July 2013

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  • Holland Jachtbouw charter yacht Rainbow JH2

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    Rainbow JH2 Snags Another Worldwide Award

    Yachting Partners International is celebrating this week, thanks to the 131-foot Holland Jachtbouw sailing yacht Rainbow JH2 winning her second worldwide award. She recently took home a best sailing yacht award at the World Superyacht Awards in Turkey, and now the charter yacht has earned an award for naval architecture at the Showboats Design Awards […]

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  • Charter Yacht ASTERIA

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    Charter Adventure: Antarctica on Asteria

    ASTERIA is the ideal combination of a rugged, go-anywhere expedition yacht with the interior services and staff of a world-class luxury superyacht. Her spacious living quarters have been completely redesigned, providing guests with all the comfort and amenities of a 5-star hotel. From the sundeck offering unobstructed 360-degree views to the outdoor Jacuzzi and lounge […]

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    Yacht Charter Itinerary; Cruise Croatia from Split to Dubrovnik

      Diocletian’s Palace Day 1: Begin your crewed yacht charter by Arriving at the Split Airport to be met by your transfer and head to Split to visit Diocletian’s Palace for an hour or two. Built at the turn of the 4th century AD, approximately 1600 years ago, by the Emperor Diocletian as a retirement […]

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    French Charter VAT Increase July 15

    The French Tax Authority has announced that VAT will be applicable to all charters in France for contracts signed from the 15th July onwards, even on the commercial yachts that were previously excluded from taxation. Regulations are still being clarified, but it appears that any charter that goes beyond French territorial waters (that is 12 nautical miles) will receive […]

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  • Azimut charter yacht Cristalex

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    Azimut Motoryacht 'Open to Negotiation' on Charter Rate

    CSO Yachts sends word that the owner of the 100-foot Azimut motoryacht Cristalex is “open to negotiation” on the yacht’s charter rate for bookings in the West Mediterranean or Croatia during July and August. Cristalex is a 2006 build that began chartering in 2008. The owner has lowered her weekly base rate in the past, […]

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  • Swan charter yacht Nikata

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    Save Nearly 30 Percent on South Pacific Yacht Charter

    BCR Yachts has some exciting news today: The 82-foot Swan sailing yacht Nikata is now offering a discount of nearly 30 percent on charters in the South Pacific. The regular weekly base rate to charter Nikata is €28,000. That has been dropped to €20,000. BCR is not listing any booking deadlines, so it appears that […]

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  • Southern Wind charter yacht Windfall

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Chef Alberto Affer

    Date interviewed: May 2013   I am really impressed with this tasting menu that you have put together, showcasing all of the regions of Italy. The wild boar salami is a real treat, and I can’t get enough of your honey-and-almond yogurt parfait. I am Italian, and our whole crew is Italian, and our boat […]

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  • Southern Wind charter yacht Windfall

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Windfall

    Date toured: May 2013 Windfall is a brand-new, 94-foot Southern Wind sailing yacht that was delivered to her owner in January 2013. Capt. Fabrizio Oddone sailed her from the shipyard in South Africa over to the Mediterranean, where she is available for charter for the first time this summer. “I have spent six years on […]

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  • Golden Yachts charter yacht Victory

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Capt. Andrea Aste

    Date interviewed: May 2013   Tell me about Victory, the 170-foot Golden Yachts build that you command. She launched as Optasia in 2007, and the current owner bought her that same year. We’ve been perfecting her ever since. Every winter, she does a major refit. This winter, she will have an audiovisual refit to install […]

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