September 2008 - Ed Hamilton

Congratulations Aaron, Shannon, Michael, Stuart, Alyssa, Edyta, Kicki, Peachy, Scott and Kim. This fine crew from the yacht ‘Four Wishes’ won the ‘Best Charter Crew For Yachts Over 40 Meters’ award in Monaco recently. The award was accepted by First Officer Shannon Nicholson. This is the second time Shannon has accepted an award for ‘Four Wishes’ at The Monaco Yacht Club. In 2005, ...

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ALOHA MALOLO, the 65 foot custom crewed charter yacht, is joining the Green Movement and offering a low ecological impact charter.  Guests looking for a more planet friendly cruise, without the sound of a generator, will be impressed that Eric and Evelin power their batteries with solar panels and wind. All produce and meats are bought from local sources when possible and they ...

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The impressive 82 foot Nautor Swan ASTRO DE L’EST is available for a unique charter, taking part in the Rolex Transatlantic Race. Her fee for the race is 90,000 EUROS all inclusive, or about 3,750 pp/pw. She accommodates 8 guests, in two double and two twin cabins. The race begins in Tenerife, in The Canary Islands, on November 24th and the yacht is ...

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When we go to the boat shows, we first look at the new additions to the yacht charter fleet and meet the new crews, but the veterans often have a few surprises up their sleeves! Yachts are constantly upgrading mechanically and cosmetically and a beautiful example of this is the 1997 Lagoon, ‘Priorities’. This 8 passenger cat has transformed herself this summer from ...

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Alton Brown, star of the Food Network’s Good Eats, and main commentator on Iron Chef America is taking on a new adventure. He and his producers have chartered two catamarans to dine their way through The Caribbean in the 4 part series ‘Feasting on Waves’. If you missed the premiere last night, it will be repeated at 8pm Sept 10th, 6pm Sept 13th ...

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While Hurricane Gustaf, Hanna and Ike create headlines in The US, it seems that for now, The Virgin Islands and The Eastern Caribbean Islands (St. Martin to The Grenadines) have escaped any major storms. This has been the pattern in recent years, but it is imperative for anyone sailing there in September and October to buy a trip cancellation policy that specifically covers ...

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