Tag Archives: How to Charter a Boat

How to Choose Sports Fishing Charters

Courtesy of Obsession Charters

Some fishermen target specific species. For others, it’s all about the destination. They might look in their own back yards to catch a boxful of fish for the grill, or reel in the catch of a lifetime while on vacation. …

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Choosing a Charter Yacht: One Hull or Two?

Photo courtesy of The Moorings

Two hulls are better than one. This thinking has launched the tremendous popularity of catamarans for charter over the last decade. But why? “Space,” answers Ann Wallis-White, owner of Annapolis-based Ann Wallis-White Yacht Charters. “Clients choose catamarans for the same …

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Choosing a Charter: The Joys of Power Yachts

Photo Courtesy of MarineMax Vacations

On a powerboat, it’s ‘when will we get there?’  On a sailing yacht, you’re already there — Ami Ira There’s a great saying that aptly describes the difference between power versus sail. That is, “On a powerboat, it’s ‘when will …

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What Type of Charter is Right for You?

Courtesy of The Moorings

“There are so many factors in every charter trip,” says Ann Wallis-White, owner of Annapolis-based Ann-Wallis White Yacht Charters, who advises clients and answers these questions daily. The points to consider when organizing a yacht charter are much the same …

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Family Yacht Charters – Grandparents On Board

Select Yachts’ 47ft Beneteau, Piggybank, was the boat of choice for the Reed family charter. Photo: Howard Eckel

The joy of chartering knows no limit when it comes to age. Just ask 84 and 87-year-old Claire and Dick Reed. The two seniors accompanied their son Glenn and daughter-in-law Heather Dawson on a family yacht charter aboard Select Yachts’ …

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Ten Top Caribbean Yacht Charter Trends

Time to cool off. Photo courtesy of Horizon Yacht Charters

Much has changed in the charter world since Commander Nicholson cast off on his first crewed yacht charter in 1949 and Virgin Islands’ sailors followed suit less than a decade later by chartering their homes for $400 dollars a week …

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Go With the Flow for Great Charter Memories

The adage about best laid plans is one to remember as you launch into that long-awaited Caribbean charter. I've noticed that how you handle the bumps in your bliss-seeking holiday determines the outcome of the adventure—and the memories

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