Category Archives: Sailing

Hot Spots to Head to This Spring Once Your Boat is out of Yacht Storage

Beaches BahamasWe are hoping your boat has survived the recent winter storms, you have arranged any vital post winter yacht repairs and are now thinking about planning your first spring sailing trip.

Or perhaps your boat is still in yacht storage, but you want to be absolutely sure of where to head once she is back out on the water.

We at Becket & Co., a leading provider of yacht care services on the East Coast of the United States, the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico, have put together the following list of destinations to consider for the first sailing expedition of 2014: Continue reading Hot Spots to Head to This Spring Once Your Boat is out of Yacht Storage

Want to build a yacht? Spring Boat Shows for Future and Existing Boat Owners

Boat Shows East Coast Build a BoatThe weather is warming up and the days are getting longer, it is time to start looking ahead at this year’s yachting calendar. A great way to get back in to the swing of things and dust off the cruising cobwebs is to go along and experience the amazing selection of boat shows being held across the country this spring.

Whether you already own a boat or you are about to purchase one, Becket & Co. offers a great portfolio of yacht management services nationwide. We can manage your yacht maintenance wherever your boat is moored. We have also helped many a client finally realize their dream to build a yacht, and we can do the same for you! We will assist you in choosing yacht surveyors and advise you in choosing the right yacht insurance for your particular needs. Continue reading Want to build a yacht? Spring Boat Shows for Future and Existing Boat Owners

Welcoming of new Hunt Yachts Harrier 25 Sport

Sunset Yacht management servicesAt Becket & Co. we have a long history of offering yacht services to those who are fortunate enough to own Hunt Yachts, so we were delighted to hear about the introduction of a new boat announced earlier this month.

Hunt Yachts started the year with a bang when it revealed it would soon introduce the new Hunt Harrier 25 Sport which is being billed as the ultimate ‘off-road vehicle’. Continue reading Welcoming of new Hunt Yachts Harrier 25 Sport

Our Yacht Managers Start Sailing Year With Providence Boat Show Trip

Yacht ShowAt Becket & Co., Newport’s premier yacht management services provider, we appreciate we are fortunate to be positioned at the heart of one of the most important yachting centers on the East Coast of the United States.

We are surrounded by some of the best sailing in the world, with thousands of kilometers of spectacular coastline, sheltered beaches and historical towns to explore by boat.
The area is also spoiled for choice vis-a-vis the number of yachting events which are held annually at various spots along the coast, such as the Providence Boat Show, which takes place next month. Continue reading Our Yacht Managers Start Sailing Year With Providence Boat Show Trip

Florida Sailing & Florida Yacht Management

Key West FL Fort Zachary Taylor

The East Coast of the United States is blessed with some of the best sailing in the world, with miles upon miles of stunning coastline and intricate waterways offering hours, days and months of fun in your boat.

And without doubt one of the beauties of this coast is that the sailing can be pretty much all year around if you are willing and able to travel in order to find the sun. Alternatively you might be fortunate enough to live in Florida where sailing is a year-round pursuit.  Continue reading Florida Sailing & Florida Yacht Management

Becket & Co. Tips on When to Sail on the East Coast

Newport sunset

Having mostly grown up in New England, our team of experts at Becket & Co. consider the region to be one of the best sailing destinations in the United States – but there again we might be biased!

So for those of you who are not so familiar with the coastline, we thought we would publish a few user-friendly guides to help you acquaint yourself with this stunning area in the northeast corner of the USA.

And the first subject we have decided to tackle is the climate in New England, a basic understanding of which is crucial if you want to make the most of your boat, and our yacht services. Continue reading Becket & Co. Tips on When to Sail on the East Coast