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The most Popular Yacht Charter Destinations in the Mediterranean

Nothing compares to a private luxury yacht charter vacation in the Mediterranean; breathtaking mountainous views, glistening azure waters, picturesque coastal towns, fine well-sheltered marinas… This stunning region has something to offer every taste and every age.   Greece     From mesmerizing underwater caves to high rocky cliffs and astonishing mountain villages and towns, Greece...
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7 Reasons that will Make You Want to Visit Italy

Italy is home to an almost endless variety of mind-blowing attractions that every tourist needs to have, at least, one picture of. From astonishing underwater caves and mountainous views to picturesque coastal villages and spectacular historic monuments, this Mediterranean’s Emerald has so many things to offer every visitor, throughout the entire year, and here is...
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Eight Luxury Yachts to Charter in Split this Summer

Enjoy a relaxing yacht charter vacation in the Mediterranean and discover the stunning natural treasures of the second largest Croatian city, Split! Characterized by a strategic geographic location as well as a typical Mediterranean climate regime, Split is reputed for being not only a biodiversity hotspot, but also an ideal harbor for luxury vessels and...
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Lesbian and Gay-Friendly Caribbean Destinations

Whether you are in a relationship and want to spend some romantic time with your special someone or single and want to mingle, but at the same time looking for an exotic escape where you can relax and stay away from pressure and homophobic people, you won’t find better than the Caribbean as a destination! However,...
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Dubai International Boat Show

The Middle East’s premium boat show, the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) is back again this year, in its 25th edition, from February 28th until March 04th, 2017, at the Dubai International Marine Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.   Organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), one of the greatest event organizers that is best-known...
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VOYAGE E570 Sailing Catamaran

Known for creating and building the best luxury cruising sailing catamarans, today, Voyage Yachts shipyard presents VOYAGE E570 sailing catamaran, a brand-new vessel designed by the renowned naval architect Phil Southwell.   To guarantee you enjoy a comfortable sailing trip on board of this beauty, luxury catamaran VOYAGE E570 features a large fully air-conditioned and...
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Sail the Bahamas on One of these Luxury Yachts

So, the Mediterranean season has just ended? You don’t need to wait for the next Mediterranean yacht charter season to enjoy a warm sailing vacation. It’s peak season in the Caribbean once again! Hurry up, pack your bags and start your trip to the Bahamas !   Why the Bahamas ?   It is a… NATURAL PARADISE...
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Monaco Yacht Show 2016: The Best Yachting Exhibition Par Excellence!

From September 28th through October 1st, all heads will turn to the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show 2016. High-end yachts, highly appreciated shipyards, spanking new tenders and water toys… await all passionate about the yachting world.   After the tremendous success of last year’s edition with over 34,000 visitors, Monaco Yacht Show 2016 promises an even...
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Top Luxury Charter Yachts On Discount in Greece 2016

Why among the countless worldwide destinations, YOU should rent a luxury boat in Greece? A charming history, ruins, monuments, tales… hardly found elsewhere. ✔ Astounding sandy beaches with azure waters that will arise your admiration. ✔ Some of the best diving spots in the whole world.✔ An infinite number of pristine islands not yet explored await you.✔ Warm-hearted...
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Eight Plus One Reasons To yacht Charter In Sicily

Acclaimed for its stunning beautiful coastline, active volcanoes, exquisite cuisine, fascinating mix of culture, all complemented by its friendly people has made of Sicily an unbeatable charter yacht destination. Here’s all you need to know before a yacht charter Sicily. Location Sicily is Italy’s and the Mediterranean’s largest island with a total area of 25,711...
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Best Yachts to Charter in Sardinia, Italy

Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, holding the most beautiful Marinas in Italy, and enjoying the finest sandy beaches in the region, Sardinia is considered to be one of the most attractive and popular yacht charter destinations in the Mediterranean. Searching for the ideal yacht to charter in Sardinia this summer?   Luxury...
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Luxury Yachts to Charter in Sicily

Celebrated for its gorgeous beaches, exquisite Mediterranean cuisine, and multicultural society, Sicily is regarded as one of the most captivating yacht charter destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. Committed to delivering high-quality products and to providing our clients with the best possible services, we have selected for you a list of the best luxury yachts that...
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Sicily: When and Where to Go

Covering a total area of 9,927 sq mi (25,711 km²), Sicily, or Sicilia as Italians call it, is actually reckoned to be the biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea and the 44th largest island in the world. Sicily is set about 100 miles (160 km) off the North African coast and separated from mainland Italy by...
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Sail Ibiza with Seawater Sunseeker 80

Going through the same old routine every day ? It seems it’s time to start planning your summer vacation, don’t you think so ? Get ready for a fun-filled summer with Windward Islands Yachting Company ! Searching for the ideal summer destination ? Strategically nestled in the Balearic Islands archipelago, Ibiza is widely considered as...
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MIPIM 2016-Cannes: The World’s Leading Property Market

From Tuesday 15th until Friday 18th, March 2016, Le Palais des Festivals et des congrès de Cannes, is host to the 27th edition of the world’s preeminent property market, Le Marché International des Professionnels de l’Immobilier (MIPIM). Assembling the most important international property players, every year, MIPIM offers real estate professionals new opportunities which open new...
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3 Luxury Yachts to Charter in Saint Martin

Are you planning to spend your vacation in one of the Caribbean islands but still wondering which island to choose and which yacht to select? Visit the island of Saint Martin and live a one-of-a-kind experience!   Why visit Saint Martin? Located in the heart of the Caribbean, Saint Martin Island is considered as one...
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Top 3 Luxury Yachts of the Week in the Bahamas

  Is your vacation about to start? Escape the northern cold winter to the Bahamas, the paradise of the Caribbean! Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway with the one you love or an awesome family vacation, Windward Islands Yachting Company is proud to bring you a selection of the best luxury yachts that are...
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The British Virgin Islands, the Must See Yacht Charter Spot of the Caribbean

Situated in the Caribbean Sea, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are regarded as one of the most astonishing and eye-catching islands of the Virgin Islands archipelago. They are made up of more than 50 charming and fascinating islands. Most of these islands, especially the very small ones, are uninhabited. Therefore, if you are looking for...
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Windward Islands, the yacht charter gem of the Caribbean

Renowned for their exotic beauty, warm waters and sandy beaches, the Windward Islands are the Caribbean yacht charter spot not to be missed. Located on the southern end of the Caribbean, Windward Islands are considered the largest sailing area of the Caribbean, hosting a variety of beautiful beaches, amazing sceneries, as well as a great...
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Luxury sailing yacht Rox Star available for charter with Windward Islands

Ladies and gentlmen, Windward Islands is proud to present its latest luxury yacht to join the fleet, it’s the astonishing sailing yacht Rox Star who will carter the needs of the demanding traveler you are. Built by the Turkish shipyard Bodrum Oğuz Marin and designed by K-Architectes, Rox Star is in fact one of the most impressive releases...
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Cannes yachting festival 2015

For the 38th consecutive year, superyachts will be on the spotlight at the renowned Cannes Yachting Festival from September, 8 to 13, 2015, in Cannes, the iconic spot of the French Riviera. Decidedly one of the most prestigious yachting events of the world, Cannes Yachting Festival is the annual gathering of shipyards, designers, brokers and...
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MYS : Monaco Yacht Show 2015

From September 23 to 26, 2015, the iconic Port Hercules welcomes upscale yachting companies and not-unveiled yet megayachts that will make its premiere at the Monaco Yacht Show.   The Monaco Yacht Show 2015, considered by professionals as the most prestigious yacht show in the world, is about to premiere. This year’s edition of MYS is exceptional as...
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Top 5 Amazing yachts owned by celebrities

When you have a little money, you pay a nice car. Then when one is rich, you pay a beautiful home. But when one becomes very rich to the point of not knowing what to do with his money, you end up offering what became billionaires besetting sin: a YACHT! The world of yachting has...
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Best Michelin Starred Restaurants in the French Riviera

A good meal is one of the greatest joys of life. Whether home or travelling we keep looking for the best restaurants that offer the best food, a flawless service and a sublime setting. For all those spending their summer in the breathtaking French Riviera, we’ve selected for you some of the best Michelin starred...
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Our favorite destinations for a naturist yacht charter

When planning a yacht charter vacation, all you think of is freedom – getting rid of the stressful city life and embracing the open sea. If you are searching for extreme freedom and eager to live in total harmony with nature, consider sailing to a naturist destination where you can unite the freedom of the...
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Saint Tropez, a must see yacht charter destination in French Riviera

Nothing compares to a yacht charter in one of the most impressive spots of the Mediterranean, or maybe the whole world. I’m sure you knew what I’m talking about, it’s the amazing French Riviera, the place that has it all: beautiful sceneries, crystal clear deep waters, and for sure, lux and glamour! The blissful French Riviera offers...
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Sailing Yacht Zen , a Luxury Phinisi schooner

Sophistication, technology and luxury have progressively invaded our lives and become indispensable. At a time wherein this crazy pace governs our lives, we turn to nostalgic ancient times when simplicity was the motto of the era. With that in mind, Phinisi, the shipbuilder, produced the luxury sloop Zen,one of their landmarks. From your first steps...
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Jet Ski, Waverunner or Sea Doo?

Water toys and leisure amenities play a key role in the choice of  boats for a yacht charter. After talking about the novelties in the world of water toys in our previous articles, the Freestyle cruiser slide, the Seabreacher and the Jet Capsule,  today we’re going to highlight one of the flagship classics: the Jet Ski....
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Motoryacht Mabruk III is ready for a yacht charter in the Mediterranean

Mabruk III is an outstanding motor yacht built in 2003 by the renowned Turkish shipyard Leight Notika. Her name comes from her owner’s proud language meaning “congratulations”. Thus, Mabruk III is ready to congratulate the 10 lucky guests who will choose her and promises an unforgettable yacht charter in the Mediterranean. The 35m megayacht Mabruk...
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Monohull vs Catamaran, which one to choose?

  In this article, we are going to address a subject that seems trivial to many of you: Monohull vs catamaran. Which one to choose? Which one is faster? Which one is safer? Which one is more comfortable? In fact, it all depends on your preferences and your expectations of your next yacht charter. To start,...
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Our favorite spots for a memorable yacht charter in Greece

When it comes to Mediterranean yacht charter, no palce can beat Greece. With its sandy beaches, deep blue waters, amazing historical sites and its mild climate, Greece offers the perfect combination for an unforgettable yacht charter vacation. If you’re planning your vacation and you lack inspiration, let us guide you through one of the most attractive Mediterranean...
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Why charter with Windward Islands Yachting Company?

  You keep dreaming about laying down in the aft deck of a luxurious yacht, sunbathing, reading, sipping a fresh juice… in one of the most dazzling and pristine spots in the world. However, you’re still unsure about the choice of company to charter with. Given the number of yacht charter companies and the variety...
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What you need to know before a yacht charter!

You’ve been dreaming since a long time of a sailing vacation abroad a prestigious yacht that will take you for one week to paradise. However, life is full of surprises and not all things can work out the way we expect them to. In this article, we have gathered for you some tips for things...
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“Summer Breeze” is all you need for an unforgettable yacht charter French Riviera

Summer is just around the corner. No other activity can beat a yacht charter  French Riviera to enjoy its blue azure waters and the Mediterranean breeze at golfe Juan, Cannes or Antibes. When it comes to choosing the ideal luxury yacht charter, one feels lost. Well, don’t be! Summer Breeze is all you need to enjoy a...
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Our Top 3 islands for an ideal yacht charter in Italy

Summer is just around the corner! However, many among you still haven’t decided yet where to spend their holidays. For all those who haven’t made their mind yet, we have selected for you the top 3 islands that will guarantee you an unforgettable yacht charter in Italy.   – Capri Island     Nestled in...
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Top 3 yachts for a memorable Mediterranean yacht charter experience

Still hesitating about your next yacht charter destination?  Summer is just around the corner and you’d better seriously think about which destination to choose. The Mediterranean may be in fact a great choice as it provides a beautiful backdrop for some amazing cruising, being one of the largest playgrounds for yacht charter in the world....
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Freestyle Cruiser Slide: a real fun in the Sea

When thinking of booking a yacht for charter you will definitely take many features into consideration; the number of pax, the equipment and without any doubt the watertoys available on board. After all you’re there for fun! Well, forget about the sea bob, the waterski, the kayak and the wakeboard…  The Freestyle Cruiser slide is...
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Stiletto, the 107m innovative concept recently unveiled by Oceanco

Following the ever evolving search for pioneering solutions in the production of super yachts, Oceanco has proven to be a leader in this field. Since its creation in 1987, this Dutch shipyard has produced some of the most luxurious, innovative and top-notch luxury motor yachts sailing now around the globe. During Dubai International Boat Show,...
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“Diamonds are Forever” a real gem for luxury yacht charter

There’s no better way to explore the oceans and experience an overwhelming sailing adventure than on a luxury yacht. Windward Islands makes it easy for you to choose your perfect yacht, the one that suits the most your preferences and taste, among a wide selection of luxury yachts available for charter. “Diamonds Are Forever” is a stunning...
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The 500 feet mega-yacht soon to be revealed at “The Monaco Yacht Show 2015”

The “Mega-yachts Mania” is now considerably spreading over yacht owners as well as shipyards, resulting thus in an increasing numebr of exceptionnal luxury yachts with impressive standards. So far, the world’s largets yacht is Azzam, built by the german shipyard Lurssen. Yet, this record will be soon broken as the Italian Sea Group is willing to...
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Top 5 marinas for yacht charter

Marinas are no longer considered as mere docking space. Most boaters pay a great importance to the choice of the marina equal to the choice of the vessel of their yacht charter. Everything is taken into consideration: the mooring fees, the safety, the maintenance, the views, the entertainment facilities, restaurants, hotels and nightlife… Thus, we...
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Seawater, the Sunseeker 80′ available for Luxury Yacht Charter

Ibiza, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca…are heavenly Spanish islands that never ceased to attract people from around the world. For the most demanding traveler you are, Windward Islands has added the newly released Sunseeker 80‘, Seawater to its fleet. This  impressive luxury motor yacht is now available for yacht charter in the Balearics Islands. Built in 2015, Seawater is a...
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Bali Catamarans: revolutionary range in the ship industry

The Catana  shipyard, renowned for the quality of its catamarans, has launched a new brand of cruising catamarans, BALI catamarans....
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Experience the Indispensable Yachting Memory with Windward Islands

If you are planning to escape from hectic schedules, routine business and boring sequences into something thrilling, adventurous and exciting, and decided upon yachting to explore the picturesque turquoise deep waters, the gift of nature, then Windward Islands can offer you an indisputable experience....
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“The Rock”, semi-custom 60′ yacht, exploring the Caribbean

The Rock is a stunning semi-custom 60′ yacht built in 2013 by the CNB shipyard.Designed by the renowned Philippe Briand, The Rock features fresh modern lines, a large airy saloon and spacious communal areas inside and out which are perfect to relax in with your group....
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Sunreef 156, The New Ultimate Range Catamaran

  The Sunreef boat yard has unveiled its brand new 156 catamaran from the Ultimate range....
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WindQuest, JFA Yachts’ first 85′ Long Island cruising catamaran

WindQuest, delivered at the end of May 2014 by JFA Yachts, is the first 85’ Long Island cruising catamaran....
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Meya Meya : “The one hundred percent” yacht in Turkey

  Meya Meya is a 35m motoryacht built by the famous Turkish Yard Logos in 2010. The name Meya Meya means “one hundred percent” in her proud owner’s language, which is an apt name for this striking yacht striving to offer perfection in all aspects....
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GLASS: The luxury yacht of your dreams

Lujac Desautel- don’t forget his name ! He was one of six finalists for The Young Designer Of The Year 2014 Award by Boat International media. Though he wasn’t the  1st place winner of this award, , his design named  “GLASS” was the design and concept that created the ‘buzz’ in the international boating community....
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Why you should visit Rhodes and the Dodecanese Islands?

The Dodecanese is a group of over 160 Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, of which 12 are of a more notable size, historically the most important and best known is Rhodes And there are plenty of good reasons that The Dodecanese and Rhodes are among the most desirable touristic  destinations in the world....
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