• 7 Things To Do During a Cannes Film Festival Yacht Charter

    Posted: 12th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts

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    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!
  • VIDEO: Three Reasons to Buy Motor Yacht My Soo Too

    Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: David Seal

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    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'.
  • Three Reasons to Buy Superyacht IZUMI

    Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: David Seal

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    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.
  • Trends in Yacht Charter with Bianca Nestor at Burgess

    Posted: 15th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson

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    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.
  • Explorer Yachts: A Whole New World

    Posted: 21st September 2016 | Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

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    Exploration yachting is fast becoming the next frontier in luxury charter, allowing guests to experience remote parts of the world that are often inaccessible any other way. The opportunity for adventure and discovery is now a reality thanks to a handful of yachts that are breaking new ground. Here are just a few to whet your appetite.
  • C&N Brokerage Review: First Half 2016

    Posted: 3rd August 2016 | Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

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    In their superyacht brokerage review for the first half of 2016, Camper & Nicholsons report that sales for January - June were strong. A total of 153 superyachts over 30 meters were sold with a total length of 6,090 meters, compared to a total of 133 superyachts sold during the same period in 2015, and a total length of 4,207 meters.
  • Managing the Yacht Charter Season in the Med

    Posted: 4th July 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson

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    Yacht charter brokers and managers in the Mediterranean have been experiencing a slow start to the season but, over the past two weeks, and despite considerable turbulence in the world at large, the market seems to be picking up.
  • Chartering a Yacht Down Under

    Posted: 20th May 2016 | Written by: Janine St. Denis

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    From the sparkling sands of the Whitsundays to the colorful coral of the Great Barrier Reef, there are few better places in the world to charter a yacht than Australia. Internationally renowned as a land of adventure and excitement, the Indian and Pacific Oceans surround this coastal nation so on-water pursuits are always on the agenda. From scuba diving to snorkeling to surfing, the water is a playground and main attraction for owners and guests during any charter in Australia.
  • 'Pirate' Yachts Won't Sink Balearic Charter Business

    Posted: 11th August 2015 | Written by: Sarah Drane

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    In May this year, APEAM, the Palma-based Commission for Yacht Charter, delivered the sad news that 1,000 illegal charter boats were operating in the Balearics with legitimate business down 5%. This month, APEAM’s President, Jose Maria Jimenez, said the industry had “gone through the worst spring in history” and worsened his prediction from 5% to 10%. However, not everyone agrees.
  • Interview: Jonathan Beckett, Burgess Yachts

    Posted: 29th June 2015 | Written by: Karen Hockney

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    Look around at the world’s leading yacht brokers and you would be hard pressed to find one with as colourful and interesting a story as Jonathan Beckett. Burgess’s CEO and charismatic frontman has weathered many a storm over the last quarter of a century, but his vision and business acumen have helped to transform the company into a global phenomenon in superyacht sales and construction.
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