Clearwater, FL – (October 1, 2012) – The Moorings will launch a wide variety of new Sail, Power or Crewed Yacht charter options in 2013, all of which will be formally announced at the Annapolis Sailboat & Powerboat Shows, held in October 2012.
“Year on year, The Moorings continues to push boundaries, leading the way with the very best in Sail, Power and Crewed Yacht vacations around the world. Our 2013 fleet investment is unrivalled in the industry with millions invested in over 45 new yachts, including 4 new extraordinary sail and power yacht models. Our customers can also look forward to 5 new cruising destinations across North America, the Caribbean and Mediterranean. We have also introduced The Moorings Price Promise, providing our customers with a worry-free approach to securing the best available rates on the widest choice of yachts and departure dates, plus the added benefit of receiving the best price - guaranteed,” said Cheryl Powell, COO of The Moorings.
New Price Promise
Announcing a new Price Promise program – an assurance to customers that should the cost of their charter yacht decrease in price at any time up to 30 days before their departure date, they are eligible to receive the price difference as a reimbursement toward benefits that include yacht upgrades, food and beverage options, water toys and more. In addition to offering unprecedented value, the program encourages customers to book their yacht charter early and be assured of receiving the best value with flexible charter dates, yacht selection, and the ability to make changes to their yacht charter reservation up to 90 days prior to their departure date with no change fees. All vacations reserved before November 30, 2012 are protected by The Moorings Price Promise.
Customers can now discover the US East Coast with The Moorings new bases for Sail and Power Yacht cruising in Annapolis, Maryland and Miami, Florida with stops in the scenic Keys; plus Crewed Yacht charters from St. Thomas, USVI. And for more choice in the Mediterranean, charterers can check out The Moorings new base in Corfu, Greece – a destination that offers the perfect mix of history and cosmopolitan life.
New Power in the Pacific Northwest
We are also now pleased to offer a Moorings 393 Powercat from our base in Anacortes, Washington. This roomy Powercat is now available for Power charters from Anacortes on the USA’s Pacific Northwest, where orca sightings and quaint fishing towns can be found, against a magnificent backdrop of snow-capped peaks.
New Moorings 5800 Flagship Catamaran
Introducing the Moorings 5800 catamaran, the most innovative and spacious yacht ever offered by The Moorings, is available for bareboat charter, or all-inclusive cruising with Captain, Chef and Hostess. Custom-designed by Robertson & Caine, the spacious Moorings 5800 features a forward cockpit lounge area and six air-conditioned guest cabins – all with en-suite bathrooms. An elevated fly-bridge with lounge seating, wet bar, additional grill provide a fantastic cruising space with 360-degree views of breathtaking landscapes. On deck, the luxurious feel is elevated with teak decking, state-of-the-art equipment and entertainment systems, as well as a fully equipped galley. This yacht is the perfect floating accommodation for groups of up to 12, and will be available in the British Virgin Islands beginning December 2012.
New Moorings 4800
Built on the success of the popular Moorings 4600 catamaran, the new and spacious 4800 catamaran will available for both bareboat and crewed charters in select destinations throughout the Caribbean and Mediterranean beginning Spring 2013. Offering excellent performance under sail, it’s the perfect vacation platform – ideal for a crew of 8, but spacious enough for up to 10. Guests can enjoy luxury features including a covered forward cockpit, electric winches, inverter, generator and air-conditioning.
New 39 Powercat 4-cabin Accommodation Plan
A new expanded accommodation plan will be introduced aboard our highly popular 39-foot sail and power catamarans. Beginning summer 2013, guests can charter the 4-cabin/2-head Moorings 394 Powercat from Gocek and Turgutreis, Turkey, as well as Corfu, Greece. The new 4-cabin/2-head Moorings 3900 will be available in Gocek, Turkey.
New Moorings 42.3
Representing the heart of the Beneteau Oceanis range, the Moorings 42.3 offers incomparable volume and a new generation hull design that promises comfortable, fast sailing. The mainsail arch enables you to sail in complete safety and at the same time gives you more space in the cockpit. She offers spacious accommodation with 3 cabins, 2 heads and generous storage capacities for a fantastic week on the water. Also adding to her comfort is shore power air conditioning. The all-new Moorings 42.3 is a pleasure to sail, and will be available for sailing vacations in the British Virgin Islands, Belize, The Bahamas and both Gocek and Turgutreis, Turkey.
New Online Provisioning
Customers can begin their vacation sooner, saving time and money with a wide variety of personalized provisioning services available on the NEW online provisioning store. The Moorings can take all of the hassle out of arranging provisioning with the highest quality, freshest foods and the best service. Customers can order complete packages, or choose from an extensive a la carte inventory of everything they need to plan meals for their guests with ease.
For more information on what’s new for 2013, visit www.moorings.com or call 1-800-535-7289.
The Moorings, world's premier yacht charter company, has delivered unmatched quality, service and attention to detail since 1969. Sail-it-yourself bareboat yachts, crewed yachts with captain and chef, and power yacht charters are available. The Moorings is a proud member of TUI Travel Group®. Your vacation is in safe hands.
Carol Hansen, Marketing Manager