March 2016

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    What Pregnant Charter Clients Should Know about Zika

    Michael Sawyer at Infinity Yacht Charters is at least the second broker to have a pregnant charter client cancel a signed booking because she feared contracting the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects. Both cancellations we’ve reported here on CharterWave were for charters booked in the Virgin Islands. Here’s what happened […]

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    Long-Weekend Charter Deals on Motoryacht Nami

    Here’s an interesting offer from Neo Yachting: The 86-foot Azimut motoryacht Nami is offering a deal on long-weekend charters during April and May on the French Riviera. For charters from Friday through Sunday, guests can book the yacht at a base rate of €16,000. Nami is a 2007 build that most recently was refit in 2010. […]

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    3 Catamarans Join Regency Charter Fleet

    Regency Yacht Vacations has added three catamarans to its charter fleet in the Virgin Islands and Bahamas. First is the 60-foot Horizon powercatamaran La Manguita. She’s a 2013 build that accommodates as many as seven guests in three staterooms. The master has a king-size bed, the VIP has a queen and the third stateroom has […]

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    10 Best Deals Available for Yacht Charter Right Now

    Regency Yacht Charters says the 55-foot Lagoon sailing catamaran ReAction is giving $2,000 off select charter dates through June in the British Virgin Islands. Also from Regency Yacht Vacations: The 62-foot Leopard sailing catamaran The Big Dog is giving a 10-percent discount on yacht charter in the British Virgin Islands through July 7. Guests must […]

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    March 2016 CharterWave eNews

    Pregnant Charter Clients Cancel Yacht Bookings as Zika Virus Spreads The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting the Zika virus in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. News reports in early March also reported the virus on Cuba, which is expected to be one of the most in-demand yacht charter […]

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    Interview with Chef Mark Williams aboard Perle Bleue

    At the recent Antigua Charter Yacht Show, I toured the 124-foot Hakvoort motoryacht Perle Bleue. I hadn’t seen her in years, and I’m pretty sure the last time I wrote about her was right after her launch in 2007. Her Donald Starkey interior looked much the same, still whimsical and relaxed, but Perle Bleue got […]

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    Megayacht Availability in the Adriatic this Summer

    Ocean Independence tells me the 143-foot Benetti motoryacht Harmony III is relocating to Montenegro for the upcoming summer yacht charter season in the Mediterranean. The owner is open to any and all inquiries in the Adriatic, of course including Croatia. I was on board Harmony III back in 2010, when she was part of the […]

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    Save 10 Percent on Virgin Islands Yacht Charter

    Regency Yacht Vacations sends word that the 50-foot Discovery sailing catamaran Curanta Cridhe is giving a 10-percent discount on charters in the Virgin Islands and the northern Caribbean through August 14. The only catch is that you must book at least four nights aboard. The discount is prorated and grows in dollar amount for every […]

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    Charter on Sailing Yacht Tiara to Benefit Charity

    On March 1, Superyachts.com uploaded this article about the 177-foot Alloy sailing yacht Tiara, whose owner is donating a week of charter in Southeast Asia as part of an auction to benefit One Drop. It’s a charity that helps communities worldwide gain access to safe water sources.

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