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Yachting Greece Ltd is a group of Greek yachting & travel industry veterans and professionals who have combined their 25+ years of Greek chartering to create a full-service yacht charter organization. The group, founded by George Karahalios, will be spearheaded by Think Pink Ltd of Greece (www.think-pink.gr), which will serve as the liaison and the public affairs agency, managing all client and client representative relations. Its primary focus will be the operational control that ensures the clients best interests and absolute satisfaction with the Greek Isle experience. The alliance's services will include choosing the right yacht for a client, crafting a custom itinerary, negotiating, securing all the appropriate paperwork, crew selections, and crew briefing. This complete attention to details promises to deliver a fabulous Greek Isle yachting vacation. The strat... (more)

2005 Genoa International Yacht Charter Meeting Photo Album

(May 2, 2005, AM) - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine at the IYCM in Genoa, Italy. (May 2, 2005, AM) - Robyn Forma, Advertising Director of YV&C, David Legrand, Charter Marketing Manager of Fraser Yachts Worldwide, Captain Battaglia of M/Y Lady Lola, and Carmen Gonzalez, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing of YV&C during a YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview (in French) aboard M/Y Lady Lola. Watch the interview. (May 2, 2005, AM) - Kyri Kyriacou, Director, Anna- Maria Hernandez, Director, and Andreas Liveras, Chairman, of Liveras Yachts and p/v Annaliesse. Watch the YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview on board p/v Annaliesse. (May 2, 2005, AM) - David Legrand (l) of Fraser Yachts Worldwide with an aquaintance (we presume!). (May 2, 2005, AM) - Grisha Davida of the SuperYacht Conference and YV&C with Jay Rainey of The Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting (... (more)

Second Annual St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibition Opens With Welcome Reception

YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports: The second annual St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibiton - SCYE opened with a welcome reception. This year the following charter agents and management firms participated at this annual event: 1st Class Yacht Charters, A Yacht Quest, A1 Yacht Trade Consortium, A1JLT, Abiego Yacht Charters, All Services S.R.L., Allied Richard Bertram, Antigua Yacht Charters, B & Y Charters International, Bajor Yacht Charters, Barcelona Private Yacht Services SL, Bartram & Brakenhoff, BCR Yachts, Boatbookings.com, Bruce Tait & Associates, C U Yacht Charters, Camper & Nicholsons, Cavendish White, Chamberlain Yachts, Chartertime Inc, Churchill Yacht Partners, Conrad Yachting, Cosmopolitan Yachting Ltd, Cox Marine, Custom Charter Yachts Ltd., Edmiston & Company, Elite Yacht Charters, Fraser Yachts Worldwide, Global Yacht Charter... (more)

Bodrum Mess and a Mayor Missing in Action

Yacht Charter Blog Dear Salvatore, I thank you very much for taking the time to bring to everyones attention the mess in Bodrum and the lack of action from the Mayor of Bodrum, Mehmet Kocadon. I live in Chicago and have a summer/retirement home in Yalikavak and I have to admit I have been amazed at how much the Mayor of Bodrum is getting away with. He is only available for photo shoots and media blitz but when it comes to hard work the man is a ghost... I am glad that people like you bring this up to the attention of the general public. I only hope that they will react to this type of constructive criticism. The area is absolutely beautiful but needs to be managed better. I commend you for your work. Thank you. Hal ... (more)

2004 Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show

Order a FREE Copy of the 2004 Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show "Official Show Directory" including "Show Daily" and "Photo Album" -->   The 2004 Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show Official Show Directory was produced and distributed by YV&C - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine   Please fill out the form above to receive a FREE COPY of the Official Show Directory, including Show Daily (Includes Show Photo Album)-->   2004 Show Sponsors: Bridge Liquors, Distinctive Charter Yachts, International Yacht Collection, International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine, Hinckley Marine Insurance, Marsh, Nicholson Yachts, ShowBoats International, and. The Sacks Group.    Print the "List of 2004 Attending Agents Page" Print the "2004 Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show Directory" -->   2004 Newport Charter Yacht Show Photo Album:   (June 9, 2004) - 2004 Newport Sprin... (more)

Six New Yachts Join The Sacks Group Yacht Charter Fleet

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals has recently welcomed the following new boats to their fleet reports International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine from the 23rd Annual Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show, in Newport, Rhode Island. The yachts joined The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals fleet are: M/Y Independence 2, a 106' Broward which accommodates 8 Guests in 4 Staterooms. Her charter rate is $36,000 per week, plus expenses. Captain Matt Braisted and his crew of 3 will be chartering in New England for the Summer, 2005 and in Florida/Bahamas for the 2006 Winter season. M/Y Katina is a 100' Hargrave that was launched in the Spring of 2005. She sleeps 8 Guests in 4 Staterooms and has a charter rate of $34,000 per week, plus expenses. You will find Captain John Drugach, and crew of 3 in New England this Summer and in the Caribbean or Bahamas for the Winter, ... (more)

Several Yachts Will Charter This Summer in New England for The Sacks Group

Several Yachts in New England for The Sacks Group The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals is proud to announce that almost a dozen of their fleet is heading to the New England area to charter for the 2005 Summer Season. Our vessels will be doing all those fun filled, family oriented cruises to watch for whales, sightseeing in historic New England and visiting the quaint shopping districts throughout the area. There are museums to see, aquariums to visit, antiques to purchase and the most scrumptious seafood to sample & including the world famous New England clambakes. Sounds like fun? The following motor yachts will be in the area and available for charter: Inspiration, a 156' Broward, indulges you with luxurious comfort, elegant style and unparalleled service. She sleeps 10 to 12 guests and is available for $100,000/week, plus expenses. D'Natalin, a 151' Delta, offe... (more)

Review of Monaco Yacht Show 2005 "Monaco Makes Massive Waves"

YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports: Everyone was happy with this year’s Monaco Yacht Show! Held in September at Port Hercule in the prestigious and fairytale port of Monaco with its magnificent views of the Alps and the Mediterranean sea, the show lived up to its name as the world’s premier luxury yacht show. The Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) is the only nautical trade show in the world with a focus on boats of 20m and over and big was the name of the game. Gigantic and sumptuous yachts with their tall masts aimed high towards the French Alps impressing visitors by their immense size. The other advantage of this show is that you get to see these big babies floating elegantly in their natural habitat, the crystal clear water of the Med – a real advantage to brokers who want to take clients out for a test sail. Although some rain ... (more)

The Sacks Group Yacht Charter Vacations in New England

The New England area had another banner year in chartering and more than nine of The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals' fleet enabled charter opportunities during the Summer 2006 season. Imagine visiting the historical colonial New England areas by day and having your every whim handled by an experienced captain and crew on board one of these magnificent motor yachts.  If this sounds good, here are the motor yachts The Sacks Group has waiting for you in the North: Martha Ann, a 140’ Tri-Deck Westship, offers exceptional levels of comfort and elegance including an on-deck master, Jacuzzi  and treadmill. Sleeping 10 guests in 5 staterooms, she charters for $85,000/week, plus expenses. Lady Susan, a 124’ Broward, with her beautiful interior, boasts 3 full decks of accommodations plus a sun-splashed flying bridge deck. She sleeps 10 to 12 guests in 5 stater... (more)

The Sacks Group Displays Popular Charter Yachts in Miami Beach

The Sacks Group charter yachts on display at the Miami Boat Show included MARTHA ANN, 140' Westship; MARYANN, 106' Westhip; COCTAILS, 100' Hargrave; and HOOTER PATROL IV, 97' Hargrave. The show remins open September 22, 2007, through the 26th. The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals specialize in worldwide luxury yacht vacations, charter marketing, yacht brokerage and new construction. The company's unique "Try Before You Buy"® Program is specifically targeted for the purchase and sale of yachts for the charter business. More information on these and other charter yachts available through the company can e obrained by contacting the "team" at The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals, (954) 764-7742 or e-mail [email protected] Linda O'Brian, Jordanna Joffe, and Gill Stokes of The Sacks Group at the 19th Annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. Linda O'Brian, J... (more)

Vasil Kadifeli Launches "Greek Isles in the Summer" Magazine on Ulitzer

Greek Isles in the Summer Magazine Vasil Kadifeli launched today "Greek Isles in the Summer" magazine on Ulitzer.com. Kadifeli, a native of Istanbul, Turkey, is a leading expert on Greek Islands travel and hot spots. Visitied more than 100 islands in the Aegian Sea, Vasil is introducing a new paradise on Earth every day. The Greek islands are traditionally grouped into the following clusters: The Argo-Saronic Islands in the Saronic gulf near Athens, the Cyclades, a large but dense collection occupying the central part of the Aegean Sea, the North Aegean islands, a loose grouping off the west coast of Turkey, the Dodecanese, another loose collection in the southeast between Crete and Turkey, the Sporades, a small tight group off the coast of Euboea, and the Ionian Islands, located to the west of the mainland in the Ionian Sea (one of these islands, Kythira, is off th... (more)