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Deals for Yachts, Captains, Crew

Deals for Yachts, Captains, Crew

Boat Show Season is Your Season! Team Nicholson knows your time is valuable. We urge our fleet members to attend the charter yacht shows — Newport, USVI, BVI, Antigua among them — this is the single most direct and effective Learn more
AURELIUS 111 – Modern and Classy and in the Caribbean

AURELIUS 111 – Modern and Classy and in the Caribbean

Tops in Beauty, Performance The most gorgeous yacht in any harbor – that’s AURELIUS 111, the Dijkstra-designed cutter-rigged sloop. Built in Holland in 2011, AURELIUS 111 is characterized by style, sailing performance, and luxurious comfort, while she also delivers an exciting Learn more
Exumas, Bahamas, Itineraries Feb – April 2020

Exumas, Bahamas, Itineraries Feb – April 2020

Sail Captain-Only Aboard BALANCE Now for some good news from the Bahamas: BALANCE, the Bristol-beautiful captain-only Oyster charter yacht in the Nicholson fleet, seeks back to back charters in the Exumas from 1 February 2020 to April  30 2020. Rates Learn more
AMANDA Listed for 650,000 Euros

AMANDA Listed for 650,000 Euros

AMANDA, the classic wooden yacht designed by the naval architect R.M. Martins and built in the United Kingdom at the shipyard of GRAHAM BUNN NORFOLK in 1956, is for sale. The listing price by agent Nicholson Yachts is 650,000 euros. Learn more
Nicholson Yachts in the Med

Nicholson Yachts in the Med

    Connect with Julia Towne in Palma, France, Italy No doubt you’ve communicated with Nicholson team member Julia Towne via email, text message, or phone call. Now’s your chance to put a face with the name. Julia is based Learn more
AQUILA, Fast and Comfortable Swan

AQUILA, Fast and Comfortable Swan

AQUILA, a Swan 77, is the perfect getaway for your dream vacation. With a spacious layout, elegant interiors and race-like hull design, it offers everything in one package. It accommodates 6 guests and 3 crew. With rich wood cabinetry, the Learn more
Celebrating 70 Years of Yacht Charter

Celebrating 70 Years of Yacht Charter

Win a Three-Day Charter starting in Antigua A Love Story that Launched a Dynasty   She was a beautiful, stately Radcliffe graduate. He was a dapper yet scrappy British skipper whose family washed ashore in Antigua a few years earlier. Learn more
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
Why is Fall the Best Time to Buy A Boat?

Why is Fall the Best Time to Buy A Boat?

While everyone is carving pumpkins and decorating for Halloween, you should be deciding on your next (or first) boat. Here are a few great reasons to buy a boat in the fall… Learn more
Rhode Island Yacht Ownership Tax Advantage

Rhode Island Yacht Ownership Tax Advantage

The Rhode Island Advantage: No Sales-Tax on Boats Whether it’s in the form of hundreds, thousands, or millions, every boater has a budget. Regardless of the figure, we all want to stretch our dollars as far as they will go. Learn more
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
EROS- A Classic Schooner Rich with History

EROS- A Classic Schooner Rich with History

Available for Newport’s Classic Yacht Regatta! Learn more
M/Y BLUE HORIZONS New Price $325,000

M/Y BLUE HORIZONS New Price $325,000

Blue Horizons- A Classic Hatteras with Modifications!       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
Classic Swedish Yachts Partners with Nicholson

Classic Swedish Yachts Partners with Nicholson

Nicholson Yachts of Newport, R.I., has been named the U.S. and Caribbean brokerage agent for Classic Swedish Yachts. The sleek monohulls are admired for their stability and safety as much as for their traditional beauty and ease of handling by Learn more