November 2014

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    Ile de Porquerolles – A Hidden Paradise

    One of my favourite places on the French Riviera is the lesser known Ile de Porquerolles where the crystal clear waters, golden sand and dream-like bays are more akin to somewhere found in the tropics.  This sensational paradise is the antidote to the hustle and bustle of St Tropez – a tranquil haven in which to relax and unwind whilst enjoying […]

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    Thanksgiving, Turkey and Malades Restaurant

    What’s your trick to preparing Turkey for Thanksgiving? All this talk about the celebratory bird has got us thinking about family celebrations, warmer climates and Turkey! The Turkish coastline boasts more than a thousand kilometres of shoreline, sharing the same crystal clear warm waters as popular neighbour Greece. With an abundance of history, archaeological sights and breathtaking […]

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    New Tender Coming to Hatteras No Complaints

    Neptune Group Yachting tells me the 80-foot Hatteras motoryacht No Complaints has a new center-console tender on order, just in time for the winter charter season in Florida and the Bahamas (she’s still available for a Christmas booking). No Complaints is a 2004 build that recently got new interior carpeting and soft goods, new exterior […]

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    Northrop and Johnson Opens Los Angeles Office

    Northrop and Johnson, a Fort Lauderdale-based yachting company with a well-respected charter fleet, has opened a new office in Los Angeles, California. The office is on Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills. It will be headed by Brian Lucey, who previously worked with the luxury concierge firm Quintessentially in London, Miami and Los Angeles. Lucey […]

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    Phuket Sunset . . . and Santa come early

    We just received this spectacular sunset view from aboard the Jacuzzi Cat in Phuket. We are now well into Phuket high season, which means lots of long sunny days and evenings ahead! As the Captain said, “They asked for a sunset cruise . . . and they got one!” As the season moves forward, Christmas is only a few weeks away. In […]

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    Koufonisia Cyclades Yacht Charter

    There’s no denying that the Greek Islands are the best all round destination; just ask Boatbookings Broker, Lambros, who has cruised all over the world! Combining cosmopolitan places like Mykonos and Santorini, thousand of stunning beaches scattered in the hundreds of islands, unspoiled sceneries & islands which are still preserved in the face of tourism, Greece has so much to […]

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    Save 20 Percent on Caribbean, Bahamas Yacht Charter

    There’s more news this week from Ocean Independence, which tells me the 181-foot Proteksan-Turquoise motoryacht Turquoise is giving a 20-percent discount on Bahamas and Caribbean charters from January through mid-April of 2015. With the discount, the weekly base rate drops from $294,000 to $235,200. The only requirement to receive the discount is that you must […]

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