February 2009

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  • charter yacht Matau

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    Matau

    The Privilege 75 sailing catamaran Matau takes its name from a word that means “life of plenty.” It’s fitting, given how much more this boat offers than smaller sailing cats.

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  • charter yacht Elle

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    Elle

    The 150-foot motoryacht Elle underwent a $5 million refit that ended in early 2008 and included the addition of zero-speed stabilizers.

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  • charter yacht Tivoli

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    Tivoli Owner: ‘Make Me An Offer’

    I exchanged a few e-mails this week with the owner of the 90-foot Doggersbank Tivoli, which is shown in the photograph above. We were supposed to meet in Scotland early this summer to do an article during a cruise he had planned all around northern Europe, but he has reluctantly decided not to move the […]

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  • charter yacht chef Chani Mare

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    Chani Mare

          Chef Chani Mare isn’t just an award-winning chef aboard the 93-foot sailing yacht Sea Shuttle. She’s also the proud owner of a French restaurant in South Africa. 

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  • charter yacht captain Brett Clark

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    Brett Clark

          Capt. Brett Clark joined the 75-foot sailing catamaran Matau in 2008 after several years of training with one of the charter industry’s best-known sailing yacht captains.   

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    New Options for Australia Charter Itineraries

    Sail-World.com posted this article on February 26 about plans to open the Hamilton Island Golf Course and Hamilton Island Yacht Club in time for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, which is scheduled in Australia in August. The new golf course and yacht club are expected to be attractive new shoreside options for yacht charter guests […]

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  • charter yacht Two Honeys

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    Two Honeys to Charter on ICW

    Management company C U Yacht Charters tells me that the owner of Two Honeys, the 74-foot Hatteras motoryacht shown in the photograph above, has decided to offer charters along the Intracoastal Waterway this spring as the boat moves toward New England for the summer season. It’s an unusual opportunity, seeing as how most charter yachts […]

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    Darlings of the BVI

    Three year old Tamia Bobadilla-Pickering won the Miss Darling Diva Beauty Pageant held last week at New York City’s Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts. The Pageant featured contestants from across the USA. Tamia was the only contestant from overseas. She won the overall Miss Darling Diva for the 3 year old division, and was […]

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