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Exuma Offers Discount for French Polynesia Cruise

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Underwater photograph of girl snorkeling and looking up at sea turtle swimming above her. Photo includes image of island in the background. Water is transparent green with white sand below them in the ocean

We first profiled motor yacht EXUMA, and we were skeptical of a builder known for launching luxury sailing charter vessels.  Other yachts built by this manufacturer are MELEK and PANTHALASSA.



All doubts were erased about designer once the project was completed.  Firstly, motor yacht EXUMA is award-winning.  She earned the Motoryacht of the Year at the World Superyacht Awards 2011.    Secondly, the 50 meter poweryacht was also named Best Displacement Motoryacht under 500 gross tons.  Her builder? The Perini Navi Group, typically known for sailing yachts.

The yacht accommodates 8 to 9 guests, and she is currently in Tahiti.  She is available for charter until early August. After some use by her owner, she will again be available from mid September to late October in Fiji.


Exuma has a very low draft.  She can access anchorages too shallow for most large yachts.  Moreover, her shallow draft enables her to explore the reefs of French Polynesia.

Unique onboard toys include a Hovercraft, underwater Seabob scooter, an electric moped, and Amphibious jeep.  Unique, indeed!

Photograph of the side of yacht Exuma.  Tender garage on the side of boat is open, and Amphibious Jeep is visible.



In conclusion, are you looking for an unforgettable vacation experience?  Are you interested in a unique vacation destination this summer?  Come explore French Polynesia on a yacht.  Motoryacht Exuma’s owner negotiates rates for last minute bookings!  Contact us at for more booking details.

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Unique Waterbike on Luxury Yachts

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The superyacht rental market is highly competitive.  Owners look for new aquasport toys to add to their onboard inventory daily.   One of our readers contacted us after a boat show. He saw a unique toy there that he knew we would like.  We think it catches the attention of the charter industry.



The Foiljet MR1 is a new personal watercraft.  It combines the features of a motocross bike and a jetski.  The bike is built on a two hydrofoil platform.  It features a silent, energy efficient electric motor.  his wacky new toy looks to be a surefire recipe for outrageous fun.

Photograph of a person wearing a helmet and riding a hydrofoil water bike on a lake. The bike is lime green. The helmet is silver. The guy looks like he is riding a motorcycle. There is a big wave kicking up behind him.  There is another person riding on a red one in the background.

Foiljet MR1 Hydrofoil Motocross Waterbike Yacht Charter Toy

The design looks like a motocross bike.  Instead of motorcycle wheels, there are thin beams with hydrofoil wings. These are mounted at the ends of the wings, and they can be raised or lowered.  The Foiljet employs a 15 kW (20 hp) electric motor. It is housed at the end of the rear beam.  The motor delivers the electric torque that lifts the craft out of the water.
Since most charter clients prefer the relative safety of playing in shallow water, the Foiljet beams can be raised at the flick of a switch, allowing the rider to stay closer to the water’s surface.

The electric motor runs off a 48V battery that delivers about three hours of full load running.  After that, it’s back to the mothership for lunch and cocktails while the Foiljet battery recharges for another run!
Still in the prototype stage, the designers are hopeful the toy will catch on – especially with eco-friendly yacht owners. Hydrofoils produce relatively no wake and the electric propulsion system is nearly silent. 
While many bays and harbors visited during Mediterranean yacht charter holidays restrict the use of noisy personal watercraft such as waverunners, the developers of the Foiljet MR1 are confident there silent, eco-friendly new toys will be permitted in most waterways.  Are you a superyachting eco-hero?  Isn’t it time you pampered yourself and chartered a yacht that is also good to the planet?


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