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    Save €9,000 on Prime-Time Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Here’s a good way to start the week: Ocean Independence tells me the 93-foot Peri motoryacht Quantum is dropping her weekly base rate from €44,000 to €35,000 for a charter July 27 through August 3, round-trip from France’s Baie des Anges. That’s an even better deal than the owner was willing to give on high season dates […]

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    Big Savings on Mediterranean Yacht Charter

    Ocean Independence is starting the week off with some serious discount news for 2016 Mediterranean yacht charters. The 94-foot Peri motoryacht Quantum is dropping her weekly base rate by nearly 15 percent, down to €44,000, for July and August charters. During the low-season months in the Med, the new weekly base rate is €39,000. Even better: […]

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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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    Motoryacht Quantum Reduces Weekly Charter Rates

    Ocean Independence tells me the 93-foot Peri motoryacht Quantum has reduced her charter rates overall. Starting immediately, the lowest weekly base rate will be €53,000 and the high-season weekly base rate will be €57,000, including for charters next summer in the Mediterranean. This announcement follows another this past summer, when the owner of Quantum dropped […]

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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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    10 Best Lessons Learned at the 2014 MYBA Charter Show

    Newer is not always better. Just a couple of new builds were on the docks in Genoa, Italy, this year, but everybody was talking about the refit older yachts instead. Some owners, in the wake of the global recession, have made serious investments in their existing yachts to get them looking and running better than […]

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    Interesting Perspectives at the MYBA Charter Show

    After a stormy, chilly start yesterday, the MYBA Charter Show in Genoa, Italy, enjoyed bright sunshine and warm temperatures today. The docks were filled straight through the day with leading charter brokers from all over the world, each with a unique take on what the show represents this year. For starters, the show is smaller […]

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    Motoryacht Bibich Returns to Charter Post-Refit

    Ocean Independence sends word that the 94-foot Peri motoryacht Bibich is returning to charter this summer under new ownership and having completed an extensive refit. I was on board Bibich back in 2009, during her last turn in the charter industry. She has since gotten a new interior, which the management house is calling “Armani […]

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