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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
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
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
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
Nicholson Yachts Charleston and Front Porch Travel Bring the World of Yachting to You

Nicholson Yachts Charleston and Front Porch Travel Bring the World of Yachting to You

  NEWPORT, RI — Nicholson Yachts has teamed with a highly successful boutique-style agency in Charleston, South Carolina, bringing the experience to and from your luxury yacht charter easy and fun! Front Porch Travel has been hailed by Charlestonians for creating Learn more
Sleep Aboard Alternative: Enjoy Great Pre & Post Charter Hotel Accommodations Worldwide

Sleep Aboard Alternative: Enjoy Great Pre & Post Charter Hotel Accommodations Worldwide

  Hotel Engine has joined the ranks of Nicholson Yachts partners. What this means for you is that before and after your charter you can find a great place to stay, and at a rate that’s at least an average Learn more
Life’s Too Short to Drink Mediocre Wine on Charter

Life’s Too Short to Drink Mediocre Wine on Charter

Onshore Cellars & Nicholson Yachts Team Up to Offer Fleets and Guests the Best in Fine Beverages Your wine, on your yacht, in your cruising location. Sound too good to be true? Thanks to Nicholson Yachts and Onshore Cellars, a Learn more
Nicholson Yachts Named Official Partner in Biodegradable Straw Movement

Nicholson Yachts Named Official Partner in Biodegradable Straw Movement

Imagine the world’s cruising grounds decades from now – no fish, no coral, but garbage everywhere. It’s a crisis that’s come home: Walking along shorelines, beaches and the banks of waterways all around the world, we find trash everywhere. Every Learn more
Great Holiday Reading: Nicholson Yachts Profiled in Paddock, the Bible of Formula 1 Fans

Great Holiday Reading: Nicholson Yachts Profiled in Paddock, the Bible of Formula 1 Fans

“Nicholson Yachts: Boutique Creativity” is now live on the Paddock magazine website. Enjoy! Learn more
Boat International: Marae Is One of the Top 14 Luxury Charter Yachts in Caribbean

Boat International: Marae Is One of the Top 14 Luxury Charter Yachts in Caribbean

Nicholson Yachts is pleased to announce that MARAE, a member of its management fleet, has made the list of the 14 top luxury charter yachts available in the Caribbean, according to Boat International magazine. “Delivered by Alloy Yachts in 2004, 32.97 Learn more
Nicholson Captains on the Move: Earl MacKenzie

Nicholson Captains on the Move: Earl MacKenzie

Earl MacKenzie, owner operator of the traditional tall ship BONNIE LYNN, a longtime member of the Nicholson charter fleet, is off on a new adventure aboard LITTLE VIGILANT. This steel hulled motoryacht that resembles a sardine trawler was designed by Learn more
Caribbean Travel Updates

Caribbean Travel Updates

We know you want to be informed about your favorite tropical destinations. Find the latest status updates from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association about the islands here.   Learn more
Award Winner: One Man’s Obsession for Gorgeous Wooden Sailboats

Award Winner: One Man’s Obsession for Gorgeous Wooden Sailboats

We were pleasantly shocked to learn today that a member of Team Nicholson is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 Eddie Awards by the media industry group FOLIO:. “Secret Passion,” written by Elaine Lembo and photographed by Billy Black, took Learn more
New York Yacht Club to Chase after 36th America’s Cup

New York Yacht Club to Chase after 36th America’s Cup

We almost couldn’t believe it, but there it is, in today’s Sailing Scuttlebutt: “Newport, RI (October 5, 2017) – After a decade and a half away from sailing’s flagship competition, the New York Yacht Club, represented by Bella Mente Quantum Learn more
Cruising Guide Author Chris Doyle Weighs In

Cruising Guide Author Chris Doyle Weighs In

Chris Doyle, the peripatetic author of Caribbean cruising guides, wrote this recently on the Facebook page of DoyleGuides. We think it sums up the post-hurricane state of affairs in some destinations well: “Okay we have obviously been focusing on the Learn more
First Floating Trash Bin in the World Installed

First Floating Trash Bin in the World Installed

Seabin Project Launches V5 Hybrid Model in Finland As the world’s population continues to grow, so does the amount of garbage that people produce. Although pollution occurs in a variety of different forms, every type of pollution directly effects our Learn more
Oliver Hazard Perry Returns to Newport, Rhode Island

Oliver Hazard Perry Returns to Newport, Rhode Island

After Completing her First International Ocean Voyage, Oliver Hazard Perry Returns to Newport, Rhode Island. Over the weekend, the 200-foot Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel, returned to its home port of Newport, Rhode Island. Learn more
Carpe Diem – Just Do It!

Carpe Diem – Just Do It!

#ThursdayThoughts got us thinking about the Latin saying Carpe Diem… Cape Diem means “seize the day”, which of course is easier said than done. The Wikipedia definition is “Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated “seize the day”, taken Learn more
Summer Travel Deals to the Caribbean

Summer Travel Deals to the Caribbean

Summer is a great time to travel to the Caribbean…     …The kids are out of school, the airlines are offering great deals, and the Caribbean charter yachts offer off-season rates and many family-friendly yachts offer enticing specials! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Learn more
What do tennis and yachting have in common?

What do tennis and yachting have in common?

What do Tennis and Yachting Have in Common? Sailing yacht regattas and tennis tournaments both offer the thrilling sense of competition. To compete as an athlete in both of these sports calls for physical fitness, skill, and the ability to Learn more