October 2010

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  • Fiona Maureso

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    Interview with Fiona Maureso, New Head of Charter at YPI

    In late September, longtime charter agent Fiona Maureso left Peter Insull’s to become head of charter at Yachting Partners International (the YPI Group). I spoke with her yesterday from her new office in Antibes, where she discussed everything from YPI’s changing charter fleet to the economic state of the charter industry. Congratulations on your new […]

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  • charter yacht Blue Bayou

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    BVI Sailing Catamaran Adds Scuba

    The British Virgin Islands office of Northrop and Johnson tells me that the 50-foot Catana sailing catamaran Entrepreneurship is now offering scuba to certified divers on charter. Diving is not included in the weekly base rate, however. It’s calculated at $40 per person for each day of diving with a maximum of two dives per […]

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    Off to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    I’m boarding a plane at 6 a.m. today bound for Florida and the 51st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. My goal is to have live reports from the show every night this week on the CharterWave Daily Editor’s Blog, as well as news blurbs on the CharterWave Twitter feed as I discover interesting tidbits […]

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  • charter yacht Atmosphere

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    Major Price Break on Sailing Yacht Atmosphere

    Management house Edmiston and Company continues to send word of significant winter-season discounts on some of the most impressive yachts in its charter fleet. Last week, I told you about a nearly 45-percent discount for charters aboard the 254-foot motoryacht Samar. Today, the news is about the 174-foot Perini Navi sailing yacht Atmosphere, which has […]

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    Yacht Charter Gulet Carpe Diem 1; Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters Review

    The Turkish Gulet Carpe Diem 1 available for crewed yacht charter along the southern Turkish coast, we feel, here at Northrop and Johnson Yacht Charters, is a great choice for a crewed yacht charter on a Gulet in Turkey.  As they say…”when in Rome”, and the same is true in Turkey, as when cruising along […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Toys

    RJC Yachts tells us that the 111-foot Broward motoryacht Lady Sharon Gale, which just completed a refit, has added a brand-new, 38-foot Jupiter towed tender to its charter program. Use of Sir Richard, as the tender is known, is included in the motoryacht’s weekly base rate. Charter broker Katie Wray at International Yacht Collection recommends […]

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    RM Elegant Available in Costa Rica

    I rarely see proper charter yachts advertised as being available in Costa Rica. And, truth be told, I haven’t actually seen the 237-foot motoryacht RM Elegant being advertised there, either. She’s still being marketed as open for charter this winter in the Caribbean, at a weekly base rate of €420,000. However, management company WEM Lines […]

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  • charter yacht More

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    More

    The 145-foot Benetti motoryacht More was originally built with charter amenities in mind.

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