The owner of the 130′ Westport motor yacht MARY ALICE II has announced a special rate. This is for Bahama yacht charters this winter!
The special is offered for now through April 30. Book a regular 7-night charter for $100,000 per week ($120,000 per week for 2011 year-end holidays). Motor yacht MARY ALICE II welcomes you! Receive an additional 3 nights for free!
As if that weren’t generous enough! There is an addition to the special rate of 10 nights for price of 7. Her owner will waive all delivery fees to move the yacht from South Florida to the Bahamas. This is a savings of approximately $4000.
ALSO! The yacht has hard-to-come-by dockage at the famous Atlantis resort and marina in Nassau (Paradise Island), for the year-end holidays!!
Atlantis, Bahamas – Superyacht Checkmate
INTERIOR FEATURES AND ACCOMMODATIONS
The immaculately-kept 130′ Westport yacht MARY ALICE II boasts brand new interior soft goods and AV equipment. She accommodates 10/12 guests in 5 staterooms and will allow 2 more children to sleep on air mattresses in sky lounge.
Her ondeck Master suite has opening windows for fresh air, and blackout blinds for total privacy. Four guest cabins are located belowdeck and feature King beds, two of which can convert to twins.
SKYLOUNGE AND WATERTOYS
Other amenities include a skylounge with satellite TV and an 8-person hydrotherapy hot tub. Active guest will enjoy two waverunners, kayaks, underwater Seabobs, and a high performance 34′ Regulator-brand towed tender.
Captain Kelly Esser and his crew of 5 look forward to treating their guests to the time of their lives in the Bahamas or Florida!
The 28 meter sailing yacht WHIRLWIND has joined the growing list of sailboats heading to the Caribbean for the winter and spring seasons, and is offering reduced rates to entice vacationers.
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CHARTERS
Currently accepting reservations for Christmas and New Years, sailing yacht WHIRLWIND is the ultimate Virgin Islands yacht charter sailboat for family of 6 to 8, with generous accommodations available in 3 guest staterooms.
The sailing yacht offers three double cabins. Two cabins have a Pullman berth. Thus, the yacht can accommodate 6 adults + max 2 kids. One double cabin is located forward port side. Two identical cabins exist aft at either side of upper saloon stairway. Each cabin has its own en-suite bathroom and shower.
There are many onboard amenities. For instance, a Crestron–controlled multi-media entertainment system and a PlayStation game station for the kids. In addition, iPod docking stations throughout the yacht.
THE YACHT LAUNCH
Launched in 1988 by the fabled Holland Jachtbouw shipyard, the yacht features the classic styling of interior designer Andrew Winch who oversaw a major interior refit this year (2011).
The yacht is available for the year-end holidays at a rate of € 32,760 per week. At the conclusion of the holidays, there are changes. Special winter and spring rates will then take effect. The price drops to €19,950 per week (regular winter/spring rate is € 26,600 per week). All rates are plus expenses.
This gorgeous vessel looks forward to a strong Mediterranean yacht charter season. The 30 meter sail yacht NOSTROMO cruises into 2012. She offers highly-competitive, reduced rental rates.
Beginning with the upcoming summer high season (July and August), rates have been slashed by 23% – from €45,000 per week to an attractive €35,000 per week. Rates are plus expenses.
Nostromo is a sleek, modern 2009 sloop. Design by Dubois Yachts and build by British superyacht builder Pendennis. Sail yacht NOSTROMO quickly became a popular sailing yacht in France and Italy upon launch. She then crossed the Atlantic for service as a Caribbean yacht charter vessel.
Pendennis yacht NOSTROMO boasts a beautiful interior, designed by Redman Whitely Dixon. There are four convertible cabins. In specific, they convert to modern double cabins. In addition, there is 1 single cabin with a bath.
Available in the Eastern Mediterranean, her experienced crew is keen to charter. With attractive new rates, expect prime summer dates to be booked quickly.
After this weekend’s 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Feadship motor yacht JANA will hoist her anchor and reposition for the winter season in the Maldives.
AVAILABLE FOR CHRISTMAS CHARTER
Expected to arrive in mid December, the classic 46-meter Feadship yacht charter vessel is currently available for a Christmas reservation.
YACHT CHARTER – DESTINATION MALDIVES
Motoryacht JANA will remain in the Maldives through mid April and joins a growing list of yachts for hire in this Indian Ocean paradise.
OTHER YACHTS FOR CHARTER IN MALDIVES
There are other megayachts committed to the winter season in the Maldives. For instance,l the 64 meter Benetti motoryacht SILVER ANGEL and sail yacht PERLA DEL MARE. Additionally, the 60 meter motor yacht ARKLEY and the 150 foot motoryacht MOECCA.
JANA AT FORMULA 1 RACE
Serving as a privately-chartered spectator yacht at this year’s Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi, Feadship yacht JANA will complete one more charter in Abu Dhabi in November before embarking for the Indian Ocean.
JANA SHEEDER COMMENTS
The prospect of offering alternative destinations for winter charters is exciting for JANA Sheeder, President of 1-800 Yacht Charters. “Our team is committed to expanding the destination options available to our clients,” says Sheeder. “A winter holiday in the warm waters of the Maldives is an excellent alternative to the traditional Caribbean yacht charter vacation.”
The Maldives offer visitors the chance to enjoy crystal clear water and sugar white, sandy beaches. The Republic of Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean. It is an island nation. In specific, formed by a double-wrapped chain of twenty-six (26) atolls. The winter water temperature is amazingly warm. Specifically, about 31 degrees celsius (87 degrees fahrenheit). Opportunities for snorkeling and watersports are endless. There are hundreds of reefs. In addition, many in the shallow waters of enclosed lagoons.
“We hope to add even more megayachts to the growing list available this winter in the Maldives.”
A Caribbean yacht charter vacation is a great way to kick the blues. Now, a popular sailing charter yacht wants to help you sing the blues!
Book sail yacht MAKAYABELLA during the Bequia Mount Gay Music Festival (January 26th – 29th, 2012). The yacht’s crew, John and Sue, provide the guests with multiple items. For instance, complimentary tickets to BOTH the Friday and Saturday night performances.
BEQUIA MOUNT GAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Outstanding performances by local, regional and international artists has made this music festival one of the “must see” fixtures on the Caribbean season’s calendar. The event kicks off with Dana Gillespie and her London Blues Band’s performance on Friday night and lasts for four days. The festival has received rave reviews since its inception and precedes the 14-day Mustique Blues Festival.
MAIN STAGE – DE REEF
The main venue and stage is located at De Reef, right on the beach in Lower Bay, Bequia, with the big performances on Friday and Saturday night – followed by lazy Sunday afternoon “limin’” music to close out the weekend.
Sailing yacht, Makayabella
The cozy sailboat MAKAYABELLA can accommodate 6 guests in 4 cabins. The Master cabin has a double bed, shower and toilet. 2 Guest cabins have a twin bed, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has a double bed, shower and toilet. All cabins are ensuite. On warm evenings, the yacht offers air conditioning in the saloon.
John and Sue of sailboat MAKAYABELLA
John and Sue have taken guests to this event for the last few years and they report everyone has a great time.
“We feel it’s a great event,” says John, “and very much worth promoting as a focal point of a charter here in the Grenadines.”
FREE GIFT WITH CHARTER
If you’re a music lover and looking for a unique charter experience, plan a yachting holiday onboard sail yacht MAKAYABELLA around the festival’s dates, and John and Sue will throw in the tickets – free of charge.
The recipient of many favorable cruise-in-review client letters, crewmembers Iza and Geoff are asking,
“Why have turkey at home when you can have LOBSTER in paradise for Thanksgiving?”
Iza and Geoff and their 47’ Leopard catamaran DREAMING ON, awarded runner up at last week’s BVI Boat Show as “Best Catamaran under 50 feet,” are offering two specials for the Thanksgiving holidays.
Any 3 or 4 night charter with no surcharge
7 nights for the price of 6
Special bonus. In specific, guests may opt for Lobster on Thanksgiving or traditional turkey.
Launched in 2003 and immaculately maintained, crewed catamaran sailing yacht DREAMING ON is one of the most popular vessels offering crewed charters. This Virgin Islands yacht charter vessel offers accommodations for 6 guests in 3 cabins, each with ensuite bathrooms.
The yacht’s watertoy inventory includes towable toys such as a wakeboard, kneeboard, and a ski-tube, along with fishing and snorkel gear.
Doing her part for the yachting industry’s ongoing GREEN initiative, the catamaran is equipped with wind scoops to limit the need for air-conditioning. Solar panels have also been installed to provide clean electricity. The crew also purchases earth-friendly paper products, biodegradable cleaning products, and local organic produce when available.
When not on charter, Geoff and Iza are often seen helping with reef and beach clean-up projects.
Available for Caribbean yacht charters, the yacht is based in the British Virgin Islands. Her published rate is $11,000 per week for 2 guests, $12,250 per week for 4 guests, and $13,250 per week for 6 passengers. Rates are inclusive of meals and the ship’s bar.
With the global economy in disarray, planning an affordable family vacation is a real challenge. Child friendly vacations are now available. Fortunately, two yachts have just made sail boat charters a great option for a winter or spring break adventure.
THE CHILD FRIENDLY SAILBOATS
Sail yacht BLUE PASSION and sail catamaranNEXUS have announced special family charter rates. Subject to certain age restrictions, kids can travel FREE this winter and spring on either of these two Caribbean yacht charter vessels.
S/Y BLUE PASSION:
The 58-foot sail yacht BLUE PASSION was built in 2010. She features 4 double cabins with an option for one aft cabin to convert to a twin cabin. All cabins are ensuite with separate showers and electric toilets. Her saloon is incredibly spacious and able to seat 12 people comfortably. On deck she offers a double sized sunbathing mattress to relax on. In her huge cockpit 12 people can sit around and enjoy her sailing performance.
On her stern you will find a spacious aft deck perfect for landing fish, preparing to go diving and access for swimming.
All inclusive rates start from $15,500 per week for 2 guests to $17,000 per week for 8 passengers with children 5 and under free through April 30, 2012.
Launched in 2009, sail catamaran NEXUS features two king and one queen cabins. The king cabins can convert to twins, and one has an additional single berth. All offer ensuite bathrooms. The very spacious saloon is ideal for indoor relaxation and entertainment.
The exterior cockpit features drop-down blinds for both privacy and protection for outdoor dining and lounging in all weather conditions.
All inclusive rates start from $15,000 per week for 2 guests to $19,250 per week for 8 passengers. Children 10 and under are FREE through April 30, 2012. Enjoy The Superyacht Experience™, created by 1-800 Yacht Charters, for YOUR family.
Earlier this week, the 686-foot (209 meter) Yacht Express, the flagship of Dockwise Yacht Transport’s (DYT) fleet of semi-submersible ships, pulled into Ft. Lauderdale. Onboard was a record breaking cargo of boats and luxury yacht charter vessels valued collectively at $270,341,000. The gray and orange-colored super ship took a berth at Port Everglades and began an hours-long de-ballasting process that allowed sea water to flood its dock bay. By early evening, 19 state-of-the-art luxury yachts safely motored out the back and into the waters of South Florida.
The largest of the vessels to off-load was Trinity motor yacht MI SUENO #skyfall . The 190’ (57.91 meter) megayacht had loaded on to Yacht Express in Genoa, Italy on October 6. She had just returned from the Monaco Yacht Show and was delivered to South Florida to enter the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
YACHT CAPTAIN COMMENTS
Captain Glynn Smith explains. Specifically, the reason the 190′ Trinity yacht charter vessel transports by ship.
“Mi Sueno’s shipping credits the yacht’s owner. He really knows how to look after his crew and boat. The crew needs time off after such a busy Mediterranean yacht charter season, and shipping…gives us that option.”
“A typical Atlantic crossing can add 400 to 500 hours on a yacht’s engines and generators, not to mention unforeseen incidents that might occur in the middle of the ocean.”
Several of the other yachts on Yacht Express have shipped with DYT multiple times, including the 163’ (49.70 meter) motor yacht CASINO ROYALE, the 160’ (48.78 meter) ODESSA (four times each), the 161’ (49.09 meter) ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM (seven times), and the 132 foot (40.24 meter) motor yacht MISS ROSE.
DYT GOES TO THE MED
DYT had a second transport arrive from the Mediterranean this week. The ship Super Servant 4, arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on Friday from Palma de Mallorca, Spain, fully loaded with 24 yachts totaling $190,000,000 in value. Some of the sailboats were offloaded, bound for St. Thomas, USVI, in time for the Caribbean charter season.
This yacht boats a color scheme common at the Monaco Grand Prix. The 37 meter Heesen motor yacht AURELIA plans to relocate this winter to Saint Martin. This is just before the Caribbean yacht charter season. The stunning, brand new yacht is available from mid December, 2011 through April 2012.
UNUSUAL YACHT PAINT JOB
Her paint job is inspired by the owner’s passion for racing cars. Motor yacht AURELIA features an unusual exterior paint job from Dobroserdov Design. Likewise, the Bannenberg & Rowell interior of motor yacht AURELIA is race-inspired as well. Luxury yacht charter guests are impressed by the richness of materials and elaborate details used to create the yacht’s interiors.
She accommodates 8 guests in four staterooms. Each cabin represents a racing car designer. The master suite is located forward on the main deck. There are 3 double guest cabins on the lower deck. First, Bertone (orange Lamborghini), second, Pininfarina (red Ferrari), and third, Zagato (green Aston Martin). These are the race car designers inspiring the décor of the guest cabins.
Sundeck of motoryacht AURELIA
The yacht has multiple special features. For instance, Kaleidescape entertainment system and stabilizers to minimize rocking and heighten onboard comfort. In addition, huge outdoor deck space for entertaining and relaxing, and impressive list of aqua-sport toys. Additionally, she has a highly experienced charter crew.
Her rate is €105,000 – €120,000 per week. This cost is plus running expenses (such as food, fuel, bar and dockage).
Normally, when you think of traditional gullets and motosailors, you envision Greece yacht charters and boating holidays along the coast of Turkey.
This winter, one gulet is leaving Mediterranean yacht charters far behind. It relocates to the exotic islands of the Seychelles.
Traditional gullet NIKOLAS is 73ft motorsailor built in 2006. She is now available for hire in the Seychelles. Nikolas is 23 meters (73 feet) long. She has a 6.6 meter beam. The yacht is spacious and stable, for instance, plenty of room for large groups of family or friends.
Inside, Turkish gullet NIKOLAS is beautifully-fitted and boasts large wrap-around windows, allowing guests to enjoy views out across the turquoise waters of the Seychelles – while relaxing in air conditioned comfort. The yacht’s salon offers a large U-shaped couch to starboard with a dining table and a fully stocked bar to port.
Motor sailor yacht NIKOLAS can accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 double cabins, each with an ensuite bathroom.
The yacht offers spacious outdoor areas – her aft deck has oversized sun pads and a large table for al fresco dining. There are further sun pads located on the fore deck, providing ample sunning areas.
A choice of attractive rates is available:
€12,000 per week, plus all expenses for up to 10 passengers
€19,600 per week, all inclusive – 3 meals per day, 4 hours cruising fuel per day, and 24-hour generator use for air-conditioning. A cash bar is available on board or alcohol can be bought locally, duty-free
7 – 21 Dec, 2011 Mahe to Mahe
23 Dec, 2011 – 1 Jan, 2012 Mahe to Mahe
13 – 18 Feb, 2012 Mahe to Mahe
ABOUT THE SEYCHELLES
Located in the Indian Ocean, the islands of the Seychelles are an idyllic paradise. Here you will experience white-sand beaches lapped by aquamarine waters, bright blue skies, and year-round sunshine. Other yachts now available in this tropical paradise include Benetti SILVER ANGEL, sail yacht PERLA DEL MARE, and motor yacht MOECCA.
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