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    10 Best Charter Yachts Going to Croatia for Summer 2013

    Charter broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: “Croatia is proving to be a popular charter location for this coming summer based on the number of inquiries and bookings that have already taken place. Some great international yachts are going to Croatia and Montenegro, including the 139-foot Pruva mototorsailer Daima, 104-foot […]

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  • Nautor's Swan charter yacht Inukshuk

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    Interview: Charter Yacht Capt. Barend Smith

    Date interviewed: December 2012   I’ve been a fan of Inukshuk since I first toured her back in 2009. She had a different captain then. When did you come on board? About a month ago, we got an all-new crew. My partner Toni Leslie is the new chef, and we have a new stewardess named […]

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  • Nautor's Swan sailing yacht Clevelander

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    On Board: Charter Yacht Clevelander

    Clevelander is an 82-foot Swan sailing yacht that was built in 2004 and originally christened Atlantica. She was used privately in Italy for a number of years and got her current owner in 2009. He put her into charter in 2010, which is also when the current captain, Simon Hughes, came on board. During winter […]

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  • Nautor's Swan charter yacht Melinka

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    10 Best Charter Yachts for Winter Sailing Regattas

    Charter yacht broker Missy Johnston at Northrop and Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters says: “Virago, the 100-foot Nautor Swan designed by Frers, won her class in last year’s Heineken Regatta in St. Martin after being chartered and organized for racing for our regatta charter clients. Virago is heading back down to the Caribbean for this winter […]

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  • Alloy charter yacht Red Dragon

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    2012 Antigua Charter Yacht Show: Day Three

    The annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show is an event where I usually hear a lot of talk about big, and bigger, megayachts. They are usually the source of most of the buzz on the docks, blowing away the competition in every possible way. Today, though, I heard quite a lot of people talking about sailing […]

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  • Nautor Swan charter yacht Ptarmigan

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    Sailing Yacht Ptarmigan Joins Churchill Yachts Fleet

    Churchill Yacht Partners has just welcomed the 82-foot Swan sailing yacht Ptarmigan to the charter fleet. Ptarmigan launched in May 2012 as Hull No. 107 in her series. She is being heralded as a proven design from German Frers, offering both comfort and performance. She has a racing hull and an innovative rig configuration, plus […]

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  • JFA charter yacht Sejaa

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    Nicholson Yachts Adds to Sailing Yacht Fleet

    Nicholson Yachts has just added two large sailing yachts to its charter fleet. First is the 83-foot custom build Sejaa, a 2012 launch from the JFA Chantier Naval shipyard in France. That’s Sejaa in the photograph at right, where you can see she has a sleek deck plan that is almost Wally-esque in its modern […]

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  • charter yacht broker Karen Kelly of Nicholson Yachts

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    Broker Report: 2012 Newport Charter Yacht Show

    Karen Kelly, who operates Nicholson Yachts, just attended the 2012 Newport Charter Yacht Show in her hometown. I caught up with her a few days after the show ended to discuss everything she learned on the docks. This was the first year that the Newport Charter Show was owned and operated by Newport Harbor Corporation. […]

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