What's better than relaxing beside the ocean at a luxury resort, cool drink next to you, being waited on hand and foot? How about doing the same thing aboard a megayacht, where all those amenities and more are yours? And instead of having to share the pool, sauna, or watertoys with strangers, the only other guests
There was so much dust in the air in St. Thomas this summer that Pamela Wilson could taste it. "You can hear it in my voice," she said in early July. "I can’t breathe."
It can be difficult to think of a luxury yacht charter as a business proposition. Top-deck Jacuzzis, gourmet food and wine, and pristine stretches of beaches, after all, are the kinds of things you seek out when you hope to leave the concept of “market share” behind.
Yet for the countless people who work in the worldwide charter marketplace, every weeklong booking is in fact a small piece
PMY’s executive editor Diane M. Byrne and associate editor Elizabeth Ginns Britten spent the day in Newport, Rhode Island onboard the new 144-foot charter yacht
Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there. Have a look and see what you think. ▶
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