Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative

Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative

If you’ve always wanted to cruise in New Zealand, you’ll be welcomed with open arms more than ever. Tourism New Zealand, the country’s marine industry, and more are jointly producing a promotional campaign to attract megayachts. It’s known as the Destination New Zealand Superyacht Attraction Initiative. NZ Marine, the yachting-trade organization, has long had a […]

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Fleet Miami Offering Flexible Yacht-Charter Opportunities

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Fleet Miami is a new Florida-based yacht-charter operation striving to offer something different. It’s a membership-based business, in which members exchange credits for time aboard any of the nine Fleet Miami yachts and megayachts. If Fleet Miami sounds like fractional ownership, it isn’t. Though, the company’s founder, Michael Saylor, does say, “Think of it as […]

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Destination Guide: Ionian Islands of Greece

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Capt. Carl Sputh of the 178-foot Benetti Starfire was born into yachting. In fact, he’s the son of a yacht captain, and his first words were indeed “Danforth anchor.” Capt. Carl, as everyone calls him, became the captain of a luxury yacht in his early 20s. Since then, he’s won “best captain” accolades for his […]

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OceanScape Yachts Joins Luxury Travel Marketplace

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Two relative newcomers to luxury travel have joined forces to better promote megayacht charter to a wider audience. OceanScape Yachts has partnered with the Canada-based online travel marketplace Demeure to offer yacht charter to its 350,000 members. Demeure was established in 2009. It ran a two-year pilot program before going live with its full platform […]

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Destination Guide: Australia

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Australia has long been popular with Americans. It’s continuing to grow in popularity among the megayacht set, no matter the nationality. That’s among the reasons why the Superyacht Explorer digital book was created, by a team of yachting agents in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Since “Superyacht Explorer” covers multiple nations, the publishers have provided us […]

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