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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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  • charter yacht Xenia 74

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    Some Good News from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean

    This year’s hurricane season has been punishing in the Virgin Islands and northern Caribbean, which together comprise the prime destination for winter yacht charter each year. And even as cleanup begins from Hurricane Irma, the islands now have another serious hurricane, Maria, bearing down. For many people who live in the islands, the suffering has […]

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  • Hurricane Irma

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    Hurricane Irma Pounds Caribbean Yacht Charter Grounds

    Reports are only now starting trickle in from across the Caribbean and South Florida after Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record, barreled into some of the most popular winter yacht charter destinations. Suffice it to say, the impact appears to be greater than we’ve seen from any storm in a long, […]

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  • Burgess Yachts crew photo contest

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    Some of the Best Yacht Charter Photos Ever

    Some of the best photographs from charter yachts around the world have been showing up on the Burgess Yachts Twitter feed and the Burgess Yachts Facebook page as part of the company’s Crew Photographer of the Year competition. The contest is continuing through September 15, with winners expected to be announced at this autumn’s Monaco Yacht […]

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  • Maiora charter yacht Never One

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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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