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About Jana Sheeder

1-800 Yacht Charters. Providing The Superyacht Experience since 1976. 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.

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 […]

164ft 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

With industry experts predicting the continued growth of the yacht charter market in 2016, retail charter brokers are anxious to 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 two unique 2016 yachting vacations that could […]

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 […]

282ft Spielberg Yacht SEVEN SEAS For Sale

Call it, “Life imitating art.”  When 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.’ It seems the film’s director Steven Spielberg has taken that sentiment to heart, as his 282 foot superyacht is up for sale, and it is scheduled […]

3 Jaw Dropping Yachts At the 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 a quick glimpse […]

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

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 (and American charterers and tourists), let’s look at some cultural taboos that could save you from being branded an “Ugly American.”   Keep in mind […]

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

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. Sheeder shares with us three over-the-top design trends she has noticed on upcoming new builds and recently-launched superyachts:   BALCONIES: […]

40 Meter Greek #Yacht Charter Vessel Takes Advance Reservations Prior To Launch

  THE NEWS She’s not scheduled to splash down until 2018, but that’s not keeping eager Greek yacht charter clients from placing deposits for vacations next summer on this new 40 meter yacht. The Sunseeker 131 motor yacht AQUA LIBRA 131 is still in her build shed in Dorset, but the buzz surrounding the opportunity […]

5 Amazing Caribbean Yacht Charter Cocktails To Try Right Now

  “I’m looking forward to my first St. Martin yacht charter vacation, and my travel companions and I are having a Caribbean themed party to get super psyched about our trip.  Any suggestions for traditional island cocktails to put us in the proper frame of mind?” Angel A., Miami   Now that’s the spirit, Angel!  […]