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Insight into Hilton Head Yacht Charter

Tow-Sports

Tow-Sports

After purchasing Top Shelf in Yalikavak, Turkey, Julianne and I brought our daughter and some of our friends to Turkey to cruise the beautiful southern coast. The coast, the anchorages, the folks ashore were fantastic, but I would say that the most fun we had during...

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A Fast Start

A Fast Start

When Julianne and I started toying with the luxury charter concept a few years ago, it was just that; a concept. So here we are in our 5th week of charter operation at Shelter Cove Marina; we couldn't have imagined a better launch. The folks at Shelter Cove Marina...

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What About Gratuities

What About Gratuities

This may be the first time Hilton Head vacationers are exposed to the world of yacht chartering. Our first guests had questions about yacht crew gratuities. This post will help explain the hows & whys of yacht charter crew tipping.

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Boat Rental vs Yacht Charter

Boat Rental vs Yacht Charter

Hilton Head vacationers now have a choice between a traditional boat rental and a private Caribbean Style Yacht Charter. There are many types of boat rentals in Hilton Head. These boat rentals are typically targeted at one activity. Vacationers must choose wisely to ensure that all guests onboard will have activities that they enjoy.

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A Short History of Motor Vessel Top Shelf

A Short History of Motor Vessel Top Shelf

Top Shelf’s history with Hilton Head Yacht Charter began in Turkey in 2020. This post discusses the challenges of an international yacht purchase, then a complete refit in Antalya Turkey, and subsequent shipment to Fort Lauderdale.

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