July 2013

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  • Fitzroy charter yacht Ganesha I

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Ganesha I

    Date toured: May 2013 Ganesha I is a 138-foot sailing yacht that launched from the Fitzroy shipyard in New Zealand in 2006 with the name Zulu. Her current owner is her second owner, having bought her in 2008. He undertook a sizable refit in 2011 that included new sails, new hull paint, and more—and that […]

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  • Proteksan-Turquoise charter yacht Odessa

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Odessa

    There are a few yachts available for charter that go by the name Odessa. This review is of the 164-foot Proteksan-Turquoise motoryacht that launched in 2007. She was easily one of the Top 3 superyachts featured at the 2013 MYBA Charter Show in Genoa, Italy, where brokers from all around the world raved about her […]

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  • Heesen charter yacht 4You

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    15-Percent Discount on South of France Yacht Charter

    Edmiston and Company tells me that, because of a change in the owner’s schedule, the 154-foot Heesen motoryacht 4You is once again available for charter in the South of France during the first week of September. In order to entice a charter booking, the owner of 4You is offering a 15-percent discount on the regular […]

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  • Gulf Craft charter yacht De Lisle III

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    New for Yacht Charter on the Great Barrier Reef

    Now this is the kind of announcement that really gets my scuba-loving blood flowing. Yachting Partners International has just welcomed the 137-foot Gulf Craft motoryacht De Lisle III to the charter fleet, with availability on the Great Barrier Reef as well as in French Polynesia. De Lisle III is a 2008 build that accommodates 10 […]

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  • Ruth charter yacht Alessandro

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    Save Up to 20 Percent on East Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Ocean Independence tells me that the 131-foot Ruth sailing yacht Alessandro is offering incentive rates that drop the weekly base rate by as much as 20 percent for charters during August and September in the East Mediterranean. The regular weekly base rate to charter Alessandro during August is €45,500. That is being reduced to €38,000, […]

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  • Perini Navi charter yacht Felicita West

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    Charter Availability on Felicita West in Norway, Baltic Sea

    Yacht-Zoo tells me that one of my all-time favorite sailing yachts, the 209-foot Perini Navi Felicita West, has availability for charters this summer in Norway and the Baltic Sea. The Norwegian fjords are of course one possible itinerary that charter guests can enjoy (and that I highly recommend, having chartered there in 2009). Others include […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Destination

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    Award-Winning Sailing Yacht to Charter in Caribbean for First Time

    Dubois Yachts tells me that the 135-foot Alloy sailing yacht Destination will be available for charter this winter in the Caribbean, a destination where the yacht has never before been offered. Destination was built in 2002 and previously was known as Destination Fox Harb’r. She chartered in Nova Scotia alongside the previous owner’s megayacht, the […]

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  • Leopard charter yacht Romachris II

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    South of France Yacht Charter at a Late-Summer Discount

    CSO Yachts tells me that the 89-foot Leopard motoryacht Romachris II is dropping her weekly base rate by more than 10 percent for day-only or full-week charters on the French Riviera this summer. The only condition is that you have to book by July 31. Charter dates can be anytime this summer. If you meet […]

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  • Codecasa charter yacht Mimu

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    8 Nights for Price of 7 in New England

    Ocean Independence sends word that the 113-foot Codecasa motoryacht Mimu is giving eight nights for the price of seven during August in New England. All dates in August are currently available except for Aug. 17-24. The base rate for the eight nights is $48,000, with Mimu able to accommodate as many as 10 guests. I […]

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  • Select Yachts on Facebook

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    10 Best Yacht Charter Pages on Facebook

    Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters, which is the agency of longtime broker Missy Johnston in Newport, Rhode Island. Nicholson Yachts, which is also based in Newport. This Facebook page often includes photographs from charters around the world. RJC Yachts, which is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and regularly features charter yachts as well as […]

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