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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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  • 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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