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Winfrey, on the left, enjoys the famous harbor’s glittering waters on board the bareboat sailboat charter yacht “Eagle Rock.” She joins Russell Crowe, a Sydney local, tailed by a flotilla of some 20 other yachts.
On the right, Oprah wears a white cap given to her by Crowe and emblazoned with the logo of his South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league team. She beams as she sits at the stern of the bareboat yacht, talking sport with the “Gladiator” star.
“I’m having the time of my life,” Winfrey said.
The harbor features heavily on the megastar’s weekend itinerary. For instance, the glittering waterfront reception Saturday night, complete with fireworks, then later, Sunday morning, feature of a climb of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and a visit to Bondi Beach.
Finally, Oprah’s whirlwind tour of Australia will be broadcast as a four episode “Ultimate Australian Adventure” in January 2011.
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Can you believe it’s almost March?
Now is the perfect time to set the wheels in motion for a spring or summer luxury mega yacht charter holiday.
The specialists at 1-800 Yacht Charters and The SailAway Group sat down and came up with a short list of the top cruising destinations for 2011. They reviewed the “hot spots” from 2010, as well as the list of new locations that some mega yacht owners hope to visit this year.
The team compiled the list of the top 4 desirable yacht charter destinations for 2011 and the ultimate yachts to rent for the experience.
1. Explore the Indian Ocean, on CLOUD 9.
The beautiful islands of the Seychelles and Maldives await visitors in the Indian Ocean. Explore the area aboard yacht CLOUD 9, a 196-foot motor yacht built specifically for charter.
Visitors to 1-800 Yacht Charters’ website and blog page are quite familiar with this vessel. The winner of two design Awards, the superyacht is outfitted with a gym and comes with lots of water toys. Her rates begin at €315,000 per week.
2. Go Down Under, with luxury yacht GALAXY
Last month, Oprah Winfrey spent a day sailing Sydney’s famous harbor with Russell Crowe, as part of her “Ultimate Australian Adventure Tour.” There is little wonder why she chose this part of the world for her odyssey – from the vast Great Barrier Reef, to New Zealand’s scenic, craggy coastline, this is a yachtman’s paradise.
Indulge in luxury down under aboard the 183-foot GALAXY. Six cabins offer a party of 12 guests the ultimate in luxury accommodations. Her rates begin at $235,000 per week.
Come back tomorrow and we’ll share destinations 3 and 4 with you!
Do you have your own, “favorite destination” in which to rent a private yacht? Leave us a comment about your top spot, and we will share it with our readers. As our thanks, we will send you a special gift!
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