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Yacht Charter News From Ocean Independence

Three diverse superyachts have been listed for charter with Düsseldorf based Charter Director Adelheid Chirco

From Ocean Independence Magazine

OCI started the year with the sale of a distinctive motor yacht; the revamped 56.4m Halter Marine support vessel Amevi Surprise, brokered for the buyer by OCI's UK based New Build director Peter Thompson, she was built in 1981 and completely overhauled to ABS class at Quality Shipyards in 2004.

New Sales Listings
UK based New Build Director Peter Thompson lists the brand new Horizon 130, After You, in joint CA. This stunning, Florida based, 39.6m tri deck, delivered in 2008, has a high volume interior and sleeps 12 guests in 6 cabins.

Marc Haendle at OCI Palma lists the 35m Heliyachts ketch, Galatea, built in 1998 and refitted in 2006. This safe and steady steel-hulled cruiser sleeps 6 guests in 3 cabins and is now also available for charter with OCI. Also with Marc Haendle is the 25.8m, Atlantic 25 Bar.Co, an extremely seaworthy steel vessel with a transatlantic range. Bar.Co was delivered by Geta Genel Tasarin from Tuzla Turkey in 1991 and refitted 2007. She sleeps 7 guests in 4 cabins.

And finally, for sale with Peter Hürzeler, is the stylish 22.68m Ferretti 731 In Exile. Delivered in 2008, she has a walk-around fly bridge and cruises effortlessly at 30 knots and sleeps 8 guests in 4 cabins.

New for Charter
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 in her chic, minimalist interiors and has full MCA commercial certification. Arethusa will be cruising the western Mediterranean for the 2009 season.

Then the 35m Heliyachts ketch, Galatea, built in 1998 and refitted in 2006, this steady and comfortable cruiser sleeps 6 guests in 3 cabins. Galatea is the only luxury sailing yacht that can legally pick up and drop off charters in Croatian waters.

And lastly the exciting and sporty 30.2m Bruce Farr designed Southern Wind Mrs Seven, the seventh hull in the yard's SW100 mini-series she features a raised salon and sleeps 8 guests in 4 cabins in her comfortable and elegant interior.

Event News
You can visit OCI at stand C1-7 in the Luxury Supplies and Services at the Dubai International Boat Show from 3rd-7th March and also visit a selection of OCI yachts, including the elegant 35m Benetti If, at the Antibes Yacht Show from 2nd-5th April.

New Office
OCI is also delighted to announce the opening of a New York office in Rockefeller Plaza, email them at [email protected].

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For additional Yacht Charter options during The America's Cup Challenge please visit our preferred yacht charter companies:

Allied Yacht Charter,
Angela Carney Yacht Charters,
Camper Nicholsons,
Cavendish and White,
Churchill Yachts,
Edmiston & Company,
Fraser Yachts,
Hoa Yachting,
Merrill Stevens,
Navis Yacht Charter,
Nicholsons Yachts,
Northrup and Johnson,
Ocean Independence,
Peter Insull's Yacht Marketing,
Shannon Webster Charters,
The Sacks Group,
Valef Yachts,
Yacht Charter Group,
Yachting Partners International,
International Yacht Collection,
Nigel Burgess,

More Stories By Julia Simpson

Julia is the PR & Events Manager at OCEAN Independence (OCI), a company which presents the way forward in luxury yachting. With over 30 years experience our multilingual team provide sound advice on all aspects of owning, buying, selling, building and managing private or charter yachts. With 16 offices worldwide we have a uniquely global perspective with the benefit of local expertise, upholding our promise of “Global vision. Local insight.” Following the friendly acquisition of long standing and respected competitor Cavendish White in April 2008, OCI is now one of the industry’s largest brokerage companies, managing an impressive Central Agency list of yachts for sale and the second-largest fleet of crewed luxury charter yachts worldwide. Our New Construction division offers unparalleled expertise in the construction and commission of large private vessels in the world's most prestigious shipyards and, completing the circle of services, the company's OCEAN Management division provides owners and captains with total support in all aspects of owning, running and maintaining their yachts.

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