June 2015

Monthly Archives

  • balsamic vinegar pearls by charter yacht chef Sue Ficken

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    I'll Bet You Can't Name this Food (but You'll Love It)

    Take a look at the photograph above, and tell me what food you’re seeing. I know what you’re thinking, because I was thinking it too when it was served to me at lunch aboard the 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae. Caviar. You’re thinking caviar, right? Actually, wrong. It’s not caviar. It’s salad dressing. True story. […]

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  • Newport Harbor 2015

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    The New England Charter Market is Up, and the Caribbean is Booked

    I traveled last week to the sunny shore of Rhode Island for the 2015 Newport International Charter Show. The show was small compared with others, such as the MYBA Charter Show in Europe and the Antigua Charter Yacht Show in the Caribbean, but that’s fairly typical of the Newport event, given that New England is […]

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  • Admiral charter yacht Rhino

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    8 Days for Price of 7 in New England or Bahamas

    Churchill Yacht Partners has a good deal to close out the week: The 154-foot Admiral motoryacht Rhino, currently in North Carolina, is offering eight days of charter for the price of seven in either New England or the Bahamas during July and August. Previously known on the charter market as Ohana, Rhino got a new owner in […]

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  • Delta charter yacht Victoria Del Mar

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    Last Week of Mediterranean Availability on Victoria Del Mar

    Northrop and Johnson sends word that the 164-foot Delta motoryacht Victoria Del Mar has just one week of summer yacht charter availability left, from August 5-12 in the South of France. Victoria Del Mar is a 2006 build that was most recently refit in 2014, including the installation of a contemporary interior decor. She accommodates […]

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    Fine Dining in The Bahamas!

    Before heading out on your luxury yacht charter in the Bahamas you might want to arrive in Nassau a day early to enjoy the island and dine at the beautiful Sapodilla Estate.  This beautiful Estate is named after a local fruit tree, which only starts to suggest the thought that goes in to their food!  Sapodilla’s sophisticated […]

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    Live from the 2015 Newport Charter Yacht Show

    It’s hard to think of a better place to be than the waterfront in Newport, Rhode Island, on a sunny summer day, and that’s exactly where I’ll be today, walking the docks and touring the yachts at the 2015 Newport Charter Yacht Show. Care to see the yachts for yourself? You can do that at […]

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  • charter yacht Maita'i

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    10 Days of Mediterranean Yacht Charter for the Price of 7

    Here’s a great deal on Mediterranean yacht charter being promoted by Blue Latitude Yachting: The 74-foot sailing catamaran Maita’i is offering 10 days for the price of seven on the French Riviera, Corsica or Italy for any charter booked with cruising dates during the first two weeks of July. Those are prime-time cruising dates in […]

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    Yacht Charter in Indonesia Phinisi

    Do you want to be part of Indonesia’s traditional sailing ways? Phinisis are traditional Indonesian sailing ships, which have been sailing the oceans of East Indonesia and beyond, since before the golden era of the spice trade during the 15th to 18th centuries. Continue reading about a yacht charter in Indonesia →  

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  • Holland Jachtbouw charter yacht Whisper

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    10 Best Charter Yachts Expected to Be at the 2015 Newport Charter Yacht Show

    The 116-foot Holland Jachtbouw sailing yacht Whisper is expected to be a standout on the docks thanks to her fine craftsmanship and careful maintenance. The 50-foot St. Francis sailing catamaran Paradigm Shift will be promoting regular as well as half-board charter rate packages. The 87-foot Johnson motoryacht Sixty-Six will be showing off just-completed refit work for […]

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  • Bilgin charter yacht Tatiana

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    Last-Minute Deal on Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Ocean Independence tells me the 147-foot Bilgin motoryacht Tatiana is dropping her weekly base rate by €15,000 for all Mediterranean yacht charters through the end of June. With the discount, the weekly base rate becomes €135,000. It’s an even better deal than the owner of Tatiana announced this past March, when the lowest rate charter […]

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