Voyaging

Natural Law

By | Posted September 2007

On the southwest corner of a small Greek island called Symi, there is a harbor surrounded on two sides by wild brush and on the third by a sprawling monastery. The ornate, 18th-...

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A Hint of Charter

By | Posted September 2007

I had used the C word. And now the sommelier was rabid.It was sometime between glass number seven and glass number nine on the tasting menu that I innocently, if perhaps a bit...

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Man of the Hour

By | Posted September 2007

Southeastern Canada is definitely an off-the-beaten-course destination, one that bursts with harbors and history from the border of Maine up to Newfoundland and beyond. In other,...

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The Next Wave

By | Posted September 2007

The charter world has its share of classic destinations: the Western Med, the Virgin Islands, the Bahamas. With awesome beauty and amenities galore, it's no wonder they're so...

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Podcast: Kim Kavin Interview - Charter 101

By | Posted September 2007

Executive Editor Diane M. Byrne interviews Kim Kavin, the leading charter expert, to find out the latest trends in yacht charter and why it doesn’t have to be as expensive as you...

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Island Odyssey

By | Posted August 2007

PMY has had a different company boat every year since 1988—most christened Office Ours—and every year they get a little bigger and a little more luxurious. In 2005 we...

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Tough Trip to Charleston

By | Posted June 2007

Capt. Bill PikeThe view from Betty Jane's wheelhouse while we were southbound on the ICW on a showery day.Things got off to a mangy start. Right in the middle of breakfast, my...

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Displacement Speed

By | Posted June 2007

Running a sporty planing boat at dead slow ahead for 23 hours nonstop?! I know it sounds plumb crazy, but I'm hoping that once you understand my strategies and the results, you'll...

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State of the Art

By | Posted June 2007

At some point every skipper dreams of making a long offshore passage—maybe across an ocean, to paradisiacal tropical islands, or to the Arctic. But when dreams close in on...

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Green With Envy

By | Posted April 2007

Part of my high-school summers was spent working in a children's clothing store in my hometown near the south shore of Long Island, New York. I'd sit under the florescent lights...

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Errol Flynn Marina, Jamaica

By | Posted February 2007

To say that the actor Errol Flynn had an eye for the ladies is like saying the artist Jackson Pollack had an appreciation for paint. While much has been made of Flynn's wicked,...

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Privileged Privacy

By | Posted January 2007

If you have the means to enjoy a high-end yacht charter yet still haven’t experienced one, keep reading. Or if you have taken one yet have concluded that there’s nothing else that...

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Birthday Bash

By | Posted January 2007

It all began with an e-mail: “Come to Amsterdam and wish Rembrandt a Happy 400th birthday.” It seems Crown Blue Line (CBL) was promoting its charter boats in Holland. I’d no idea...

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