August 2011

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    10 Best Charter Yachts Headed to Unusual Winter Destinations

    Churchill Yacht Partners says the 90-foot Stephens motoryacht Trilogy will be available on Florida’s West Coast this winter, with a home base of Marco Island. Yachtstore charter broker Gina Robertson has two recommendations this week. First is for the 75-foot Marlow motoryacht Miss Kulani, which will be available this coming winter in Tahiti. The yacht […]

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    Broker Report: Onboard 132-foot Amels Monte Carlo in the Grenadines

    Jennifer M. Saia, executive director for the Luxury Yacht Vacation Division at International Yacht Collection, was recently a guest of Camper and Nicholsons International aboard the 132-foot Amels motoryacht Monte Carlo. She cruised from St. Lucia to Mustique, in the Grenadines, during the month of August—which is traditionally the “off-season” in the Caribbean. Following is […]

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    Up to 20 Percent Off Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Fraser Yachts Worldwide tells me the 143-foot Sterling motoryacht Antinea still has charter availability this month and during September in the Western Mediterranean. To entice bookings, the owner is now offering 15-percent discounts on charters of one week as well as 20-percent discounts on charters of two weeks. The regular weekly base rate to charter […]

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    Ocean Getaways

    Ocean Getaways is run by Trish Cronan, who has worked in the yachting business since 1983. Before she started booking charter vacations, she worked as a chef on charter yachts in the Caribbean and New England. She’s a regular attendee at international boat shows who is diligent about knowing crew and boats alike.

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    Charter Yacht Newvida Drops Weekly Rate Again

    The 160-foot Delta motoryacht Newvida started out this summer with a weekly base rate of €175,000 for 12 guests in the Western Mediterranean. Then in June, the owner dropped the weekly base rate to €150,000, a discount of 15 percent. Now comes word from management company Northrop and Johnson that Newvida is lowering her weekly […]

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    “Fill the Gap” Discounts on Greece Yacht Charter

    Athens Yachts sends word from Greece that three of the yachts in its charter fleet are offering discounts to “fill the gaps” in their booking calendars between now and September. First is the 112-foot Ferretti motoryacht Pandora, which is available for charter August 22-30. The regular weekly base rate is €78,000, but it’s been reduced […]

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    20 Percent Early-Bird Discount on Caribbean Yacht Charter

    Churchill Yacht Partners tells me that the 116-foot Holland Jachtbouw sailing yacht Whisper is offering a special deal for charters this winter in the Caribbean. If you book by October 31 for charters during the upcoming winter season, then the weekly base rate drops from $69,000 to $55,000. That’s a savings of 20 percent. The […]

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    10 Best Charter Yachts for Winter 2011-12 in the Caribbean

    Churchill Yacht Partners has two recommendations this week. First is for the 116-foot Holland Jachtbouw sailing yacht Whisper, which looked nearly brand-new when CharterWave editor Kim Kavin toured her earlier this summer in New England. Second this week from Churchill Yacht Partners is the 154-foot Perini Navi sailing yacht Andromeda la Dea, which will be […]

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