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Monday, August 28, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has been participating in the Leukemia Cup Regatta for more than 10 years. This year, they are proud to serve as an official national sponsor of this charitable sailing event. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Leukemia Cup Regatta is a series of lively

tags: Sailing, Beyond the Lakes, Charity, Charters, Racing

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, announces the official launch of their newest Crewed Yacht Experience – an exclusive Martinique rum tour – available as an optional add-on package for all-inclusive St. Lucia charter vacations. For those seeking a deluxe Caribbean escape sampling the best of

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Events

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Stop!" my wife and I shout in unison. We’ve been on the lookout for a deserted beach on which to romp and there it appears, fronted by turquoise Caribbean waters, topped with glistening white sand. This scene unfolds as we glide into Francis Bay on St. John, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands, on a 48-foot-long catamaran called

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Lifestyle

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Apostle Islands are 22 islands covering more than 720 miles of Lake Superior. The islands are known for their crystal clear water, sandy beaches and sea caves carved from the wind and water. This past July, we spent 6 days sailing through the islands on a beautiful Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409 with Superior Charters. Day 1- Drive

by: Melanie Kyle

tags: Charters, Lake Superior

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, has announced that their entire fleet of power catamarans in the British Virgin Islands are now registered fishing vessels, thus allowing guests to fish during their charter. The decision to register the yachts follows a reinforced fishing policy announced in the British

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Fishing

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, has announced the debut of Ultimate Dive Vacations in the British Virgin Islands. Complete with an expert captain, gourmet chef, and host, this all-inclusive getaway offers certified scuba divers a chance to explore some of the world’s most stunning underwater

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Destination, Diving

Monday, June 27, 2016

For more than three decades, sailing enthusiasts worldwide have enjoyed reading The Moorings’ Mainsheet magazine. During that time, the Mainsheet has taken readers on adventures throughout the world with travel features, news and tips to inspire, entertain and inform on the latest yacht charter vacation topics. Now, The

tags: Charters

Monday, March 7, 2016

The Kawartha Lakes, located in the heart of the Trent Severn Waterway, is the Houseboat Capital of Ontario, Canada. There are three rental companies operating on Pigeon Lake with over 50 houseboats available during spring, summer, and fall. Get on board with Happy Days Houseboats, Egan Houseboats, or R&R Houseboats. The Trent

tags: Charters, Inland Boating, Spring Commissioning

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Summer is in full swing in Michigan, and with it comes great opportunity for outdoor activities – including fishing. The state’s waters provide ample opportunity to catch a variety of fish, and Great Lakes and inland fishing charter businesses are a perfect way to experience those angling adventures first-hand. Licensed

tags: Charters, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

While we usually associate “winter vacation” with powdery slopes, log cabins, and cozy nights by the fire, there’s a world of adventure that flourishes far beyond these frigid climates. Case in point, The British Virgin Islands, a tropical paradise that thrives with warm sunshine and endless opportunities for fun

tags: Charters

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