January 2010

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    Yacht Charter, Italy; Imperia Italy

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Website Imperia, Italy With a dual focus on yachting, Newport, Rhode Island and Imperia, Italy are perfect “sister cities”. Newport has established “sister cities” throughout the world to exchange social and economic cultures, and Newport and Imperia are a great match as two well known yacht harbors, with […]

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    Yacht Charter; New England, Summer Sailing to Nantucket

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website Nantucket Harbor Houses Twenty-six miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts lays the tiny island of Nantucket. Just 3.5 miles by 14 miles in size, the crescent-shaped island offers over 100 miles of pristine sandy beaches, all of which are accessible to the public. Nantucket is […]

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  • charter yacht Mrs. White main saloon

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    20-Percent Discount on 98-Footer

    Management company Primo Yacht tells me that the 98-foot Benetti Sail Division motoryacht Mrs. White, whose main saloon is shown in the photograph at right, is offering a 20-percent discount for charters whose contracts are signed before April 30. The discounted rates are good for charters this summer in the Mediterranean. For the high season […]

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    St. Kitts Breaks Ground for Megayacht Marina

    On January 26, BreakingTravelNews posted this article about a groundbreaking ceremony being held for a forthcoming megayacht marina on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. Slips are expected to accommodate private and charter yachts as long as 200 feet when the $6 million project is completed in 14 months.

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  • charter yacht Avalon

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    New, 62-Foot Cat to Join BVI Fleet

    I just received some exciting news from Capt. Paul Johnson aboard the 57-foot sailing catamaran Saga Boy Too: He and his partner, chef Melissa Murphy, will be taking command of a brand-new, 62-foot sailing catamaran this fall. Called Avalon, the Lagoon 620 is on track for completion at the factory in France in time for […]

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    Southern New England Islands; The Elizabeth Islands

    ┬áVisit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website Sunset-Across-the-Elizabeth-Islands Stretching southwest from the southern side of Cape Cod across from Woods Hole, the Elizabeth Islands are made up of a series of islands and island groups, with Cuttyhunk the further island on the southern end of the island chain. Flanked on the northern side by […]

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    New Website for NB Yacht Charters

    On January 25, we learned that broker Nancy Button-Latinette of NB Yacht Charters recently launched this redesigned website with a focus on event-charter bookings (like next month’s Super Bowl in Miami, Florida).

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    NB Yacht Charters

    Nancy Button-Latinette is the broker who owns and operates this Fort Lauderdale-based agency. She books charters of all kinds with a special emphasis on event charters.

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  • St. Barth's surge New Year's 2009

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    More on New Year’s at St. Barth’s

    You may recall this image from a post that I uploaded on January 4 about the massive ocean swell that emptied Gustavia Harbour, St. Barth’s, on New Year’s Eve. I have just received another firsthand account of what happened during that holiday weekend, this time from Capt. Colin Boyle of the 198-foot CMN motoryacht Cloud […]

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