Airlines has recommenced its daily non-stop services […]

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    Belle of the Lauderdale Show

    “Well, folks, it’s been nine hours straight of touring charter yachts for me here today at the Fort Lauderdale boat show, and because the crowds were lighter than usual for “preview day,” I was able to get on just about every charter yacht here–including all the new ones that have the industry abuzz. I must […]

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    M/Y Latitude-170' Expedition Style Yacht - Discounted Rate

    ” Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website M/Y LATITUDE 170′ Expedition Style Yacht Available at a Discounted Rate With her refit ending soon and in wanting to show her off to charter guests; the Owners of M/Y LATITUDE are offering her at the special rate of $ 95,000/week, plus expenses on charters confirmed […]

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    Charter Croatia in the Summer of 2009 - M/Y Inevitable Available

    ” Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website INEVITABLE has just completed being re-built at the Feadship yard after 18 months. She is brand new wall to wall from bow to stern including all new tenders and toys. She boasts comfort features such as zero speed stabilizers and modern conveniences such as WIFI and […]

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    Environmentally Sound

    “Dominica is known as the Nature Island. So, to further enhance and preserve that image, an environmental revolution has begun with the commencement of a program that will rid the entire country of all derelict vehicles and white goods(disposed household appliances such as washers, dryers, refrigerators and ranges). As a first step, a $10 million […]

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    Back in Business

    “ Sorry to have been gone from the CharterWave Editor’s Blog for the past two days, but as previously reported, I have been down at Jumby Bay Island just off the coast of Antigua–where the cell phone and Internet service is currently nonexistent because of work being done to entirely rebuild the island’s former resort. […]

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    Thanksgiving and Independence Day Celebrations

    This week marked the celebrations of two interesting events in Grenada and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Last Saturday, the 25th anniversary of the intervention by the United States in Grenada was observed at an impressive ceremony. Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday that commemorates the anniversary of the 1983 Caribbean and American military intervention […]

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    Discount Charter Pricing - Yachts Available

    ” Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website Golden Times 94′ 2001 Hargrave $24,500/week plus expenses Yes, it is happening. Discounts are being offered for certain charter options for this coming winter. The most common discount is offering 8 days for the price of 7. However some Owners have lowered the charter pricing from […]

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    “   Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website Ephesus, Main City Road Going to Turkey and not seeing Ephesus is like going to Naples and not seeing Pompeii. Ephesus was one of the great Greek/Roman cities of its time. Even while an active city, extraordinary events happened in Ephesus, as attested by the […]

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    Exploring the BVI’s Past

    “ Many people on a sailing charter to the BVI either ferry or fly in, pick up their yacht and go on their merry way without ever exploring the history of Tortola. Yet, the history of the BVI is as complex as the people themselves. Within a very short time, you can discover some of […]

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