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We have headed east to Greece and the Saronic Gulf. Most people will fly into Athens and many will spend at least a night in the city. There are certainly plenty of sights to see, including the Acropolis, but the city cannot expand because of the surrounding hills and is very crowded. It can also be very hot in the summer. If you ...

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We are now on the other side of the Adriatic, in northern Croatia. We looked at many different charter yachts based in Split. Two were getting ready to receive our clients! Split is an interesting mixture of modern marinas and ancient history. There is a Roman palace in the center of town, right on the waterfront. This was built by one of the ...

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We are taking 16 days to re-visit some of the popular charter destinations in the Eastern Mediterranean, starting in N.E. Italy. Venice is like no other city in the world and is well worth a visit. There are some bareboat companies based here and you can start your crewed charter from the city, but any attractions outside the lagoon are a long sail ...

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Fran & Stu are presently half-way between Panama and the Galapagos en-route to Tonga on their catamaran, ‘Two If By Sea’. They report fair winds, clear skies and an uneventful passage so far. The Canal transit was great, without dramas or problems. They have produced a new website to promote their venture, which covers everything from flight information, activities and what to expect ...

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For lovers of modern boats built along traditional lines, they don’t get much prettier than the 57′ Bruce King designed cutter Saskianna. She’s offering lower rates if you book her in New England before June 15th. $8,500 for 2, plus expenses. Email us for more details on Saskiana, or ask us to suggest some other private yacht charters in New England. There are ...

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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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You can find many Virgin Island crewed charter deals on our website’s ‘specials’ page, so we don’t post every one in our blog, but these two caught our eye. Pas de Deux is offering 7 nights for the price of 6 from now until July 7th! Six guests can therefore have 7 nights on this great 60′ cat for $2786 p.p. instead of ...

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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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Now is the time to take advantage of a fantastic special being offered by the 76′ Matrix Luxury Catamaran AKASHA in the British Virgin Islands. This spacious yacht is offering 7 nights for the price of 6 for any dates between April 6 – 19, 2010. This is a great value considering how popular and successful this beautiful yacht is. You will be ...

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The beautiful Westport SYMPHONY II is offering an opportunity to charter for 4 nights for a significant reduction in price.  Capable of taking up to 8 guests in 3 double cabins and one twin, the boat is offering any 4 nights between April 1 and 25th in the BVI for a fee of $26,000 plus expenses. SYMPHONY II  runs with a professional crew ...

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