August 2010

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  • Superyachting Index

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    New Data: Value of Charter Market Sank 30 Percent in 2009

    Camper and Nicholsons International has just released the third edition of its Superyachting Index, the world’s most comprehensive compilation of data about the new construction, brokerage sales, and yacht charter industries for boats larger than 80 feet. The 48-page report provides market analysis of the calendar year 2009, which was the first full year following […]

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    Why is Charter Recovering Slower than Brokerage?

    A good number of yachting industry insiders have contacted me during the past two weeks, wondering aloud about the current status of the crewed charter market. Those who carefully watch sales statistics are seeing what appears to be an emerging trend: the brokerage market is recovering from the global recession faster than the charter market. […]

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  • charter yacht Pure One

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    2 New “Fill the Gap” Discount Offers

    It may be just a coincidence, or it may be an indication that we have reached the “drop dead date” for yacht owners who have been holding out in futile hopes of booking their yachts at the full weekly charter rates this high season. Either way, management house Edmiston and Company sent out a pair […]

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  • charter yacht Samar

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    August 2010

    CharterWave eNews   Discounts Continue to Flood Charter Market Worldwide With the summer charter season now more than half over, yachts of all sizes and styles continue to announce deals and discounts on a daily basis. Even in the Western Mediterranean, which is the world’s most popular location for crewed yacht charter, rates are being […]

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    20-Percent Off in Caribbean, Virgin Islands

    On August 3, Interpac Yachts uploaded this blog post about the 115-foot motoryacht El Jefe, which is offering a 20-percent discount if you are one of the first to book a charter that is completed before October 31 in the Caribbean or Virgin Islands.

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  • charter yacht Allegria V

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    Book 5 Days in New England, Get 2 Free

    Management company C U Yacht Charters tells me that it has signed the 68-foot Azimut motoryacht Allegria V into the charter fleet. The yacht is currently en route to Long Island, New York, where she will spend the rest of the summer offering charters for eight guests at a lowest weekly base rate of $24,000. […]

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  • yacht charter broker Sherry Yates

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    Charter Broker Makes Environment a Top Priority

    About five years ago, I was at a luncheon aboard a motoryacht where the conversation turned to charter yacht brochures. Digital brochures were beginning to become an option, and some people saw them as a threat to the charter industry. At my table were about a half-dozen leading charter brokers, many of whom have longtime […]

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