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About Jana Sheeder

1-800 Yacht Charters. Providing The Superyacht Experience(tm) since 1976. Private luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas, South Pacific, South Florida, Miami and The Keys, Italian Rivera, Belize. Megayacht charter company focused on generosity, Pay it Forward, Random Acts of Kindness, giftivism, giving back to the ocean, to the needy, and the environment with every superyachting charter. Providing eco-friendly alternatives while on yacht charters and known for 6 star customer service, experience, and generosity. One of the original yacht charter companies...

“Having the Best Time…” on Motor Yacht ‘H – [Video]

  WHICH YACHT TO RECOMMEND? When your clients are accustomed to +70 meter superyachts for their private luxury yacht charter vacations, you should probably think twice about recommending a 40 meter yacht for their next getaway…   MOTORYACHT ‘H Unless that 40 meter vessel is motor yacht ‘H with Captain Phil Frost at the helm. […]

12-Passenger Yacht Ice 5 To Offer Summer New England Yacht Charter Opportunities

  CLAM CHOWDER, ANYONE? Not sure you want to traipse the kids and the in-laws all the way to the Med this summer for your annual Superyacht Experience? Maybe an action-packed adventure closer to home is what you need — onboard the Proteksan Turquoise yacht ICE 5, in beautiful New England.  There is so much […]

164 Foot Superyacht Relocates to St Martin for Winter Holidays

The 164ft tri-deck Trinity yacht charter vessel yacht AMARULA SUN will set her course for the Caribbean this winter and will be in place in St. Martin in time to accept year-end inquires for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  The superyacht will remain in the islands throughout spring 2016. Her weekly charter rate is $220,000 […]

2 Epic Luxury Yacht Charter Vacations for Spring 2016

NEW DESTINATIONS Industry experts predict the continued growth of the yacht charter market in 2016.  Retail charter brokers identify new and exciting destinations and opportunities for their clients.  With the help of yacht maven Jana Sheeder, President of 1-800 Yacht Charters, we take a look at 2 more.  Unique 2016 yachting vacations are spring’s most […]

28 Passenger Superyacht To Make St. Martin Yacht Charter Debut This Winter

The 82.50 meter motor yacht O’MEGA, one of the very few private luxury yacht charter vessels in the world with the capacity for over 12  guests, is heading to the Caribbean for the very first time this winter. Re-launched in 2004 after a complete remodel from a near-bare hull, super yacht O’MEGA underwent a major […]

282 Foot Spielberg Yacht SEVEN SEAS For Sale

BIGGER BOAT Call it, “Life imitating art.”  They were under siege by a great white shark in the 1975 film, JAWS.  Actor Roy Scheider’s character exclaimed, ‘We’re gonna need a bigger boat.’   SPIELBERG Obviously the film’s director, Steven Spielberg, took that sentiment to heart.  His 282 foot superyacht is up for sale.  It will […]

3 Hidden Yacht Charter Costs to Avoid

IT IS SAID For the nouveau riche, the idea of taking a private yacht charter vacation is both casual and routine: “Honey, should we go to the chalet in the Alps this weekend, or spend a few days boating around St Barts?” For the rest of us working-class types, a boating holiday is something we […]

3 Jaw Dropping Yachts At the Monaco Yacht Show

MONACO YACHT SHOW From September 28 through October 1, some of the most expensive and largest yachts for charter will come together at Port Hercules, Monaco for the 2016 installment of the Monaco Yacht Show. Three of the largest private yacht charter vessels offered for hire by 1-800 Yacht Charters will be in attendance.  Here’s […]

3 Things to NEVER Do (and 1 to ALWAYS Do) During Thailand Yacht Charter Vacation

RECENT BLOG POST ABOUT THAILAND Recently, we blogged about the Thai government’s efforts to lift the restrictions that kept superyacht charter vessels away from Thailand.  Now that the door has been opened for foreign-flagged yachts. In addition, American charterers and tourists are welcome.  Here are some cultural taboos that could save you from being branded […]

3 to Watch: Luxury Yacht Charter Maven Shares Hottest Yacht Construction Trends for 2017 & Beyond

WHAT TO WATCH IN YACHT CHARTER INDUSTRY With her repeat clients pushing for the newest yachts with unique amenities, Jana Sheeder, President of 1-800 Yacht Charters, understands the need to keep her finger on the pulse of the latest yachting design trends.   JANA SHEEDER, PRESIDENT, 1-800 YACHT CHARTERS ANALYSIS Sheeder shares with us three […]