• 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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  • Maiora charter yacht Never One

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    Jillian Michaels Yacht Charter: Outrage All Around

    The internet has been abuzz since August 5, when fitness guru Jillian Michaels, formerly of “The Biggest Loser” reality show, put out a Facebook post to her 3 million or so followers claiming that an Italy yacht charter booked through broker Amanda Brilliante at CharterWorld had gone wretchedly wrong. Michaels’ post—shared nearly 600 times on the […]

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    Booming! The MYBA Charter Show 2014 Closes

    The yachting industry is booming. The MYBA Charter Show 2014 in Genoa, showcasing the most impressive yachts on the charter market, has been nothing short of amazing. Not only are yachts becoming  more exciting with indulgent interiors, striking finishes and ever more outrageous water toys, the range of charter destinations is increasing very quickly with captains keen […]

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    MYBA Ends Sint Maarten Show Affiliation

    Yes, I’m still at the Antigua charter yacht show (and will file another blog post here for you later today), but there is some breaking news in my e-mail inbox that I want to share with you immediately. MYBA just issued a press release announcing its official disengagement from the Sint Maarten charter yacht show, […]

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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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