December 2012

Monthly Archives

  • Privilege sailing catamaran Luar

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    10 Best Reasons to Charter a Yacht in 2013

    Prices are great. Many, many yacht owners adjusted their asking prices downward in the wake of the 2008 global economic crisis. A lot of terrific charter yachts are available in 2013 at prices that haven’t been seen since before 2008. Destinations are expanding. With uncertainty surrounding VAT charges in the popular French ports, more charter […]

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  • Sunreef charter yacht In the Wind

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    Charter Cancellation Leaves Catamaran In the Wind Available

    Sunreef Yachts Charter tells me that there has just been a charter cancellation aboard the 62-foot Sunreef sailing catamaran In the Wind. She has new availability from February 2-12 in the Caribbean, and Sunreef is urging potential clients to “bring all offers.” The regular weekly base rate to charter In the Wind is $28,000 for […]

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  • Monaco

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    New Concerns about VAT on Charters in France

    Yachting industry insiders are raising new concerns about possible VAT charges that could affect clients booking charters in the South of France this coming summer. Both Fraser Yachts Worldwide and YPI Group have issued recent newsletters and online articles about the current confusion that is surrounding bookings in French national waters, where the charter season […]

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  • Gambol charter yacht Sojourn

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    Fraser Yachts: Caribbean Charter Market Improves for Some Yachts

    The most recent newsletter from Fraser Yachts Worldwide states that the winter charter market is shaping up better than it has during the past three years, particularly for some “small yacht” owners. Fraser attributes the increase in inquiries among those yachts to the fact that fewer owners overall sent boats to the Caribbean this season. […]

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  • charter yacht Event rendering

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    A Look at the 198-foot Amels Charter Yacht Event

    Imperial Yachts is promoting the soon-to-be-launched, 198-foot Amels motoryacht Event for charters in Norway during May and June, as well as for charters in the West Mediterranean during July and September. Her lowest weekly base rate will be €430,000 for 12 guests and 16 crew. Here’s a sneak peek at what the yacht will look […]

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  • Green Marine charter yacht Sojana

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    10 Best Eco-Friendly Charter Yachts

    Charter broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: “The 47-foot sailing catamaran Nemo, chartering for as many as eight guests in the Caribbean in the winter and in Greece in the summer, has been eco-friendly since its first days in charter. Nemo has always produced reverse osmosis purified drinking water, which […]

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  • Radford charter yacht Ke Ama II

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    Sailing Yacht Ke Ama II for Charter in Marshall Islands

    Nicholson Yachts has an interesting opportunity in a destination that doesn’t get promoted very often for yacht charter: The 80-foot Radford sailing yacht Ke Ama II is now accepting inquiries for the Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands, as Nicholsons puts it, are “a Pacific Ocean nation of 29 atolls and five islands covering nearly a […]

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