2008

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    Terms & Conditions

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    Privacy Policy

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    Destination: Yacht Charter Hotspots

      This Bahamian beach is just one of the many beautiful locations that you can visit during a private yacht charter vacation. This vidcast also takes you to Fiji, the Galapagos Islands, France, Italy, Alaska, and beyond.

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    10 Best Tips for Chartering During the Global Economic Downturn

    Broker Jim Arazia at 1800Sailaway.com says: “Don’t pay retail! When your charter broker presents a yacht and rate for your consideration,don’t be afraid to make an offer to the yacht owner.If your broker is reluctant, get a new broker. The broker should represent you, not the yacht owner.There are deals to be made and deep […]

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    10 Best Beaches to Visit While on Charter in the Caribbean

    December 22, 2008 Broker Jim Arazia of 1800sailaway.com likes Little Bay Beach on Anguilla: “The only way to reach Little Bay Beach is by boat, making it the ideal beach for a yacht charter vacation.  Actually you could climb down a 65-foot net ladder that the locals have tied to the cliffs. Visitors will find […]

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    Yacht Design and Comfort

    The details that yacht owners choose when they build larger, crewed motoryachts can make a huge difference to your personal charter experience Building a yacht is one of the most personalized experiences in the world. Almost everyone who buys a boat 100 feet or larger incorporates custom design elements, and with hundreds of yachts in the […]

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    Gratuities

    Charter Yacht Crew Gratuities: An Increasingly Worrisome Issue Date posted: May 2007  A longtime, well-respected charter broker arranged a tandem charter for a regular client, booking two boats at once for the man who had more people in his party than one boat could handle. One yacht was staffed by a European crew, the other […]

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    Theme Nights

    Theme nights are becoming elaborate, day-long affairs on some charter yachts The theme night, as it were, actually started just after lunch for the youngest guests aboard Princess Marcie. First mate Raul Valdivia cruised by the 85-foot motoryacht’s aft deck, where the children were trying to decide what watersports to enjoy that afternoon. “They saw […]

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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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    Special Needs

    As yacht owners and charter guests get older, luxury yacht design is expanding to include handicap-accessible styling The yacht broker says it happened like this: His client was a longtime boater who loves nothing more than being out on the open ocean. The man was devastated as time took its toll and forced him into […]

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