Yacht Charters & Destinations

Glossy Bay Marina Set to boost Caribbean Yacht Charters

Posted: 25th Apr 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, with a total of 125 berths including 24 for superyachts, six of which can accomodate vessels up to 100m. Read More

My Summer on Elba Island in the Tuscan Archipelago

Posted: 16th Apr 2017

Written by: Jonni Nicole Albetta

Elba Island, a refuge within Italy's Tuscan Archipelago, has been a popular destination for yachts and tourists for decades. With its idyllic anchorages, crystal-clear waters and beautiful beaches, Elba has also been likened to th... Read More

7 Things to do During a Cannes Film Festival Yacht Charter

Posted: 12th Apr 2017

Written by: 212 Yachts

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! Read More

VIDEO: Three Reasons to Buy Motor Yacht My Soo Too

Posted: 1st Apr 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. Read More

Asia Pacific: Focus on New Zealand’s Marinas

Posted: 11th Feb 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

With the rise in world-class marinas in nearly every region, New Zealand has also been developing their docks and creating larger berths for larger vessels. Auckland in particular is now home to some excellent marinas and anchorag... Read More

Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand with Duthie Lidgard

Posted: 31st Jan 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

As Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand goes from strength to strength, Managing Director Duthie Lidgard provides an insight into his role as an agent providing the very best service and support for yachts visiting the region. Read More

Florida: Boating Capital of the USA

Posted: 21st Jan 2017

Written by: Sonya Matejko

Is there any state that says 'yachting' more than Florida? More than 900,000 other boat owners agree, and that's what makes it the boating capital of the USA. Whether you like a rugged, rocky beach away from town or being in the m... Read More

Three Reasons to Buy Superyacht IZUMI

Posted: 9th Jan 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. Read More

Paolo Casani, President Camper & Nicholson

Posted: 7th Jan 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

Camper & Nicholson's has long been synonymous with the pedigree of old school style, a familiar brand with a face you can trust. But yacht brokerage is notoriously competitive and changes in technology and patterns of wealth are k... Read More

Luxury Yacht Charter in the Galapagos Islands

Posted: 26th Nov 2016

Written by: Worth Avenue Yachts

The Galapagos Islands are a feast for the senses, offering magnificent wildlife encounters in a volcanic landscape of desolate beauty. With so much to see and experience, a luxury yacht charter provides the ultimate adventure, a t... Read More

Trends in Yacht Charter with Bianca Nestor at Burgess

Posted: 15th Nov 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. On a recent trip to French Polynesia, Bianca Nestor of Burgess shared her views on curr... Read More

French Polynesia with Etienne Boutin, Yacht Agent

Posted: 26th Sep 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

When you think of Tahiti, you think of palm trees and reefs and beautiful people living the simple island life. All of this is true, but French Polynesia is a semi-autonomous territory of France and it's a slick operation. In the ... Read More

Explorer Yachts: A Whole New World

Posted: 21st Sep 2016

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

Exploration yachting is fast becoming the next frontier in luxury charter, now a reality thanks to a handful of yachts that are breaking new ground. Here are just a few to whet your appetite. Read More

The Magic of Sardinia by Land & Sea

Posted: 21st Aug 2016

Written by: Darin Graham

Every corner of the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia has something to offer, from clear waters and white beaches to rustic cuisine and a culture of longstanding traditions. For anyone who has not yet experienced it, visiting S... Read More

Hidden Gems of the Italian Riviera

Posted: 15th Aug 2016

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

The Italian Riviera, the coastal strip of north-western Italy that greets yachts as they cruise east of the French border is a region of contrasts and a classic introduction to Italy. Here, you can uncover some hidden gems that st... Read More

5 Reasons to Base Your Superyacht in New Zealand

Posted: 13th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeanette Tobin

New Zealand ticks all the boxes for superyacht owners considering new cruising grounds to explore or to satisfy the growing number of charter clients looking for culture and adventure. Here are five good reasons to make New Zealan... Read More

Dory and Nemo Alive and Well on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 10th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeni Bone

Despite recent media reports about the ‘death’ of large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, experts say the recent major coral bleaching event was restricted to one section of the Reef. The majority of the coral has survive... Read More

Managing the Yacht Charter Season in the Med

Posted: 4th Jul 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

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. Read More

Daniel Ziriakus, COO Northrop & Johnson on Trends in Superyachting

Posted: 25th Jun 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

Daniel Ziriakus is not someone you forget in a hurry. Besides his physical stature, you cannot fail to notice his energy and drive; this is a man on a mission. Now COO at Northrop & Johnson in Fort Lauderdale, we were keen to hear... Read More

Chartering a Yacht Down Under

Posted: 20th May 2016

Written by: Janine St. Denis

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 excitemen... Read More

World's Largest Luxury Catamaran Enjoying Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 6th Nov 2015

Written by: Isla MacKechnie

The world’s largest catamaran fits perfectly at a Queensland marina, which has been dredged and upgraded to provide superyacht facilities in the heart of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. The 44m catamaran, with 16.6m beam h... Read More

Explore the Fjords in 2016 - An Itinerary

Posted: 30th Sep 2015

Written by: Onboard Online

With thousands of miles of stunning coastline to discover, we have done the hard work for you and put together a 9 day itinerary to give you a taste of this beautiful, untouched land. Read More

Puerto Rico - Why it's a Great Idea

Posted: 28th Sep 2015

Written by: DDEC Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is one of the Caribbean’s fastest growing yachting and tourism destinations, home to four yacht marinas, each offering a unique experience. Tourism in Puerto Rico is booming, and this year the island was voted 'Best Ca... Read More

9 Reasons why Greece is a Great Sailing Destination but Italy is Better

Posted: 2nd Sep 2015

Written by: Kim Brown/ Sailing Britican

Before we sold up and started sailing around the world (err, only the Mediterranean thus far) I was totally hooked on Greece. From my past experiences, Greece had it all – the islands, fabulous food, great anchorages, amazing view... Read More

Central America and Colombia

Posted: 13th Aug 2015

Written by: Daniel Shea

Central America has yet to develop as a serious yachting destination and it’s hard to understand why. It offers an incredible array of tropical seascapes and a unique variety of activities, cultural flair and some of the best spor... Read More

'Pirate' Yachts Won't Sink Balearic Charter Business

Posted: 11th Aug 2015

Written by: Sarah Drane

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%. Read More

Superyacht Experts Discuss Hidden Treasures of the South Pacific

Posted: 7th Aug 2015

Written by: Isla MacKechnie

To promote the South Pacific as a cruising destintion, a cross-national alliance of Australia, Fiji, Tahiti and New Zealand have launched a website to showcase all that the region has to offer, making it easier for visiting supery... Read More

Events in Slovenia

Posted: 31st Jul 2015

Written by: Robi Novak

Slovenia has events of all kinds, to suit everyone’s taste. Every day there is a chance to see the work of the best artists from Slovenia and from further afield, while there are concerts and festivals at which to enjoy great musi... Read More

Discover Norway: Bergen and Beyond

Posted: 13th Jul 2015

Written by: Milly Thomas

Beyond the beaten track of the Med and the Caribbean, yacht owners and charter guests are increasingly looking further afield to experience something new. The allure of new horizons and adventures in nature puts Norway firmly on t... Read More

Interview: Jonathan Beckett, Burgess Yachts

Posted: 29th Jun 2015

Written by: Karen Hockney

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, charismatic frontman and CEO of Burgess. Read More


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