December 2013

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  • Sunreef charter yacht Clouds

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    New Sunreef 70 for Caribbean Yacht Charter

    Sunreef Yachts Charter has added another 70-foot powercatamaran to its charter fleet. This one is called Clouds and is currently available in the Caribbean. Clouds is now one of five 70 Sunreef powercats available for charter worldwide. The others are Damrak II (now in Southeast Asia), Abuelo (expected to be in Spain for summer 2014), […]

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  • gulet charter yacht Princess Karia IV

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    Last Days for Early Booking Discount on Turkey Yacht Charter

    Tomorrow is December 31, which is the deadline for getting a 20-percent early booking discount on a charter this summer in Turkey. The offer is for bookings aboard the 114-foot gulet Princess Karia IV, which charters as part of the fleet at Northrop and Johnson. She accommodates 12 guests in six staterooms, two with king […]

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  • charter yacht Milo

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    Special Charter Rate for New Year's Week

    Just when you thought it was too late to get in on the holiday discounts, Northrop and Johnson sends word that the 150-foot Angus D.W. Robertson sailing yacht Milo is dropping her weekly base rate from $90,000 to $75,000 next week out of Sint Maarten in the northern Caribbean. It’s a savings of more than […]

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    Hospitality vs. Service

    The setting was a tower built in 1475; the country, Scotland; the event, a wedding. 100 people on site and maybe 10 staff total to clean each room in the tower, serve a large Scottish breakfast, bring us coffee and tea, light fires in each room, and of course, host the wedding. What immediately struck […]

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  • Baltic sailing yacht Inukshuk

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    10 Best Lessons Learned at the 2013 Antigua Charter Yacht Show

    What’s old can be made stunningly new again. The 188-foot Abeking & Rasmussen motoryacht Excellence III is now a 197-footer called Dream, complete with an updated interior decor that made her the most-talked-about superyacht at the show. DNA is cool. The 161-foot Feadship motoryacht Teleost, owned by a man with a scientific background, just finished […]

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  • Benetti charter yacht Swan

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    The Best Charter Yachts for Parties

    The just-wrapped-up 2013 Antigua Charter Yacht Show included a couple of competitions this year. The main event was the annual culinary contest. Now comes the announcement from show organizers that winners have been selected in the contest for “Best Yacht Hop.” A bit of background for you: There are three marina venues at the Antigua […]

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  • Lazzara charter yacht Cold Gecko

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    Save More than 15 Percent on Bahamas Yacht Charter

    Here’s a good deal for anybody interested in a Bahamas yacht charter right after the holiday season: CharterWorld tells me the 84-foot Lazzara motoryacht Cold Gecko is dropping her weekly base rate by more than 15 percent, from $34,000 to $28,000, for the travel dates of January 6-13. If you’d rather charter next week during […]

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  • Nautitech charter yacht Nemo

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    Yet More Bonus Days on Caribbean Yacht Charter

    And the hits just keep on coming this week. On Tuesday, I told you about the 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae offering bonus days for Caribbean bookings. Yesterday I wrote about the 239-foot Dunya motoryacht Axioma giving bonus days in the Caribbean. Now comes word from Select Yachts that the 47-foot sailing catamaran Nemo is […]

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