January 2010

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    Yacht Charter; Martha's Vineyard

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website Martha’s Vineyard,Vineyard Haven Martha’s Vineyard is a 100 square mile island off the southern coast of Cape Cod, and is often known simply as “the Vineyard”. On a yacht charter out of Newport, Rhode Island, Martha’s Vineyard is a popular stop and as the largest island in […]

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    New Chef on Dulcinea

    I most recently wrote about the 63-foot sailing yacht Dulcinea back in October, when the yacht was Caribbean-bound following a summer’s worth of upgrades at a New England shipyard. I hadn’t been aboard her in about a year, which made me pleased to see her looking so shined up and spiffy at last month’s Antigua […]

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    Yacht Charter in the Southern New England Islands; Cuttyhunk

    Visit the Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charter Website Cuttyhunk Natural Harbor Rarely heard of outside of southern New England, the little island of Cuttyhunk is most easily visited by yacht on a yacht charter cruising the southern New England islands. Considered one of the Elizabeth Islands, stretching south from Cape Cod, Cuttyhunk is the southern […]

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    Stocked, Chilled, and Ready

    “Normally when you have a fridge like this, you have to pay for your drinks.” I nodded wholeheartely in agreement with Capt. Greg Havens as he showed me the refrigerator in the photograph at right aboard the 130-foot Heesen motoryacht Lionshare. We were standing in the outdoor guest area just outside the sky lounge. The […]

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    Horizon Charters Aims to Help Haiti

    On January 18, BVINews posted this item about Horizon Yacht Charters suggesting that clients donate $20 to Haiti earthquake relief when booking a charter. Horizon matches the donation and forwards the total amount to the Red Cross.

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    Glass Mosaic Tile with Style

    I get some of my best interior decorating ideas from aboard charter yachts, especially ones like the 214-foot Feadship motoryacht Trident, which I toured at last month’s Antigua charter yacht show. This yacht has an interior decor by world-renowned designer Donald Starkey, who did something so interesting with the guest bathroom floors that I couldn’t […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Sundecks

    Charter broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: : “The 190-foot Trinity motoryacht Unbridled, which just launched in 2009, has the excellent top sundeck for which Trinity is known. There is ample sunning area, a very large Jacuzzi, a bar area, dining space, and other small seating and sunning areas.” Johnston […]

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    A Trader’s Dream Charter Yacht

    A lot of times in my blog, I show you images of salons with comfy sofas, decks with sprawling sunpads, or other photographs from charter yachts that all but scream “vacation.” Today is going to be different. That’s because I saw something at last month’s Antigua charter show that I haven’t seen before on a […]

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    New Option in Norway

    On January 14, charter broker Cindy Brown of Ultra Marine posted this item about the classic motoryacht Grace, which is becoming available for charter in summer 2010 in the Norwegian fjords.

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    A Smart Swim Step

    One of the nicest sailing yachts that I toured at last month’s Antigua charter show was the 90-foot Atalante, which launched in August 2009 from the Claasen Jachtbouw shipyard in Holland. The builder has produced 19 of these Andrew Hoek designs, which are known as the Modern Classic. The idea is that the yacht has […]

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