5 Exotic Charter Vacations for This Winter

Palm-fringed beaches and crystal-clear water sound mighty attractive to many of us Americans currently subjected to wintry weather. So, too, does having a cruising anchorage all to ourselves. We’re not alone. More and more yachts are venturing farther afield. In the process, they’re enjoying spectacular cruising grounds in less-traveled (and therefore less-crowded) regions. This winter, Continue reading


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Sherakhan Re-Emerges, Sets Off on Charters Soon: VIDEO

Nearly six weeks after she arrived in The Netherlands for a complex refit, Sherakhan is preparing to depart. As you’ll see in the video below, the new white hull—previously blue—is truly just the surface of what put the “extreme” in the extremely detailed, and extremely fast, makeover. Jan Verkerk, the owner of Sherakhan sent the Continue reading


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Pioneer the Northwest Passage Aboard Pioneer

Attention all adventure-seekers. If ever there were a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, this charter is it. Pioneer, the well-known expedition megayacht, is crossing the infamous Northwest Passage this summer. And, you can be onboard for part of the voyage. The owner, who refitted Pioneer extensively two years ago, is making the megayacht available in August between his Continue reading