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    Sail Away for the Holidays

    Nicholson Yachts says a number of the sailing yachts in its fleet are available for holiday bookings in the islands. Christmas and New Year’s are some of the highest-demand times to charter in the Caribbean, so this availability is not likely to last long. As you can see in the gallery above, a number of […]

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    Fiji Yacht Charter: Matau Has Dates Available

    Nicholson Yachts says the 75-foot Privilege sailing catamaran Matau is heading back to the South Pacific. Matau will be in Fiji during June, July and August, taking eight guests at a weekly base rate of $55,000. This will be a return trip to the South Pacific for Matau, which chartered in Tahiti and the Society Islands last […]

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    10 Best Yacht Charter Destinations for Winter 2015-16

    British Virgin Islands Broker Kathleen Mullen at Regency Yacht Vacations says these islands’ popularity is exploding, with bookings now being accepted into early 2017. Late-January 2016 is the best bet for finding availability this winter. Belize Regency Yacht Vacations has the 47-foot Robertson & Caine sailing catamaran Dreaming On there for the entire winter season. […]

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Capt. Marques Hall

    Date interviewed: December 2013   Matau has long been a standout yacht in the charter industry. What do you hope to add to her already extensive program as you take over the helm? I’ve been a Naui-certified dive instructor for about 10 years, and our first mate is a PADI dive master. We’re adding a […]

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    Bonus Days on Caribbean Yacht Charters

    Nicholson Yachts tells me that it has several charter yachts in the Caribbean offering bonus days this winter, at least through February. First up is Queen South III, a 118-foot gulet-style sailing yacht that is giving nine days for the price of seven. I had lunch onboard this boat last month in Antigua, where I […]

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    2013 Antigua Charter Yacht Show: Day Four

    Today’s events at the 2013 Antigua Charter Yacht Show included prize-giving in the culinary competition, which sees chefs as well as stewardesses competing in cooking and presentation categories. This year’s challenge was to cook a vegan meal with an organic table setting. And the winners are… In the category for yachts 100 feet and smaller, […]

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    Save 20 Percent on Virgin Islands Yacht Charter

    Nicholson Yachts tells me that the 75-foot Privilege sailing catamaran Matau is offering a one-week-only, 20-percent discount for a charter in the British Virgin Islands. The discount is available for a booking January 28 through February 5. With the discount, the weekly base rate for six guests drops to $29,920. For eight guests, the reduced […]

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Capt. Drew Meyers

    Date interviewed: December 2012 Matau is one of the most popular sailing catamarans in the luxury yacht charter industry, with a reputation built during many years by Capt. Virginia Wagner. How does it feel to be stepping into such big deck shoes now that she has retired? I have worked on boats with Virginia and […]

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