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May 9, 2008

 Summer 2008 East Mediterranean update.
2000 Nautor's Swan 63 will pick up and drop off charters in Gocek, Bodrum or Marmaris, Turkey this summer.   The queen master cabin has en suite shower and head and private access to the cockpit. Guests may choose either of the two forward cabins - a double, or upper/lower singles with an extra wide lower.  Crew share forward head and shower.  Available from July 21st onwards.   

Capt. Ian Fagg and Chef Nicki Collins have been Extraordinary’s crew for over three years and have received consistently outstanding comments from charter guests.

Please note EXTRAORDINARY's new summer 2008 price:  € 12,500 - plus all expenses.

Charter Tip The port of Gocek, Turkey is a just a half hour drive from the Dalaman Airport. 

This beautiful 104' Fauroux / Trehard Sloop, is completing a major refit and looks stunning!  The owner opted to have the hull painted so the yacht did not make the Genoa Show as originally planned.  Her new teak decks and flush deck hatches enhance KALIKOBASS II's beautiful lines.  She has a booking for the Superyacht Cup in Palma 11 - 14 June and can accommodate a charter just after. Her calendar is filling quickly -- she currently has an opening from 15th June until her next firm booking on 13th July as well as openings 21st July - 2nd August (note:  currently under option 23rd - 30th July), 26th August to 7th September and also from 21st September on. 

Captain Ross Murray is just thrilled with the results of the extensive refit and is looking forward to going sailing! 

KALIKOBASS II Summer 2008 charter price is
€ 46,000, plus all expenses; Eastern Med.

Beautiful 2006  Privilege 745 catamaran, is available 3-9 July, Croatia to Montenegro, and from 22 July onwards in Croatia   Accommodations for eight in four en suite cabins.  The king master’s large bath offers a jacuzzi tub & separate shower. Three queen guest cabins have en suite baths with stall showers.  MATAU's spacious fly bridge enables guests to fully enjoy the breathtaking Aegean scenery.

Capt. Brett Clarke and Chef Andrea Clarke have just completed a very successful charter season on board the 65’ Privilege catamaran TRUE NORTH.   

MATAU summer 2008 price is € 35,000 – plus all expenses; Croatia.

Charter Tip:  Croatia charters must start or end outside of Croatia.

Following a highly successful winter Caribbean charter season and several repeat charters on the books for the summer and next winter, this beautiful 2005 , 80’ Bruce Farr / Southern Wind sloop would welcome a booking en route to a 6 July pick up in Croatia.  MATELOT's July calendar is fully booked and she currently has an option for the dates 9 - 16 August Kotor, Montenegro to Trogir, Croatia.

MATELOT’s master cabin is forward with a walk-around king, ensuite head and separate shower.  Two en suite twin lower singles guest cabins are aft of the salon.  Captain Angus Fuller and Chef Jessie Cuthbert, both British, have an outstanding reputation.

MATELOT's summer 2008 rates:  €22,000/4    €24,000/6 – plus all expenses; Croatia.

Charter Tip:  The port of Kotor, Montenegro makes an excellent starting or ending port for Croatia Charters.

Designed by Peter Norlin and Jens Ostmann and built by Sweden Yachts in 1995, this beautiful 70' sloop has been meticulously maintained.  MIRA has accommodations for six guests in three en suite cabins.  The king master offers a sofa and vanity, plus private access to the cockpit.  The starboard  double as well as the port cabin with upper/lower singles are both forward.   Experienced and multi-talented Captain Argan Bailey has been at the helm of MIRA for a year now prior to which he worked as chef on board for 2+ years. 

Argan has just arrived in Croatia with MIRA having delivered her from her winter berth in Gocek, Turkey.  He reports that the weather is beautiful with plenty of sunshine and daytime temperatures 25 Celsius / 78 Fahrenheit.  MIRA is available for charters in Croatia May through September. 

MIRA's Summer 2008 rates:  € 16,000/2    17,000/4    18,000/6 – plus all expenses; Croatia.

Charter Tip:  Spring is a wonderful time to charter in the East Med -- great weather, the anchorages are not crowded and the merchants in shops and restaurants offer exceptional service!

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