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  • 2018 Newport Charter Yacht Show

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    Winning Chefs on New England Charter Yachts

    The Newport Charter Yacht Show was held in late June, and its annual chefs’ competition focused on desserts. Here’s a look at the winners, all of whom are aboard yachts available for bookings in New England this summer. First prize went to Chef Carolina Velandia of the 198-foot Feadship motoryacht Blue Moon. She cooked a picante […]

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  • 2018 MYBA Charter Show winning chefs

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    MYBA Charter Show: Winning Chefs

    The industry-only MYBA Charter Show was held recently in Barcelona, Spain, and as always, it included a culinary competition where charter-yacht chefs get to show off their best skills. Here’s a list of the winners, as well as the yachts where they work—where any reputable charter broker can help you book a week on board […]

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  • Port Louis Marina in Grenada

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    Charter Yacht Marina in Grenada is Expanding

    The northern Caribbean islands—Sint Maarten and Antigua in particular—have long been the hub of crewed yacht charter activity. The majority of yachts that charter in the Caribbean have, for more than a decade, used the northern islands as their base. In recent years, an increasing number of charter yachts have visited the southern islands, including […]

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  • yacht charter broker Carol Kent

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    Charter Broker Carol Kent Wins Award

    Carol Kent, who founded Carol Kent Yacht Charters in Massachusetts in 1986, has been named charter professional of the year for 2017. The International Yacht Brokers Association, based in Florida, made the announcement in early February. “Carol Kent is that increasingly rare yacht charter broker who maintains and pursues an intimate knowledge of all aspects of yacht […]

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  • charter yacht Xenia 74

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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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