Greek Economic Crisis: Impact on Charter Yachts?

PHOTO: thephotoholic/ The last few days of April saw the 9th edition of the Poros charter yacht show, an industry-only event. Brokers and media alike inspected the latest crewed yachts that will spend the summer in the Greek islands. Missy Johnston, owner of Northrop & Johnson Yacht Charters, reports that of the 78 boats on Continue reading

Dive Service at Your Service

Plenty of both private and charter yachts feature dive compressors and gear onboard. This, of course, requires that the crew be trained in proper operation and procedures. The good news is that several captains and crewmembers can lay claim to being PADI certified. But what about owners and charter guests who want to try their Continue reading

Encouraging Signs for Yacht Charter

Today is the last day of the 21st edition of the Genoa charter show, an industry-only event that draws the top charter brokers and charter journalists from around the world. Held at Marina Molo Vecchio, it showcased 65 yachts, a sell-out. Although it also attracted about 100 fewer brokers than last year, perhaps due to Continue reading