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    Yacht Charter Resumes in Hurricane-Hit Islands

    I received several reports in the past few days that have me filled with optimism about the upcoming winter yacht charter season in the northern Caribbean and Virgin Islands. For starters, Virgin Island Sailing said that its first charters since those islands reopened for business November 1 have gone well. The company shared this feedback […]

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  • CMN charter yacht Slipstream

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    Charter Yacht Slipstream to Aid Caribbean Recovery

    The MYBA professional organization of charter yacht brokers is promoting an initiative to help the 196-foot CMN motoryacht Slipstream bring donations and supplies to the Caribbean this winter. Slipstream is calling for donations of all kinds, including carpentry tools, construction materials and more, to be left at Port Vauban in Antibes, France, for pickup on […]

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  • Abeking and Rasmussen charter yacht Lady Sheridan

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    10 Top Charter Yachts to Tour at FLIBS

    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is scheduled to open on Wednesday, and a number of leading charter yachts are expected to be on display—and open for tours. Often, FLIBS is the last opportunity that charter clients have to see some yachts before they head south to the Caribbean for the winter charter season. Any […]

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  • Delta charter yacht Laurel

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    More Charter Yachts Commit to the Caribbean

    Several more charter yachts have announced that they are committed to chartering in the Caribbean this winter, as cleanup in the islands continues following Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria. A few yachts resumed taking Caribbean bookings earlier this month, and the charter broker association CYBA International announced last week that it expects about 80 percent […]

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  • Trunk Bay, USVI

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    CYBA: 80 Percent of Fleet Open for Caribbean

    CYBA International, a leading professional organization of charter yacht brokers, says it expects 80 percent of the charter fleet to be ready for the winter season in the Caribbean and Virgin Islands. They’ll have places to dock, too, according to one of the biggest marina-ownership groups in the world. “Yacht Club at Isle de Sol […]

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  • Proteksan Turquoise charter yacht Odessa

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    Charter Yachts Committed to the Caribbean

    As news of struggle, cleanup and recovery continue to come out of the Virgin Islands and northern Caribbean, some charter yacht owners have announced their intention to support the region this winter. Anyone who wants to help the region through tourism dollars can book a week aboard. “Still committed to sailing the Caribbean this winter,” […]

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  • Hurricane Irma wreckage on Tortola

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    Sad, Post-Hurricane News from Tortola

    There was some good news out of the Virgin Islands and Caribbean last week, following the devastation that Hurricanes Irma and Maria wrought in popular charter destinations. Several crewed-yacht fleet managers reported that most of their boats survived the storm or had minimal damage, and that they expected to have availability this winter. The news […]

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