April 2013

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  • Valdettaro charter yacht Ree

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Capt. Matt Coupe

    Date interviewed: December 2012   Tell me about your charge, the 112-foot Valdettaro sailing yacht Ree. The DNA of this boat is charter. She was built in 1996 and was meant to be in charter from the day that she launched. She has a huge open cockpit that’s covered, sunpads aft for people who want […]

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  • Oyster charter yacht Mathilda Sound

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Mathilda Sound

    Date toured: December 2012 Mathilda Sound is an 82-foot Oyster sailing yacht that launched in February 2011. Capt. John Wheeler and his wife, chef Laura Wheeler, were the build crew at the shipyard, and their enthusiasm for the yacht had not waned one bit by the time I met them onboard nearly two years later. […]

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  • charter yacht Just Enough

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Just Enough

    Date toured: December 2012 Just Enough is a 140-foot motoryacht with an interesting history. Management company Ocean Independence is marketing her as a new, custom build for 2012, but her hull was actually started back in 1990 at the Broward shipyard in Florida. The yacht went through several owners while the build was under construction, […]

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  • Royal Denship charter yacht Force Blue

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    10 Best Charter Yachts with High-Season Availability in the Mediterranean

    Fraser Yachts Worldwide has sent us no fewer than eight recommendations this week—all of them offering something a little bit different. First is for the 129-foot CRN motoryacht Sima, which previously was unavailable but has just opened up for July and August. Second this week from Fraser Yachts Worldwide is the 158-foot Feadship motoryacht Noa […]

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  • Benetti charter yacht Cuor di Leone

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    Save Nearly 40 Percent on Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Last summer, the 163-foot Benetti motoryacht Cuor di Leone offered a 30-percent discount on charters in Greece and Turkey. Now comes word from management company Ocean Independence that the yacht is offering similar discounts during May and June in the West Mediterranean. The regular weekly base rate during May and June is €161,000. For events, […]

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