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There’s been a lot of noise lately about a company called Klout, which recently rounded up another $30 million in venture capital funding from several big firms. Klout, for those who don’t know it, attempts to put a single numerical value on your online influence across social-media si...
"The wisdom’s in the room. Make a concerted effort to learn from those around you," said Butch Ward from Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, as he spoke with a crowd of public relations professionals at the January 2010 Social Media Café. Butch and three fellow experts shared new...
Epicor Software Corporation today announced that Ocean Yacht Systems has signed a contract to implement Epicor 9, the next-generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system from Epicor, giving the company a centralised system for all processes from sales to production planning, inve...
YachtWorld.com, the world's leading Internet yacht brokerage portal and a division of Dominion Enterprises, today announced the launch of http://www.yachtworldcharters.com, a single, global marketplace for both the yacht charter industry and individual yacht charterer alike. Benefi...
You are invited onboard m/v YACHT EXPRESS for a tour of the extensive rider amenities and to capture the onboard visuals of the "float-on, float-off" process before the ship's departure to Port Everglades, Florida and back across the Atlantic to Genoa, Italy.
ip.access and Blue Ocean Wireless won the Award for Blue Ocean’s global service, which uses ip.access nanoGSM picocells on commercial ships to provide on-board 2G mobile phone connectivity to merchant seafarers. Using the cellular signal generated by the ip.access nanoGSM, crew members...
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals Magazine was launched today on Ulitzer.com. The magazine will be featured on Ulitzer's Travel and Hospitality section and currently accepting applications for its site editor position who will be in charge of the magazine's editorial direction. Pr...
This winter, American entrepreneur Joe Hollingsworth, Jr. finally realized his dream of taking family and friends on an extended Caribbean cruise aboard a luxury charter yacht, with help from The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals. The charter, which lasted for 29 days, spanned the Ca...
Three diverse superyachts have been listed for charter with Düsseldorf based Charter Director Adelheid Chirco. Starting with Arethusa (also for sale with OCI); delivered in 2008 she is the third hull from the now well established Nereids Yachts. At 47m, she sleeps 10 guests in 5 cabins...
Two new build projects with Zürich based Managing Partner Peter Hürzeler; the first from the award winning Rossi Navi shipyard that brought us South, is a 54m scheduled for delivery in 2011. She will be built in Viareggio featuring 6 guest cabins for 12 guests. The yacht features vast ...
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 Gre...
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 February 15, 2007 through the 19th. The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals speci...
White Star Charters has secured a 73 meter mooring in the Real Club Nautico De Valencia for their two luxury charter yachts & service boat during the period of the 1st of April 2007 to the 8th of July 2007 for the 32nd America's Cup. They are currently looking for charters for all of t...
Our clients tell us that chartering is the 'best kept vacation secret.' What better way to experience the grandeur of some of the world's most beautiful locations than on your own yacht? There is no schedule, except the one you set. The menu, prepared by a five-star chef, is tailored t...
Charter Yacht 'TWO IF BY SEA' announced that it is taking $1000 off their charter fee for the following dates: 24th to 31st January, 6 or 7 days, Tortola, BVI 6th to 13th March, 6 or 7 days, Tortola, BVI She's also available in St Martin, Leeward Islands, from 4th to 20th June 2007.
The principals of Trinity Yachts, John Dane, CEO, and Bill Smith, VP, sat down with YV&C publisher Fuat Kircaali to speak about the growth of the charter industry and how it affects them as yacht builders.
'Our fleet just keeps getting better and better,' enthused Patty Wilson and Allison Cecilio, Charter Marketing Managers for The Sacks Group. 'We are always on the lookout for the right boat that will compliment the rest of our fleet and these boats will definitely do that,' continued ...
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 handl...
Ovid, Homer, and other poets of great and ancient repute agree that the goddess Iris bore messages from celestial powers and delivered them to mortals. They say that in transit between heaven and earth, she left behind her footprint, a rainbow. The super-yacht My Iris is fittingly nam...
The story of M/Y Positive Carry's Captain Whitney Reiter reads a little like a novel. But while serendipity has certainly played a role in his becoming one of the youngest captains of a 142ft Trinity, it's his skill, hard work, upbeat nature, and love of the water that provide drama an...
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals again took top honors at the 24th Annual Spring Charter Yacht Show in Newport, RI. This is the largest Charter Show in the Northeast and took place in Newport, Rhode Island, June 20?23, 2006.
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals celebrated another milestone this summer. Julie J. Haiko started at the company 10 years ago on June 24, 1996. A special luncheon in her honor took place at the Lauderdale Yacht Club. Julie joined The Sacks Group as the third employee of the firn ...
The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals celebrated another milestone in June. Julie J. Haiko started at the company 10 years ago on June 24, 1996. A special luncheon in her honor took place at the Lauderdale Yacht Club on June 29th.
Everyone was happy with this year's Monaco Yacht Show! Held in September at Port Hercules 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...
In the Moet & Chandon Concours des Chefs Competition at the St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibition held December 5 - 8, 2005 motoryachts HARMONY, 115 Crescent and TOUCH, 120 Custom both with The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals, took top honors, first and second respectively. Captain J...
The 44th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting opened with 111 yachts attending. This year was the show's most popular year ever since its inception 44 years ago. Several European yacht management companies which did not participate at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show due to h...
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. YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine is a media sponsor of the show. The follow...
The new yachts in the Sacks Group Fleet inlcude 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 Flo...
As of October 28th, show organizers have already confirmed more than 850 boats for in-water and on-land displays. 'The timing of the rescheduling of the show was driven by availability of show sites, and we are heartened by the industry's response in working with us to make it happen s...
YV&C is the first and only media company in Monaco Yacht Show's 15 year history to bring a multiple medium live coverage of this year's show through its live reports, breaking news stories, by the authors of its YachtBlogs.com -- the world's first and only branded yacht blog community,...
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 ...
The 23rd Annual Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show took place this week at the Newport Shipyard, Newport, Rhode Island. This year, more than 30 charter yachts and more than 100 charter brokers, press, and industry professionals participated at this annual event. On Wednesday, Newport Ch...
The Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association organized and produced yet another successful International Yacht Charter Meeting in 2005. The jade waters of Genoa, Italy were graced with some of the most luxurious yachts available for charter, including some new launches just out of the s...
International Yacht Charter Meeting 2005
Members of The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals work together to give clients the benefit of all their experience. Their clients include members of the Forbes 400 and 500 lists, heads of state, famous celebrities, CEOs of large companies, and families.
If your goal is to have your yacht docked in your backyard, this high-end realtor can have you settled in in no time. Peggy Turk is the type of realtor most people never meet. After all, how many people shop for homes ranging from $2-45 million? And how many shop for them by boat? Turk...
The first annual St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibition - SCYE2004 opened this morning with an impressive organization and presentation. Mostly superyachts lined the decks of several marinas accessible by water taxis. Brokers enjoyed viewing a variety of popular charter yachts, including...
The mood was definitely upbeat on Thursday, October 28, as the 45th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show commenced with the largest opening day crowd in its history. The YV&C staff was on hand and spent most of their time at Bahia Mar and Las Olas, touring the show's superyac...
There was a time when airplane and yacht companies had about as much in common as oil and water. But these days, the two industries have been combining forces to provide enhanced services and mutually beneficial experiences to clients. Now, you can get a discount on a yacht charter...