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Caribbean Chartering – Ten Hot Topics

Caribbean Charters

What’s hot when it comes to the Caribbean’s charter industry? All At Sea asked over half-a-dozen companies from South Florida to Grenada to share their thoughts on ten topics. 1. Everyone Charters – Seriously “The most exciting trend to me …

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The Barnard’s of Barefoot Yacht Charters

Barefoot Yacht Charters

The Caribbean’s charter yacht industry certainly boasts iconic pioneers such as Commander V.E.B. Nicholson in Antigua, of Nicholson Yacht Charters fame, and Charlie and Ginny Cary, who founded The Moorings in the British Virgin Islands. Equally among these pioneers is …

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Six Reasons to Charter the Caribbean in the Summer

Charter Caribbean: Xenia catamarans. Photo courtesy of Regency Yacht Vacations

The Caribbean is one of the best-kept secrets in terms of charter destinations come the summer. That’s because while many folks head to perennially favorite spots like the Mediterranean or New England, there are unique advantages to chartering in the …

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Seven Top Yacht Charter Trends

Picture courtesy of Horizon Yacht Charters www.horizonyachtcharters.com

A sampling of the responses from crewed brokerages and bareboat companies provides a peek at the hot trends in the Caribbean charter yacht industry. 1. Business is Looking Up for Charters! Business seems better, says Ann McHorney, founder and director …

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Charter Provisioning Pros & Cons: Packages vs. DIY

Photo courtesy of Jane Harrison at Megayacht Service, St. Maarten

When three couples from New Jersey chartered out of Tortola they chose to provision themselves rather than ask an on-island provisioner or select a package from their bareboat company. Why? “Ease and expense”, explains Jack Edwards, who planned the charter. …

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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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Top 2009 Trend: Yacht Charter Industry Goes Green

Sun, sand and sea are key elements to a charter yacht vacation. It’s no wonder then that the industry is trending toward a variety of ways to protect these natural assets and going ‘green’ in the process. Narendra ‘Seth’ Sethia, …

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