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    Win a Three-Day Yacht Charter

    Nicholson Yachts is hosting an essay contest whose winner will receive a free three-day charter out of Antigua. The deadline for entries is November 1. Here’s what the judges want to see: “Tell us how sailing and yachting set the stage for your own love story. To the best story, Nicholson Yachts will grant its […]

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  • MarineMax acquires Fraser

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    Fraser Has a New Owner

    Fraser, a global company whose services have long included yacht charter management and retail bookings, has a new owner: MarineMax. MarineMax is America’s biggest retailer of boats for sale, with stores in dozens of locations across the country that sell leading brands including Azimut, Benetti, Hatteras and Ocean Alexander. Since 2011, the company also has […]

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    Churchill Yacht Partners Adds to Charter Team

    Churchill Yacht Partners, a longtime sponsor here on CharterWave, has added to its yacht-charter team. Randi Myers has joined the Fort Lauderdale office as a charter manager, coming from positions that focused on marketing and charter at the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (now IYBA), Fraser and Worth Avenue Yachts. “I have a really well-rounded idea […]

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    Aqua Expeditions Announces Expansion Plans

    Aqua Expeditions, which has earned a following in the past few years for offering upscale river-cruising experiences in exotic destinations, has announced a $28 million cash injection and plans for new boats as well as new itineraries. The company started with a 130-foot river expedition boat called Aqua, in the Amazon. In early 2014, plans […]

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  • Spectacular Superyachts: Inspired Interiors

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    Charter Yachts Featured in New Keepsake Book

    The creator of one of my favorite websites, MegayachtNews.com, has just released a coffee table book through Superyacht Storytellers. The book is called Spectacular Superyachts: Inspired Interiors, and features an inside look at more than a half-dozen yachts available for charter around the world. The book includes more than 120 photographs of 21 yachts, including the […]

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    Fraser Honors Top Charter Captain, Crew Members

    Fraser has announced the winners of this year’s charter awards, which the company gives to top-performing captains and crew in its own charter fleet. Capt. Alex Aslou of the 146-foot Trinity motoryacht Bacchus was named Charter Captain of the Year. Capt. Ferdinando Tarquini and his team aboard the 207-foot Royal Denship motoryacht Force Blue earned […]

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