6 Charter Options for the America’s Cup

With less than 100 days to go before the 35th America’s Cup, charter brokers are booking boats. Burgess has several sailing superyachts and motoryachts making the trip to Bermuda. Better yet, half a dozen of them still have availability. All six of these charter yachts offer VIP Packages throughout the race. This affords several advantages. Continue reading


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Tom Collins, Longtime Charter Broker, Dies

Tom Collins, a longtime charter broker who earned as much respect from fellow industry members as he did his clients, died on December 26. He was 66 years old. Raised in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Collins attended the University of Massachusetts, getting a degree in political science. But politics wasn’t his ultimate calling. He started his yachting Continue reading


After Refit, Aquila Keeps Records Coming

The largest megayacht built in the USA is also now the largest megayacht refitted in the UK. The ex-Cakewalk, now Aquila, saw upwards of 1,000 people contributing to her refit at one point, all coordinated by four project managers at Pendennis Shipyard and with significant support by the owners’ team at Burgess. All 281 feet Continue reading