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Charter Provisioning: Purchase OR DIY?

Photo courtesy of The Moorings

There’s something about the sea air that revs an appetite. No wonder one of the most common questions when booking a bareboat charter is about provisioning. There are two ways to stock the galley. Do the shopping yourself. Purchase a …

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Charter Series: Charter with Kids on Board

Sailing vacations can be some of the best additions to a family’s life experiences. Ann-Wallis White, owner of Annapolis, Md. based Ann-Wallis White Yacht Charters, explains that careful planning is key. “Be patient, be logical. Do not expect too much …

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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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A Fighter Pilot Slows Down

After a year spent refitting Saoirse, Fighter Pilot John Peltier set off on Oct. 20, 2012 to cruise south toward Patagonia. Photo credit Jules Norwood

“The most difficult difference to get over is the speed. I’m going from 500 knots to 5 knots.” John Peltier is actually being modest. The F-15E Strike Eagles that he spent the last decade piloting for the U.S. Air Force …

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Charter Fishing and Sailing in North Carolina

“We live in a unique place,” says Capt. Frank Smith. “If we can get people down here for a week or ten days, they can do it all. They can go inshore fishing, offshore fishing, sailing, you name it. We’ve …

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