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    Jillian Michaels Yacht Charter: Outrage All Around

    The internet has been abuzz since August 5, when fitness guru Jillian Michaels, formerly of “The Biggest Loser” reality show, put out a Facebook post to her 3 million or so followers claiming that an Italy yacht charter booked through broker Amanda Brilliante at CharterWorld had gone wretchedly wrong. Michaels’ post—shared nearly 600 times on the […]

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    Best Charter Yacht Chefs in New England this Summer

    The 2017 Newport Charter Yacht Show in Rhode Island just ended, and it included a competition among chefs from many of the top charter yachts available for bookings this summer in New England. If you’re looking to step aboard a charter yacht with fine cuisine in New England this summer, then these chefs just may […]

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  • Palmer Johnson charter yacht Vantage and shadow boat Ad-vantage

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    New Guide for First-Time Yacht Charter Clients

    Ocean Independence has created a micro-website called My First Superyacht as a guide for first-time charter clients. The site includes itinerary ideas, yachts that are available for charter, etiquette for newcomers to the yachting lifestyle, planning tips and practical suggestions. “Understanding the sheer scope of possibilities can be overwhelming for first time charterers,” Toby Maclaurin, […]

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  • 2017 MYBA Charter Show in Barcelona

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    Editor's Report: MYBA Charter Show in Barcelona

    The MYBA Charter Show—long held in Genoa, Italy, and moved for the first time this year to Barcelona, Spain—is an invitation- and industry-only event for charter yachts, brokers and press. It’s a great chance for insiders to get the scoop on what’s happening in the crewed yacht charter market. Here are a few of my top insights […]

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    St. Kitts Yacht Charter: An Insider's View

    Yacht charter in the northern Caribbean tends to focus in and around the islands where marinas and other services make it easy for the crews to base. Antigua and Sint Maarten are the hubs, with one-week charters generally going round-trip from one of those two islands and including St. Barth’s, Anguilla and possibly Barbuda. St. Kitts […]

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  • Intermarine charter yacht M3

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    7 Charter Yachts to See at the Palm Beach Boat Show

    The Palm Beach International Boat Show starts this Thursday in South Florida, and a number of top charter yachts are expected to be on the docks and open for tours. Here’s a look at seven of the biggest charter yachts that are scheduled to be there. Any reputable charter broker can help you get aboard:

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  • Benetti charter yacht 11.11

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    10 Charter Yachts to See at Yachts Miami Beach

    Two boat shows will take place this Thursday through Monday in South Florida: the Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key, and Yachts Miami Beach with venues on Collins Avenue and on Watson Island. A number of crewed charter yachts are scheduled to be on display at Yachts Miami Beach, one of the rare venues […]

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