Nicholson Yachts
2 Coddington Wharf
Newport, RI 02840

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   October 12, 2006


CDI-Bandera.jpg (5327 bytes)AURORA, 67’ C&N sloop.  To celebrate her charming new crew, Aurora is offering an additional 5% commission on bookings confirmed by 30 November.  David and Bridget Mackwood are lifelong sailors from the southwest coast of England.  They have worked as a captain/chef team for five years on charter yachts (Holga, Malaika, Samoa) and bring impressive qualifications from the hospitality industry.   David completed a five year hotel management program at top hotels including the Savoy and Claridge’s in London and the Hotel Lancaster in Paris.   Bridget is a Cordon Bleu trained chef.  Accommodations for four in two en suite double staterooms.   The master bath is fitted with white Italian marble; the oversized guest bath has a tiled stall shower.   
$13,000/2    $14,000/4 – inclusive x special requests, taxes, dockage & communications. 


65’ Privilege catamaran, is offering two specials: 

Number one:   8 days for the price of 7 on bookings confirmed by November 1st  (excluding Christmas or New Year’s) -  Charterers have one lunch and one dinner ashore at their own expense.  

Number two:  $1,500 off the regular rate  OR  $500 extra commission for a Thanksgiving week booking.   Beautiful king master suite plus 3 queen suites. 

$25,000/6    $27,500/8 – inclusive x special requests, taxes, dockage, communications & scuba. 

Captain Rob McGovern, a Californian, and his Australian wife Tiffany, the chef,  are terrific hosts – professional, charming and energetic.   Rounding out the crew are Eros Williams, from Wales and his wife, Emily, from the Channel Island of Jersey, who both have RYA licenses.


True North will be available for down island charters, preferably Guadeloupe and south, through June 2007.   Accommodations for eight in four en suite cabins:  Master cabin with king bed, three guest cabins with queen beds. Separate shower and head in each cabin.

Her 2007 summer rates will be the same as 2006:  $25,000/6    $27,500/8 – inclusive x special requests, taxes, dockage and communications. 

 Following a few weeks set aside for owner use in July, True North will undertake a comprehensive maintenance program from 15 August through 15 October. 




CDI-Dione_Star.jpg (5856 bytes)DIONE STAR, 126’ motor sailor.  No rate increase for the Winter 2007 season!   A classic yacht with generous space for large groups and extended families.  Accommodations for 12 in six en suite staterooms:  Four cabins convert from queens to twins; two cabins have generous twin lower singles.   Elegant dining with crystal and silver in two dining salons, a cocktail bar with swivel chairs  for six and three seating areas welcome you in the main salon.  Led by Captain Brian Harrison and his wife Judith, the purser, Dione Star’s  highly trained multi-national crew of five provide outstanding service.

DIONE STAR Two rate structures:

$57,000 - plus all expenses  OR  $64,000 – inclusive x fine wines, taxes, dockage & communications.