August 2010

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  • yacht charter broker Shannon Webster

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    Facebook Post Leads to 10-Day Charter Booking

    A little more than a week ago, I was invited to speak at a Florida Yacht Brokers Association seminar for luxury yacht charter brokers. My topic was publishing law, requested by a good number of brokers who are now using blogs, Twitter, Facebook and the like to promote the message of yacht charter. I helped […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Dining Areas

    Broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: “The 183-foot Benetti motoryacht Galaxy offers both an interior and exterior dining experience at the same time, your choice.  On the bridge deck is a lovely dining area with a large, circular table seating 12. This table is positioned just forward of the outdoor […]

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  • Matelot

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    DESTINATIONS – Society Islands

    Welcome to “Destinations” – a new series on yachting destinations throughout the world. We begin our adventures in the “Society Islands” in the South Pacific Ocean featuring the Sailing Yacht Matelot with Captain Angus Fuller at the helm. The S/Y Matelot is a 2005 model 80′ Sailing Yacht with three guest cabins accommodating up to […]

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  • charter yacht Crackerjack

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    Want to Race in Les Voiles de St. Tropez?

    Each autumn, the South of France plays host to Les Voiles de St. Tropez, a regatta that typically attracts about 300 of the world’s finest modern and classic sailing yachts. This year’s Les Voiles de St. Tropez will be held September 25 through October 3, which means there is still time to book a charter […]

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  • charter yacht Sherakhan

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    Sherakhan to Charter in Patagonia, Antarctica

    Yes, I know, the image at right is a masterwork created by a graphic artist. But the concept will soon enough become reality, when the 228-foot motoryacht Sherakhan begins offering charters in Patagonia, Antarctica, and more. The current plan is for Sherakhan to head toward South America in late October, with charter availability beginning in […]

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  • charter yacht Eclipse

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    €60,000 Discount on an East Med Feadship

    Just when I think the discounts can’t go any deeper for serious charter yachts in the Mediterranean this summer, another offer lands in my in-box that makes my jaw drop. Earlier this week, I told you about Ocean Independence announcing a €40,000 break on the weekly base rate for the 152-foot Feadship motoryacht Jana in […]

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  • charter yacht Lady Zelda

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    Christensen Motoryacht Lady Zelda Drops Rate–Again

    I’ve been telling you all summer about the 130-foot Christensen motoryacht Lady Zelda and her escalating discount offers. First, there was the mid-June announcement that if you booked two weeks of charter in the Western Mediterranean, you could save 25 percent. Then came news of a more ambitious discount offer, for a single week of […]

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