Bahamas Archives - Ed Hamilton

Version 4.0 of the Navionics’ iPhone charts is now out. If you own an iPhone and are planning a yacht charter in the Caribbean, Bahamas or New England you should get this app. It’s even a pretty good reason to buy an iPhone! The new version has Google overlays over the land, so you can easily identify landmarks. The iPhone gps, particularly in ...

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Another great special that just came across our desk – Motoryacht Monte Carlo will not be going to the Mediterranean and will be staying in Florida. She is available for charters in the Bahamas and has reduced her rate to $65,000/week plus all (from $85,000) for charters booked by March 31st and taking place in April and May this year. We would be ...

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It was great to see Charlie and Ginny Cary named one the ‘Top 40 Sailors Who Made A Difference’ in SAIL magazine’s 40th anniversary issue. I knew them well. Charlie and Ginny first came to the Virgin Islands in the late 60¬ís to retire. To keep busy, they bought four Pearson 35’s with Tony Reynold and some other friends from the oil industry ...

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Islands Magazine named the ‘best’ beaches in the world in their current issue (October). They used 10 categories and no less than 3 of the best picks were in The Caribbean/Bahamas. One was in New England. Most of the others were in the Pacific Islands or Indian Ocean. The best ‘all-to-yourself’ beach was Sandy Spit, British Virgin Islands, not to be confused with ...

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A few years ago Johnny Depp bought Little Hall’s Pond Island, which is part of the National Land and Sea Park in the center of the beautiful Exumas chain in The Bahamas. In the July issue of Vanity Fair, he describes how passionate he is about preserving this lovely area. The park covers an impressive 112,640 acres and when created in 1958, was ...

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‘The Big Kat’, a 78 foot Hatteras will be in The Bahamas in March and is offering 25% off her regular rate for charters starting soon after March 21st. She won’t be in The Bahamas long, but this is a great opportunity to save on both the charter fee and delivery costs. She can accommodate 6 guests in 3 cabins, and offers scuba ...

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This month’s ‘Charter Connection‘ Newsletter, which was emailed to subscribers last week, included an article describing the many different yacht charter destinations around the world. Readers were invited to vote on any cruising grounds they had visited on either a crewed yacht or bareboat charter and for the purpose of this vote, these areas were divided into the following categories: BVI / US ...

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