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Sailing off Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard ~ Photograph © Frank Ficken

Setting Sail for Summer Joy

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The boating season has begun. Driving on the highways and city streets, you will see sail and motor yachts everywhere being pulled along on trailers by their owners or boatyards.

Sailing off Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard ~ Photograph © Frank Ficken

Setting Sail for the Joys of Boating Season in New England!

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In honor of the beginning of boating season in New England, we have selected 6 outstanding all-inclusive yacht charters in 3 categories for summer getaways: Fab Family Yachts, Fishing Aficionados, Foodies Wanted.

Remote respite on an island oasis in Belize

Vitamin Sea: Sailing in Belize for Wellness and Yoga

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In the heart of “the other Caribbean” in Belize…you will find wellness and retreat at sea.
This past January, I had the opportunity to sail out of Belize City on the 46ft Fountaine Pajot catamaran TRANQUILITY. This beautiful and aptly-named yacht was our wellness and yoga retreat in Belize. While I may not have perfected my yoga headstand on this fam trip, I can confirm that it’s better to practice yoga on the forward deck of your private yacht than on a paddleboard! Not only did I rediscover the best sailing within this “2nd greatest barrier reef system”, I met the finely-tuned team of yacht crew, dock staff, office and Belize in-house concierge service.

Couple enjoying Italian sun and Amalfi Coast cliffs on deck of 70ft luxury Sunreef catamaran S-Y Ombre Blu 3

Michelin-Star Dining and Sailing: OMBRE BLU3 on the Amalfi Coast

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This May and the first week of June, on Amalfi Coast sailings, all OMBRE BLU3 guests will enjoy a special complimentary Tasting Menu + Wine Pairing at the Two Star Michelin restaurant – La Torre del Saracino, with Chef Gennaro Esposito. Stunning views to Naples and Mt Vesuvio will heighten the experience!

Diving in Papau New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Yacht Charter on M/Y SPIRIT

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Papua, New Guinea is one of those exotic destinations that beckons to adventurous souls looking for the greatest diversity of marine life in the world for divers. For our Papua New Guinea yacht charter, we are featuring a luxury way to travel the “Coral Triangle” for a diving experience on a private yacht.  The 114ft New Zealand-built M/Y SPIRIT, designed by the award-winning Bakewell-White Yacht Design boutique studio, is not your typical dive liveaboard!