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Phuket Thailand's dramatic waterscape from private yacht charter

Executive Pursuits: Beat the blizzards in Boston by riding a yacht in Bangkok

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Just because the boating season ends in New England, doesn’t mean you have to wait until next spring for the joys of cruising.
I just returned from the” Land of Smiles” — Thailand — a bit jet-lagged, but fully immersed in its approachable culture.
I have now experienced the yachting scene out of Phuket on the Andaman Sea first-hand. It was a “work”-related junket that we call a “fam trip,” or “familiarization trip,” which segues into the end of the New England boating season and how to keep summer alive.

Rowes Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts at the harbor

BOSTON’S WATERBORN ARMADA WOWS THE TOURISTS

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This year we have a new accolade to add to the luster by being rated best US vacation destination by US News and World Report. So, I set out to revisit the charms of Boston with a particular focus on the waterfront and waterways.

Sunset in Marblehead Harbor

TIME TO SET SAIL FOR SUMMER BOATING

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With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, we know by the activities on waterfront and the Yacht Club’s opening with traditional BBQ’s, it is the official kick off to the summer boating season in New England. There are many ways you can amuse yourself on those lazy hot days enjoying the pleasures of being on the water. If you do not own a boat, it might be “smarter to charter” someone else’s.