Southeast Asia & South Pacific Winter Destinations

Chase Summer!  It’s Time to think about your family’s best Christmas memories, or that unforgettable New Year’s Eve party you will want to repeat.  While cruising the South Pacific is best done during the summer months, Thailand, Southern Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Fiji, New Zealand and the Galapagos are best during the winter months.  The Nicholson… Read more »

Charters in Greece usually begin and end in Athens by way of Kea, Syros, Mykonos, Paros, Eos, Santorini, Milos, Serifos, and Kythos

Cruise the Greek Islands aboard your own private yacht

Unlike cruise ships, which offer pre-scheduled cruises where individuals join a group for specified dates and ports, following a pre-planned itinerary, private yachts by their very nature sail from harbor to harbor and are free to go where and when they please.  This is the very definition of ‘cruising.’  Guests stay for as long as… Read more »

Charter Spains’ Balearic Islands: Mallorca & Menorca

A Seven Day Cruise around Mallorca and the Best of Menorca Mallorca is synonymous with world-renowned beaches and coves. It has 342 miles of coast, where you will find some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful coves and beaches: white sand beaches with a full range of services, as well as small coves set between cliffs… Read more »

Planning the low season in the Med? Perfect time to escape to New Caledonia on MASTEKA 2

New Caledonia yacht charter

M/Y MASTEKA 2 Once in a lifetime whale and calves encounters Learn traditional fishing techniques Snorkel & dive UNESCO-listed sites Embrace Kanak’s rich Melanesian culture MASTEKA 2 is the first foreign-flagged superyacht to obtain a charter license for New Caledonia. Offered with her own 34ft Boston Whaler, she will offer incredible experiences to extend the… Read more »

Best Chefs and Others show off Culinary Skills at Newport Charter Yacht Show Presented by Helly Hansen

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 27, 2017) – It’s often said that the captain and crew make the charter, and to drive that point home crew competitions and activities throughout the five-day Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen (Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23) highlighted not only the skills but also the personalities of… Read more »

Cruise Picture-Perfect Maine

Long legged jetties at low tide are iconic symbols of the Maine coast

Sylvia and I will be attending the charter yacht show in Newport, Rhode Island next week, where 25 yachts will be on display from June 19-23, 2017.  This show is about sharing with brokers from across the country and world which yachts are available for on–water vacations in New England for summer and fall. We… Read more »


Health and Wellness Cruises

HEALTH & WELLNESS CRUISES   People should not have to change what they eat just because they are going on vacation.  Our chefs are versatile in many kinds of Special Diets from Vegan to Gluten-Free to Raw Diets to Low Carb High Fat diets, and more!  While it is true that some chefs specialize in… Read more »


EXPERIENCED NICHOLSON STAFF Nicholson Yacht Charters represents a large fleet of luxurious power, catamaran, and sailing yachts with captain, executive chefs, stewards and full crew for private charter in Greece.  Our staff inspects these yachts annually and meets their crew, so that we can offer these yachts with authority to you.  These yachts are available… Read more »


Greek yacht charter, Aegean Sea yacht rental, Cyclades yacht charter, Mykonos sailing holiday, catamaran charter Greek Isles

In preparation for our departure to Greece (and Barcelona) for the annual charter yacht shows in early May, here are some yachts in Greece that are among our favorites from last year’s show.   The Greek fleet of motor yachts, mono-hull sailing vessels, and catamarans of every size are abundant and decidedly chic.  Their Greek crews… Read more »

Discover FIJI Aboard Catamaran MATAU

Discover Fiji aboard MATAU 75' Privilege Catamaran, Fiji yacht charter, catamaran boat rental Fiji

Picture yourself surrounded by endless miles of crystal-clear azure water while a soft and salty breeze caresses your sun-kissed skin. Moments later, you are served a delectable breakfast by your personal crew who caters to your every desire. While you sip on the finest champagne and bask in the glorious sun, you realize what it… Read more »