"FOLLOW THE SUN" - Program Details
FOLLOW THE SUN
Many owners only actually use their yacht for a few weeks during the New England summer, and then face the expense, time and effort required to decommission the boat and prepare for winter storage.
Only to have to then invest more time, effort and expense to recommission the boat next season, again for a fairly short period of personal use.
Alternatively – for about the same cost as decommissioning and winter storage – your yacht can be sailed to our charter partner location in the Caribbean where it will be available for your personal use throughout the winter but can be chartered, as much or little as desired, to generate income to offset some or all of your ownership costs.
With the return of warm weather in New England your yacht is sailed back from the Caribbean and is immediately ready for 12-14 weeks of prime summer season, all regular maintenance having been taken care of over the winter.
The summer season can again be for as much personal use as desired, with remaining time available for charter to generate income, or even placed in a full-time charter management program (see our Charter Options In New England section for more detail on these alternatives).
An owner managing his own charters (to satisfy the requirement for "active" vs "passive" management and thus offer greater tax advantages) would keep a much greater proportion of charter revenue, so that:
All with a further 10 weeks or more or summer left for personal use or additional chartering.
Please contact us for additional information on our "Follow The Sun" Program and to see program income projections.