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Tom Virden

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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 room! The boat choice is critical. We normally recommend catamarans, because they offer so much space, both inside and outside. Catamarans also don't rock back and forth, making it a much more pleasurable cruise for the entire family, and there are no dangerous stairs to get from the cockpit... (more)

Boatbookings.com Runs "Zero Carbon Footprint" Charter Promo

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 charte... (more)