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Celebrity’s Luxury Yacht Charter Vessel Might Need New Name

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Photograph of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis at a formal event. He is in a tuxedo. She is wearing a black dress and neck scarf. The photograph of of them from the chest up. They are looking at the camera.

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis

 

SAY IT AIN’T SO

Should we believe the reports?  If so, there’s trouble in Paradis for Captain Jack Sparrow.     

 

JOHNNY DEPP AND VANESSA PARADIS

People Magazine reports Hollywood A-lister Johnny Depp is in hot water. He and his love of 14 years, singer Vanessa Paradis, are calling it quits.  According to People, Depp, 48, and the Chanel model, 39, have not been in public together for more than a year.

 

CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW, YACHT OWNER

To the movie-going public, Depp is a star.  He is best known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow. The pirate is the central protagonist of the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.  In the yachting industry, the actor is more familiar.  For instance, he is the celebrity owner of a charteryacht often cruising the Bahamas.

This week’s office water-cooler question: will the split lead Depp to rename his Bahama yacht charters motor yacht, VaJoLiRoJa?

Photograph of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis on a yacht. Johnny is at the left of the picture. He is taking a photo. Vanessa is standing next to him, on the right, watching what he is doing. They are casually dressed. He is wearing green shorts, a light blue sleeveless t-shirt that shows his arm tattoo, and a bandana on his head. She is wearing a pink long-sleeved shirt, and her hair is pulled back in a ponytail. The yacht is white with brown shiny wood interior.

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradise on yacht VaJoLiRoJa


BOAT NAME

The boat’s clever name comes from combining the first few letters of each family member’s name, partner Vanessa Paradis, Johnny, and their kids, Lily-Rose and Jack. 

 

JOLLY ROGER

If Johnny drops Vanessa, can we assume the multi-syllabic boat name will shed its current first syllable – leaving us with JoLiRoJa?  We kind of like that – if you say it fast enough it sounds like, “Jolly Roger”  — a perfect name for this 156 foot yacht of distinctive character.

 

VAJOLIROJA

But wait, what if it’s Vanessa forcing Johnny to, “Walk the plank?”  If she keeps custody of the yacht, the new name could be VaJoLiRoJa.   Has a nice sound to it – kinda rolls off the tongue…

 

PROPOSED YACHT NAME

Perhaps the best name for the yacht is RANSOM, as in Depp’s reported $300 gross profit sharing booty from Disney’s Pirates movie franchise.  

 

HOW DO I RENT A YACHT?

View our favorite celebrity-owned mega yacht charter vessels, then contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to plan your own adventure at sea.

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Classic Luxury Sailing Charter Vessel Returns to the Caribbean

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Profile photograph of classic sailboat, Germania Nova, underwayLovers of classic sailboats take delight – the spectacular sail yacht GERMANIA NOVA has announced plans to reposition in time for the Caribbean yacht charter winter season. 

We first profiled yacht GERMANIA NOVA in June 2011.   A replica of the Max Oertz-designed and Germaniawerft-built racing schooner Germania built in 1908, the 60 meter GERMANIA NOVA provides guests the opportunity to experience the joys of sailing in a bygone era.Currently available for year end rental, rates are 

€80,000 per week for Christmas/New Year periodand

€70,000 per week off season

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To plan your Caribbean luxury yacht charter holiday, contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/

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Luxury Yacht | Classic St. Tropez Yacht Charter Sailboat is Spooky Fast

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This month families everywhere are carving pumpkins and making scary costumes for their children, in preparation for All Hallow’s Eve on Oct 31st.  Keeping with this theme, we thought it fitting to profile a French yacht charter vessel with the perfect name – sailing yacht, HALLOWE’EN.

racing sailboat yacht halloween fife cutter st tropez caribbean yacht charter sailing


Yacht Specifications: 

  • SHIPYARD: William Fife
  • MODEL: Bermudan Cutter
  • YEAR: 1926
  • LENGTH: 68.9ft – 21m
  • BEAM: 14.5ft – 4.42m
  • ENGINES: 1x80hp
  • TOP SPEED: 11kts (20km/h.)
  • CRUISING SPEED: 8kts (15km per hour)
  • CONSUMPTION: 8L per hour (at cruising speed)
  • CREW: 3

ON BOARD HALLOWE’EN

Hallowe’en is a classic sailing yacht designed and is as fast as any spooky goblin or ghost.  She finished in 4th place overall, in a field of 68 yachts, on the 2011 AFYT racing circuit.

The yacht is available for both classic regattas (Trophée Panerai, Régates Royales de Cannes, les Voiles de Saint Tropez) as well as day charter for up to 12 guests.

With her uncluttered deck and timeless mahogany interior furnishing, SY Hallowe’en combines outstanding performance – up to 11 knots under sails – with gracious living.

Charter the ex Norwegian Racing Clubs official yacht and enjoy a unique sailing experience.

  • Hallowe’en is a coded vessel (SCV2) with all necessary safety requirements updated and certified annually.
  • On board cuisine catering to personal tastes with an emphasis on fresh Mediterranean produce.
  • Mediterranean Racing circuit covering French Riviera, Italy, Sardinia, Corsica, Barcelona, Majorca, Mahon, Monaco.
  • CD/IPOD stereo system with deck speakers
  • Zodiac tender with 15 horsepower 4 stroke engine.
  • Snorkel gear
  • Easy access to and from water via swimming ladder
  • New race sails 2010/2011

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Other classic yachts for hire include sail yacht GERMANIA NOVA and Jackie Onassis famous yacht CHRISTINA O.  

For charter rates and more information, please contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/

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