October 2012

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  • Nautor Swan charter yacht Ptarmigan

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    Sailing Yacht Ptarmigan Joins Churchill Yachts Fleet

    Churchill Yacht Partners has just welcomed the 82-foot Swan sailing yacht Ptarmigan to the charter fleet. Ptarmigan launched in May 2012 as Hull No. 107 in her series. She is being heralded as a proven design from German Frers, offering both comfort and performance. She has a racing hull and an innovative rig configuration, plus […]

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  • charter yacht Tachyon

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    Sailing Catamaran Tachyon Gets New Captain

    Word just came from Regency Yacht Vacations that the 47-foot sailing catamaran Tachyon has a new captain. Former owner-operators Jacque and Eric Stahl have moved ashore with a new baby. They are still the yacht’s owners, and have now hired Robert Bredeck to serve as captain. Bredeck previously ran the 68-foot Irwin sailing yacht Irie […]

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  • Oceanfast charter yacht Perfect Persuasion

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    10 Best Charter-Related Twitter feeds

    @charterfleet, which is written by Churchill Yacht Partners fleet manager LJ Houghting @charterworld, which includes charter news as well as general-interest yachting information @njcharterfleet, which is written by broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters @visailing, which often includes links to guest comments and photos from recent charter bookings @charterdeals, which is […]

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  • Newcastle charter yacht Harbour Island

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    CNBC Report on Megayacht Sales has Charter Implications

    This past Friday, CNBC uploaded this report stating that new-megayacht sales remain sluggish. Back in 2008, before the global economic crash, builders were receiving orders for 80 to 100 megayachts per year. That order rate dropped to just 10 per year in the crash, and is now at about 20 to 30 per year. The […]

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  • Astilleros de Mallorca charter yacht Berzinc

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    Christmas, New Year's Yacht Charter: 14 Days for Price of 10

    Ocean Independence tells me that the 146-foot Astilleros de Mallorca motoryacht Berzinc is offering 14 days for the price of 10 during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays in the Caribbean. This news follows an announcement earlier this month that Berzinc is adding a PADI dive master to its crew. The two announcements together mean […]

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  • expedition charter yacht SuRi

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    Expedition Yacht SuRi Completes Post-Refit Sea Trials

    Management house 37 South sends word that the newly extended, 201-foot expedition yacht SuRi has completed her shipyard work as well as her sea trials. She’s a tad later than expected coming out of the yard, but after eight months of work is now ready to begin her charter program for the winter season. As […]

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    Yacht Charter: Visit the Datca Area on the Datca Peninsula, Turkey

      Datca Olive Oil Farm Store   Now with a harbor, quay and tender dock, Datca, also a clearance port between Turkey and Greece is an interesting stop while on a crewed yacht charter along the southern coast of Turkey. On the harbor, is the new town of Datca, however just inland is Old Datca, […]

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    Yacht Charter; Visit the Panormitis Monastery on the Greek Island of Symi

      Monastery Panormitis – Symi Tucked on the back side of Symi, is the beautiful Monastery of Michael Panormitis, the Patron Saint of Sailors, which is a perfect location for all sailors to visit while on a crewed yacht charter in the Greek Dodecanese Islands. As part of the Greek Dodecanese Islands, and a clearance […]

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  • Baglietto charter yacht Apache II

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    Motoryacht Apache II Now Legal to Charter in Spain

    Edmiston and Company sends word that the 144-foot Baglietto motoryacht Apache II is now legal to charter in Spain and will be available there starting in July 2013. Apache II will be based in the South of France for the summer season, but the owner is keen to reposition to Spanish waters for charters that […]

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  • Wim van der Valk charter yacht Paradise

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    Save $3,000 on Bahamas, Virgin Islands Yacht Charter

    Ocean Independence sends word that the owner of the 80-foot Wim van der Valk motoryacht Paradise is eager to reposition the yacht to either the Virgin Islands or the Bahamas. In order to entice charter bookings in one or both locations, there is a temporary reduction in the weekly base rate from $30,000 to $27,000, […]

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