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Welcome to the Sunseeker Yacht Club magazine Marketing Solutions for Yacht brokerage and Yacht charter companies are our primary focus. We developed over the last 24 months an online platform using the latest technologies in terms of web design, database architecture, cloud hosting. Furtermore, a very powerful social network integration though APIs allows the brokerage and charter companies using our yachting solutions to gain maximum exposure on a worldwide basis with a minimum of efforts on their side. Then, our montlhy magazines generated through an InDesign CS5 workflow integration allows to generate on a monthly basis magazines for every sites composing The Yachting Network. Magazines are available in printed and electronic versions.

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The Yachting Network platform coupled to our yachting solutions provide an exclusive set of features to yacht brokerage and yacht charter companies allowing them to market worldwide on different medias their yachts for sale or charter fleet. We continuously work on improving our platform to provide advanced features not available in third party listings websites. Join us

Olivier Baelde Publisher, Editor Crans Montana, Switzerland

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Social Media and Yachting

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THE YACHTING NETWORK www.theyachtingnetwork.ch Most Advanced Marketing Services for Luxury Yachting

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elcome to the Yachting.vg monthly magazine. The primary purpose of this magazine is to present yachts for brokerage and yachts for charter from clients using our yachting solutions. In order to provide them with a competitive advantage, we decided to integrate our online platform called The Yachting Network with the Adobe inDesign workflow. The end result being that all the listings from clients using our online yachting solutions are as well included in our monthly magazines. It brings them maximum exposure as well as brand recognition. We believe that there is still a need for a printed version to allow readers to be able to read offline while traveling for example. Furthermore, it allows our clients to reach potential buyers who are not always willing to stay a long time in front of a computer screen in order to review luxury yachts for sale or charter. A printed version still has its charm and provides added value to our clients.

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The print version of our magazine brings additional readers and visibility to our clients

We hope you will enjoy reading every month our magazines. In the following months, every site part of The Yachting Network will be integrated in the Adobe Indesign workflow in order to generate monthly magazines adding again some exposure and visibility to our clients listings. The architecture of our platform now comes full circle. We are able to provide to all clients using our yachting and real estate solutions an integrated platform able to deliver online and offline visibility through very efficient web services. Furthemore, our complete integration to over 15 social networks through APIs allows clients using our solutions to post automatically listings updates on their social media accounts without extra work.

our yachting solutions and social networks and coupled with a printed version will bring them a very powerful platform to increase the visibility of their listings. Unlike third party listing sites specializing in yachting, clients list their yachts only once on their websites in our yachting solutions and then syndication takes place. It insures that their domain name and web site is the place where all listings are managed, indexed first by search engines and where all inbound traffic goes back to when syndicated to other sites. Over time, this strategy will bring continuous lead generation at a fraction of the cost spent on multiple third party listing sites where listings are lost in the crowd.

We believe that a tight integration between the web sites of our clients running one of

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Sites & Global Coverage OUR CONTACTS Longitude 64 - The Yachting Network specializes in yachting solutions for yacht brokerage yacht dealers, yacht charter and marinas real estate companies. Our Yachting solutions include now two new offers focusing on startups and small companies at a very competitive price. Furthemore, our Executive and Corporate versions see new improvements for the version 2011.

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By Olivier Baelde www.latitude26.ch developing advanced social marketing features coupled with yachting and real estate solutions

MEDIA & yachting

Establishing an efficient SOCIAL MEDIA marketing strategy becomes now a reality for yacht brokerage and yacht charter companies. When establishing the company marketing strategy, several key indicators must be closely watched. As well, deciding the direction of the data flow between the company and third party sites can become costly in terms of advertising budget without bringing long term traffic.


The most costly decision a marketing or sales manager will take when implementing a marketing strategy will be to rely entirely on third party websites to acquire new contacts and promote the yacht listings. This decision is mostly taken due to the apparent easy setup and maintenance third party listing sites seem to provide. However, when analyz-

ing carefully the features provided, as well as the possibility to create inbound traffic to the company’s website or expand the reach to social networks, it does not appear anymore as a cost effective solution in a long term strategyh. All third party listings sites rely on traffic to

their sites in order to be able to charge yacht brokerage and yacht charter firms. Thus, they will most of the time prevent this traffic to leave their site unless it goes to a paid advertisement. The data flow of the listings between the company’s website and the outside world must be carefully evaluated. The success in establishing a long term


approach is to consider, as the central point, the company’s website. ie the single point of entry for all listings should be your website. Then, syndication to third party listings websites specializing in the yachting and to social network will take place. This data flow will allow you to generate inbound traffic back to your site and not to other sites.

You will have the control over the data provided to the external sites. Contacts and leads coming to your site once will most likely come back to your site on a regular basis. A powerful outbound strategy for the listings is to target all available social network and document or images

sharing sites. Through APIs, you can automate the posting of listings information and brochure to a large array of sites which are not used by third party listings websites to avoid loosing traffic. Nowadays, you can maximize your exposure on social networks relatively easily by selecting a yachting solution already integrating the APIs to post au-


tomatically. Furthermore, third party listings websites will not have any incentives to integrate your listings with social networks or other sites in order to keep the traffic on their site. You must put in place a well toughtout strategy which will syndicate listings to generic listings sites. (Olx, Oddle, Vast...), third party listings sites specializing in yachting through the openmarine.org initiative for example: It allows you to generate a standard xml feed and post it to several sites through a subscription. Then, post the listings to your facebook and twitter account. We

went further in the integration of our yachting solutions with a large array of APIs. Clients using our yachting solutions have their listings posted automatically to Flickr, Picasa, Wordpress, Blogger, Olx, Oddle, Vast, Openmarine. Then, PDF brochures generated are posted to Issuu, Scribd, Slideshare, Docstoc expanding the reach and search engines indexing. And a new service launched this month is through the magazines listing all the yachts from our clients and generated in 3 versions: print on demand version, electronic version and ipad version. The goal in creating your marketing strategy is not to get linked to a

single third party listings website where they will dictate their marketing strategy to you and make it very difficult for you to reach potentials clients through all available social medias. In a long term strategy, all inbound traffic must go back to your site. This way, if you decide to stop listing on a particular third party listings website, most of the traffic will still flow to your site through the other channels. On the other hand, if you stricly list on third party sites, the day you stop paying them, you “disappear“ from the internet world...


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SUNSEEKER 31 PORTOFINO, 1988, 35.000 € Fréjus, PR, France SUNSEEKER 31 PORTOFINO, 1988, Provence Côte d'Azur France, 35.000 € Bateau en très très bon état, très bien entretenu , idéal pour day Cruise ou week end en mer!!!! affaire a saisir . - Specs: LOA:9 metres Beam:3 metres - VOLVO 271hp - Other

Web id: 3 - Price: 35.000 € Tax Paid

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France (+33) ((0)9) 54 22 80 56

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SUNSEEKER 46 Portofino, 2003, £250,000 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER 46 Portofino, 2003, Sweden, £250,000 Sunseeker Portofino 46 (2003 model) with 2 x 480Hp Volvo TAMD 75P. This Portofino 46 delivers a great deal more space than you'd imagine from a motor yacht of her size and class. The deck area is vast, with ample sunbathing space forward. Inside, she boasts a stylish interior and surprisingly roomy accommodation, with a separate double and twin cabin. The cockpit area is beamy and spacious with excellent seating, sunbathing, and entertaining facilities such as BBQ, Ice box, and stereo system. In 2008, the complete hull has been polished, new sea cocks throughout, complete set of new boat covers, newly serviced engines & all electronics overhauled. New shaft and props and hull has had 3 coats of blue gel coat applied. This boat is well priced and open to offers, therefore early inspection is advised. - Specs: LOA:14 metres Beam:4 metres Draft:1 metres - VOLVO 480hp - Diesel

Web id: 31 - Price: £250,000 Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER CAMARGUE 44 , 1998, 154.590 € Palma de Mallorca, IB, Spain SUNSEEKER CAMARGUE 44 , 1998, Mallorca, Spain, 154.590 € Sunseeker Camargue 44 (1998 Model) with twin Caterpillar diesel engines. This particular vessel comes equipped with many extras and is ready for immediate viewing. Full service history and cockpit upholstery upgraded in 2009.Please contact a member of our team at us for further information. - Specs: LOA:46 feet Beam:13 feet Draft:3 feet - CATERPILLAR - Diesel

Web id: 68 - Price: 154.590 € Tax Paid

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Geoff Churchill

Spain (+34) (626) 753-711

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SUNSEEKER Camargue 46, 1991, 129.950 € Mallorca, IB, Spain SUNSEEKER Camargue 46, 1991, Mallorca, Baleares Spain, 129.950 € A really good example of this classic Sunseeker, very well maintained with the engines rebuilt 2008, new canopies 2008, last serviced and antifouled April 2010, the boat is ready to go, well worth looking at and sensibly priced. - Specs: LOA:13 metres Beam:4 metres - VOLVO - Diesel

Web id: 19 - Price: 129.950 € Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Camargue 47, 1997, £169,950 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Camargue 47, 1997, Dorset United Kingdom, £169,950 Sunseeker Camargue (model 1997) with twin Caterpillar (435Hp each) engines. This particular model is one of its kind, with a yellow and cream colour scheme throughout, she is the most outstanding example of one of the most popular models built from 1995 to 1999. Voodoo has had the electronics upgraded and has been regularly used and maintained this season. With only two owners from new she is in absolute immaculate condition. Tax paid and ready for immediate delivery, please contact us for more information or to arrange a viewing. - Specs: LOA:47 feet Beam:13 feet Draft:3 feet - CATERPILLAR 435hp - Diesel

Web id: 62 - Price: £169,950 Tax Paid

Carine Yachts Andrew Noble

United Kingdom (+44) (01202) 901-721

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SUNSEEKER Hawk 31, 1993, £49,000 Cheltenham, GLOS, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Hawk 31, 1993, Scotland, United Kingdom, £49,000 A lovely example of the sought after Hawk 31 sports cruiser with the popular Blue hull that has been mechanically well maintained and benefits from low engine hours on her Volvo Penta diesels. Just had major work carried out to bring her up to a very desirable boat. - Specs: LOA:9 metres Beam:2 metres Draft:1 metres - VOLVO 230hp - Diesel

Web id: 5 - Price: £49,000 Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Manhattan 56, 2002, £449,000 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Manhattan 56, 2002, Mallorca, Spain, £449,000 Sunseeker Manhatten 56 (2002) with twin diesel MAN D2848 engines (800hp).Equipped with a full and comprehensive specification including upgraded Kohler generator and full navigation equipment, she is a vessel not to be missed. In Fantastic condition and regularly maintained, viewing is highly recommended. Just reduced and available with mooring in Puerto Portals, Mallorca for a total cost of £850,000 Tax paid, she can be a package ready for immediate use. Please contact a member of our team at us for further information. - Specs: LOA:17 metres Beam:7 metres Draft:1 metres - MAN 400hp - Diesel

Web id: 67 - Price: £449,000 Tax Paid

Carine Yachts Andrew Noble

United Kingdom (+44) (01202) 901-721

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SUNSEEKER Manhattan 64, 2003, 950.000 € Santa Ponsa Mallorca, PM, Spain SUNSEEKER Manhattan 64, 2003, Egypt, 950.000 € A truly immaculate example of a Sunseeker 64 flybridge. Still with her first owner and looked after since new. This vessel has a full Mediterranean specification and is fitted with CAT 1050 hp engines. Her inventory is extensive and includes Raymarine electronics, repeated at both helm positions, and flat screen TVs in all cabins. This boat has been thoughtfully equipped and little used. - Specs: LOA:19 metres Beam:5 metres Draft:1 metres - CATERPILLAR 525hp - Diesel

Web id: 18 - Price: 950.000 € Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER MANHATTAN 64 , 2004, £675,000 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER MANHATTAN 64 , 2004, Antibes, France, £675,000 Sunseeker Manhattan 64 MK2 (2004 Model) with twin caterpillar diesel engines (800 Hours). This particular vessel is fully mediterranean specified with many additional extras. MCA coded for charter and presented in excellent condition. This is a 3 ccabin version with the more spacious layout downstairs. A very popular model and viewings are highly recommended. Please contact any of the team at us for more information or indeed to arrange a viewing. - Specs: LOA:71 feet Beam:17 feet Draft:4 feet - CATERPILLAR 1000hp - Diesel

Web id: 66 - Price: £675,000 Tax Not Paid

Carine Yachts Andrew Noble

United Kingdom (+44) (01202) 901-721

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SUNSEEKER Martinique 36, 1992, £54,950 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Martinique 36, 1992, Spain, £54,950 Sunseeker Martinique 36 (1992) with twin volvo (200HP) turbo diesels engines. Straight forward maintenance/cheep to run. Outside covers replaced 2008 in matching dark blue. All stainless steel in excellent condition. Cruises all day at 25 knotts with a top speed of 35 knotts and excellent sea keeping. - Specs: LOA:38 feet Beam:11 feet - VOLVO 200hp - Diesel

Web id: 43 - Price: £54,950 Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Monteray 27, 1992, 24.500 € Mallorca, IB, Spain SUNSEEKER Monteray 27, 1992, Mallorca, Baleares Spain, 24.500 € VHF, Radio CD, solarium, bath, shower, electrical icebox, 1 cabin. Specs: LOA:8 metres Beam:2 metres - VOLVO 144hp - Diesel

Web id: 1 1- Price: 24.500 € Tax Paid

Motor Boat Broker Nicky Davies

United Kingdom (+44) (1803) 226-153

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SUNSEEKER Mustique 42, 1993, £84,950 Cheltenham, GLOS, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Mustique 42, 1993, South Coast, United Kingdom, £84,950 This is a unique opportunity to purchase a well looked after classic Sunseeker Mustique; she has benefited from many extras and upgrades over the years including new 20” flat screen TV, cockpit cushions, teak as well as the full Mediterranean spec. The current owners have always looked after and maintained her to the highest standard possible. The owner is keen to sell so reasonable offers will be accepted. - Specs: LOA:12 metres Beam:4 metres - DETROIT 485hp - Diesel

Web id: 9 - Price: £84,950 Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Portofino 46, 2004, £259,950 Cheltenham, GLOS, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Portofino 46, 2004, Barcelona, Spain, £259,950 This blue hulled sports cruiser is a beautiful example of the Sunseeker Portofino. It has been well maintained and benefits from numerous upgrades. Recently reduced in price she now provides exceptional value for money and will be sold fully serviced. The boat is furnished in superyacht cherry wood with cream leather and blue carpets. - Specs: LOA:14 metres Beam:4 metres Draft:1 metres - VOLVO 480hp - Diesel

Web id: 6 - Price: £259,950 Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Predator 62, 2009, £999,000 Cheltenham, GLOS, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Predator 62, 2009, Finland, £999,000 An almost brand new Predator 62 that was built in 2008 but only launched in May 2009 and now available for immediate delivery. Finished with the very stylish dark red hull and a complimentary black american walnut interior. Specs: LOA:19 metres Beam:5 metres Draft:1 metres - MAN 1100hp - Diesel

Web id: 7 - Price: £999,000 Tax Not Paid

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SUNSEEKER 1985, 43.900 € Fréjus, PR, France SUNSEEKER SUNSEEKER, 1985, Provence Côte d'Azur France, 43.900 € - Specs: LOA:10 metres Beam:2 metres - VOLVO 165hp - Diesel

Web id: 2 - Price: 43.900 € Tax Paid

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Cedric DIBIANCA

France (+33) ((0)9) 54 22 80 56

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SUNSEEKER 31 OFFSHORE, 1985, 42.000 € Fréjus, PR, France SUNSEEKER SUNSEEKER 31 OFFSHORE, 1985, Provence Côte d'Azur France, 42.000 € - Specs: LOA:9 metres Beam:3 metres - VOLVO 165hp - Gas

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SUNSEEKER Superhawk 50, 2002, 245.000 € Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Superhawk 50, 2002, Italy, 245.000 € Sunseeker Superhawk 50 (2002 Model) with triple Yanmar engines(420Hp each). This particular vessel is a FRESH WATER BOAT and has plenty of options. The high performance speed/day boat is in fantastic condition, available now please call us to arrange a viewing. - Specs: LOA:15 metres Beam:3 metres - YANMAR 420hp - Diesel

Web id: 56 - Price: 245.000 € Tax Paid

Carine Yachts Andrew Noble

United Kingdom (+44) (01202) 901-721

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SUNSEEKER Tomahawk 37 Mk.I, 1989, 50.000 € Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Tomahawk 37 Mk.I, 1989, Costa del Sol, Spain, 50.000 € Sunseeker Tomahawk 37 MK1 (1989 model) with 2 x 200hp Volvo KAD 41 DP.An excellent example of this fast exhilarating sports cruiser. She has been maintained to the highest of standards including a recent interior cabin refit and is now ready for use immediately. Also benefiting from a large cockpit for this size boat she would make the ideal family cruising boat. - Specs: LOA:37 feet Beam:3 metres Draft:1 metres - VOLVO 200hp - Diesel

Web id: 38 - Price: 50.000 € Tax Paid

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SUNSEEKER Tomahawk 37 MK1, 1989, £35,000 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Tomahawk 37 MK1, 1989, Wales, United Kingdom, £35,000 Sunseeker Tomahawk 37 MK1 (1989 Model) with twin Volvo Penta's (200hp each) Ad 41's. Drawn with a modernity of line that belies her age, this Tomahawk looks like the best Sunseekers should look. Sleek and uncluttered, you can see that she’s designed to go fast. This example is in excellent condition and has recently been re upholstered and re carpeted. She is tax paid and ready for delivery, for more information or to arrange a viewing please do not hesitate to contact us. Specs: LOA:36 feet Beam:10 feet Draft:3 feet - VOLVO 200hp - Diesel

Web id: 61 - Price: £35,000 Tax Paid

Carine Yachts Andrew Noble

United Kingdom (+44) (01202) 901-721

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SUNSEEKER Yacht 75, 2005, £1,395,000 Poole, DOR, United Kingdom SUNSEEKER Yacht 75, 2005, Mallorca, Spain, £1,395,000 **JUST REDUCED!** Sunseeker 75 yacht (2005 model) with twin man (1500hp) diesel engines. A truly unique sunseeker yacht commissioned in august 2005, one owner from new and low engine hours. With a fully comprehensive specification and bespoke design having custom features enhancing self contained cruising, this really is a rare opportunity to acquire a sunseeker yacht that is unquestionably better than new. The vessel is in full commission, lying in palma de mallorca and british registered. The berth can also be available if required and vat paid may be a benefit. Please enquire for further details on request - Specs: LOA:75 feet Beam:18 feet Draft:5 feet - MAN 1500hp - Diesel

Web id: 20 - Price: £1,395,000 Tax Paid

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hile having a social network presence through Facebook, Twitter and other social networks proves mandatory nowadays, a new concept tested by our yachting solutions is to benefit from Facebook groups and social activity by bringing back “friends and followers“ to the company’s website in order to propose targeted services and features pertaining to your business activity.

By Olivier Baelde - www.latitude26.ch developing advanced social marketing features in yachting and real estate solutions

On Facebook for example, the new graph API allows to post update statuses about listings, upload images in albums , post events in calendar.. As well, you can use the facebook user authentication to login into your site and read or contribute to your content. The advantage is that you can at the same time know more about this person and propose a subscription to your newsletter. When he connects to your site with his facebook’s user id , you will

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be able then to send messages directly through the facebook graph API. It will allow you to keep this user informed about your company activities automatically through your website. It provides an extra level of possibilities since you no longer need a user to subscribe to your newsletter. While you manage your own facebook groups , you can post automatically news to the groups and invite all new friends automatically to join the groups through the APIs. By carefully planning a number of facebook groups centered around your company’s activities (brokerage, charter), you can dramatically enhance the daily communication sent to the facebook groups by postings automatically random yacht listings, special offers, price reductions....


By inviting your “friends and followers� to visit and connect to your site using their facebook user id , you give them the possibility to share information and recommend other users to connect with you. On the new site www.yachting.vg, we are currently experimenting with several new functionalities of the Graph API. Integrating your site more tighly with external social networks will allow you to communicate faster new information to be given to followers and groups. You will be able to provide a constant flow of information and news through automated tasks. When users visit your website, your can control the information given to them as well as getting their feedback on specific polls or through a comment system. You can inform your groups, friends and followers that the newsletters generated every month is available on your

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NETWORKS website. The important point in this social network integration with your website is to keep the channels open and regularly communicate to provide new information and news. Readers will be more likely to visit your site on a regular basis if they get weekly news from your site. This could be fastidious if you had to do it manually , but by creating automated tasks to post automatically on a regular basis for example a new yacht listing or price reduction offer, you keep the flow going. Our company Latitude 26 provides social media marketing consulting and development services.


LUXURY YACHTS CHARTER MARKETING

Given the increasing reach of social networks, it represents an amazingly large audience for your website content. Even when you’re creating content outside of a social network on your own site, you should strive to encourage sharing. Cross-promoting content and driving traffic from your website to your social networks accounts (and vice versa) is an important part of a smart inbound marketing strategy. However, when marketing luxury yacht offered for charter, directing potential clients back to your site should be preferred. It will give your company the opportunity to present your serivces and yachts in a more formal setting.

As well, your site will provide direct means of contacts either through phone numbers or an inquiry form. The inquiries and contacts information are the key to increase your customer base. You need to make sure that you will receive all inquiries without failure or risk of interception by a third party company. A well structured inquiry system will send a notification to the reservation agents and save all inquiries in the database or CRM system as a backup. To increase luxury yachts occupation rate, a dedicated mini site coupled with an online brochure and linked to social networks accounts makes wonders in terms of clearly presenting the yacht features and amenities. Direct contact and reservation forms will enable the clients to get in touch with a dedicated account manager able to present and add his personal touch in terms of services.

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Simply placing a luxury yacht in a central listing system does not offer the same level of service to the client who may get a different reservation agent everytime. Bringing personal service to clients will achieve a lot in terms of customer retention. As well, a dedicated site and brochure to market a luxury yacht will avoid being “lost in the crowd” among the 50 other yachts in the customers requirements. central listing fleet. You can manage rates and locations offered while getting over time a mailing list of clients and interested persons who contacted your company about the yacht. It will allow you to build marketing campaigns and send newsletters with added knowledge of your

Building a direct relationship with past clients by offering an online feedback form after the charter period will increase the level of understanding and needs requested by your clients. Furthermore, a dedicated website with a reservation system for a luxury yacht will alllow you to improve the “differentation factor”. While most central agency listings will provide a single page of information about a yacht with a few pictures, a dedicated site will allow you to include videos and image galleries of the yacht. You will be as well able to present the crew in a more interactive way. Clients chartering luxury yachts are used to a high level of personal service and will be more tempted to go with a more personal approach and contacts rather than searching through a full list of yachts in order to compare all features or amenities.

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When providing charter marketing services for luxury yachts, you must always take into account the singular needs of each client and ultimately assess the level of services they want to find when selecting your company for their yacht reservation. Providing a highly responsive and customized service will set your company above the competition.


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The yacht brokers/dealers solution allows a yacht broker or dealer company to manage and promote online an inventory of new and used boats. The solution includes already custom templates for motor yachts, sailboats and equipment. It allows to present professionally the inventory while giving a very quick ad easy management interface to the brokers and dealers. A lead management area gives the opportunity to brokers to manage quickly the requests while keeping an history. Our Solution offers a very powerful synchronization tool in order to increase instantly the visibility of the listings in the Longitude 64 Yachting Network composed of over 25 web sites (and growing) targeting the yachting and luxury markets.

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THE YACHTING 3 plans for yacht brokerage and yacht charter companies - Plan 1 : Listings As A Service: If your application is able to generate an XML feed compatible with the OpenMarine.org standard, we will start the syndication and all extra services our yachting solutions provides. Our powerful platform and integrated APIs will give to your listings maximum exposure without any extra effort. After several months of development, our yachting solutions have now a very advanced API to synchronize every hour through web services a network of 25 sites. - Plan 2 : Yachting Solution Social Networks Distribution: The Yachting Solutions Corporate Versions provide a perfect choice for medium size brokerage and charter companies. They include a large array of powerful features including APIs to allow automatic postings to social networks. Our solutions integrate a large array of APIs in order to post automatically any updates made to your site to your accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Scribd, flickr, googledocs... - Plan 3 : Yachting Solution Sugar CRM: The Yachting Solutions Enterprise Versions provide a perfect choice for large size brokerage and charter companies. They include a large array of powerful features including APIs to allow automatic postings to social networks. As well the integration with SugarCRM allows to manage leads and marketing campaigns.


The yacht charter reservation solution allows a yacht charter company to manage and promote online a fleet of yachts for charter. The solution includes already custom templates for motor yachts, sailboats. It allows to present professionally the fleet while giving a very quick ad easy management interface to the reservation agents. A quotation system gives the opportunity to reservation agents to create quotes with options and manage the requests for availability. Our Solution offers a very powerful synchronization tool in order to increase instantly the visibility of the listings in the Longitude 64 Yachting Network composed of over 25 web sites (and growing) targeting the yachting and luxury markets.

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Our solutions integrate a large array of APIs in order to post automatically any updates made to your site to your accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Scribd, flickr, googledocs... Syndication: Our applications syndicate the listings through an XML web service and distribute the feed to The Yachting Network master database automatically at regular intervals. A web service API allows to post listings automatically... PDF Generation: Our solutions generate automatically PDF flyers and brochures. visitors can download them directly from the site. Or you can email them to anyone doing a request. Monthly Magazine: All listings merged into our monthly magazines. Distributed through Amazon, Issuu store. + ipad version.


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Sunseeker Yacht Club magazine - Sunseeker Yachts Brokerage and Charter - June 2011 issue  

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