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New Vidcast: Motoryacht VvS1 in Fiji
If you've seen the new edition of Yachting magazine, then you know it contains my feature article about the fantastic couple of days I spent in Fiji aboard the 111-foot Alloy motoryacht VvS1. We visited the Mamanuca and Yasawa chains, ...
Charter Yacht Latitude Aids with Gulf Oil Spill Research
News media here in the States, taking their cues from the federal government, have been saying since early August that the "vast majority" of the spilled BP oil has been cleaned up or dispersed from the Gulf of Mexico. A ...
The Jetstream: Interesting New Media Option for Charter Clients
First, it was Crestron systems. They were the media device of the moment aboard charter yachts, allowing guests to access everything from their television to the air conditioning from a single remote control. Then came Kaleidescape, a server system tha...
Sailing Cat True North to Charter in Belize, Panama
I love it when a well-known charter yacht moves out of the normal cruising areas and into exotic locales. It doesn't happen often, but when it does, it's a chance for charter clients to enjoy the best of both worlds. ...
Want to Race in Les Voiles de St. Tropez?
Each autumn, the South of France plays host to Les Voiles de St. Tropez, a regatta that typically attracts about 300 of the world's finest modern and classic sailing yachts. This year's Les Voiles de St. Tropez will be held ...
Sherakhan to Charter in Patagonia, Antarctica
Yes, I know, the image at right is a masterwork created by a graphic artist. But the concept will soon enough become reality, when the 228-foot motoryacht Sherakhan begins offering charters in Patagonia, Antarctica, and more. The current plan is for ...
€60,000 Discount on an East Med Feadship
Just when I think the discounts can't go any deeper for serious charter yachts in the Mediterranean this summer, another offer lands in my in-box that makes my jaw drop. Earlier this week, I told you about Ocean Independence announcing a ...
Sailing Yacht Offers $1,500 Discount on 2008 Rates
The custom-built, 72-foot sailing yacht Pacific Wave is offering a $1,500 discount on charters taken between November 1 and May 31, with the pre-discount base rates for those dates being the same as they were back in 2008. So, for two ...
Christmas Discount: 8 Nights for Price of 7
It's been about a month since I received the first major discount announcement for a holiday charter during the winter 2010-11 season. That was a 15-percent rate break aboard the 252-foot motoryacht Samar, which is part of the Edmiston and ...
New Data: Value of Charter Market Sank 30 Percent in 2009
Camper and Nicholsons International has just released the third edition of its Superyachting Index, the world's most comprehensive compilation of data about the new construction, brokerage sales, and yacht charter industries for boats larger than 80 fe...

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