November 2009

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  • charter yacht Jewel

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    Jewel Joins Churchill Charter Fleet

    Churchill Yacht Partners has just welcomed the 67-foot Alloy sailing yacht Jewel to its charter fleet. Built in 2005, the sloop just completed what Churchill says was a major refit. “She is in better than new condition,” according to the marketing team. I have no reason to doubt the claim, but I do look forward […]

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    The Greening of the Fleet

    On November 18, CharterPortBVI posted this item about several charter yachts in its Virgin Islands fleet that are now forgoing the use of plastic bottled water, in an effort to be more environmentally friendly.

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  • J Class yacht Ranger

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    An Ultimate Tandem Charter

    Six little words. That’s all it took for me to nearly drool into my telephone after receiving a call from sales broker Ann Avery at Northrop and Johnson in Fort Lauderdale. “Ranger,” she said, “is becoming available for charter.” If you don’t know your sailboat racing history, the original Ranger was launched in 1937 and […]

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  • charter yacht Zenith

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    A Charter in the Jungle. With Gators!

    Neptune Group Yachting just signed the brand-new, 120-foot motoryacht Zenith into its charter fleet. The yacht was custom built in Brazil, where it will offer charters of a most unusual nature. I know this because I just got off the phone with Neptune Group charter broker Clancy Weller, who recently returned from a scouting trip […]

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    Look for New Sea-Doo on Charter Yachts

    On November 16, Soundings Trade Only posted this article about Popular Science magazine naming the Sea-Doo GTX iS as a “best” new product. This particular model, with “iControl technology,” gives riders more control in the water–an important advancement for clients who use the Sea-Doos that many charter yachts offer.

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    10 Best Charter Yachts Still Available for Christmas and New Year’s

    Broker Carolyn Titus at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters recommends the 87-foot Little Harbor sailing yacht Seahawk for a New Year’s charter: “She is available, at this point, starting December 27 in the Caribbean. This beautiful yacht charters for up to six guests in three staterooms, all with en suite baths.  Capt. Robert Edgar […]

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  • charter yacht Wil Power

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    Wil Power Gets New Crew, New Base

    This is the 68-foot Maiora motoryacht Wil Power, which is managed by Paradise Yacht Charters, one of our sponsors here on CharterWave. I’ve been hearing a ton about this yacht for more than a year, ever since company President Rebecca Riley spent some time aboard in the Grenadines and came back with a glowing review. […]

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    Could Abu Dhabi be the Next Monaco?

    On November 14, AMEInfo posted this article about the inaugural Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, noting that many events were held aboard yachts being used in the same way yachts are used at the Monaco Grand Prix–a premier, annual yacht charter event.

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