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January 26, 2023

Harbor Island, Bahamas – A Yachting Destination

Harbor Island in the Bahamas is a popular vacation destination for those looking for a mix of boating, relaxation and adventure. With crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, and lush tropical landscapes, it’s no wonder why this island is a must-visit for any boater looking for the perfect vacation spot. One… READ MORE

January 24, 2023

Top 10 Reasons To Own A Private Yacht

Here are 26 North’s top 10 reasons you should own a yacht: Luxury and comfort: Yachts offer a level of luxury and comfort that is unmatched by other forms of boating. They are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities such as comfortable cabins, spacious decks, and gourmet kitchens. Privacy: Yachting provides a… READ MORE

January 20, 2023

Builder Spotlight: Vanquish Yachts

Vanquish was founded to “challenge mainstream orthodoxy in the motoryacht world.”  Tom and Vanja Steentjes are the husband-and-wife team behind Vanquish Yachts USA – a relatively new brand that’s shaking things up from Monaco to Miami. We sat down with them to discuss innovative materials, the challenges of launching a new… READ MORE

January 20, 2023

A-Z Guide to Luxury Yacht Insurance

Although in many states, the law doesn’t require owners to carry yacht insurance, most yachts are insured because of the astronomical cost of repairs. Yacht insurance is also typically required by banks, marinas, yacht clubs and the federal government to cover crew-related liabilities (unless the vessel is owner-operated). However, because… READ MORE

January 18, 2023

26 North Announces New, Highly Experienced Additions to Charter Team

Leading motor yacht brokerage and consultancy 26 North introduces two new hires in expanding the firm’s luxury yacht chartering and management services.  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (PRWEB) January 16, 2023 — Following a year of tremendous growth for the yachting brand, including the launch of full-scale charter operations, 26 North announces… READ MORE

January 17, 2023

Yachting Destinations Worldwide

As a yacht enthusiast, there are countless destinations to explore and enjoy. From the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean to the rugged coastlines of New England, the options are endless. However, some destinations stand out above the rest for their unique offerings and experiences. Here are the top 10… READ MORE

January 12, 2023

Yachting in the Bahamas

Yachting in the Bahamas is a truly unforgettable experience. With its crystal-clear waters, white-sand beaches, and diverse marine life, the Bahamas offers a wide range of boating opportunities for sailors and boaters of all skill levels. One of the most popular yachting destinations in the Bahamas is the Exumas, a… READ MORE

January 11, 2023

Owner’s Guide to Yacht Classification

Yacht classification is a system used to categorize yachts based on various factors such as size, construction, and intended use. The specific classification categories and requirements can vary between different yacht classification societies, but some common classifications include: Pleasure Yacht: A yacht intended for leisure use, typically not engaged in… READ MORE

January 10, 2023

Yachting on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

The west coast of Mexico is home to several beautiful destinations that are popular for yachting. Some options to consider include: Cabo San Lucas: located at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and excellent opportunities for water-based activities. Some popular… READ MORE

December 21, 2022

Profiles: Oceana

“Scientists estimate that 33 billion pounds of plastic wash into the ocean every year. That equates to about two garbage trucks’ worth of plastic entering the ocean every minute.” Hunter Miller, Senior Field Representative for Oceana   Ever since its not so humble beginnings, Oceana has always shown a focus… READ MORE

December 21, 2022

How to Staff Your Luxury Yacht

When you’ve invested so much into a superyacht capable of turning an ordinary day into a royal holiday at sea, give yourself the gift of smooth sailing by finding the perfect crew.    Nothing beats the peace of mind and comfort that come with a good crew – well-balanced, enthusiastic,… READ MORE

November 22, 2022

The Art of the Sale

The Art of  Yachts Sale with Nicholas Scherb, Co-Founder of 26 North   First, what are the four pillars of yacht sales? Very simple: Price, condition, location, and marketing. Our rule of thumb is that if you’re off the mark on one of these, it’s hard to sell a yacht.… READ MORE

November 22, 2022

Sky Meets Sea

When you are truly looking to escape everyday life, private travel offers the peace and relaxation needed. Imagine streamlined itineraries that capitalize on quiet, convenient travel from the sky to the sea. Private jet charters present a unique opportunity to enrich your traveling experience by creating a feeling of luxury,… READ MORE

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