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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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  • 2016 Antigua Charter Yacht Show

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    Broker Report: 2016 Antigua Charter Yacht Show

    Michael Sawyer of Infinity Yachts is just back from the 2016 Antigua Charter Yacht Show—the biggest charter show held in the Caribbean each year. Three marinas are filled with charter yachts that are open for tours, interviews, lunches and more. The public cannot attend; it’s an industry-only event designed to let top charter yacht brokers […]

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    Charter Broker Report: 2016 Virgin Islands Shows

    Charter yacht broker Kathleen Mullen of Regency Yacht Charters is just back from the 2016 charter yacht shows in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Here’s her take on the status of the charter market in the Virgin Islands as well as a few yachts from her fleet that showed well this year. How is […]

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  • Dubrovnik, Croatia

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    Broker Report: Croatia Yacht Charter with Missy Johnston

    Charter broker Missy Johnston of Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters has just returned from Croatia, where she checked out the local gulets and sights so that she can help charter clients arrange the best possible itineraries. Here’s what she had to say about her time in Croatia, which yachts she’s recommending to clients in […]

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    New Website for Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters

    Newport-based Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters has a new website. It’s super modern with sections on available yachts, top destinations and advice for beginners and repeat clients alike. I especially like the way the site is designed with photo-heavy sections. For instance, the “What It’s All About” section has images from all kinds of […]

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    What Pregnant Charter Clients Should Know about Zika

    Michael Sawyer at Infinity Yacht Charters is at least the second broker to have a pregnant charter client cancel a signed booking because she feared contracting the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects. Both cancellations we’ve reported here on CharterWave were for charters booked in the Virgin Islands. Here’s what happened […]

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    Charter Broker Interview: Merry Persichetti

    A few weeks ago at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, I ran into Merry Persichetti, whom I’d previously met when she was working aboard the 140-foot Proteksan-Turquoise motoryacht Capricorn. She has since gotten off boats to work on land, becoming the newest charter broker with B&B Yacht Charters in Newport, Rhode Island.   How did […]

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