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10 Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

BUY TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE OR NOT? Anyone who has booked a Benetti yacht charter or a Feadship yacht charter vacation knows that charter agents heavily promote trip cancellation insurance. For mega yacht charter agents, trip cancellation insurance is a substantial profit point.  Commissions of 20% of the insurance cost for selling this product for a Feadship yacht charter […]

100 Meter Sloop Next Project for Dubois Designs

MONACO YACHT SHOW CONTRACTS Following discussions at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show, the fabled team at Dubois Designs has entered a contract with an existing client for the construction of a 100m sloop.     BUILDER COMMENTS “We are pleased to announce the design contract for a 100m sloop,” says Ed Dubois.  “This will demand a […]

130 Foot Luxury Yacht Charter Vessel Offers Bahamas Special

MARY ALICE II SPECIAL 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 […]

137 Foot Palmer Johnson Caribbean Yacht Charter Vessel Offers Free Days

  BONUS TIME Here’s an opportunity to stretch a week-long vacation into a 10 night escape without paying one extra penny.   PALMER JOHNSON YACHT The 137′  Palmer Johnson motor yacht SYRENKA is offering 10 days for the price of 7, from now through the end of April, 2012 in the Caribbean.   RATE The […]

2012 in Review: Luxury Yacht Charter Top Three Gadgets

TOP 3 GADGETS With many toys and electronic devices that enhance a week’s vacation at sea, we choose 3.  Our charter professionals take a look back at their favorite gadgets for 2012. FIRST – Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 ($470) With battery life almost equal to the iPad, and a memory-card slot not found on Apple’s iconic tablet, […]

2012 Luxury Yacht Charter Top Trend – Wellness Vacations

  A YEAR MAKES A DIFFERENCE Last week, we reported on an increase of newly-built superyachts entering the market, in combination with fewer weeks of yachting vacations being sold.   INCREASE IN SUPERYACHTS In the category of yachts from 30 to 50 meters (about 100 to 165 feet), there was a 28 per cent increase in […]

28m Yacht Whirlwind Offers Sailing in Caribbean

A WHIRLWIND SAILING TRIP 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 […]

3 Best Celebrity Owned Yachts

Whether as an effort to diversify investments, ego or challenge – many international celebrities have spent millions of dollars for the opportunity to own a superyacht.  Unlike athletes who splash their names on a restaurant and cover the walls in memorabilia as a shrine to their athletic glory, celebrity yacht owners rarely view their vessels as a tool […]

3 Simple Ways to Go Green on Sail Boat Charters

GO GREEN ON YACHT CHARTER Much attention has been focused on the efforts of the superyacht industry to embrace sustainability and green building practices.  But what about the travelers – the people who rent, for example, a private yacht for a Virgin Islands yacht charter holiday? How can they contribute to furthering the cause of […]

3 Yacht Charter Must See Destinations | Luxury yacht charter

TRIP ADVISOR IMAGES Our friends at Trip Advisor recently sent us an email.  “Stunning images of 20 awe-inspiring places you must see.”  Most importantly, their members select the locations. Several of the spots were accessible by yacht.  Additionally, they are easily accessed by land during a luxury yacht charter vacation.   FIRST FAVORITE YACHT CHARTER […]