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Newport, RI 02840

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  December 20, 2006

Available for Christmas and New Years!
 
Accepting 7 day bookings.

AMNERIS, 76’ Alden ketch.  A beautiful classic with space, space, space above and below deck.   Accommodations for six in 3 en suite cabins.  The full width aft master offers port and starboard berths, a dressing table/desk and bath with a large stall shower with bench seat.  Two en suite guest cabins have upper/lower singles.  Huge salon, huge child-friendly cockpit.  Experienced, enthusiastic crew love family charters.  $17,200/2    $18,300/4    $19,500/6 – inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications.  Currently in Antigua.

 

CDI-Bandera.jpg (5327 bytes)AURORA, 67’ C&N sloop with two cabins: Full-width stateroom with queen size berth and ensuite marble head. Second stateroom has a large double plus a single upper.  The over-sized guest head has a tiled stall shower.  Very qualified British crew – Cordon Bleu trained chef.   $15,000/2    $16,000/4 - inclusive x special requests, taxes, dockage & communications.  Currently in Antigua.

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CDI-Buster.jpg (4832 bytes)BUSTER, 47’ sloop, two double cabins – one en suite, one shares head and shower with crew.  $5,000/2    $6,000/4 - inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications.  Owner/host has been based in the Grenadines for more than 10 years.

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CDI-Ibis.jpg (5064 bytes)IBIS, 60’ custom sloop.  This gentleman’s yacht offers a covered on deck cockpit/wheelhouse plus a raised saloon.  Aft stateroom has a double berth and en suite bath, the forward stateroom is en suite and converts from two singles to a double.  Just completed 2 months of maintenance.  NEW:  paint inside & out, varnish, sound system with superior speakers, super fast laptop with WiFi for email.  Tantalizing continental and Caribbean menu.  $7,475/2    $8,625/4 - inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications.  Grenadines.
SUDIKI, 61’ customized Gulfstar sloop.  Completely reconfigured and refitted this year, Sudiki offers guests a choice of any two of her three en suite cabins -  two queens and one upper/lower singles.   Owner/hosts Duff and Chris Walter have years of experience chartering in the Grenadines.  $9,200/2    $11,750/4 – inclusive x special requests.  TZIGANE IX, 58’ trimaran, has 4 identical en suite queen cabins.  Host/owner Steeve St. Covat and his wife Ingrid speak Hungarian, German, English and French.  Two kayaks, snorkeling and fishing gear and board games provide laid-back entertainment.   Ingrid’s specialties are French and Mediterranean cuisine and cooking Steeve’s catch of the day.   $8,040/2    $9,900/4     $12,300/6    $15,100/8 – inclusive x bar, taxes, dockage & communications.  Currently in St. Martin.
NEWS FROM THE ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW
7TH ANNUAL CONCOURS de CHEF

DIONE STAR'S  CHEF OLIVER LASCOMBE TAKES SECOND PLACE IN THE LUXURY YACHT CATEGORY!  (Yachts 100  to  126 feet.)

The challenge:   Create a Caribbean Luncheon main course and dessert using "mystery basket" provisions delivered the afternoon before the competition.

Pictures of this popular event coming soon at www.antigua-charter-yacht-meeting.com.
 

NICHOLSON YACHTS OF NEWPORT WELL REPRESENTED IN ANTIGUA
Of the ninety plus yachts registered for the show, twenty four - ranging from the 48 foot ACE (J145) to the stunning 123 foot GALILEO - were in our fleet.  That's more than a quarter of all the entries.  With a total of 56 yachts actively for charter, we're likely to have one perfect for your charter clients.  
KALIKOBASS II TAKES SECOND PLACE OVERALL IN THE FIRST ANTIGUA SUPERYACHT CUP.
Coming on the heels of Palma's Superyacht Cup, this four day event showcased such beauties as Mirabella V and the 289 foot Maltese Falcon.  Kalikobass II won the International Day Race, sponsored by Camper and Nicholson International, and finished second overall for the regatta.
 
EARLY WINTER SPECIALS
AURORA, 67’ Belliure – Following rave reviews at the Antigua Show, the owner is offering a BONUS 5% COMMISSION to keep the momentum going.  The bonus applies to any charters BOOKED BY JANUARY 5th.   

Brokers who enjoyed lunch onboard during the show commented that they found the yacht in great shape. Chef Bridget Mackwood’s cuisine was “tasty and delightful, perfect for the Caribbean.”   Captain David Mackwood’s wine selections were excellent, befitting his sommelier training during a five year hotel management program which included London’s Savoy and Claridge’s hotels. 

Accommodations for four:  Queen aft master has an en suite marble bath.  Forward en suite guest cabin has a lower double and upper single and a tiled bath

Winter Rates:  USD $13,000/2  ($650  bonus commission)   $14,000/4   ($700  bonus commission) – inclusive x special requests, taxes, dockage and communications.
 

LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER 2007 . . .
SAFARI, 62’ performance catamaran, will be based at the Yacht Marina Marmaris, Turkey, arriving at the end of June or early July.  Easy access from London and main European airports.  Possibility of a few charters in Sardinia on the way to Turkey.

Three large private cabins w/queen berths. One of these cabins also has a  single berth. One cabin has a child's berth.