What was to have been a sanctuary where pro golfer Tiger Woods and his family
could go to escape his celebrity, has become a fixture in a Florida Court,
and is making headlines the world over. Woods is suing Christensen Shipyards
for breaching a contract they signed with the golfer in February 2004, which
forbids the Vancouver-based shipyard from disclosing his identity as the
owner of a 155-foot yacht, which cost an estimated $20 million.
Woods is seeking compensatory damages totaling $50 million, which includes an
amount the 28 year-old recently wed athlete estimates he is worth, as a
product endorser. Christensen is accused of not only boasting about whom the
yacht's owner is, but also allegedly distributing photos of the vessel,
christened 'Privacy,' to magazines and other sources, and displayed them
during a recent Miami boat show.
The November issue of Power &... (more)
St. Maarten SCYE2004 Photo Album Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Photo Album
The mood was definitely upbeat on Thursday, October 28, as the 45th Annual
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show commenced with the largest opening
day crowd in its history. The YV&C staff was on hand and spent most of their
time at Bahia Mar and Las Olas, touring the show's superyachts. We're happy
to report that the weather was sunny and beautiful, the brokers were
optimistic, the crews were as gracious as ever, and the yachts were crowded
with prospective clients for both sale and charter. It was a great
opportunity to exchange ideas with so many of you. Following is our Fort
Lauderdale Photo Album with some highlights from this year's show.
Enjoy - and here's to a great season!
(October 28, 2004) - Carmen Gonzalez, executive vice president of advertising
sales, Fuat Kircaali... (more)
(May 2, 2005, AM) - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine at the
IYCM in Genoa, Italy.
(May 2, 2005, AM) - Robyn Forma, Advertising Director of YV&C, David Legrand,
Charter Marketing Manager of Fraser Yachts Worldwide, Captain Battaglia of
M/Y Lady Lola, and Carmen Gonzalez, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing of YV&C
during a YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview (in French) aboard M/Y Lady Lola.
Watch the interview.
(May 2, 2005, AM) - Kyri Kyriacou, Director, Anna- Maria Hernandez, Director,
and Andreas Liveras, Chairman, of Liveras Yachts and p/v Annaliesse. Watch
the YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview on board p/v Annaliesse.
(May 2, 2005, AM) - David Legrand (l) of Fraser Yachts Worldwide with an
aquaintance (we presume!).
(May 2, 2005, AM) - Grisha Davida of the SuperYacht Conference and YV&C with
Jay Rainey of The Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting (... (more)
eYachtCharter.com announced the launch of its Luxury Yacht Charter
Certification Program today. The program has been established to help
maintain the web based international directory’s high standards of
excellence and bring a recognizable logo that will aid prospective clients in
discerning which vessels can be trusted in the charter market today.
While the Fort Lauderdale based company has the opportunity to inspect many
of the vessels that come into its own port, the certification program will be
aiding its fleet recruiters to locate luxury yachts all over the globe from
Thailand to Croatia. Prior to EYC taking on any vessels in its yacht charter
marketing program, each vessel in its directory will be expected to meet
The standards of the certification program ensure that each luxury vessel is
in fully operational and sanitary condition. ... (more)
YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports:
Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting 2005 Photo Album is updated daily during the
show. YV&C - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine'sCarmen
Gonzalez (left) and Robyn Forma (right) with YachtChartersMagazine.TV's
Andrea Boden attending the show (below).
(Photo Copyright YV&C) May 6, 2004 Genoa Charter Meeting, Genoa, Italy
SuperYacht Radio (www.SuperYachtRadio.com) was in attendance at the 16th
International Yacht Charter Meeting in Genoa, Italy, held May 3 - 8 with the
authority of the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association (MYBA) and supported
by the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA).
YV&C - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine was a sponsor of
this year's Genoa Charter Meeting.
Listen to movers and shakers of the yacht charter world being interviewed
live at the Marina Molo Vecchio, Genoa right here on SuperYachtRadio.com.
SuperYacht Radio Live From the 2004 Genoa Charter Meeting
Tune Into the Exclusive Radio Interviews With:
Michael White of CavendishWhite and Chairman of the 16th International Yacht
Jonathan Beckett, Nigel Burgess Group
Jeff Houlgrave of Camper & Nicholso... (more)
Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Photo Album 2004 Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show
Photo Album 2004 Newport, RI Charter Show Photo Album 2004 Genoa, Italy
Charter Yacht Show Photo Album 2004 M/Y Anson Bell at Chelsea Piers Photo
Album 2004 Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Photo Album 2003
All photos copyright YV&C and published in date/time order
(December 7, 2004, AM) - The entrance to the SCYE2004 Hospitality Pavilion
and the main docks of the exhibition.
The first annual St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibition - SCYE2004 - opened
this morning with an impressive organization and beautiful presentation.
Mostly superyachts lined the docks of several marinas accessible by water
taxis. Brokers enjoyed viewing a variety of popular charter yachts, including
some that are not often at shows. One of our favorites so far: LADY MADELYN,
a 122ft classic Italian yacht with a fabulous crew. Wat... (more)
I'm back in the barn after attending Adobe Education Designer and Developer
Conference that Adobe put together for people who are teaching Adobe
software at various universities around the country. Actually, there are a
couple of people from England and Scotland too. I was invited because of the
Flex classes that I teach at New York University. These are unedited notes
from this trip.
I’ve arrived at San Francisco at noon and boarded a van that was going
to drop me by the hotel. There were young girls giggling in the van, and
here’s an excerpt from their conversation. “I went to a top less
beach, and there was this hot looking boy with his mom top less. I do not
want to see my mom’s boobs. The other girls responded,
“Haven’t you seen them already?” This puts everyone in the
van in a good mood.
I do not like shop... (more)
From "Greek Isles in the Summer" Magazine
I haven't been yet on the island of Samothraki but I have watched it from far
away many times. When travelling to Thessaloniki Greece back and forth I have
stoped at Alexandroupolis city which is the main port to Samothraki ferries,
and the island stands gray in colur in the far distance. Also when I go to
visit Imbros or Gokceada island in Turkey the island shows almost the same
sillohouette but this time the view is from the south side. Eleni who is my
cousin living in Thessaloniki and works for EPESTH, the Voleyball Federation
of Thessaloniki, has been on the island a few times, so I asked her a few
questions about the island and she provided also a few photos to us.
Eleni, can you tell us in short about the island ?
Vasili, as you know, Samothraki is one of the north-east Aegean islands,
south of the mainland city of Al... (more)
From "Greek Isles in the Summer" Magazine
This is one of the most known churches of Mykonos. It is unique because
almost everyone knows it. It's photo used to be a logo of Mykonos island and
also Greece for a long time. You probably have come across a poster of that
church at some Greek travel office. The church is one of the most
photographed churches of Mykonos. It is a sloping and whitewashed building
looking very interesting as time has contributed to the deterioration and
damage of its external look, creating a unique building.
As for it's name, the word Paraportiani is an adjective made up of the two
Greek words Para = Side and Porta = Gate. It has been called so because the
church was built right on the side entrance of the Medieval Castle of Hora
town, that is Mykonos' main village. Nevertheless today the castle is not
there as many buildings have been buil... (more)