Southwest Florida Yachts Adds Two Charter Vessels to Power
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla., February 12, 2009 – Southwest
Florida Yachts (SWFY) has added two power cruisers to its
charter fleet for cruising scenic river and inland
waterways laced with barrier islands from Sanibel/Captiva
to Boca Grande. The SWFY power yacht fleet now numbers 15
vessels from 28 to 43 feet in length.
newest vessels in the fleet at Marinatown Marina in N.
Fort Myers are Tricia Ann, a 2006 Silverton 43 Sport
Bridge cruiser, and Blue Runner, a 2008 Mainship 40
Hansen of Southwest Florida Yachts said Tricia Ann, the
Silverton 43, is a floating home with cabins fore and aft
plus two convertible salon sofas. Amenities on the Tricia
Ann include stereo, televisions, air conditioning, stove,
microwave, refrigerator/ice maker, plus a second
refrigerator and wet-bar on the flybridge. Powered by twin
engines, Tricia Ann also has a bow thruster for smooth,
impressive maneuvering in tight quarters.
Runner, the Mainship 40, has a queen-berth cabin and a
twin-bunks cabin. In addition the dining table converts to
a double berth. The comfortable salon has headroom of 6'
6" and amenities like stereo, DVD and television. The
convenient galley has a refrigerator, stove, oven,
microwave and more. The skipper enjoys two control
stations with a full complement of navigation/operation
equipment including VHF radio, GPS, depth sounder, and
radar. A single engine vessel, Blue Runner cruises
economically but docks precisely with bow and stern
Ann charters for only $3,789 for five days in the high
season and only $3,030 in the summer season, between May 1
and December 14. Blue Runner charters for only $3,373 for
five days in the high season and only $2,699 in the summer
Free Cruising Days
Through 2010, as part of the company's 25th anniversary,
charters receive extra cruising days for every charter of
three days or longer, one extra day if chartering between
Dec. 15 and April 30 and two free days if chartering
between May 1 and Dec. 14.
in 1984, Southwest Florida Yachts also charters sailing
yachts from 24 to 34 feet, including catamarans, out of
Burnt Store Marina in Punta Gorda.
Southwest Florida has been ranked among the top ten yacht
sailing and cruising areas in the world and the barrier
islands of Sanibel and Captiva have scored as the best
islands to visit for their ambiance, beaches,
friendliness, restaurants and scenery.
more information about Southwest Florida Yachts and
Florida Sailing & Cruising School visit
www.swfyachtsales.com Mailing Address: 3444
Marinatown Lane, N.W., N. Fort Myers, FL 33903. Telephone:
800-262-7939 or 239-656-1339, or email