October 2013

Monthly Archives

  • Forgacs charter yacht Seafaris sinks

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    Luxury Powercat Seafaris Burns, Sinks off Australia

    Reports are coming in from Australian and international media that the 134-foot Forgacs powercatamaran Seafaris caught fire and sank off the coast of North Queensland this morning. I have been in touch with the London office of Burgess Yachts, which managed Seafaris for charter, and they confirmed that the reports are accurate. They had no […]

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  • Azimut charter yacht Grand Barossa

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    Azimut Motoryacht Grand Barossa Joins Northrop and Johnson

    Northrop and Johnson has just welcomed the 100-foot Azimut motoryacht Grand Barossa to the charter fleet, with availability this winter in Florida and the Bahamas. Grand Barossa is a 1999 build that was most recently refit this year (soft goods are being replaced as I write this). She previously was known as Melimar and did […]

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  • VSY charter yacht Sealyon

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    YCO Yacht Launches New iPad App

    YCO Yacht has just launched a new iPad app with sections for charter and brokerage alike. Charter features on the new app let users scroll through available charter yachts, searching by size of yacht, style of yacht, destination, and more. High-resolution photographs of yachts are available along with full specifications about each yacht’s amenities, equipment, […]

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  • charter yacht Queen South III

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    Queen South III Coming to Caribbean

    Nicholson Yachts has just welcomed the 118-foot, Turkish-built schooner Queen South III to the charter fleet. The 1999 build was used exclusively by her owners until this year, when she underwent an extensive refit at the Hinckley shipyard in Rhode Island to prepare for her entry into the charter market this winter in the Caribbean. […]

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