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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travelopia Yachts, the world’s premier yacht charter business and parent company to charter brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, has announced unprecedented investment into its charter products in 2020. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017, Travelopia moved quickly to reestablish operations in

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Company Expansions, Travel

Monday, April 8, 2019

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to welcome Martinique to their expansive menu of top-rated vacation destinations. Bareboat and skippered charters aboard sail and power yachts are bookable now for end-of-2019 departures. The Martinique fleet will feature mid-size Beneteau monohulls, spacious

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charter

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is turning 50 years old in 2019 and is planning to celebrate the momentous occasion by hosting two 50th Anniversary rendezvous events in Croatia and the British Virgin Islands next fall. It’s astounding to believe that five decades have passed since the company was

tags: Charter, Travel, Anniversaries, Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands

Monday, April 1, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to

tags: Charter, Company Expansions, East Coast, Travel

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Dream Yacht Charter is proud to partner with Anna Mourou, founder of Sweden’s She Captain sailing network organization, for her three-year circumnavigation. The partnership has launched in Sweden at the Stockholm Boat Show on International Women’s Day. Anna grew up sailing in Sweden every summer and is passionate about

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charter, Travel, Women in Boating

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced that in honor of the company’s 55th Anniversary Year in 2019, and its 10th year of supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as national sponsors of its Leukemia Cup Regatta campaign, the company will launch a

tags: South Coast, Travel, Charity, Charter, Education, Sailing

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

There is a great allure to owning and captaining your own charter boat. Because we operate a fleet of charter boats, we are often asked how to go about getting a boat inspected for chartering. This can be a complicated question but, for starters, you have to realistically ask yourself if this will be a hobby business or your primary

tags: Charter, Do It Yourself (DIY), Sailing

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A little more than one year ago, Le Boat, leader in supplying self-drive river and canal cruise holidays in Europe, announced the company’s expansion into North America, opening their first base in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada in 2018. With a successful season complete, Le Boat is continuing momentum in Canada for 2019 with an

tags: Canada, Charter, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Friday, September 28, 2018

Greece has always been one of the world’s top sailing destinations. Sailing the Greek islands by yacht is the best way to explore some of the 4500 islands, but there is a confusing number of sailing choices dependent on budget, level of skill, and personal preference, of course! 1. Bareboat Charter – Sail where and when

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charter, Travel

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