Ed Hamilton & Co Archives - Page 7 of 12 - Ed Hamilton

If sailing a 35′ classic wooden Hinckley around the coast of Maine is your idea of heaven, take a look at Huntress. She is the first Hinckley Pilot – hull #1, lovingly maintained by her owner. Naturally she has far less space below than a modern 35′ sloop, but sailors used to this type of yacht will appreciate and enjoy her. Technically she ...

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The owner of Victorian Rose (ex Idyl) has spent the last 8 years rebuilding this beautiful 1963 Burger. He is a cabinet maker and his love of fine craftsmanship and beautiful woodwork shows everywhere. Furthermore, at 63 feet and carrying just 4 guests, she is very affordable. The lovely traditional master cabin is aft and has a queen size bed. The head is ...

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Anyone looking for a vacation on a crewed catamaran in the British Virgin Islands this month (July) can take advantage of a spectacular special. The popular Voyage 58, ‘Bliss’ has dropped her rate from $21,000 to $15,000 for any number of people (she carries up to 8 adults, 10 max), including all meals and open bar. Bliss is a beautiful 8-10 passenger catamaran.  ...

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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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“We just returned home from a fabulous week aboard the S/Y Swish.  Emily and Euros were absolutely amazing!  Euros took us on wonderful and unique dives and really did a spectacular job navigating for us.  They both took the time to maximize the sail from the US Virgin Islands through the BVI.  We really were able to see and do so much.  Emily’s ...

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Rather than hauling out in Virgin Gorda, in The British Virgin Islands, Drumbeat is moving to Bonaire for this summer, which is below the normal hurricane route. They plan to be there from mid August through October. Very few private yacht charters visit this exciting destination, so this is an excellent opportunity. Bonaire has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s top ...

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Whether you’re bareboating the Caribbean for the first time, or you’re an experienced Caribbean sailor looking to explore somewhere new, a great way to get your feet wet is to sail in a flotilla. When it comes to flotillas, there are few operators who do a better job than the company who pioneered the concept – Sunsail. Sunsail is a well known and ...

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One of our guests chartering a bareboat with a skipper brought up an interesting point in her post charter comments. The skipper, who she met 5 minutes before their charter, was unsuitable and another had to be found, delaying her departure. The problem had nothing to do with the ability of the captain, who would have worked well in a different situation. We ...

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‘Tonina’, one of the best new flybridge model Lagoon 51’s,  is taking $1,000 off her regular rates. There are plenty of specials this summer, but relatively few popular British Virgin Island yachts are offering discounts for next winter. You do need to book soon to take advantage of this as the special is not likely to last long. This beautiful, customized 51′ catamaran ...

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Fidelity, a 46′ Jeanneau based in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, has two guests interested in a ‘per cabin’ charter and are looking for another couple to fill the boat. Dates are very flexible and could be in May/June or November/early December. Per couple, 7 night prices are $2999 for the aft cabin or $3999 for the larger forward cabin. This price includes ...

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