June 2009

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    Turtle Tracks

    Hi Everyone, Sorry I’ve been MIA, but I have been on holiday in Trinidad and Grenada for the last couple of weeks.  What a fantastic trip this was.  I’ll be posting segments from the trip in the next couple of days starting with today’s blog about ‘leatherback turtles’.  This was one of – if not […]

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    Maddalena Islands, off Sardinia's Coast

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website  Maddalena Islands Have you heard of the Maddalena Islands?  Located inside the Straights of Bonifacio, these islands sit right off of the Costa Smeralda, on the northeastern coast of Sardinia. Budelli, Caprera, Razzoli, Santa Maria, Santo Stefano, Spargi and La Maddalena are the main islands in this […]

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    Charter Champneys, Get Spa Discount

    This is one of the guest cabins aboard the charter yacht Champneys, an 82-foot Sunseeker Predator motoryacht that is owned by the same company that owns Champneys Health Resorts in the United Kingdom. I’m told by yacht management company YCO that a deal is about to be announced through which you can get a discount […]

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    Charter the Historic Nantucket Lightship

    The brokers at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters, one of our sponsors here on CharterWave, are based in Newport, Rhode Island, and thus were able to give me the inside scoop that the 128-foot-long, historic Nantucket Lightship has become available for charter in New England. With five cabins and five crew, the boat’s lowest […]

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    Infatuation Offers 15% Discount

    As of June 17, management company Burgess Yachts was promoting this 15-percent discount off charters aboard the 136-foot Jongert sailing yacht Infatuation this summer in the Eastern Mediterranean. Here’s our full-length feature about a charter that our editor did aboard the yacht in Italy.

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    CharterWave is Now on Facebook

    We have just created a page for CharterWave on Facebook. Become one of our first fans and help get the discussions going. (Favorite destination? Favorite charter yachts? Good brokers? There’s so much to discuss…)

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    Lady Zelda Drops Charter Rate 30%

    International Yacht Charter Group posted this announcement on June 17 about the 130-foot Christensen motoryacht Lady Zelda, which has reduced its weekly base rate by 30 percent to $60,000 for 10 guests. (This is the same yacht that reduced its weekly rate by 40 percent in April and May in the Bahamas.) Our editor here […]

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    More Fishing Fun with Ambush

    Sticking with the fishing theme that I started yesterday here on the Daily Editor’s Blog, meet the brand-new, 61-foot sportfishing yacht Ambush. She is available for tandem charters alongside the 121-foot Crescent motoryacht Olga, which is also a sports-lover’s dream. Olga offers scuba diving directly from the yacht as well as soothing onboard massages for […]

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    Fraser Yachts Nominated for Award

    Fraser Yachts Worldwide announced on June 16 that it has made the short list for the award of Best Brand at the 2009 European Luxury Awards. One of the marketing efforts the company cited is this new website. The winner will be announced June 24 in London.

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