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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
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
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
SOLD: Frers-designed NEPHELE, former IPANEMA

SOLD: Frers-designed NEPHELE, former IPANEMA

Nicholson Yachts Brokerage Division Represents Buyer Read Frers q&a about NEPHELE Newport, RI — NEPHELE, the German Frers performance cruiser called IPANEMA when it raced to victory in the 2003 Millennium Cup regatta fresh from its launch, has new owners. Learn more
VOLVO OCEAN RACE: Help Turn the Tide on Plastic

VOLVO OCEAN RACE: Help Turn the Tide on Plastic

Nicholson Yachts takes the lead in the charter industry with the Clean Seas Pledge   The VOLVO Ocean Race fleet has made landfall in Newport, Rhode Island, the only North American stopover in the grueling global sailing competition. The Race Learn more
CYGNUS CYGNUS – German Frers Catamaran Newest in Nicholson Fleet

CYGNUS CYGNUS – German Frers Catamaran Newest in Nicholson Fleet

It’s called the Swan of Catamarans. Named for the national bird of Finland, CYGNUS CYGNUS, from the drafting table of German Frers — a name inextricably linked to the fine output of Nautor Swan, among other models in the elite 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
Maritime Students Head South Aboard Nicholson Tall Ship Partner

Maritime Students Head South Aboard Nicholson Tall Ship Partner

Six students from the Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy in Norfolk, Virginia, shoved off this week for a hands-on semester at sea aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the 200-foot tall ship and official sailing education vessel for the state of Rhode Learn more
S/Y TOHORA: Newest Member of Nicholson Yachts

S/Y TOHORA: Newest Member of Nicholson Yachts

Fresh breezes and 360-degree views await you aboard TOHORA The addition of the 542 Nautitech S/Y TOHORA to Nicholson Yachts charter management has boosted the multihulls sector of the fleet. The yacht and crew will debut at the Newport Charter 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
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
Lemon & Line® Named Official VOLVO OCEAN RACE Accessory Supplier

Lemon & Line® Named Official VOLVO OCEAN RACE Accessory Supplier

Great news from the newest Nicholson Yachts partner. Congratulations, Dave Norton and Lemon&Line! NEWPORT, R.I. OCTOBER 18, 2017 — The distinctive hand-crafted rope and metal bracelets made with authentic marine-grade materials by Lemon & Line of Newport, Rhode Island, have 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