Charter Deals: Don’t Miss Out!

From Florida to Greece, these new discounts will help you take the plunge.

Horizon charter

Horizon Yacht Charters

• Take 30 percent off a 10-day charter from any Horizon Yacht Charter (www.horizonyachtcharters.com) base in the Caribbean from November 1 through December 17, 2012. Offers applies to select models; other restrictions apply.

Divine Yachts Greece (www.divineyachts.net) offers discounts for crewed one-week vacations in September 2012 aboard Mythos II, a 57-foot monohull; book by August 20, 2012. Or, take the crewed 50-foot Lagoon cat Infinity in October 2012; book by September 1, 2012.

• Take 10 percent off any Maine Cat (www.mecat.com) charter booked by December 31, 2012.

Blue Passion, a 60 foot crewed Beneteau sloop, is offered at 10 percent off usual rates in the Caribbean for charters booked by September 10, 2012, and taken by September 21, 2012. Contact a crewed yacht broker for details; for a list of brokers, consult the charter directory of the CW website (www.cruisingworld.com).

•** VPM-Bestsail** (www.vpm-yachtcharter.com) offers various discounts for one-way charters aboard its mixed fleet of mono and multihulls in the leeward and windward Caribbean islands in July and August 2012.

The Ayacanora, a 72-foot crewed monohull, takes $2,000 off its current rate (kids 12 and under sail free) for U.S. and British Virgin Islands bookings received up to September 1, 2012. Contact the boat website for booking details (www.ayacanora.com).

Bareboat Sailing Charters (www.bareboatsailing.com) is taking bookings for crewed and bareboat trips September and October throughout southeastern New England, Long Island, and New York City.

• In the Chesapeake Bay area, take 20 percent off trips through August 15 with Annapolis Bay Charters (www.annapolisbaycharters.net). Repeat clients get 25 percent off.

Yachting Vacations (www.yachtingvacations.com) in southwest Florida offers 10 percent discounts on 2012-2013 winter rates for all bookings made and confirmed through August 20, 2012. Offer is valid for charters booked for the period of December 1 through December 23, 2012, and from January 3 through February 15, 2013. Same discounts apply for all ASA sailing classes for these dates.

Dream Yacht Charter (www.DreamYachtCharter.com) offers 20 percent off its fleet in the Bahamas for charters sailed between through November 15, 2012.

MarineMax Vacations (www.marinemaxvactions.com) offers free sleepaboards before the charter start between November 15, 2012 and December 15, 2012. Board your Dufour monohull at 6pm the evening before and explore Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, before heading out.