October 2010

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    New Superyacht Shortage a Certainty

    One of the most interesting speakers I heard here at the 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was Marcel Onkenhout, the CEO of superyacht builder Oceanco. He spoke about as bluntly as I have heard anyone speak about the current state of the large-yacht industry, which is, in a word, lousy. Onkenhout confirmed what the Camper […]

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    From the Docks at FLIBS: Light on the Horizon

    The first day of the 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has officially ended. I squeezed every last ounce out of it, working the docks from before 8 a.m. until after 8 p.m. to inspect yachts, ferret out trends, and get a sense of the current state of the charter market. I’m happy to say […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Main Saloons

    Charter broker Trina Howes at CharterWorld suggests the 254-foot motoryacht Samar: “The scale of the saloon and dining area on this yacht is jaw dropping. The extra-high ceilings and the opulent interior design make you feel like you are in a palace. It is magnificent. Howes also recommends the 70-foot Sunreef powercatamarans Damrak and Sea […]

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    2 Motoryachts Join Edmiston Charter Fleet

    Edmiston and Company has welcomed two motoryachts to its charter fleet. First is the 163-foot Codecasa motoryacht Mariu, a 2003 build whose features include zero-speed stabilizers and what Edmiston says is a state-of-the-art audiovisual system. The interior decor is described as “a unique minimalist environment designed by Giorgio Armani.” From the photographs I’ve seen, including […]

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    Yacht Charter; Enjoying the Sparkling Clear Waters of the Tobago Cays

    Tobago Cays Just south of St. Vincent in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean, are the Tobago Cays, a group of 5 small uninhabited islands that should always be a stop on a crewed yacht charter itinerary when cruising in the Grenadines. The islands of Petit Rameau, Petit Bateau, Baradol, Petit Tobac and Jamesby make […]

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    170-foot O’Neiro Available in the Red Sea

    Atalanta Golden Yachts sends word from Greece that the 170-foot Golden Yachts motoryacht O’Neiro has booked a two-week charter in the Red Sea. When that charter ends on November 7, the yacht will become available for additional charters in the Red Sea at a lowest weekly base rate of €167,000. An eight-day itinerary suggested by […]

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    Yacht Charter visit to Private, Secluded Mustique Island in the Grenadines

    Mustique Located in the nation of St. Vincent  and the Grenadines in the Caribbean, the private island of  Mustique is a great island to visit while cruising on a private charter yacht on a yacht charter itinerary of the Windward Islands.  There is a jet runway for private jet travel to Mustique and some local […]

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    Detailed Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Info

    The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is just a few days away!!  October 28 thru November 1. We have compiled a very comprehensive list of online brochures for many of the boats on display at the ‘largest in-water boat show in the world’! Click here for more info.     Be sure to check the  new […]

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    Heesen Sun Ark Joins Bradford Charter Fleet

    Bradford Marine Yacht Charter has just welcomed the 120-foot Heesen motoryacht Sun Ark to its charter fleet. Sun Ark is a 1995 build that takes eight guests. The full-beam master cabin has a king-size bed, two cabins have queen-size beds, and the fourth guest cabin has twin-size beds. Each cabin has a private, en suite […]

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