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Charter AMANDA in Greece

Charter AMANDA in Greece

AMANDA is a classic wooden motor yacht homeported in Piraeus, Greece. Built in 1956 in the U.K., she was refitted in 2017 to her original layout. Further refit work was performed in 2018. AMANDA is a shining example of a Learn more
Captain-Only Charters aboard BALANCE

Captain-Only Charters aboard BALANCE

BALANCE, just added to the Nicholson fleet, is a modern yacht that’s also practical and durable at sea. Rob Humphreys designed the Oyster 54 with a longer waterline, slightly more sail area and a lighter displacement than the Oyster 53, Learn more
Welcome, WHEN and IF!

Welcome, WHEN and IF!

WHEN and IF, the Alden schooner whose build was commissioned by World War II General George Patton to sail on a circumnavigation he didn’t live to take, has joined the Nicholson fleet. The much-celebrated wooden schooner was built in 1939 Learn more
Eight Bells: Julie Nicholson

Eight Bells: Julie Nicholson

The world of crewed yacht charter lost one of its key industry pioneers in 2019: With family and loved ones at her side, Julie P. Nicholson died on February 27 at her home in Blue Hill, Maine. She was 90. Learn more
Amy Makes Three: Meet the Expanded Crew of AQUILA

Amy Makes Three: Meet the Expanded Crew of AQUILA

Elaine Lembo’s Charter Briefing The beautiful Swan 77 AQUILA, one of the most successful and busy of our fleet members, welcomes Chef Amy! Amy found her passion for the culinary arts working alongside Tina Bester, the Queen of Tarts, a Learn more
Bluewater Passages aboard ANAHITA, THE DOVE

Bluewater Passages aboard ANAHITA, THE DOVE

Elaine Lembo’s Charter Briefing Looking for a different type of sailing? Look no further than ANAHITA and THE DOVE. Comfort, speed, class — that’s what you’re in for aboard ANAHITA, a 62-foot Dynamique that accommodates six guests and two crew. Learn more
Spring Ahead 2019

Spring Ahead 2019

Elaine Lembo’s Charter Briefing EROS offers a 10% incentive: Caribbean sailing season is at its peak in March and April, so don’t miss this opportunity: Sail and save aboard the classic Gloucester schooner! EROS is perfect for families, adults, couples Learn more
Cozy Up to a Cat on Your Next Charter

Cozy Up to a Cat on Your Next Charter

Elaine Lembo’s Charter Briefing The catamaran as a platform for crewed charter makes great sense. There’s space to spread out and lounge, there’s plenty of cabin privacy, non-sailors like them for their stability and safety, and the shallow draft means Learn more
Destination Bahamas

Destination Bahamas

“It’s the perfect destination for chartering a boat!” writes Emmanuel van Deth. “The archipelago is made up of immense lagoons separated by dozens of miles. It’s when sailing between them that you will feel the ocean swell and the sea Learn more
Great Testimonials from      Our Clients

Great Testimonials from Our Clients

Elaine Lembo’s Charter Briefing Holiday season 2019 was hectic! Back to back charters with turn-arounds of less than 24 hours. Three-week long charters involving a series of daysails. Last-minute bookings. Fashion model shoots. Kitesurfing addicts. Onboard accommodations for service pets. Learn more
Teamwork! Teamwork! Teamwork!

Teamwork! Teamwork! Teamwork!

Teamwork! Teamwork! Teamwork! People are always looking for ways to connect with each other. Have you ever considered the advantages of connecting with friends and co workers while racing aboard a sailboat in a regatta? It’s a hands-on experience that’s Learn more
Why Antigua? Reason 3

Why Antigua? Reason 3

Holiday Gift Shopping Held in early December, the annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show, among other things, is also a holiday shopper’s delight. We use the commute between marinas — where some 78 superyachts, mostly power, a few sail, are docked Learn more
Why We Return to Antigua: Reason 2

Why We Return to Antigua: Reason 2

Afternoon Tea & Hot Hot Hot Now that the 57th Antigua Charter Yacht Show is in full swing — and we’re refreshed by warm sun and cool breezes — the Nicholson team turns its full attention to the key reason Learn more
Reasons We Return to Antigua: No. 1, Fort Berkeley

Reasons We Return to Antigua: No. 1, Fort Berkeley

Every year Nicholson Yachts shrugs off the bitter New England chill and heads to Antigua for the annual charter yacht show. This is the show’s 57th year, and Nicholson president Karen Kelly Shea has a distinguished and long relationship with Learn more
FLIBS 2018: A Week in the Yachting Capital of the World

FLIBS 2018: A Week in the Yachting Capital of the World

      Staff from Nicholson Yachts and partner Seaton Yachts networked with charter and brokerage colleagues at the 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 31 October to 4 November 2018. The event, reputed to be the largest in-water boat Learn more
See You in Ft. Lauderdale! Connect with Nicholson & Seaton

See You in Ft. Lauderdale! Connect with Nicholson & Seaton

You want to charter a yacht but don’t understand the process. Or you want to buy a yacht and you just don’t know where to begin. Fortunately for you, brokers from charter leader Nicholson Yachts and sales authority Seaton Yachts Learn more
The Star Studded Monaco Fleet

The Star Studded Monaco Fleet

Fresh from the Monaco Yacht Show, Nicholson has compiled a selection of the best yachts available for charter. Our team is ready to assist in planning your yachting holiday. Nearly 120 of the most jaw-dropping superyachts were on display at Learn more
Nicholson, Seaton Form Limited Partnership

Nicholson, Seaton Form Limited Partnership

Nicholson Yachts and Seaton Yachts have formed a strategic limited partnership, merging decades of expertise in yacht brokerage, refit and project management with years of outstanding leadership in luxury crewed charter fleet management as well as purchase and sale of yachts Learn more
On the Docks at the Newport Charter Yacht Show through June 21, 2018

On the Docks at the Newport Charter Yacht Show through June 21, 2018

  If the phones are ringing and we don’t get to them right away, please be patient! Team Nicholson (above, left: president Karen Kelly Shea and charter and brokerage associate Julia Towne) is helping its fleet shine for brokers, central Learn more
The Yacht Market: Nicholson Yachts Featured

The Yacht Market: Nicholson Yachts Featured

    Nicholson Yachts made a splash across The Pond this week. The Yacht Market, a brokerage and charter data base headquartered in the United Kingdom, featured the Nicholson charter fleet in an article in its most recent newsletter. As its Learn more