• Insider Tips for Chartering in the Off-Season

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

    Obtaining your ideal yacht with availability for your preferred dates in the right place is key to your experience, however peak cruising season is when popular yachts are booked far in advance as the demand for yachts is high.
  • How Transparent is the Yacht Market?

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

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    I am a sales broker and I have been for many years so it's no surprise that I advocate appointing a broker to help you with buying a new or pre-owned boat/yacht. The reason is simple, it's what we do. We listen; we try to understand the factors that are important or even mandatory in a buying decision. But the market may not always be as transparent as you might think.
  • Will the Beach Decree Affect French Riviera Yacht Charters?

    Posted: 1st June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

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    Private beach clubs in France have been under threat for some time and, in 2016, an official beach decree limiting the number of beach clubs finally came into effect. However, it's not all bad news, and if you're heading to the south of France this summer, you’ll find a number of swanky new hangouts along with some old favourites.
  • Yacht Etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of a Luxury Yacht Charter

    Posted: 2nd May 2019 | Written by: Gemma Fottles

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    Five tips to mastering basic yacht etiquette: everything from what to wear on a yacht to how to treat your dedicated yacht crew with respect.
  • Cannes Lions Yacht Charter Guide

    Posted: 12th April 2019 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

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    Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019 will be held from 17 to 21 June where Cannes transforms into the global headquarters of the entire marketing communications ecosystem. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a Cannes Lions stalwart, Bespoke Yacht Charter shares their practical guide to Cannes Lions 2019.
  • Turkish Yacht Charter Regulations

    Posted: 26th March 2019 | Written by: TYBA

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    Clarification from the Turkish Yachting and Brokers Association about the current rules and regulations for yachts based in and/or chartering in and out of Turkey.
  • Economic Impact of Superyacht Charter in the Balearics, 2018

    Posted: 19th March 2019 | Written by: Anne Sterringa - AEGY

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    The Spanish charter market has seen impressive growth since law changes to stimulate the sector in 2013. The number of registered yachts has multiplied by 5 and income (VAT and local expenditure) has multiplied by 10. After a dip in 2018, the Spanish Large Yacht Association (AEGY) considers that the superyacht sector still has room to grow and with that in mind proposes some measures to allow Spain to compete with other Mediterranean destinations.
  • Yacht Charter Guide for MIPIM Cannes 2019

    Posted: 1st March 2019 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

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    MIPIM 2019, one of the world's largest events for property professionals runs from 12-15 March at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, attracting 26,000 participants and 3,350 exhibitors for four days of networking and conferences. Bespoke Yacht Charter, experts in providing corporate yacht charters for Cannes events, share their tips on what to expect at this year's high profile show.
  • The Mechanics of Chartering in Greece

    Posted: 18th December 2018 | Written by: Steven Marquis

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    Earlier in the year, Sarnia Yachts reported that the 2018 charter season had been difficult for Greece, due to the laws introduced in late 2017. This effectively limited the charter market to guests who were happy to start and finish their charter outside of Greek waters. However, towards the end of this year mechanics to obtain a Greek charter licence were put in place.
  • Modern Classic S/Y Aquarius

    Posted: 30th November 2018 | Written by: The Islander

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    Royal Huisman delivered the elegant 56m ketch, Aquarius, in January 2018. Designed for adventurous owners, the sailing yacht had to be up to the St Barths Bucket regatta as well as comfortable world cruising for a family.
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