August 2012

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  • Aquos charter yacht StarFish

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    Update on Fire Damage to Superyacht StarFish

    I have received word this morning from a knowledgeable source that the 164-foot Aquos motoryacht StarFish is indeed heavily damaged, as initial reports suggested yesterday in the wake of a fire at McMullen and Wing shipyard in New Zealand. I have been told that the only part of the yacht unscathed by the fire is […]

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  • Trinity charter yacht Cocktails

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    Charter on Motoryacht Cocktails Available in Charity Auction

    The owner of the 157-foot Trinity motoryacht Cocktails is donating a one-week charter to be auctioned for charity at the 25th annual Boys & Girls Club Rendezvous in November. According to International Yacht Collection, which markets Cocktails for charter, the owner is donating the $185,000 charter for as many as 10 guests in the Bahamas, […]

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  • Pendennis charter yacht Hemisphere

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Tenders

    Fraser Yachts Worldwide says the 163-foot Picchiotti motoryacht Exuma has some of the coolest tenders in the entire charter industry. They include a hovercraft as well as an amphibious Jeep. Camper and Nicholsons International says the new tender to the 134-foot SWATH boat Silver Cloud is also pretty darn cool. It’s a 39-foot Intrepid with […]

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  • charter yacht Star Fish rendering

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    Motoryacht StarFish Suffers Fire Damage at New Zealand Shipyard

    The 164-foot Aquos motoryacht StarFish, which was nearing completion and scheduled to launch from New Zealand’s McMullen and Wing in March 2013, has been severely damaged by fire in the shipyard. I have confirmed independently through a knowledgeable source this morning that early online reports of the fire are true. Auckland Now is reporting that […]

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  • Perini Navi charter yacht Ellen V

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    Greece Yacht Charter: Four Yachts Announce Discounts

    Athens Yachts sends word that four of the yachts in its fleet are now offering discounts on charters during the rest of the summer season in Greece. First is the 137-foot Mondomarine motoryacht Panther II, whose discount was announced two weeks ago. The regular weekly base rate in August is €120,000. It’s being dropped to […]

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  • Christensen charter yacht Daydream

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    40-Percent Discount on Norway Yacht Charter

    Norway is a destination where there are just a handful of opportunities each year to get onboard fully crewed charter yachts. Most yacht owners prefer to keep their boats in the Mediterranean as opposed to Scandinavia, where weather makes the summer season far shorter. It’s a shame, because the west coast of Norway is absolutely […]

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