August 2010

Monthly Archives

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    New Vidcast: Golf and Yacht Charter in Nova Scotia

    I just posted this new full-length feature on CharterWave about the week I spent in Nova Scotia aboard the 161-foot Trinity motoryacht Destination Fox Harb’r Too. While there are a handful of 161 Trinity yachts available for charter these days, Destination Fox Harb’r Too is unusual not only because of her summertime cruising grounds, but […]

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    New Vidcast: Motoryacht VvS1 in Fiji

    If you’ve seen the new edition of Yachting magazine, then you know it contains my feature article about the fantastic couple of days I spent in Fiji aboard the 111-foot Alloy motoryacht VvS1. We visited the Mamanuca and Yasawa chains, where some people still live in homes that have thatched roofs, and where the night’s […]

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    10 Best Charter Yachts for Couples Who Want to Split the Bill

    Charter broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters has two suggestions this week: “A crewed catamaran, no matter the size, will almost always have all staterooms at a similar size, all with en suite bathrooms, and all bathrooms in a similar size. These yachts can be a great choice for a group […]

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  • 2009 Camper and Nicholsons International Superyachting Index

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    September 2010

    CharterWave eNews   New Data: Value of Charter Market Dropped 30 Percent in 2009 In August, Camper and Nicholsons International released the third edition of its Superyachting Index, the world’s most comprehensive compilation of data about the new construction, brokerage sales, and yacht charter industries for boats larger than 80 feet. The 48-page report provides […]

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  • yacht charter broker Ali Kaufmann

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    Ali Kaufmann

    Ali Kaufmann spent nearly four years as the right-handassistant to a charter industry powerhouse before becoming a retail broker herself in June 2010.

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  • charter yacht Latitude

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    Charter Yacht Latitude Aids with Gulf Oil Spill Research

    News media here in the States, taking their cues from the federal government, have been saying since early August that the “vast majority” of the spilled BP oil has been cleaned up or dispersed from the Gulf of Mexico. A handful of more recent reports, such as this one from earlier this week on CNN, […]

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  • Fiji meke ceremony

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    Destination: Fiji

    Enjoy the music, costumes, and wonderful traditions of a Fijian meke ceremony, as experienced during a charter aboard the 111-foot Alloy motoryacht VvS1.

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  • The Jetstream media system

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    The Jetstream: Interesting New Media Option for Charter Clients

    First, it was Crestron systems. They were the media device of the moment aboard charter yachts, allowing guests to access everything from their television to the air conditioning from a single remote control. Then came Kaleidescape, a server system that every charter yacht had to have because it allows access to thousands of movies and […]

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  • charter yacht True North

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    Sailing Cat True North to Charter in Belize, Panama

    I love it when a well-known charter yacht moves out of the normal cruising areas and into exotic locales. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it’s a chance for charter clients to enjoy the best of both worlds. You get a yacht whose program has been well-honed in competition for charter business over […]

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