November 2010

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  • Capt. Shane Reid

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    Shane Reid

    Capt. Shane Reid has been in the charter business since 1997. His current command, the 130-foot Westport motoryacht Arioso, has remained in demand since he took the helm.

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  • charter brokers Tom Taylor and Sandy Taylor

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    Broker Report: 2010 Tortola Charter Yacht Show

    Sandy and Tom Taylor of Taylor’d Yacht Charters recently returned from the charter yacht show on Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Following is their take on the boats they saw, the Virgin Islands charter market, and the state of the global charter market. You have been booking charters and attending charter yacht shows in […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Captains

    Charter broker Missy Johnston of Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: “We love Peter Pexton, who is captain onboard the 115-foot Valdettaro sailing yacht Titan XIV. We always have repeat charters onboard, and our clients all say that Peter is an extremely experienced, very knowledgeable, very genial, can-do captain. He’s one of our favorites […]

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    Feadship Charter

    Feadship Charter is the in-house charter division of Feadship America, which is an arm of the Feadship yacht yard in Holland.

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  • yacht charter broker Leslie Adams

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    Interview with Leslie Adams, New Head of Feadship Charter

    On November 1, longtime Allied Marine charter director Leslie Adams became manager of the Feadship charter division. I caught up with her last week, just after she returned from her first tour of the Feadship shipyards in Holland. Since Feadship created its charter division in 2008, the fleet has remained small—not even a half-dozen yachts. […]

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  • charter yacht Silver Moon

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    More Charter Yachts with Christmas Availability

    I’ve been writing for about a week now with news of charter yachts that still have Christmas availability. Last week, I told you about a few in this blog post. I also uploaded a new 10 Best feature on CharterWave featuring a list of yachts with calendar openings. Now comes word from management house Regency […]

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  • charter yacht Utopia sundeck

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    Utopia Now Demanding 14-Day Bookings

    I’m hearing again and again, as the winter Caribbean season begins, that charter yacht owners are dropping their minimums. This means that yachts whose owners previously demanded 14-day or even seven-day bookings to secure dates are now willing to negotiate the length of charters, just to get clients onboard. The same thing happened last winter […]

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    Yacht Charter Visit to Union Island, Grenadines, Caribbean

    Visit the Northop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website Union Island – Clifton As part of the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Union Island is the southernmost island in this nation of islands and a great stop on a crewed yacht charter while cruising in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean.  With a little […]

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