Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson
Over the past 15 years a number of web based companies have launched with the aim of making charter more accessible to a wider market, offering anything from day boats to superyachts, previously the domain of the established brokerages. There’s also a growing trend for different ways to charter, encouraging more people to get out on the water at a price they can afford.
Posted: 5th August 2017 | Written by: Bespoke Yacht Charter
Whether you’re cruising the French Riviera, floating through the sunlit seas of Sardinia, or docking in the Caribbean paradise of St Barths, a superyacht charter is the ultimate in glamour and barefoot luxury. And you’ll want to look the part, with a stylish wardrobe and just the right amount of bling for an effortless sense of superyacht cool.
Posted: 1st July 2017 | Written by: Bruce Maltwood
From an owner’s perspective, chartering their yacht can offset some of the running costs, so it’s an attractive prospect, but from a captain’s perspective, changing to commercial status may create more paperwork and more rules to adhere to. Here are seven factors that need to be considered.
Posted: 16th June 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
The heart of St Tropez is Vieux Port where the local fishing boats moor beside the freshly polished superyachts ready for the season. Artists set up their easels quayside alongside tourists who plant themselves at harbourside cafés to watch the parade of people defining 'St Tropez'.
Posted: 30th May 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
St Vincent and the Grenadines are a spectacular chain of islands stretching from St Vincent in the north to the 'Spice Isle' of Grenada in the south. These beautiful islands have pristine white sand beaches, soaring palm trees, clear aquamarine waters and stunning bays and anchorages along some of the best unspoiled coastline in the Caribbean.
Posted: 25th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
The opening of Glossy Bay Marina in St Vincent & the Grenadines is set to create a new yachting hub for the Caribbean. Phase one officially opened on 10 April 2017 on the island of Canouan signalling the first superyacht marina in the eastern and southern Caribbean to offer 125 berths including 24 for superyachts, six of which can accomodate yachts up to 100m.
Posted: 12th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
Cannes is one of the most popular French Riviera yacht charter destinations and global media will have their eyes on the town during next month's Cannes Film Festival which takes place from 17 - 28 May. Whether you have booked a corporate yacht charter to entertain industry clients, or a day boat rental, 212 Yachts has seven great ideas for things to see and do during a Cannes Film Festival yacht charter. Enjoy!
Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: David Seal
For the busy owner who has no time to travel to view yachts for sale, there is no better way to decide if a yacht is worth a visit than by watching a guided video tour. David Seal at Northrop & Johnson has been developing this unique and effective method of showcasing yachts for some years, and here he explains three good reasons to buy the Ferretti 960 'My Soo Too'.
Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: David Seal
The superyacht IZUMI is a Palmer Johnson 120, built by one of America's greatest shipyards and designed by Nuvolari Lenard; one of Italy's most successful design teams. The marriage of the 85 year old American builder and the sexy Italian designer gave birth to a range of beautiful offspring, and IZUMI is one of the finest examples.
Posted: 15th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson
Discovery trips are a perk of the job for yacht charter brokers, but there's no better way to sell the dream than to experience it first hand. As well as confidence in the yacht and its crew, clients increasingly expect detailed knowledge about a destination and what's on offer. On a recent trip to French Polynesia, Bianca Nestor of Burgess shared her views on current hotspots and trends in the charter market.