October 2014

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  • Freire charter yacht Naia

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    Superyacht Naia is Open for Christmas in the Caribbean

    Back in May, I told you about the 241-foot Freire motoryacht Naia, which was among the most talked-about superyachts at the 2014 MYBA Charter Show in Italy. Now comes word from Yachting Partners International that this $580,000-a-week stunner has Christmas charter availability in the Caribbean. Naia has an interesting history on the yachting scene. Formerly […]

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    Bahamas Restaurant & Beach Guide

    Following on from yesterday’s post featuring Dune at the One&Only Ocean Beach Nassau and Latitudes at the Exuma Beach Resort, this edition digs a little deeper into every day Bahamian life. For a more relaxed atmosphere, be sure to visit KB’s Chat ‘N’ Chill, which is nestled in the cove of Stocking Island in Exuma, Bahamas. Having […]

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    A Chance to Charter near Zebras in Tanzania

    I’m trying to think of a single time, during nearly 15 years of covering the global yacht charter industry, that I’ve ever seen a proper yacht advertised for Tanzania. And I’m coming up blank. They Seychelles and Maldives, for sure. They have become bona fide winter alternatives to the Caribbean at this point, no longer […]

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    Bahamas Restaurant Guide Yacht Vacation

    Have you made your Thanksgiving plans? Are you looking to do something a little different next Spring Break but have yet to be inspired? The Bahamas could be the answer to all your questions; the islands are graced with phenomenal natural beauty, crystal clear waters and some of the most luxurious attractions in the world. Follow […]

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    Tortola Your Yacht Charter Start Point

    We’ve got our eye on the BVI! In just a couple of weeks time, Nanny Cay Marina will host the autumn BVI Charter Yacht Show, and some of our brokers are headed to Tortola to examine the best crewed catamarans currently available for your BVI catamaran charter, which is highly likely to start from Road Town, Tortola. As the largest […]

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  • Sunreef charter yacht Che

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    Yacht Charter in Hong Kong, Vietnam

    Here’s an interesting announcement from Sunreef Yachts Charter: The 114-foot Sunreef sailing catamaran Che is taking charter inquiries for this winter in Raja Ampat, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Those are destinations I rarely hear about for proper charter yachts. Raja Ampat has started to get attention during the past two or three years as an […]

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  • charter yacht Quantum

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    Motoryacht Quantum Reduces Weekly Charter Rates

    Ocean Independence tells me the 93-foot Peri motoryacht Quantum has reduced her charter rates overall. Starting immediately, the lowest weekly base rate will be €53,000 and the high-season weekly base rate will be €57,000, including for charters next summer in the Mediterranean. This announcement follows another this past summer, when the owner of Quantum dropped […]

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  • Konjo charter yacht Dunia Baru

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    Yacht Charter in Komodo National Park

    Fleur Tomlinson of 37 South Yacht Charter recently returned from a cruise through Indonesia’s Komodo National Park aboard the 167-foot Phinisi yacht Dunia Baru. The region is a hotspot for scuba diving and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, accessible by boat after a short flight from the main airport in Bali. Tomlinson had a […]

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    Maldives Luxury Resort Yacht Mosaic

    The Maldives is the definition of a watersports paradise. Over 1000 pristine tropical islands, mostly uninhabited, with swaying palm trees and pure white beaches surrounded by crystalline lagoons of varying shades of blue, with world class game fishing, diving, surfing and snorkelling. Traditional Maldivian boat building skills have usually centred around producing classic wooden yachts much like in […]

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  • Pendennis charter yacht Hemisphere

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    10 Best Charter Yachts in the South Pacific

    The 203-foot Holland Jachtbouw Athos, one of the world’s biggest sailing yachts available for charter, will be in the South Pacific next year. Itineraries are available through McMaster Yachts for the Marquesas, Tuamotus, Society Islands, Haapai and Vava’u island groups, Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand. The recently launched, 185-foot Alloy sailing yacht Mondango 3 is […]

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