Yacht Charters & Destinations

Dubai and the Superyachts

Posted: 3rd Mar 2015

Written by: Richard Donkin

The first time I went to Dubai, back in the late eighties there were a few tower blocks and a busy creek. The highway from Abu Dhabi was single lane with accidents and car wrecks every mile or so. People didn’t go there for holida... Read More

The Gili Islands: Discover the 'Maldives of Indonesia'

Posted: 26th Jan 2015

Written by: Indonesian Yacht Charter

An archipelago of 13 islands off the coast of Lombok, the Gili islands are within a two hour fast boat ride from Bali and will astound you with its pristine beauty. Largely uninhabited, these islands can offer you a cruising groun... Read More

Best Caribbean Sailing Holidays

Posted: 5th Jan 2015

Written by: Bradley Taylor

If you are an avid sailor looking for a new adventure then look no further than the Caribbean islands. This awe-inspiring region boasts ideal wind conditions for sailors of all skill levels, as well as a variety of additional acti... Read More

"Best Trips of 2015": National Geographic Recommends Burma Boating

Posted: 30th Dec 2014

Written by: Burma Boating

Just in time for the New Year, National Geographic Traveler presents 2015's must-see places. And we’re thrilled that Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago and Burma Boating have made it onto their list of “20 Best Trips of 2015". Read More

The Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar

Posted: 19th Aug 2014

Written by: Burma Boating

Virtually unknown to the outside world, the Mergui Archipelago is located in Myanmar's (Burma's) remote south: a group of 800 deserted islands that lie at the heart of our sailing area. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: The Best of New England

Posted: 9th Jul 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

New England is the area of the US that truly epitomises the American Dream and makes for a delightfully alternative destination to bring your guests during a summer yacht charter. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: Southern Italy & Sicily

Posted: 7th Jul 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

An enchanting yacht itinerary that offers baroque architecture, active volcanoes, endless olive groves and the wonderful Aeolian islands. Read More

Yacht Itineraries Southern Italy: 7 Day Cruise From Naples

Posted: 4th Jul 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

OnboardOnline proposes a seven day sample itinerary to discover the beautiful Amalfi Coast and the gastronomic and cultural splendour it has to offer. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: Cruising North Sardina

Posted: 3rd Jul 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

Costa Smeralda is a coastal strip in northern Sardinia internationally acclaimed as unique, top-end destination, perfect for planning a yachting holiday. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: Corsica

Posted: 3rd Jul 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

The French island of Corsica is the hidden gem of the Mediterranean. Its sprawling sandy beaches, crystal clear anchorages and charming towns make for a perfect yacht charter. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: The Greek Ionian Islands

Posted: 16th Jun 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

For sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes, the Ionian Islands never disappoint the traveller and the experience of sailing these waters is unforgettable. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: Greece & the Saronic Gulf

Posted: 12th Jun 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

This stunning chain of islands is not as renowned as some of the more popular islands, such as Mykonos, but they are breathtakingly beautiful, and well worth adding to a cruising itinerary. Read More

Croatia & Montenegro: Split to Kotor

Posted: 3rd Jun 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

Let us guide you on a gorgeous Adriatic cruise from Split in Croatia to Kotor in Montenegro, with suggestions for fabulous local restaurants and interesting destinations. Read More

Why Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor is the Latest Superyacht Parking Lot

Posted: 12th May 2014

Written by: Teresa Levonian, Financial Times

The strategy to entice wealthy visitors began soon after the country’s independence in 2006, with the sale of the former naval base at Tivat to an international consortium led by Canadian billionaire Peter Munk. The site has since... Read More

Yacht Itineraries: 7 Days' Cruising in the BVIs

Posted: 4th Apr 2014

Written by: OnboardOnline

OnboardOnline offers you a sample itinerary of how to make the most of a seven day yacht cruise through the stunning British Virgin Islands. Read More

Market Intelligence: Positive Signs

Posted: 3rd Apr 2014

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons International

Three months into the year and already the yacht market has seen rumblings of promising activity with the conclusion of several sales and successful worldwide yacht shows. Read More

Saving the U.S.S Williamsburg

Posted: 18th Mar 2014

Written by: David Seal

Motor Yacht 'Aras' was built in 1930 for the wood-pulp millionaire Hugh J. Chisholm. The super yacht industry is not a new phenomenon, and Chisholm was the Abramovich of his age. Read More

Beneath Barcelona’s Spray Paint

Posted: 24th Feb 2014

Written by: Eugene the Deckie

If you’re lucky enough to find a berth in Barcelona, as well as fabulous architecture, great tapas and wine, don't miss a tour of the city's vibrant culture of street art and graffitti. Read More

A Tale of Two Islands

Posted: 4th Feb 2014

Written by: Sandwich

Two Caribbean islands 24 miles apart. Both are about the same size. Both are steeped in history. Yet one island is a busy haven for the super rich; the other is a ghost town. Why? Read More

Y.CO Founders on the Secrets of their Success

Posted: 30th Jan 2014

Written by: Karen Hockney

They say the best way to get to know an industry is from the bottom up so Gary Wright and Charlie Birkett are perfectly placed to run Y.CO, one of the most successful yachting companies in the world headquartered in Monaco. Read More

Puglia: The Italian Deep South

Posted: 15th Jan 2014

Written by: Karen Hockney

There are few destinations that can impress a foodie in the same way as lusty, hearty Puglia. The Italian Deep South might be known for la cucina povera but there is an awful lot of soul and passion in this peasant style of cookin... Read More

Sex on a Yacht

Posted: 17th Oct 2013

Written by: David Seal

Why do financially successful people buy yachts? How is it that a man who has spent years developing profit will suddenly purchase an object that will do the exact opposite? Read More

The Best of the East Mediterranean Culture

Posted: 16th Aug 2013

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

Alive with an eclectic mix of colour, culture and charm, the clear, warm waters of the Eastern Mediterranean wash over a mosaic of islands and nations, the perfect cruising grounds for the end of summer. Read More

M/Y Sherakhan World Trip

Posted: 22nd Jul 2013

Written by: Lisa Dijkshoorn

Ahead of their World Trip later this year, join bosun Lisa Disjkshoorn and the crew of 70m M/Y Sherakhan on their recent adventure to Antarctica with voyage partner Hanse Explorer. Read More

From the Crew's Mouth: What Makes a Good Broker

Posted: 6th Jun 2013

Written by: Trish Cronan

Last month, I polled my fellow charter yacht brokers to get their take on what crews could do to enhance their relationships with brokers. This month, I flipped the coin and asked crews what brokers could do to create a positive t... Read More

Classic Yachting Hotspots

Posted: 21st May 2013

Written by: Tristan Rutherford

The vision of a pure white sail atop a yacht will stir the heart of any sailor. But what about the sight of several square kilometres of sail, urging a multi-million dollar vessel forward at speeds of up to 20 knots? Well, that’s ... Read More

Shelter from the Perfect Storm

Posted: 17th May 2013

Written by: Bob Hathaway

It is early evening on Tuesday 10 October 1780. The two-masted trading schooner “Ocean Star” is anchored under Pigeon Island, Saint Lucia, enjoying a balmy tropical autumn evening. The skies are clear. The winds are calm. And scho... Read More

The Broker / Crew Relationship

Posted: 17th Apr 2013

Written by: Trish Cronan

For as long as yacht charters have been cruising the oceans, the broker/crew relationship has been, on a good day, making those involved swoon with delight and, on a bad day, making them want to jump overboard and swim as fast as ... Read More

Superyachts Going Green: An Oxymoron?

Posted: 12th Mar 2013

Written by: Trish Cronan

Can a superyacht with its diesel-guzzling thirst and noxious emissions be considered eco-friendly? Is it indeed an oxymoron to talk about going green on superyachts? I say that if General Motors and Wal-Mart can go green, so can... Read More

Feadship Launches First Superyacht for Mainland China

Posted: 23rd Feb 2013

Written by: Feadship

Feadship has launched the 44.65-metre Blue Sky in a ceremony that combined Chinese and Dutch maritime cultures. This is the first superyacht to be built by a Western shipyard for a client in mainland China. Read More


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