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    I'll Bet You Can't Name this Food (but You'll Love It)

    Take a look at the photograph above, and tell me what food you’re seeing. I know what you’re thinking, because I was thinking it too when it was served to me at lunch aboard the 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae. Caviar. You’re thinking caviar, right? Actually, wrong. It’s not caviar. It’s salad dressing. True story. […]

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    8 Days for Price of 7 in Fiji

    37 South tells me the 112-foot Alloy motoryacht VvS1 is offering eight days of charter for the price of seven on all charters booked before the end of July in Fiji. VvS1 is an award-winning 2007 build that chartered in the South Pacific before heading to the Mediterranean, where she has been chartering for the […]

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  • Bilgin charter yacht RL Noor

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    10 Best Early Deals for Summer 2015 Yacht Charter

    Nicholson Yachts says the 62-foot Dynamique sailing yacht Anahita is offering eight days of charter for the price of seven this summer in Croatia. Also from Nicholson Yachts is the 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae, which is giving a 10-percent discount on charters from mid-April through June as she moves from the Caribbean up the […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Marae

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    Alloy Sailing Yacht Marae is Offering a Charter Deal

    Nicholson Yachts tells me the 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae is offering a 10-percent discount on charters from mid-April through June. With the discount, the weekly base rate drops from $54,000 to $48,600. Given the dates of the offer, charter clients will be able to take advantage of the incentive rate in multiple destinations. From […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Vertigo

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    On Board the Charter Yacht Vertigo

    Date toured: December 2014 Vertigo is a 220-foot Alloy sailing yacht that launched in 2011 and immediately began a round-the-world cruise with her owner. During her first four years on the water, the yacht did more than 100,000 miles at sea, including in Europe, the South Pacific and Asia. I got on board Vertigo in […]

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  • charter yacht broker Barbara Stork Landeweer

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    FYBA Charter Honor Goes to Barbara Stork Landeweer

    The Florida Yacht Brokers Association has named Barbara Stork Landeweer of International Yacht Collection its charter professional of the year for 2014. This award comes about a year after IYC named Landeweer its in-house charter agent of the year (for the third year in a row). Her work with IYC follows a number of years […]

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    On Board the Charter Yacht Polly

    Date toured: December 2015 Polly is a 2007 build from Alloy Yachts, a New Zealand shipyard primarily known for turning out world-class sailing yachts. As such, Polly is one of the few Alloy motoryachts available for charter at all. She entered the charter industry in late 2013 and became serious about generating bookings beginning with […]

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    10 Best Boats at the 2014 Antigua Charter Yacht Show

    The 220-foot Alloy sailing yacht Vertigo wowed brokers and media alike with smart features, a sexy decor and plans to charter in Antarctica at the end of 2015. The 131-foot Perini Navi sailing yacht State of Grace was impressive for her sleek design and features meant to surpass expectations during regatta charters. At 241 feet, […]

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