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Monday, October 30, 2017

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is proud to introduce the newest edition of their award-winning brochure. In addition to the expansive fleet of leading-edge charter yachts and the 20+ exquisite travel destinations located all across the globe, The Moorings 2018 brochure features a number of exciting new

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charters, Sailing, Travel

Friday, October 27, 2017

My name is Emanuele Bianchi. I live in Chicago, although I grew up in Sardinia, Italy. I am part of a large, extended group of boating men and women. We are a mix of fun, avid sailors, mostly based in the Great Lakes, peppered with East and West Coast, Canadian, and European flavor. Our group is comprised of highly competitive,

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Racing, Sailing

Friday, October 6, 2017

Renting a private yacht can be the ultimate getaway and, if you share the cost with family and friends, it can be less expensive than you might think. Here are some great reasons why you may want to make this your next vacation. The privacy element of a charter yacht vacation is truly unsurpassed - from dining aboard to sunbathing on

tags: Charters, Travel

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

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, Travel

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, Travel

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