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Best Family Yacht Offers Caribbean Yacht Charters this Winter

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Profile photograph of blue-hulled motor yacht JO underway. She is horizontally headed toward the lower right side of the photo. The Superyacht Experience(tm) created by 1800yachtcharters

PRESENTING JO

Motor yacht JO, the 164-foot Benetti yacht charter vessel makes announcement.  She plans to spend the winter season in the Caribbean.

superyacht world magazine cover featuring motoryacht joAWARD-WINNING YACHT

Voted Best Family Charter Yacht 2011 by Superyacht World magazine.  The 2004 Benetti motoryacht JO accommodates 12 guests in 6 staterooms.

 

CAPTAIN COMMENTS

Captain Ian Robertson reflects on this yacht.  She is unique in the industry. For instance, the combination of a tranquil environment, and modern amenities. 

“There is an atmosphere that radiates calmness, and you feel it from the moment you step aboard,” says Robertson. “The yacht as a whole is meticulously maintained, participating in two yard (maintenance) periods per year.  Our owner understands the importance of updating tenders, watersports equipment, and the onboard entertainment equipment on a regular basis.”

 

COMPANY PRESIDENT COMMENTS

“There are plenty of watertoys both for children and adults,” says Jana Sheeder, President of SailAway Yacht Charters and 1-800 Yacht Charters.  “The 12 crew members onboard motor yacht JO are among the best family-friendly professionals in the industry.”

a white plate with veal zurich and white potatoes and broccoli on it

FOODIE CELEBRATION

Foodies appreciate the talents of chef David Beltran. He cooks with both passion and flare. His signature dish is “Veal Zurich.”  At mealtime, Beltran explains his menus to the guests.  To make it fun, he speaks in rhyming couplets. He often interjects a few words in Italian, Spanish, German, and French!

SIMILAR SUPERYACHTS FOR RENT

There are similar yachts available for hire in the Caribbean. For example, 50 meter motor yacht WHEELS and 58 meter yacht SKYFALL.   In addition, 45 meter motor yacht ILLUSION.

 

RATES

Rates for motor yacht JO range.  They vary from $175,000 per week for non-premium periods to $225,000 per week for year-end holidays.  Running expenses are extra. 

 

HOW TO BOOK A YACHT CHARTER

To reserve yacht JO, click HERE at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us

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Famed American Yard Launches Luxury Motor Yacht Tsumat

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PRESENTING MOTOR YACHT TSUMAT

American superyacht builder, Trinity Yachts has launched their first yacht of 2012, the 49.90 meter motor yacht TSUMAT.  The yacht features an interior by Dutch designer René van der Velden.

 

OTHER TRINITY YACHTS

Similar in looks to Trinity yacht charter stalwart, motor yacht WHEELS, M/Y TSUMAT offers accommodations for 10 to 12 guests.  The master stateroom is positioned on the main deck, with 4 guests cabins located on the lower deck, and a convertible sixth cabin on the bridge deck.

ABOUT TSUMAT

The yacht has twin 2250 hp Caterpillar 3512B engines. She features a signature oversized Trinity swim platform. It is large enough to store two waverunners.  In addition, on the Sun Deck,  ten or twelve guests  fit into the large Jacuzzi tub.  Comfortable sun pads surround the tub.  It has an adjoining bar. Aft of the hot tub is space for additional furniture.

DECKS

Below on the bridge deck, there is a sky lounge with bar and plenty of seating for entertainment. Down on the main deck, there is symmetrically-styled seating in the main saloon. Forward of this area is the formal dining room providing seating for up to twelve. 

CONSIDERING A TRINITY?

 Other yachts launched by this builder and currently available for hire include motoryacht CARPE DIEM, motor yacht SKYFALL, and the yacht MINE GAMES featuring a mini submarine.
 

Fans of the Trinity line of luxury yachts are hopeful to see this new yacht enter the charter market by summer, 2012.

 

HOW TO RENT A YACHT?

Find out what makes a yachting vacation on a Trinity yacht so special.  Contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to rent your own private yacht.

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HOT Wheels Monster Tender

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Reel Wheels tender photograph. Picture is of a large solid white yacht and a fishing boat racing along next to it

Good times in the Bahamas just got even better, with the addition of the world’s largest tender to a luxury mega yacht charter vessel.


Motor yacht WHEELS, a 50 meter behemoth in her own right, has just added a 24-meter (80′) sportfish tender to her already impressive inventory of watertoys. 

 

Far too large to be carried or towed, the tender, named REEL WHEELS, will follow closely along during charters, ever available for the use of the charter guests.

 

Amazingly, the yacht’s current tender, a large, Yellow Fin 36 is still in tow.  With two high performance sportfish tenders, there’s no excuse for any guests to be left behind when its time to hit the water for fishing, diving, and snorkeling excursions.

 

The envy of any deep-sea angler, REEL WHEELS is a 2007 Merritt 80 Sportfish yacht, fully-rigged with state-of-the-art fishfinder electronics and fishing gear.  

 

Yacht named Reel Wheels underway

The “REEL” advantage of adding this sportfish yacht to the charter package is the capacity to bring more charter guests.  REEL WHEELS has a master cabin with room for two guests.  This means the total charter party for a vacation onboard WHEELS is 14 passengers.  This is great news considering most megayachts can accommodate no more than 12 guests. 

 

The addition of this 80′ tender rounds out a watersports inventory that includes:

 

  • 36′ Yellow Fin Tender with 3 x 275hp engines
  • 20′ Nautica RIB tender
  • 17′ Wide Body Rescue Boat with 115hp engine
  • Two 3-seat Yamaha waverunners
  • Twelve sets of scuba gear
  • Brownie’s Third Lung
  • Underwater scooters
  • Elliptical machine
  • Snorkel gear
  • Assorted towable toys
  • Fishing gear
  • Board games
  • Crestron Central Movie/Music System
  • Kaleidescape Music/Movie Library
  • iPod docking stations
  • XBox

 Just reading the list of onboard toys is exhausting!

 

There is NO extra charge, to bring REEL WHEELS along, in tandem with Trinity motor yacht WHEELS 164.  The charter price remains as before:  $200,000 per week plus expenses. 


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To book your own Bahamas yacht charter vacation, click https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to contact us immediately!  Enjoy The Superyacht Experience with us!

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Sequel P Yacht Charter Reduced Rates

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Photograph of superyacht SEQUEL P underway. Hull is dark. Superstructure is white. Motoryacht headed to the lower right side of the picture.

Sequel P Proteksan Turquoise yacht charter

REDUCED WINTER RATES

The beautiful 54 meter motor yacht SEQUEL P has announced reduced winter rates in the Caribbean.

To encourage last-minute holiday bookings, Proteksan yacht SEQUEL P has dropped her Christmas and New Year’s Eve premium rates from $378,000 per week to $350,000 per week – a savings of 8%.

 

NON-HOLIDAY RATES

For non-holiday periods, charterers can enjoy a Virgin Islands yacht charter for $322,000 per week and pocket savings of $28,000 off the regular rate of $350,000 per week.

 

ABOUT THE YACHT

Mega yacht SEQUEL P is a 2009 launch from Turkey.  Her design is London-based H2 designers. Proteksan Turquoise Yachts Inc created her, in specific, for use in the luxury yacht charter industry.

 

INTERIOR

The newest yacht to hit the Caribbean (and the mediterranean in summer), the vessel offers a fascinating interior with areas furnished in sycamore and macore woods, and a generous exterior deck space.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

She accommodates 12 guests in 6 staterooms.  First, a master suite on the main deck.  Second, 2 double staterooms.  Third, 2 twin cabins, each with Pullman.  Finally, 1 convertible VIP cabin on the lower deck.  In addition, the VIP cabin can be converted into a massage studio or office.

 

FEATURES

She has many special features. For instance, zero speed stabilizers.  These reduce motion when the yacht is at anchor.  Additionally, amazing deck spaces and well-planned entertainment areas grace the yacht.  For active guests, there are great items.  For example, a full gymnasium and a large inventory of aqua toys. To ease sore muscles after a day of activity there is a large ondeck Jacuzzi tub, as well as the services on a licensed masseuse.

SIMILAR YACHTS

Similar yachts available this winter in the Caribbean include the 2011 53-meter motor yacht SPIRIT,  the 2009 50-meter motor yacht WHEELS, and the 2010 55-meter HARBOUR ISLAND.

 

HOW TO BOOK A HOLIDAY YACHT CHARTER

To book a holiday escape in the Caribbean or Bahamas, contact the 1-800 Yacht Charters destination experts at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/

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Top Yacht Charter Chef Calls Cooking a Way of Life

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Photograph of Chef Geoffrey Fisher. He is on a boat. He is wearing a white chef's coat. He has a big smile.

Chef Geoffrey Fisher

 

CHEF GEOFFREY FISHER

He has experience in the galley of a superyacht and the kitchen of a fine restaurant. Presenting Chef Geoffrey Fisher, 35.  He is a man who relishes the opportunity to blend creativity, talent and knowledge. In particular, to transform everyday ingredients into stunning, delicious creations.

Born in Manchester, England, is at the top of his profession, he continues to hone his skills. 

“I push myself (sometimes) 16 hours a day,” says Fisher. “Being a chef is all about passion. If you don’t have it, don’t go there. It’s long, unsociable hours….not a job…a way of life. Being a chef, you learn something new every day, by working with other chefs, reading books, even watching cooking programs on TV.”

 

BACKGROUND

His lessons in cuisine and hospitality began early in life, as Fisher washed dishes in his parents’ restaurant in Lancaster, England. He watched the chefs and thought, “I could do that!” His mom and dad recognized his talent and encouraged him to get a formal culinary education.

 

FOODIE BACKGROUND

Fisher attended Lancaster & Morecambe College and took a three-year chef/catering course. As a result, he learned everything from general basics and waiting to theory and cooking. He won “best student chef” three years in a row and became runner-up in the national competition, Nestle Toque d’or. In between classes, Fisher worked for his parents in their restaurant.

 

KNIGHTSBRIDGE 

By age 24, Fisher was head chef at the Swag and Tails, a restaurant in Knightsbridge where he stayed for nearly four years. “It was here I learned how to deal with people, order food, costing and the unpleasant duty of how to fire people,” he said.

 

NEW ADVENTURE

Looking for a new adventure, Fisher decided to join a friend in Europe who was chef on the 47-meter Motoryacht Commitment, which happened to be on charter at the Monaco Grand Prix.  Another key point is that a week onboard and Fisher was hooked and started looking into a career in yachting.

 

LUXURY YACHTS

With a little help from the chef onboard sail yacht TWIZZLE,  Fisher landed a job onboard motor yacht WHEELS, and quickly learned charter chefs must be flexible. “I make a point of having a chat with them (charter guests) as soon as possible when they arrive to find out not only what cuisine they like, but also what they don’t like, or if they have any allergies. Talking with the guests is important,” says Fisher.

 

LUXURY YACHT 

Fisher also learned the pressure of working on a yacht for hire can be intense. 

“The pressure in restaurants is tense, but completely different on yachts. On yachts, it’s intense because you never stop cooking. When it’s not the guests, it’s the crew,” states Fisher.

 

WHEELS TO SLIPSTREAM

After his stint onboard M/Y WHEELS, Fisher joined the crew on motor yacht SLIPSTREAM, where he is still the executive chef.  As to his future plans, Fisher says,

“In time I would like to own a small restaurant in Malta. Inside the kitchen, it’s said you’re only as good as your last service. Through yachting, I always say, you’re only as good as your last charter.”

BEST CHEFS IN LUXURY YACHT CHARTERS

In conclusion, rent a private yacht and become a foodie! Enjoy the gourmet services of the world’s best chefs on a yaching holiday.  CONTACT US TODAY. 

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