Before you turn over the yacht keys make sure you’ve crossed your Ts. Chartering a yacht isn’t as simple as handing over the keys to a friend who’s paid $1,000 to go cruising during the weekend. This article attempts to shed some light on a few fundamentals of yacht charter in the United States.
This yacht’s owners seem to have a penchant for Greek names that start with the letter C. They called their previous 105' (32m) yacht Cassiopeia and the name Calliope is associated with Zeus’ daughter, the muse of heroic poetry and Homer’s presumed inspiration for The Odyssey and The Iliad. Fittingly, the building of the new 138’ (42m) Calliope has been an epic (and enjoyable) journey.