August 2010

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    10 Best Charter Yachts for Learning New Things

    Charter broker Missy Johnston of Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says it’s fun to learn the native culture and ceremonies of Fiji aboard the 86-foot powercatamaran Bel’Mare: “Bel’Mare is crewed by local Fijians, one of whom, Mo, is the son of a chief on his native island. All of the crew, but particularly Mo, […]

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    Do you recommend travel insurance to your charter clients?

      Ed Hamilton, Ed Hamilton & Co. We have always offered travel insurance and recommended that our charterers consider it carefully. While we don’t feel it is essential in all cases, every guest should review their personal situation and make an informed decision. A yacht charter represents a notable investment and, once booked, charter fees […]

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    Ex-Rodriguez Chairman Out of Jail

    On August 2, MegayachtNews uploaded this report stating that Alexandre Rodriguez has been released from jail on €1.5 million bail but is still facing the possibility of a trial. Rodriguez resigned earlier this summer as the head of Rodriguez Group, the parent company of Camper & Nicholsons International, which controls the largest fleet of crewed […]

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  • charter yacht Lady Zelda

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    Lady Zelda Offers Second West Med Discount

    These past few weeks, I’ve been writing incessantly about newly announced deals and discounts for charter yachts in every last one of the world’s major summer cruising regions. Today marks a new twist on yacht owners trying to buck the global recession and drum up business: A yacht that already is offering one type of […]

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