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Brazil Igiazu Waterfall

The 10 Best Waterfalls in Brazil

07th Jan 2020

Brazil is well known for its sun-kissed beaches, exotic islands and charming colonial towns. What you may not know is that Brazil is also a paradise for those chasing waterfalls.   When you consider that Brazil is the fifth largest country, and hosts the biggest and most biodiverse rainforest in the world, it’s not surprising that … Continued

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Your Complete Sea of Cortez Cruising Guide

23rd Sep 2019

Serene, wild and otherworldly are all apt descriptions for the dazzling display of nature that is found in the Sea of Cortez, otherwise known as the Gulf of California. If you’re a lover of nature, wildlife and off-the-grid adventure, sailing the Sea of Cortez may be just the paradise you’ve been dreaming about.  Located to … Continued

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Why We Should All Be Talking About Helping Mobility-Impaired Sailors

15th Aug 2019

In 1989, the late Don Backe was paralyzed after a car accident and learned to relive his life from a wheelchair. He had been an avid sailor and he was encouraged by friends to carry on sailing to lift his spirits. How CRAB began A few years later, he founded Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) … Continued

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Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake

14th May 2019

Chesapeake Bay has the longest coastline of any bay in North America and its 11,600 miles means there’s a lot of sea to cover. Relax and read on as we go through our cruising guide to the Chesapeake, so you can start planning your dream Annapolis yacht charter. America’s largest estuary, home to many famous … Continued

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Newport Rhode Island

Dream Yacht Charter Opens in Rhode Island and New York With Partner Navtours

25th Mar 2019

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our two new bases in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lake Champlain, New York, in partnership with Navtours. Both of these two new cruising destinations offer summer sailing in some of the most beautiful destinations in the United States. Newport, a historic sailing town, is your gateway to exploring … Continued

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Customer Review: Sailing the Sea of Cortez From Peaceful La Paz

21st Nov 2018

We love hearing about your vacation adventures and Dream Yacht Charter customer, Marc Hughston recently wrote about his trip to La Paz in the Sea of Cortez on board our Lagoon 421 ‘Deep Blue 2’. You can read about his adventure in his blog, The Sea of Cortez but to give you a little taste, … Continued

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Sailing Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay

27th Jun 2018

What better way to mark Independence Day than taking a look at our awesome coastline and exploring the diversity of our own cruising grounds. When it comes to our precious vacations, we often want to experience other cultures and ‘get away from it all’. This often means a long haul flight, so let’s take a … Continued

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American Flag blowing in the wind off the stern of the boat

Annapolis Memorial Day Happenings

16th May 2017

As Memorial Day approaches, you are probably wondering what kind of events in Annapolis you should attend. We have compiled a short list of some of our favorite events that are great for all ages. Naval Academy Commissioning Week (5.19) To kick things off, the week before the holiday is the Naval Academy’s graduation week which includes … Continued

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thomas point shoal lighthouse near annapolis

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

07th Apr 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has been called a “national treasure” by some on TripAdvisor and we couldn’t agree more with that statement. The CBMM has been around since 1965 and hasn’t lost its touch with bringing in visitors of all ages to explore it’s floating fleet of historic boats and twelve exhibition buildings, detailing everything in Annapolis … Continued

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