Kim Kavin is one of the world's foremost yacht charter experts. When she’s not on the French Riviera or in the Caribbean for Power & Motoryacht, she’s editing cruising features for its sister magazine, Voyaging or running her charter Web site, CharterWave. Kim also is the author of the definitive guide to charter of all kinds, titled Have the Whole Boat: The Insider's Guide to Private Yacht Charter Vacations.
Kim is an award-winning writer and editor, and her photography has appeared in magazines worldwide. She is an officer on the board of directors of the world’s largest boating writers’ group, as well as a member of various professional writers’ associations. She also is an affiliate member of the Charter Yacht Brokers Association.
This article originally appeared in the January 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.