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‘Alexis‘, the 2 or 4 guest cat, that has been so popular in the Caribbean, is accepting charters in the San Blas Islands, off Panama, between December 24th and January 24th. Later she will be available in the South Pacific Islands, on her way to Australia. This 38′ Admiral charters for just $2225 per person for 4 and $3950 pp for 2, including ...

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For those who are just starting to feel winter’s chill there are some excellent Thanksgiving promotions to take advantage of! The 85′ Azimut RUNAWAY is currently offering a 20% discount on Virgin Island yacht charters starting after November 18th and finishing before December 18th! This stunning power yacht can accommodate three couples or a family of 8 comfortably. They also offer scuba diving. ...

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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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‘Les Voiles de Saint Barth’ wants to continue the nautical tradition of St. Barts. We remember the early regattas here in the 1970s, organized by the colorful Loulou who ran, amongst other things, the chandlery in the center of town. The organizers hope to combine the traditional and the contemporary – ‘a regatta for beautiful sailboats to navigate in our waters in a ...

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Bold Island was just as beautiful in the morning! We motored through the Thorofare, past Stonington, which is a busy fishing harbor and not a good choice for an overnight – the lobster boats will have you awake before dawn! The coast of Maine is a perfect cruising ground as it is possible to choose a number of relatively sheltered passages between the ...

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Bucks Harbor is a pretty, well protected cove. It has an active sailing club with a popular kids program. Bucks Harbor Marine have several moorings (the $30 charge includes the use of a welcome shower), as well as fuel and friendly staff. The weather was again calm and we enjoyed the shear beauty of Maine as we motored down Eggemoggin Reach and past ...

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Friday afternoon, we left Wiscasset for a 5 night mini vacation on the Maine Coast. Motoring down the beautiful Sheepscot River, we passed through the busy swing bridge to Southport Island and headed out past Boothbay Harbor. Our destination that night was Christmas Cove, on the next peninsula. We took a mooring and enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Coveside Restaurant. In the ...

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We told readers how to use an iPhone as a GPS/Chart plotter in our recent newsletter, but have just learned that it’s not just us that think this is a great idea!  Navionics, the people who make these iPhone charts, has won an NMMA Innovation Award at the Marine Aftermarket Accessories Trade Show in Orlando. One judge commented that ‘nowhere is the convergence ...

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Once again Ed Hamilton & Co has been named Conde Nast’s recommended agency for anyone booking a Caribbean yacht charter. This is the 8th consecutive year we have won this award and are naturally very proud to be recognized by such a prestigious travel magazine. While editor Wendy Perrin openly admits there are advantages to using the internet when booking a simple flight, ...

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The magnificent 111′ ketch, ‘Blue Eyes’, is open from July 26 to August 26th, at the much reduced rate of 48,000 Euros per week, plus expenses. Her regular rate is 65,000 Euros. After September 9th, she is available at just 38,000 Euros, plus expenses. She can accommodate 10 guests in 5 luxurious cabins, so for a per person price from 3,800 Euros per ...

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