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Friday, February 23, 2018

Mention canal or river cruising to people and many will think of the long narrow mini ships carrying passengers through the scenic rivers and canals in Europe, or perhaps a cruise ship making its way through the Panama Canal. For boaters that prefer to get around on their own, boats carrying a family or two offer a more personal

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Charters, Travel

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Trailer towing doesn’t need to be a harrowing experience. To the contrary, when a trailer and tow vehicle is setup properly, and the driver uses the proper precautions and drives defensively, towing a trailer can be pretty uneventful. There are many thousands of experienced “towers” — including yours truly

by: John Tiger

tags: Boating 101, Hauling, Trailers, Travel

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Dream Yacht Charter has grown to become the largest yacht charter company in the world, with a fleet of 987 boats across the most destinations with 47 bases. The company started out with just six boats operating from the Seychelles seventeen years ago, and now thousands of customers are turning dreams into reality with all-inclusive

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Travel

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to introduce Antigua as their newest sailing destination. Bareboat and skippered sailing charters in this stunning cruising destination are now available to book for departures beginning November 4th. Highly regarded as one of the most desirable sailing

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Sailing, Travel

Monday, November 13, 2017

If you love the thrill of the chase and the sensation of victory, then add a twist to your next vacation charter and join in the racing regattas held annually throughout the Caribbean. These events will allow you to immerse yourself into the heart of the action, whether you choose to race or watch the excitement from your yacht.

tags: Charters, Destination, Sailing, Travel

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

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