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Let us transport you to the Amalfi Coast this summer…

aerial shot of yachts at anchor on Amalfi coast, Italy

With a summer filled with travel ahead, there is no time like the present to make your summer plans become a reality! We love a summer spent on the Mediterranean and Italy certainly ticks all the boxes for enjoying a European summer. Spend time exploring Europe’s most magnificent coastline when you book a yacht charter […]

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Captain Brendan O’Shannassy joins the podcast this month!

Captain Brendan O'Shannassy holds his newly published book

This month we’re lucky to be joined by Captain Brendan O’Shannassy on the podcast! Brendan has many years of experience as a captain on the water, and continues to share his insights across many publications in the luxury yacht industry and now, in his very own book, Superyacht Captain! Brendan has long been a resource […]

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Click for this summer’s hottest destinations

Happy Friday! With summer on the horizon and travel more accessible than ever after two long years, it’s time to start planning that much needed summer vacation! We’ve rounded up some of this summer’s hottest destinations you need to add to your bucket list this summer! Costa Rica There’s no doubt that this region has […]

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Hospitality Expert Michael Markarians joins the podcast!

This month we’re joined by a dear friend of OceanScape Yachts, hospitality and luxury travel expert, Michael Markarians on the podcast! With a career in travel spanning over three decades, Michael has had the great pleasure of exploring some of the world’s top destinations and becoming an authority on travel around the globe. As owner […]

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The US Virgin Islands are calling your name

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Long a superyacht charter haven, the US Virgin Islands are blessed with a year-round pleasant climate and clear blue waters, with well-equipped marinas which make for easy cruising. The US Virgin Islands are a sophisticated alternative to their British neighbours. There’s a little bit of everything dotted within the USVI’s. Ancient ruins vie with cosmopolitan […]

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Luxury Journalist Lucie Gardiner joins the podcast!

Lucie Gardiner on yacht

This month it was great to sit down and chat with luxury travel journalist, broadcaster and brand strategist, Lucie Gardiner. If you’re looking for a peek behind the curtain into the life of a luxury yacht journalist, Lucie is here to fill that void! Filled with excellent travel tips and destination dreams, this episode will […]

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Tick Australia off your bucket list with this itinerary!

Is 2022 the year you finally book that trip to Australia? Discover the world-famous diving off the Great Barrier Reef, anchor next to remote islands and take in everything Australia has to offer when you travel on your own luxury yacht from one famous port to the next. AUSTRALIA YACHT VACATION DAY 1 Arrive in […]

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Captain Paul Cresswell joins us on the podcast this month!

captain Paul Cresswell navigates the Corinth Canal

A warm welcome to our first podcast guest of 2022, Captain Paul Cresswell! A captain for over 20 years, we loved hearing about some fantastic, truly unique destinations to add to your bucketlist, tales from his many years onboard and all about his new company, Riani Rattan, offering sustainable and finely crafted rattan from the […]

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Looking for travel inspiration for 2022? Check out our ebook!

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Welcome to a new year, filled with new hopes, dreams, goals, and of course…vacations! Looking for a little travel inspiration and guidance on where to go this year? We can help with that! Download your free copy of our Destinations Book where we share some of the best locations to enjoy a luxury yacht vacation […]

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Visit the land where worlds collide in Turkey

There are many reasons to choose Turkey as your next destination for a private yacht cruise, but probably nothing beats the irresistible charm of a place where two worlds collide. Turkey has been an interface between Europe and Asia through the ages, witnessing waves of continuous movement on the east-west axis. Even today, Turkey presents […]

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Escape to Italy with our virtual book…

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Is chartering a yacht around the sunny Mediterranean on your 2022 travel list? Looking to take advantage of relatively easy access and an abundance of culture, sights and sun? Spend time exploring Europe’s most magnificent coastline when you book a yacht charter on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. Visit ancient historical sites, play in crystal […]

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Wondering if you’ll get bored on a yacht vacation? Think again!

Wondering if you’ll get bored on a yacht vacation? Think again! It’s wildly more exciting than a luxury hotel.  When you check into a hotel or villa for a week, the view from your window will never change. You’ll spend time in traffic to visit different beaches and sites of interest, and have to move […]

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Destination Spotlight: Hawaii is calling your name

View of Hawaii from sea

You don’t have to go much further than the US borders to discover lush forests, pristine beaches, and the dreamiest winter escape to Hawaii. You’re standing on the deck of a superyacht looking at a landscape that’s straight out of a Jurassic Park movie. Beneath you, the ocean is a thousand shades of blue. Ahead […]

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Worried about crowded cruises? Consider a private yacht instead!

For most people, chartering a private yacht seems an unattainable dream- something that only the super-rich could ever afford. Most of us who dream of adventure and luxury at sea, therefore, settle for taking a cruise on one of the fancier liners. When we come into port we might look a little wistfully at the […]

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Chatting with the Cruise Director of Aliikai on the Podcast

This month on the podcast we’re talking with the Cruise Director onboard Aliikai, Richard, as he shares some of the fantastic experiences that await when you book a luxury yacht charter onboard with them. It’s no secret we love Indonesia as a destination, and Richard helps highlight the many incredible opportunities available onboard, in the […]

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Set your sights on the British Virgin Islands this winter…

An excellent place to escape winter temperatures, the British Virgin Islands has a little bit of something for everyone! Explore tranquil clear waters and over 60 stunning islands when you book a vacation to this classic Caribbean destination. DAY 1 Start your vacation in Tortola before heading to meet your captain and crew at lunchtime. […]

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Escape to Indonesia & the Coral Triangle with our FREE e-book!

From the wildlife and crystal clear bays to its rich cultural history, Indonesia and the Coral Triangle deserves careful consideration for your next vacation. More than 3000 species of fish, including the colossal whale shark, inhabit these waters. As do six of the world’s seven species of marine turtles and 76% of the world’s coral […]

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Talking Tahiti Travel with Carl Henderson on the Podcast!

Tahiti travel expert Carl Henderson in front of over water bungalow in Tahiti

This month on the podcast we’re talking with Tahiti travel expert Carl Henderson. A world-traveller who has certainly seen his fair share of countries around the globe, there is just something about Tahiti that keeps Carl coming back for more! An expert on this region, if you’re considering a vacation to French Polynesia, he is […]

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Meet TEDx Speaker, Jen on a Jet Plane!

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Chances are, if you follow a lot of travel-related accounts on social media, you’ve come across Jen Ruiz, or as she’s more well known to her thousands of followers, Jen on a Jet Plane. A previous lawyer turned full-time travel blogger, TEDx speaker and #1 best-selling author, Jen helps young professionals see the world for […]

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The 5 Best First Time Charter Destinations For You!

So you’ve decided on a yacht charter for your next vacation: the promise of a private holiday, safety for your entire family and friends and completely unmatched service. Now the question remains, where should you go? Are certain locales better than others to experience your first luxury yacht vacation? Check out our tips and list […]

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Caribbean Expert, Brian Major joins the Podcast

Travel journalist Brian Major takes a selfie with Santiago, Chile in the background

This month on the podcast we’re talking with Caribbean expert and Managing Editor for Digital Publications & Guides/Caribbean at TravelPulse, Brian Major. Brian is actually the co-host of the Complete Caribbean podcast with no stranger to our own podcast, Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, aka JetSetSarah (missed that podcast? Check out our episode with Sarah here). Brian is […]

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Set sail on Silolona in Indonesia

Indonesia has certainly gained well-deserved recognition in recent years, and yet it remains a relatively uncrowded destination. Even better, there are amazing cruising destinations year-round for those looking for a truly unique yacht charter. This week we shine a spotlight on the stunning luxury yacht Silolona available for charter across the archipelago. Built in 2004 […]

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This month’s podcast with guest Martinique Lewis!

This month, we’re thrilled to welcome the woman behind the brand, Marty Sandiego, Ms. Martinique Lewis to the podcast! A woman with many talents and many hats, she is an “award-winning diversity in travel consultant, creative lead for Nomadness Travel Tribe, President of the Black Travel Alliance. Board member to Conde Nast and the National […]

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The Outdoorsy Diva, Lauren Gay, is on the podcast!

Black woman paddling yellow kayak in the Weeki Wachee River in Florida

Today we welcome Lauren Gay, creator of the Outdoorsy Diva brand, Podcast Host, Consultant, Adventure Coach, and Photographer (just to name a few of her many talents!) to the podcast. As stated on her website, the “Misadventures of an Outdoorsy Diva is an adventure travel blog for women who love outdoor adventure, unique travel experiences, […]

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Charter the Mediterranean this summer

While more and more countries relax their borders, the yachting community is cautiously optimistic that this summer will be vastly different than 2020. If you’re wondering what is open to tourists for the Mediterranean charter season, we’ve included three incredible spots that have confirmed dates their borders will be re-open to tourists, as well as […]

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Caroline Makepeace of YTravel Blog joins the podcast!

This month we’re joined on the podcast by Caroline Makepeace, one-half of the creators of YTravel Blog, along with her husband, Craig. They’ve been travelling the world nomadically for 22 years, the last 13 of which have been with their two daughters. Since 2010, they’ve been helping travel lovers “unplug from the chaos, follow their bliss, and travel […]

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Celebrate special moments in privacy and luxury on a yacht

With a renewed focus on intimate and private travel for the foreseeable future, nothing is more intimate and tailored to your needs than a yacht vacation. Whether you’re looking to celebrate As a wedding, honeymoon, anniversary or birthday, a luxury yacht simply cannot be surpassed. A special events yacht charter offers you not only a […]

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Yacht Spotlight: Serque in the Bahamas

Looking for a quick winter getaway that promises privacy, sunny skies, bright blue waters and a yacht that takes you and your guests there in comfort and style? Check out the beautiful yacht Serque, available in the Bahamas for your winter escape. For the most up to date information, please check the Bahamas Tourism website. Luxury yacht […]

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Travel Editor Veronica Stoddart joins us on the Podcast

This month we are thrilled to welcome renowned travel writer and former Travel Editor of USA TODAY, Veronica Stoddart to the show! She’s visited more than 100 countries, reporting from many of them, and lived in Colombia and Niger. Along the way, Veronica has “hunted” alligators in the Amazon, slept in a cave in Greece, […]

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Winter escapes you can book RIGHT NOW

Winter has fully arrived and shows little signs of leaving anytime soon for those of us in the northern regions. A new year has started and while travel remains affected, we are seeing promising signs with the new vaccines, and more borders opening up. The following locations are open to tourists and we cannot wait […]

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Mayan Riviera Yacht Charters

Magic. There’s almost no other word to describe the atmosphere in the Mayan Riviera. A place where ancient pyramids rise from the jungle and turquoise waters lap at palm-fringed beaches. Stretching from Puerto Morelos (about 10 miles south of Cancun) to the village of Tulum and beyond, this slice of Mexico’s Caribbean shoreline is a […]

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Lee Huffman of We Travel There Joins Us on the Podcast!

This month we are featuring an interview with fellow podcast host and travel writer, Lee Huffman! Host and founder of the We Travel There website and podcast, Lee also manages his other brand, Baldthoughts.com where he writes about all things travel related. Lee is an avid traveller, family man and lover of using points to […]

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Interview with “Mapping Megan” Jerrard

This week we got to sit down with Megan Jerrard, founder of Mapping Megan, Solo Female Travelers Club and Co-Founder of Waking Up Wild. As travel begins to tentatively open back up, we’re all feeling an incredibly pent up desire to explore! Enjoy this chat with Megan as we share some of her top destinations! Both you and your […]

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Bonus Podcast with TV Host, Melissa Noel!

Guess what today is? Bonus podcast episode day! We had such fun interviewing Melissa Noel that we just couldn’t wait to release the episode. Melissa is an award-winning, multimedia journalist, television host and media entrepreneur. Known as an expert on the Caribbean, and normally one to split her time in the islands, these past few […]

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Why a private yacht charter makes the perfect socially distanced escape

Has your idea of luxury travel changed?  Where once, tickets to a sold-out production on Broadway or a meal at the chef’s table in a Michelin star restaurant might be the height of luxury; today, more secluded and remote activities are in style. If you’re looking for the ultimate socially distanced vacation, there is no […]

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Winter vacation ideas – what’s open to tourists during COVID-19?

After months of working from home and only going on local staycations, it would appear more and more countries are re-opening their borders ahead of the winter months. I don’t think we’re the only ones ready to stick our toes in the sand and unplug for a week! We’ve compiled a few options for your […]

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The ultimate Bahamas cruising guide

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With the colder temperatures coming to those of us in the northern hemisphere, we continue to dream of far-flung, warmer climes to escape to during the winter months. Never has that desire been stronger than during this pandemic. Following last week’s spotlight on Julia Dorothy, we wanted to share our idea of the perfect cruising […]

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Yacht Spotlight: Julia Dorothy in the Bahamas

The Bahamas recently announced that they will be once again opening their borders to tourists in October. We thought we’d shine a spotlight on one of our favourite yachts, Julia Dorothy, for cruising the many islands and crystal clear waters of this region. For the most up to date information, please check the Bahamas Tourism website. Julia Dorothy […]

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Chatting with Globe-Trotting Civil Servant, Sandrita!

While we continue to spend a lot of time indoors or locally this summer, it’s been refreshing to see how people across social media are passing the time, especially with such strict guidelines and barriers to travel right now. So meet Sandrita, a civil servant with a serious case of wanderlust whom we met on Instagram. […]

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New England bookings still available! Check out this itinerary…

While borders open to US tourists remain ever-changing, it’s never been a better time to explore the many ocean playgrounds on our doorsteps. There’s still time to book a getaway to New England this summer and into the fall when the colours really start to pop! Read on for a little taste of an itinerary […]

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Simplified membership sneak peek (and bonus offer!)

We wanted you to be among the first to know that OceanScape Yachts is releasing a brand new, SIMPLIFIED membership program. As a valued OceanScape Club client, you already know about the amazing yachting vacations available to you. But it’s come to our attention that not everyone understands the incredible benefits available to OceanScape Club […]

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Chatting with Luxury Travel Editors Founder, Dean McCoubrey

Dean Mccoubrey

The day will come when we can explore new lands and cultures, but until then, we can make the most of this planning phase! Enjoy this interview with Dean McCoubrey, Founder of the South African based brand journalism agency, Luxury Travel Editors. Can you please share a bit of background on your experience as a […]

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Riselle of The Traveling Island Girl joins the podcast!

These months of isolation and sheltering at home means we have never been in need of more virtual vacations! We were thrilled when Riselle (or The Traveling Island Girl as she is known to her thousands of Instagram followers), said she’d love to be on the podcast with us and chat all things travel and […]

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Beyond Bali: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide To Yachting In Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia has risen to the top of many people’s travel bucket lists, and for good reason! Breathtaking landscapes, sandy beaches, and ancient temples are just some of the highlights that draw tourists from every corner of the globe. But what many people miss is that Indonesia, a land of some 18,000 islands, is filled […]

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Ditch the crowds and take a private, custom cruise

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Ditch the crowds and take a private, custom cruise There’s something about the fresh sea air, the fine spray of saltwater on your face, and the unobstructed view of the horizon that calls out on an almost primitive level. It seeps into your spirit and helps set your worries free. It’s no wonder cruises are among […]

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