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Summer Charter Yacht Vacations in Greece

Summer Charter Yacht Vacations in Greece

Vacation sailors often ask about the suitability of Greece in August, a time when the dry north winds   — meltemi — can blow in hard. Colleagues at Mirya Yachting deconstruct summer season yachting in Greece with some excellent tips. Mirya’s Learn more
Don’t Hide Out in Hurricane Season: Book ANAHITA

Don’t Hide Out in Hurricane Season: Book ANAHITA

ANAHITA available in Caribbean and through holidays 2019 – 2020   Guyana, Trinidad, Tobago, and Grenada — if these destinations are on your bucket list during hurricane season through the end of October 2019, then book ANAHITA, the 62 foot 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
Yacht Charter Vacations: Not Just for the Rich & Famous

Yacht Charter Vacations: Not Just for the Rich & Famous

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Charter Yacht Ownership as a Tax Deduction

Charter Yacht Ownership as a Tax Deduction

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Crewed Charter Etiquette

Crewed Charter Etiquette

Elaine Lembo’s charter briefing As communications director for Nicholson Yachts and editor at large for Cruising World magazine, I always pay attention to what my colleagues advise. Theirs is the voice of authority. Perfect case in point: Lynda Childress, who Learn more
Luxury Yacht Charter: Take the Family to Nassau for the Holidays

Luxury Yacht Charter: Take the Family to Nassau for the Holidays

The Bahamas give a whole new meaning to the term “White Christmas.”  Trade in the snowy fields for gleaming white beaches, cool down with a tropical drink, and leave the holiday stress behind! Here are 5 reasons to book a Learn more
EROS- A Classic Schooner Rich with History

EROS- A Classic Schooner Rich with History

Available for Newport’s Classic Yacht Regatta! Learn more
EMILY MORGAN Crewed Yacht Charters Caribbean 2019 – 2020

EMILY MORGAN Crewed Yacht Charters Caribbean 2019 – 2020

EMILY MORGAN Now Available! Nicholson’s very own Emily Morgan, a classic Bowman 57′ ketch, will be in the Caribbean and available for charter 2019 and 2020! Her skipper and crew are fresh from a circumnavigation in the World ARC. Availability Learn more
Crewed Yacht Charter: New England

Crewed Yacht Charter: New England

Discover New England with Nicholson With rich yachting history, colorful culture and unparalleled beauty, New England serves as the ultimate summer destination. Located in the northeastern corridor of the United States, the compact area of the six states will allow you to Learn more
Camp Newport Yacht Rendezvous: Ship to Shore

Camp Newport Yacht Rendezvous: Ship to Shore

The call goes out to the luxury leisure yacht industry to do its part to support a worthwhile community cause Save the date: Friday, August 9, 2019, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Newport Shipyard Did you cry when your mom sent Learn more
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
Crewed Yacht Charter: Destination Bahamas

Crewed Yacht Charter: 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 Learn more