May 2008 - Ed Hamilton

The Marmaris Show is one of the most enjoyable Crewed Yacht Charter Shows. The rows of Turkish gulets confirm that this country is different, but one is also immediately aware of so much genuine goodwill. Boat owners and crews in Turkey really do want to encourage overseas visitors and take a genuine interest in everyone. Yes, of course shop keepers are keen to ...

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The Greek Islands Show in Poros finished with a spectacular dinner and awards ceremony. A fewer number of brokers are continuing on to the next Crewed Yacht Charter Show in Marmaris, Turkey. We left the island by the first hydrofoil, as we had an 11 o’clock flight from Athens, but learned that Olympic Airlines was to be on strike between 12:00 and 3:00 ...

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Today is the fourth, and last day of the Poros Boat Show. This is a private show for charter brokers promoting crewed yacht charters primarily in The Greek Islands and The Mediterranean. It has been quite a show. Of the 84 yachts, most were luxury power boats, the largest being the 160 foot Lurssen ‘El Chris’. We particularly liked ‘Happy Dolphin’, with its ...

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While Emily is attending the Crewed Yacht Charter Show in the British Virgin Islands next week, Barbara and I (Ed) will be viewing crewed yachts at The 7th International Yachting Symposium, in The Greek Islands. The show is on the island of Poros, in The Saronic Gulf Islands. To get there, we flew to Athens, where we were met by a driver who ...

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The end of next week marks the annual Virgin Island Spring Charter Yacht Show, which is being held in Tortola, BVI for the second year. Ed Hamilton & Co has found this show to be invaluable, giving the brokers who attend a chance to see not only new yachts and crews who have since come into charter after the larger November show; but ...

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If you’re looking for a getaway that’s not too far away and offers some spectacular scuba diving, why not consider Bermuda? Only 2 hours from most East Coast hubs, Bermuda features beautiful beaches and healthy reefs. The 96 foot luxury motor yacht Bermuda IV charters for less than many of the hotels on the island and is the perfect place to stay. Let ...

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