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European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS)

BY THE END OF 2022 – Visa Waiver for European travel  U.S. citizens traveling to Europe will shortly need to apply for an ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) visa waiver which is the new travel authorization for Europe that will come into effect by the end of 2022. Similar to other countries and regions in the world, Europe […]

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Montauk Lighthouse on Long Island, New York

New England Yachting Springs Ahead

Even as we all work to solve today’s personal and world challenges, the Spring season brings renewed warmth to our Northern latitudes and a view to bright ways ahead. Here in our homeport in New England, the recent uptick in yacht charters and yacht sales have provided flashes of light to brighten the summer.  Alongside our regular repeat clients, we have welcomed many new clients, people who had previously never thought of chartering a yacht and have now experienced the holiday of a lifetime.  Here are a few examples:

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Sunset over coastal Maine at Cadillac Mountain, Bar Harbor

Explore Coastal Maine on Motor Yacht CHILD’S PLAY

CHILD’S PLAY is heading up to Maine this summer. She is a 113′ Burger with five cabins, ideal for ten guests. Captain Paul Simon (with 5 crew) has extensive experience. He grew up in Michigan, boating on the Great Lakes at a young age. He started a boat washing service in high school and moved up to crew on yachts during college in Miami. Once Paul finished college, he moved to yachts full-time and has been on the water ever since. He diligently worked his way from deckhand to Captain. His welcoming demeanor, enthusiasm for travel, and keen sense of leadership lend themselves perfectly to the role of Captain.  When not working, Paul can still be found in the water fishing for whatever will bite.

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50 ft St. Francis sailing catamaran PARADIGM SHIFT in the United States Virgin Islands

Sailing out of Sag Harbor on the S/Y Paradigm Shift

DAY 1/Monday Embark in Sag Harbor at around 10:00 am. Crew will meet you in their tender at the Breakwater Yacht Club where there is “free” municipal parking.  Your getaway begins on their summer mooring in Sag Harbor welcoming your adventure with flutes of chilled champagne. Setting sail to Coecles Harbor for lunch on the boat and a […]

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British Virgin Islands

Tortola, BVI: Safe, Uncrowded Yacht Travel during COVID

A lot of people looking for a worry-free vacation are concerned about Quarantine regulations. This report shows how the British Virgin Islands fixed it! The report states: We received a compelling review from the crew of FOXY LADY who described their quarantine successful charter. No hotel stays required – just hop on your yacht after landing in Beef Island Airport to comply with the strict protocol entering the British Virgin Islands. Here is Captain Graham and Chef Kristiann’s story and itinerary for a holiday week with three generations on two well-suited tandem charter sailing catamarans.

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