Visiting Croatia in 2014

on Wednesday, 29 January 2014. Posted in Locations

Croatia has become an increasingly popular destination and has attracted attention for its on and off-shore activities

Visiting Croatia in 2014

Aside from its beautiful beaches and clear blue waters, there are several reasons why more and more people are choosing Croatia as their holiday destination. The country is perfect for a catamaran hire, as there are over a thousand small islands to discover and a catamaran is best placed to manoeuvre around them. The water around is full of life, so if you are on a sailing holiday in Croatia, then snorkelling is a fantastic way to discover what lies beneath the waves.

Jeanneau Yachts - Among the Best

on Monday, 27 January 2014. Posted in Yacht Company News

Among naval ships, the French boat and yacht manufacturer Jeanneau, offers a boat for every occassion

Jeanneau Yachts - Among the Best

Whether for a boat trip with the family, for fishing or cruising, these boats meet all requirements.

Jeanneau boats are advertised extensively on the internet and you can find both new or used boats available. One can find sailboats, motor boats, rental boats, all of which are superb yachts. Selling Jeanneau ships must be done by a professional who can advise you about the best options to meet your requirements. Besides autonomy, comfort and elegance, these boats are autonomous, reliable and highly efficient.

The latest models have a more ergonomic interior. The architects have designed them for exceptional stability reducing the weight, while ensuring easier maneuverability through an optimised and functional cockpit.

 

Monaco Grand Prix: Superyacht Still No.1 Choice

on Tuesday, 14 January 2014. Posted in Locations

The jewel in the Formula One calendar is the Monaco Grand Prix. It is coveted by all the F1 drivers and attracts jet-setters from right across the globe.

Monaco Grand Prix: Superyacht Still No.1 Choice

There are three exclusive ways in which to watch the race:

 

F1 Paddock Club

The F1 Paddock Club is the elite private enclosure for VIPs at all races. In Monaco, it consists of a large tented village and the views are similar to those from the Grandstand.
The tented enclosure provides entertainments and food and free flowing drink all day to its elite guests. It is an opulent oasis away from the thronging crowds of the Grandstands.

Block Island: The Perfect Newport Stop-off on Your way South

on Thursday, 24 October 2013. Posted in Yacht Company News

One of sailing's great adventures is going from North to South along the East Coast - starting off with Block Island

Block Island: The Perfect Newport Stop-off on Your way South

Block Island is a small island which lies approximately 20 miles from Newport which makes the perfect overnight trip from our Becket and Co. headquarters. It is also a natural stop off point en route to Long Island Sound and beyond.

The island, which is dubbed ‘the Bermuda of the north, has an impressive 17 miles of beautiful beaches and two major harbors; New Harbor on the west of the island, and Old Harbor, on the east.

Post-Monaco Yacht Show Report: The Future Looks Rosy for Yachting Industry

on Monday, 14 October 2013.

Following the Yearly Landmark Event, the Time Ahead Looks to be Picking up After an Indifferent Last few Years

Livorno splash originalAlmost a month has gone by since the curtain fell on the Monaco Yacht Show, and talk ever since has been about how rosy the yachting industry appears.


Official attendance figures have not been realised by organisers of the show, held from 25th to 28th September in Port Hercules at the heart of Monaco, but the general consensus is that it was as busy as usual.

Why Charter a Yacht in Croatia?

on Friday, 04 October 2013.

Known to be one of the hottest and trendiest spots to head to on the Mediterranean, Croatia is attracting those that want to savour beautiful coastlines and unique cultural experiences.

Pheonix in Capri 2 originalSeptember and October are the privileged months for rented yacht, away from the hustle and bustle of the busier peak summer months. Navis Yacht Charter specialises in exclusive luxurious mega yachts, crewed motor yachts and bareboat charters for the affluent people of the world - but why choose the country of a thousand islands?

 

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey

on Monday, 30 September 2013. Posted in New Yachts

Sailing boats provide a deep sense of freedom and allow you to have a lot of fun on the water.

Jeanneau Sun OdysseyThe yachts that are the most fun to sail offer the best maneuverability and performance on the sea.

Captain Nason presents the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey, which is a single boat of its kind. Through the rocking waves and splashing water on the hull, you can discover the beauty of sailing aboard a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey.

Monaco’s Major Land Reclamation Project set to Wow the Superyacht World

on Monday, 02 September 2013. Posted in Locations

With its elegant chartered superyachts, vibrant nightlife, boutique shopping and world class hotels and restaurants, Monaco is the essence of luxurious living.

Aerial view of Monaco at duskWith its elegant chartered superyachts, vibrant nightlife, boutique shopping and world class hotels and restaurants, Monaco is the essence of luxurious living. However, there is one thing that always limits development: its small size.

Monaco is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with a large number of millionaires and billionaires making up the 32,000 inhabitants of its glamorous two square kilometres.

With the only opportunities for new developments meaning demolishing existing buildings, Prince Albert II is planning to expand Monaco by reclaiming land which is currently part of the Mediterranean Sea.

Charter a Motor Yacht in Croatia: Europe’s Emerging Riviera

Written by Gillon Hunter on Friday, 16 August 2013. Posted in Locations

Take Your Motor Yacht Charter Round Croatias' Thousand Islands

yacht croatia bayYour first trip to the Adriatic Coast will naturally be an adventure into the unknown. One thousand, seven hundred and seventy-seven kilometres of coastline are scattered with more than a thousand islands and islets which each tell their own unique story. Always different, but equally breathtaking.

Yacht charter in Croatia is fast becoming the only way to see the magnificence and stunning beauty of this little stretch of escapist paradise. Croatia is now amongst the top twenty popular holiday destinations worldwide; an emerging favourite with those craving a short and lively summer getaway, yet also for those in need of a relaxing, temperate climate akin to the French and Italian Riviera.

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez: Corporate Event of 2013

on Thursday, 25 July 2013.

wally-class-race-start-vdst 0089 oh-gilles-martin-raget-copierIf you were wondering where to take your company or your key clients this year, and feel they really deserve a special corporate holiday, then you must look at the corporate business trip organised by Carlton International to Les Voiles de Saint Tropez this October. Trip dates run 28th September to 6th October 2013 but arrival and departure dates are flexible.

Your invitees will fly by private jet to Nice on the French Riviera and get choppered directly to Saint Tropez for the yacht race event of the year. Accommodation is in a large luxury house so perfectly suited to a corporate affair, with 3 private beaches, a pontoon, a boat-house, 5 luxury bedrooms, a separate 2 bedroom house, cinema, spa and pool, golf tee, large outdoor shaded function area and lawns overlooking the regatta with the village of St Tropez as the backdrop.

Stingray City: an Underwater Wonderland to Explore on a Luxury Yacht Rental in the Caribbean

Written by Gillon Hunter on Monday, 08 July 2013. Posted in Locations

experience things that you have only ever dreamed of before on a Caribbean yacht charter

Yacht charter in the CaribbeanOne of the joys of embarking on superyacht charters in the Caribbean is that you will experience things that you have only ever dreamed of before when you reaching these magical and mesmerizing shores.

Take the Greater Antilles’ archipelago of the Cayman Islands as a prime example. A British overseas territory situated in the western Caribbean Sea, the Cayman Islands have a great deal to offer those on a luxury yacht charter.

There is the famous Seven Mile Beach, a seemingly never ending stretch of golden sand on the west side of the island which makes the perfect spot off which to moor on your luxury yacht charter and swim in the perfect turquoise waters.

But arguably the most popular attraction of the Cayman Islands is Stingray City, an underwater wonderland which is now considered as one of the best sites for divers in the Caribbean.

Luxury Yacht Charters Cruising as Usual Despite Turkish Protests

Written by Gillon Hunter on Monday, 01 July 2013. Posted in Yacht Company News

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While Turkey’s commercial centers remain the target of anti-government protests, leaders in the yachting industry remain confident that yacht charter in Turkey will be unaffected.

Protests from the far left have shaken the countries cities for four weeks with protesters and police clashing almost daily. It is a different story in Turkey’s coastal areas where small picturesque villages and stunning scenery retain their allure, apparently unaware of any problems elsewhere in the country.

Turkey remains one of the favourite tourist destinations attracting more than 37.7 million visitors in 2012, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, which says the country is among the top 10 most popular tourist destinations in the world. Over 5.2 million visitors have arrived already this year, exceeding visitors for the same period in 2012.

Fractional Ownership; Yacht Dreamers can Finally Become Believers

Written by Gillon Hunter on Friday, 21 June 2013. Posted in Yacht Company News

For those who have ever wanted to board their very own yacht but thought the price tags were too high

yacht 2A life long dream for so many is to be able to board their very own yacht, cruise out to the finest, most luxurious destinations in the world, accompanied by those closest to them. This can be seen as aspirational, the defining mark of somebody that has ‘made it’; sipping champagne, lounging in the warm summer rays on the top deck in the middle of the ocean. The stumbling block often comes in the form of the big price tags that these yachts demand.

This no longer has to be an unattainable dream, on account of Absolute World’s fractional yacht ownership scheme. Put in place for those who may not have the massive outlay required to purchase one of these deluxe vessels outright, but wants to indulge in its many benefits. Known by the rich and famous as the perfect recreational pastime, all that is left to do is imagine yourself gently cruising along, asking the captain to stop off in order to savour and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Gourmet Food Deliveries For All Your Yacht Supplies

Written by Gillon Hunter on Friday, 21 June 2013. Posted in Yacht Company News

Suppliers of the finest organic, fresh fruit, vegetables, gourmet foods and supplies

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Gourmet Deliveries provides exceptional service to their many clients on the French Riviera, in Monaco and around the globe. Providing gourmet food deliveries with a full range of produce for both galley and interior, they are one of the most popular providers of yacht supplies on the Riviera. It is not a surprise that this company is a favourite within the yachting community, for those of you who are busy with other things, it’s simple and easy to order everything through one company dedicated to fulfilling your many and varied needs.

Gourmet Deliveries are based at the largest fresh produce market on the French Riviera and on Paris Rungis market, making them ideally placed to provide the highest quality local and imported fruit and vegetables, as well as many other essentials for yachts. Their products are all sourced fresh from the market, individually selected and carefully packaged to avoid damage and ensure outstanding and lasting quality.

Saving Time Around the Cote d’Azur by Helicopter

Written by Gillon Hunter on Monday, 17 June 2013. Posted in Locations

Fly from location to location by helicopter to save time during your Cote d'Azur holiday.

W6031510774 8970283e57hen your luxury yacht is docked in one of the Cote d’Azur’s famous ports, what better way to visit neighboring towns than by helicopter. The French Riviera is home to several hotspots, the small principality of Monaco, Saint Tropez to the west and the world famous Cannes between the two.

To go from West in Saint Tropez to East in Monaco can take two hours, especially during the peak season months, when the roads, which meander along the gorgeous coastline, are most congested. This area, known as the playground of the rich and famous, has a solution to this inconvenience; Heli Securite – your premier helicopter airline for this beautiful area of Europe.

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