September 2012

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  • Cata Ballotta charter yacht Ocean Jedi

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    Option for Christmas, New Year's Charter in Virgin Islands

    Regency Yacht Vacations tells me that the 58-foot sailing catamaran Ocean Jedi is offering several pricing options for six-guests charters during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays in the British Virgin Islands. The first option is inclusive pricing, which means meals, ship’s bar, and most other expenses. Those rates for a seven-night charter range from […]

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    Yacht Charter: New Year's in October

    Now that that fall’s cooler temperatures have arrived (even here in South Florida), you know the holidays are just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning that fantastic Christmas and/or New Year’s charter vacation. Booking in October will ensure that in December, the right yacht, staffed by a terrific professional crew, will […]

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  • Ferretti charter yacht Sea Stream

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    Last Chance for Seychelles Yacht Charter Discount

    Last month, I reported that the 76-foot Ferretti motoryacht Sea Stream is offering 15-percent off her regular weekly base rate for charters this winter in the Seychelles, dropping the weekly base rate from €29,000 to €24,650. CharterWorld has just sent a reminder that in order to receive that discount for charters this winter, clients must […]

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  • Derecktor charter yacht Cakewalk

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    Neptune Group Yachting forms Crew Placement Division

    Hot on the heels of an announcement earlier this month about a new strategic alliance, Neptune Group Yachting has just officially launched a crew-placement division. Neptune Crew will be run by Julia Haines La-Penta, who has been in the yachting industry since 2006. She has served as a stewardess aboard motoryachts such as the 151-foot […]

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  • charterbid.com

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    New Website Aims to become eBay of Yacht Charter

    Chaterbid.com has just launched in an effort to become the first-ever eBay of crewed yacht charter vacations. “With the increasing number of yachts hitting the oceans each year, many end up sitting idle well beyond the wishes of owners, brokers and crew,” the company stated in a press release. “There is currently no repository or […]

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  • Nautitech charter yacht Nemo

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    10 Best Things about CYBA's Save the Blue Award

    It encourages charter yachts to make filtered drinking water onboard, instead of buying water in plastic bottles that cannot be recycled in some cruising areas. It encourages the use of cloth napkins and rags as opposed to paper napkins and paper towels, to reduce waste. It encourages crew to shop with reusable bags instead of […]

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  • Nautitech charter yacht Nemo

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    CYBA Announces 'Save the Blue' Awards

    CYBA International, a leading worldwide association of charter yacht brokers, is now accepting nominations for the first-ever Save the Blue Awards. The Save the Blue Awards are designed to recognize yachts that are operating in an environmentally friendly way. The awards will be promoted at the upcoming St. Thomas, Tortola, and Antigua charter yacht shows, […]

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