Charming Chartering in Corfu

The northern Ionian Sea offers some of the best sailing, cruising and exploring in all of Greece  (published August 2016) We have always loved to charter in Greece and these days The Moorings offers three bases. If you are looking for outstanding food, sailing and interesting port visits any one

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St. Vincent to Grenada in Ten Days

Escape to the southern Caribbean with a one way charter  (published October 2016) Pressing your face against the cool glass window of a small plane, you peer out to see the brilliant blue water far below dotted with tiny patches of land. Tropical, exotic, sexy—all those lovely words come to

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Close to Home Charters

Interesting, educational and fun places to charter around or near North America  (published March 2016) So you want a boating getaway but don’t want the travel headaches including long flights, currency issues, minimum charter time commitments and language barriers? That’s easy—just charter close to home. Whether you’re looking for small

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Caribbean Escape

This winter, escape the ice and snow by jetting south to the Caribbean for a week or two of charter.  There is nothing like a week or two in the sun and warmth of the Caribbean for chasing away the winter blues and restoring your spirit. The Caribbean has so

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Once is Not Enough

Five bareboat charter destinations you'll want to visit again and again  (published October 2015) Asking me about my favorite charter destination is like asking for my favorite flavor of ice cream. I mean, it’s ice cream, what’s not to like? But truth be told, I do have a few favored

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Cruising the “Twelve”

The Dodecanese Islands of Greece  (published October 2015) We were cruising the Turkish coast for six weeks aboard Celador, a 41-foot Beneteau, and enjoying Turkish culture, history and food.  Offshore, islands floated in the haze. They were the Dodecanese, a string of twelve Greek islands lying close along the coast

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Boatbound

Boatbound is a 'pier to pier' renting service that connects boat owners with renters  (published August 2015) In the summer of 2012 Aaron Hall (founder and CEO of Boatbound) and his family were on vacation and trying to rent a boat, however the marina had no more boats available. “We

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Sailing Around the World One Charter at a Time

17 of the world's best places to charter can lead you on a round the world adventure  (published August 2015) For many of us, the point of the cruising life is to enjoy the world’s best and most interesting sailing areas. The ocean passages between them may offer challenges and

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Confessions of a Reluctant Voyager

An experienced sailor finds the inspiration and education he needs to fulfill his passagemaking dreams  (published March 2015) I’m no Magellan, Cook or Ericson. No Chichester, MacArthur or Knox-Johnston. Hardly. I’m a 60-year-old music producer/ad man with a voyage monkey on my back. I’ve read Slocum, Moitessier and the Pardeys.

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Chatham Bay, Union Island

12.60° N, 61.43° W  Enjoy island life away from the crowds  (published April 2013) A bright smile, cold rum punch, island music to sooth your ears, warm sand to cover your toes and the blue Caribbean spreading out to the setting sun. A cruiser’s heaven? We think so. This is

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