February 2008 - Ed Hamilton

ANAHITA: For those guests looking to charter in the Western Mediterranean, but concerned about the value of the dollar vs. the Euro, Anahita (a 62′ Dynamique) is an excellent value. She will be offering charters for $12,100 USD per week, plus expenses. Captain Bijan and Chef Carmen look forward to welcoming you aboard. MADIBA: David and Glywnnis will be arriving in Turkey in ...

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Here we are in late February, with spring a mere 3 weeks away, and as the days grow longer thoughts inevitably start turning to warm weather plans, it reminds me of a common misconception about sailing the Caribbean: the best time to sail is the winter. The truth is that it’s not that the Caribbean sailing weather is particularly perfect in winter, it’s ...

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The Catamaran Company has joined ranks with Sunsail and The Moorings in offering discounts instead of free days this summer in the British Virgin Islands. When sailing from June 7 – October 31, charters of 7 – 13 days are 10% off and 14 days or more get 20% off. Footloose Charters, on the other hand, has broken ranks with its bigger sisters ...

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One of the most common requests I get from customers regarding their yacht charters is help deciding their itinerary. Of course it’s human nature for all of us to want to know where we’re going; however, my first line of advice to this request is to specifically avoid having an itinerary. Not that you shouldn’t have an idea where you’ll be sailing, but ...

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Due to an owner cancellation, Argonauta V is available from today until March 9th. If you’re considering a large, luxury crewed catamaran charter, take a look at her. She’s available in The British Virgin Islands, The Leeward Islands (St. Martin, Antigua) and The Grenadines. In the summer she heads for The Western Mediterranean (Balearics, Corsica, French Riviera and Italy). ...

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We’re well into the season, and we have already had many guests starting their charter at the new Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, marina in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. These three major bareboat charter companies moved in together last Fall, so we were particularly interested to hear how everything was running. This was an enormous undertaking, made harder by the merger of the companies’ ...

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