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February 19, 2008

Summer 2008 Availability

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ANGEL GLOW, 65’ catamaran, is open for July in the Caribbean.  She offers four en suite queen cabins plus a centerline king master cabin for a total of 10 guests. ANGEL GLOW’s crew of 4 are superb, as recent charter guests attest:   "(Captain) Shayne was great!  We feel like we made new friends.  Kim is amazing - I am still craving her food!  The taste, imagination & presentation of her meals was first rate.”   ANGEL GLOW offers Acres of deck space and water toys for all ages.  Ship’s bar included in the charter price.

 ANGEL GLOW’s summer 2008 Caribbean rates are:  $27,500/6   $30,250/8   $32,450/10 – incl. x fine wines, taxes dockage & comm. 


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BONNIE LYNN, 72’ classic schooner will not be going to the Caribbean “for the foreseeable future.”  With a grandson in Newport and a second grandchild is due this Spring, Bonnie and Earl Mackenzie are doing summer charters in New England and wintering in Newport to be near family.  BONNIE LYNN comfortably accommodates up to 6 guests in three cabins; two guest heads/showers.  Your owner/hosts, both USCG Captains, are the authorities on cruising in Maine!

 BONNIE LYNNE Summer 2008 New England rates are $9,500/2   $11,000/4   $12,000/6 – x bar, taxes, dockage & communications


CDI-Dione_Star.jpg (5856 bytes)DIONE STAR, 126’ motor sailor, will be completing a major mechanical refit in the Med this spring and then cruising in Canada with the owners this summer.  She will head to Antigua in the fall for a complete paint job.  Current plans are that DIONE STAR will be available from January / February ’09 and will entertain inquiries for long term and “off the beaten path” charters.




FORTUNA, 82’ custom maxi, is accepting charters from 23 June onwards in the Med.  She is Spanish flagged and legal for charters in Spain and the Balearics. Great family accommodations for ten guests in five cabins:   two double bedded cabins to starboard share a large head/shower.  On the port side, one double bedded cabin and one U/L singles cabin have private heads and vanity sinks with access to a shared central shower.  The en suite master double is starboard, aft of the salon.  Two guest cockpits offer comfort under sail.  FORTUNA’s English speaking Spanish crew of three offer the best in European hospitality.  

FORTUNA’s summer 2008 West Med rates in Euros:

July – € 20,000 Euros, plus all expenses

August – € 22,000 Euros, plus all expenses

September – € 19,000 Euros, plus all expenses 


WILD TIGRIS, a 76’ Nautor Swan ketch of traditional Sparkman & Stephens design, is presently in a shipyard in France continuing upgrades.  She will be available for the full Mediterranean summer season starting in April.   Thoroughbred sailing in four en suite cabins with individual A/C controls.  The master offers one queen and one single bed.  There are two cabins with u/l singles and one cabin with a queen bed.  Her French crew of three speak excellent English and the chef is also fluent in Italian.  Guests who cruised in Italy last summer wrote, “The trip was absolutely fantastic and thoroughly enjoyed by all of the couples.  In fact, we all agreed this was one of the most enjoyable trips of our lives.  (Capt.) Estelle and crew were the best!”

 Summer Med Rates in Euros:  € 18,000/2   € 19,000/4    € 20,000/6    € 21,000/8 – plus all expenses


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