• Alloy charter yacht Marae

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Captain Frank Ficken

      Date interviewed: December 2013   How did you get into the charter yacht business? I grew up in Vermont and went boating on Lake Champlain with my family. That was a lot different than big yachts, of course, but before coming to Marae I was on the classic schooner Tree of Life and the […]

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    Inquire Now for Autumn Charters on Chesapeake Bay

    Here’s an interesting option being advertised by Nicholson Yachts: The 108-foot Alloy sailing yacht Marae is now accepting inquiries for charters this autumn on the Chesapeake Bay. Currently, Marae is in New England with availability there starting in mid-August. She’ll be transiting down to the Caribbean at the end of the summer season, and the […]

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    Another New Charter Option in Myanmar

    Is it me, or is Myanmar fast becoming the place to be for crewed yacht charter this winter? I’ve already reported that Ocean Independence is promoting three sailing yachts in Myanmar this winter, and that the brand-new Alloy sailing yacht Mondango 3 will be over there as part of the Burgess Yachts charter fleet. Now […]

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    185-Foot Alloy Sailing Yacht Mondango 3 Now for Charter

    Big news this week from Burgess Yachts, which has just welcomed the new 185-foot Alloy sailing yacht Mondango 3 to the charter fleet. The name Mondango 3 will seem familiar to CharterWave readers, as this yacht was built for the same owner who had the 169-foot Alloy Mondango in charter during the past several years. […]

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  • Proteksan-Turquiose charter yacht Turquoise

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    10 Best Charter Yachts with Recent Refits

    RJC Yachts tells us the 130-foot Westport motoryacht Chasing Daylight recently completed a refit and is now available for charter in the Bahamas. Churchill Yacht Partners says the 154-foot Admiral motoryacht Rhino has just finished substantial refit work and is now available for charter in New England. Burgess Yachts has two motoryachts in its fleet […]

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Chef Sue Ficken

    Date interviewed: December 2013   Thank you for the lovely lunch of pear and prosciutto carpaccio followed by coconut crab cakes. I especially liked your key lime napoleon for dessert—very refreshing. Did you study culinary arts in college? Not at first. I’m a journalism school graduate. I’m from Scituate, Massachusetts, and I went to Hofstra […]

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  • Kha Shing charter yacht Masteka 2

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    10 Best Charter Yachts for 2014 in the South Pacific

    Charter broker Kathleen Mullen at Regency Yacht Vacations likes the 171-foot Amels motoryacht Belle Aimee for bookings in Fiji. YCO has two head-turners chartering in the South Pacific this year: the 190-foot Royal Huisman sailing yacht Ethereal and the 223-foot Feadship motoryacht Lady Christine. They have varying availability in Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Red Dragon

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    Charter Broker Report: On Board Red Dragon in the Seychelles

    Claire van der Vorm at the Cecil Wright management company recently spent a few days in the Seychelles aboard the 170-foot Alloy sailing yacht Red Dragon. “Having seen first hand how Capt. Ben Marshall and his crew operate, I cannot recommend them highly enough,” she reports. “They keep the Dragon in a state of perfection […]

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