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    The High Five

    What destinations appeal to me? If you can’t imagine a vacation without beautiful remote beaches, your ideal destination may be different from that of someone who wants to dine ashore and shop every day. Once you have an idea about what you’d like to do, a broker can discuss destinations where that type of activity is […]

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    MYBA Guidelines Tipping Policy

    During charter yacht shows such as the one I attended last week on Antigua, management companies hand out yacht brochures and information to brokers and the press. Typically, the list of “specifications” for each yacht includes things like the boat’s length, the number of guests it takes, and where it will be located during upcoming […]

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    Checking Your Charter Receipts

    I had an interesting discussion at lunch here at the Antigua charter yacht show about end-of-charter receipts–and what charter guests are entitled to. It seems there have been some instances in which yacht captains are overcharging charter guests for things like food, fuel, and other items that the guests ask to have onboard. This is […]

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