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Newport, RI 02840

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January 19, 2006


CDI-Bonnie_Lynn.jpg (5994 bytes)BONNIE LYNN – This just in … charter cancellation 3 – 9 February in the Grenadines. 

Open dates are now 29 January to 10th February, Grenadines.


CDI-Caliope_of_Arne.jpg (4141 bytes)CALLIOPE OF ARNE has just been sold.  Owner / operators Herman and Ina will finish out the winter season and then will be off on a new adventure in May.  We wish them all the best.  CALLIOPE is presently available Feb 4 - 26, St. Martin and Mar 10 – Apr 07, St. Martin to St. Vincent.  Two cabins with double and single beds, two cabins with upper/lower singles, two heads and showers.    $6,000/4     $7,000/6     $8,000/8 - inclusive except special requests, taxes, dockage, communications
CDI-Fruition.jpg (5622 bytes)FRUITION, 80’ ketch, is available Feb 15 – Mar 20, from Tortola to Antigua, and April 7 – May 1, Antigua – Antigua.  Three en suite cabins:  queen master with private cockpit entrance, and two guest cabins with twin lower singles.  $17,900/2     $18,900/4     $19,900/6 - inclusive except special requests, taxes, dock and communications.  FRUITION  is headed for Croatia this summer, but has no fixed schedule yet, so Mediterranean ports are flexible. Summer rates are as above with West Med Terms (plus all expenses).  She will be staying in the Med for winter 2006-2007.   LA CARDINALA, 75’ sloop, is open in the Maldives Jan 29 – Feb 10, Feb 27 – Mar 10, and from the 27th of March through 30th April. From June 2006 on she is available out of Nosy Be, Madagascar.  The forward main cabin has two single beds plus en suite head/shower. Three aft cabins share two heads with showers.  One cabin has head-to-toe singles, the other two aft cabins have one single bed each.  $18,000 plus all expenses.
LIARA, 65’ sloop, is open now thru February and available for short notice bookings. Glowing remarks from last week’s guests:  “Many thanks for a glorious holiday.  You both have made our 25th wedding anniversary and my birthday a memory we will never forget.  You spoiled us with the luxury of great food, good wine, wonderful company and great sailing.” 

En suite double aft.  Double cabin and upper/lower singles cabin forward share head/shower.  Regular rates:  $16,000/2    $17,500/4    $18,500/6 - Caribbean terms:  inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications.

now through March 20th!

Honeymoon, Valentine’s Day - $15,000 for one couple.  School vacation -
$16,500 for a family.

MAGPIE II, Jeanneau 54.  With four years experience cruising the Caribbean,  British owners, Captain Ron Sturrock and Chef Karen Fraser know all the best places.  Their first charter guests wrote,  “Our holiday was absolutely fantastic!!!  The crew was exceptional, very professional and well organized.  They offered us every comfort imaginable.  The yacht was beautiful and refined down to every single detail, and well beyond our expectations.”  Four en suite double cabins. Removable partition between the two forward double cabins creates a master with a centerline double.  Two aft cabins convert from twins to doubles. 

$6,000/2    $7,500/4    $9,000/6 -- Caribbean terms - inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications. 

METANI, 64’ classic ketch, is open Jan 28 – Feb 4, due to a cancellation.  Two en suite doubles, one forward, one aft.  Owners Dave and Judy Ramage are terrific crew.  Judy’s love of children and degree in early childhood education ensure families will have a fun and relaxing holiday.  $6,250/2    $7,500/4 --Caribbean terms - inclusive except bar, taxes, dockage and communication. MYSTIQUE, 55’ Tayana cutter.  Guests booked for April have jus bought a boat and cancelled their charter!  MYSTIQUE is now available April 15 – 22.   She drops off in Tortola April 9 and picks up in St. Vincent April 29, so your clients have many choices for cruising areas…  $6,900/2     $8,900/4 - Inclusive except bar, local taxes, dockage, communication.
PALAWAN, 75’ custom Little Harbor, will be in the Virgin Islands until March.  Chris and Sarah Renner (x-Aurora) are delighted with their new command.  Aft cabin has two single beds and two heads, one with a shower and one with a bathtub.  Two en suite forward guest cabins offer twin lower singles and upper lower singles.  $17,000/2     $17,500/4     $18,500/6  - terms are Inclusive except bar & local taxes, dockage and communications. THE DOVE, 54’ sloop.  Owner, chef extraordinaire and Captain, Larry Tyler treats his guests so well they don’t want to leave!  His honeymoon Christmas charter writes,  “I miss your cooking!!!!  I don’t know when we will see you again, but know I will always be thinking of you and (hostess) Cindy.  Be safe and know you are fondly thought of.”  Two en suite master cabins.  $7,400/2   $8,750/4.  Rates are Caribbean terms - inclusive except bar, taxes, dockage & communication.
TRUE NORTHTRUE NORTH, 65’ catamaran.  New Year’s charter guests write, “We had an amazing time.  For me it was the most relaxing vacation I have ever had.  We were blessed with a wonderful crew, good weather and an enjoyable time.  Our family loved this experience.  The young crew were great for our daughters.”

Four en suite cabins:  king master, three queen guest cabins.  $25,000/6     $27,500/8  --  Inclusive except special requests, taxes, dockage, communications and scuba.