November 2009

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    Radio Interview with Broker Missy Johnston

    On November 9, MegayachtNews.org uploaded this podcast with Missy Johnston of Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters (a sponsor here on CharterWave). The interview includes a discussion about the current state of the charter industry.

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Toys and Tenders

    Broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters recommends the 197-foot Benetti motoryacht Xanadu for its variety of water toys and tenders: “Whether going ashore in your most elegant best or zipping to the beach for a day of fun in the sun, Xanadu has the tender for you.  For the elegant evening […]

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    Ipharra: The Newest Large Cat

    Management company Sunreef Yachts is promoting what it calls the “long-awaited” Ipharra for charters this winter in the Caribbean. I haven’t had a chance yet to get aboard myself, but this yacht–at 102 feet long–is the latest in a continuing trend of ever-larger catamarans becoming available for charter. Catamarans are an interesting breed of boat, […]

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    McMullen & Wing Mea Culpa Draws Crowd

    On November 8, Boats.com posted this article by CharterWave’s editor about the 138-foot McMullen & Wing motoryacht Mea Culpa, which drew a lot of attention at the recent Fort Lauderdale boat show as part of the Camper & Nicholsons International charter display.

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    Fraser Honors Leading Charter Yachts

    Any reputable charter broker will tell you that, no matter which yacht you charter, the crew can make or break your vacation. I have seen this firsthand time and time again during my own charter experiences. Sometimes, I’m on the biggest, newest, fanciest yacht in the harbor, and the chef keeps serving onions to a […]

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  • 2009 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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    November 2009

    CharterWave eNews Report from the 2009 Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowPlenty of charter yachts still have availability for bookings this winter in the Caribbean—but inquiries are starting to pick up, and discounts are starting to level off for the first time since the start of the global recession.    Such was the consensus on the docks […]

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    Yacht Charter in the Florida Keys

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website The Florida Keys Stringing off of the southern tip of the state of Florida are the Florida Keys, which are a lovely yacht charter destination. These islands extend a good 110 miles through warm clear waters of various shades of blue sparkling under predominately sunny skies. The […]

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    New Crew for Sailing Cat Tachyon

    Meet Megan O’Leary and John Bodnar. They are the new crew aboard the 47-foot sailing catamaran Tachyon in the Virgin Islands. I first told you about Tachyon back in November 2006, when I met Capt. Eric Stahl and his wife, Jacque, who at the time had just become owner-operators. They went on to build a […]

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