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Boatbookings Magazine Boatbookings.com, a world leader in yacht charter holidays and business events, recently completed a successful, a first-of-its-kind promotion where it purchased carbon credits for each of its charters booked from 15 December to 31 December. The goal was for all of these boats to charter with a zero carbon footprint. Through this program, the company offset 25 tons of CO2, and, just as importantly, charterers could enjoy themselves on their yachts knowing that they were not contributing to global warming. Through the program, the CO2 emissions of each charter were estimated and credits were purchased through Boatbokings.com's partner, JP Morgan Climate Care. These credits pay for UN approved projects that reduce carbon emissions worldwide such as installing wind farms, reforesting the rain forests, and reducing outdoor waste burning. Boatbooki... (more)

Do's and Don't for Chartering a Yacht with Children

Yacht Charters can often be amazing holidays, but many people are nervous about chartering with children.  They worry that, aside from the obvious safety reasons, the kids will also be out of control because of insufficient space on board for the kids to play. But from experiencing many people who have chartered yachts with kids, this is almost never the case if properly planned.  In fact children normally love the experience of being on a yacht, respect the rules, and are so fascinated by the experience that they are much better behaved than they would be if cooped up in a hotel... (more)