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Often overlooked by travelers considering a Caribbean yacht charter, Antigua is nothing short of a boater’s tropical paradise. Its south and west coasts are cruising treasures, and the island has more scenic and sheltered anchorages than most Caribbean destinations.
Renting a taxi is a good way to explore the island’s interior. You can visit a real sugar mill at Betty’s Hope, or take a ride along Fig Tree Drive, where you can see the round stone towers of centuries-old abandoned sugar mills.
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As it is with automobiles, the same range of sophistication also is seen in the megayacht market. While, high-end US-built Trinity yacht charter vessels are drop-dead gorgeous, for example, purists will point to the century-old Dutch yards that build the Rolls-Royce of the yachting world – the Feadship yacht charter vessels.
One of the finest modern Feadships was recently on display last week in the Caribbean, during the annual charter broker gathering in Antigua – a prelude to the Caribbean winter/spring charter season. Motor yacht HARLE first hit the charter market in 2007. The team at 1-800-YACHT CHARTERS was among the very first to inspect this yacht and interview her crew as she began her maiden charter season from the Miami Beach marina in South Florida.
Fast-forward 5 years, and Feadship yacht HARLE is still making waves and drawing rave reviews in the industry. During the Antigua showcase, M/Y HARLE and her crew earned the following awards:
She is priced at $225,000 per week, and yacht HARLE accommodates up to 12 guests.
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She hopes to lure interest in a year end Caribbean yacht vacation. Classic replica schooner GERMANIA NOVA announces a special price offer.
Book an Antigua yacht charter vacation before October 31, 2013. Receive a 16% discount off the regular high season winter price.
Guests pay $80,000 per week for either a Christmas or New Year’s booking. Most importantly, her regular rate is $95,000 per week (all rates are plus running expenses).
After October 31st, the rates will return to the standard, published prices:
$95,000 per week (High Season)
$75,000 per week (Low Season)
A replica of a classic racing schooner, notably sail yacht GERMANIA NOVA entered the Mediterranean yacht charter market in 2011. Another key point is that the original schooner was built in 1908 by Krupp shipyards and designed by Dr. Max Oertz. The modern version, the 55 meter sailing yacht GERMANIA NOVA was built in Pontevedra, Spain by Factoria Naval de Marin, and designed by Matthias Oertz and Ingo Oliver. A crew of 13 attends to a maximum 10 guests in 5 staterooms.
A true sailing yacht, guests are encouraged to pitch in to hoist the sails and assist the crew on deck!
The yacht is currently based in Antigua, at the famous Nelson’s Dockyard marina.
Come enjoy an exhilarating experience at sea. Be sure to secure your reservation before October 31st, to secure the maximum price discount.
NOTE: 1-800 Yacht Charters placed a mooring buoy over the shipwreck of the original classic sailboat Germania Nova site in Miami Florida. Company President, Jana Sheeder, spoke to an auditorium of people about the importance of protecting reefs and marine life. Additionally, she discussed enabling boaters to tie above the wreck and snorkel the reef, as well as educating the excited audience about the classic yacht! It’s all about making a difference!
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