June 2010

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  • Edmiston and Company website

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    New Edmiston Website Adds Smart Charter Features

    Edmiston and Company has launched a revamped website with some nice new features in the yacht charter section. If you click on “yacht charter” and then “yachts,” you come to this page, which lets you search for charter yachts by motor or sail, length, price, number of guests, year launched, and name of yacht builder. […]

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  • charter broker Patty Wilson

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    Patty Wilson

    Patty Wilson spent four years managing charter yachts before bringing her “other side of the deal” experience to bear as a retail charter broker.

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  • charter broker Maggie Vale

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    Broker Report: Newport Charter Show

    Maggie Vale, a charter broker with Rikki Davis Worldwide Yacht Charters at Churchill Yacht Partners, attended last week’s industry-only charter yacht show in Newport, Rhode Island, where her office is based. Here is my interview with Vale about the boats at the show, the state of the industry in general, and the future of the […]

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    Celebrate Istanbul -Culture Capital 2010

    The vibrant, creative city of Istanbul is celebrated this year as a EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE with special events, exhibitions, new museums and performances by artists from around the world.  SPRINGTIME IN ISTANBUL The events are organized according to the theme of “A CITY OF FOUR ELEMENTS” which feature Istanbul’s diversity as it addresses each […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Towed Tenders

    The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals has two recommendations this week. First is for the 97-foot Hargrave motoryacht Hooter Patrol IV, which tows a 37-foot Midnight Express fishing boat with triple 275-hp outboards. Also from The Sacks Group this week is the 80-foot Hatteras motoryacht Blue Moon, which tows a 32-foot, 2008 Yellowfin with twin 300-hp […]

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  • "Chopped" chef Joseph Bayley

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    Food Network Winner Now Charter Yacht Chef

    Management company CEO Expeditions sends word that Joseph Bayley, a winner of the Food Network cooking competition show “Chopped,” has signed on for the summer season as chef aboard the 120-foot motoryacht Kayana. “We are delighted that Joe can join us this season,” CEO Expeditions owner Bruce Milne says. “He is an award-winning chef whose […]

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  • charetr yacht Sea Wise fire

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    Fire Destroys 68-foot Charter Yacht in Greece

    Management company Ocean Independence sends word from Athens that the 68-foot Azimut charter yacht Sea Wise, a 2001 build that joined the OCI charter fleet in April, has been destroyed in a fire in Greece. No cause for the fire was given. Thankfully, Ocean Independence reports, no people were injured or killed. I just received […]

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