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  • New Zealand Yachts powercatamaran Spirit

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    Soloman Islands, Papua New Guinea Yacht Charter

    Ocean Independence says the 115-foot New Zealand Yachts powercatamaran Spirit is offering itineraries in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea—destinations that are rarely offered for charter, let alone aboard such a luxurious powercat. I was aboard Spirit about a year ago on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, where I reported this article for Yachting magazine. […]

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  • Tecnomar charter yacht Shadow

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    New to Northrop and Johnson Fleet: Shadow

    Northrop and Johnson has welcomed the 130-foot Tecnomar motoryacht Shadow to the charter fleet, with itineraries available in Australia. Shadow is a 2013 build that accommodates eight to 10 guests in four staterooms. She has a foredeck hot tub, plus sunpads and lounges for catching some rays on the sundeck. Her top speed is 20 […]

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  • Azimut charter yacht Lady Pamela

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    New Year's Eve Yacht Charter in Australia

    Northrop & Johnson is promoting a number of charter yachts for New Year’s celebrations in Australia, where the fireworks display above Sydney Harbour is legendary. First is the 120-foot Oceanfast motoryacht Sahana, which I wrote about in the current issue of Yachts International (print edition on newsstands now) after spending a few days aboard in and […]

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    Powercatamaran Spirit Joins OCI Charter Fleet

    Ocean Independence has just welcomed the wave-piercing powercatamaran Spirit to the charter fleet. She’s a 112-footer built by New Zealand Yachts, with itineraries available in Australia, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. I was recently aboard Spirit on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef for an article that will appear in the September issue of Yachting […]

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  • Azimut charter yacht Lady Pamela

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    Whitsunday Islands Yacht Charter: Free Bonus Days

    Northrop and Johnson sends word from Australia that the 100-foot Azimut motoryacht Lady Pamela is giving seven days of Whitsunday Islands yacht charter for the price of five. Lady Pamela is a 2001 build that most recently was refit in 2017. She accommodates eight to 10 guests in four staterooms, including a full-beam master, a VIP […]

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  • Oceanfast charter yacht Sahana

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    Australia Yacht Charter: 2 Options in the Whitsundays

    Northrop and Johnson is promoting two yachts for charter in Australia’s Whitsunday Islands. First is the 60-foot Azzura sailing yacht Bliss—the first-ever sailing yacht to join the Northrop and Johnson fleet in Australia overall. She is a 2004 build that most recently was refitted in 2014, with work at that time including an upgrade to […]

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  • CBI Navi charter yacht Eleni

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    Yacht Charter Deals Abound

    As the calendar prepares to turn from June to July, a number of charter yacht owners are offering incentives to get a few more bookings during the summer season. Ocean Independence, which manages the world’s largest fleet of crewed charter yachts, has no fewer than five yachts offering deals right now. The 163-foot CBI Navi motoryacht […]

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  • Kha Shing charter yacht Masteka 2 swim platform

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    New Caledonia Yacht Charter: Exotic South Pacific

    Ocean Alliance says the 122-foot Kha Shing motoryacht Masteka 2 has become the first foreign-flagged yacht to obtain a charter license for New Caledonia, an exotic destination in the South Pacific. Masteka 2 is now taking inquiries for New Caledonia yacht charters from August 15 until late October, a season that usually sees humpback whales […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Akiko

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    Akiko, Formerly VvS1, Returns to Charter

    Ocean Alliance has welcomed the 112-foot Alloy motoryacht Akiko to the charter fleet in Australia and the South Pacific. Formerly known as VvS1, a charter yacht that I was aboard (and loved) in Fiji, Akiko is a 2007 build that recently got new owners. They took the yacht to the McMullen and Wing shipyard in […]

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