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Written By: Debbie Whiteaker March 2, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Island Packets are indeed world class cruising boats. And we not just talking about tropical climates. For example…this Island Packet 370 owner is anchored in Northwestern Fjord, Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. Owners report the wildlife like bears, sea otters, whales, seals, sea lions, and eagles are an incredible sight to see. And there’s […]

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Written By: Debbie Whiteaker February 24, 2017 at 12:16 am

For those of you who have been privileged enough to take a long ocean voyage or travel to the Caribbean islands and other beautiful island spots, you know the beauty of the many shades of the sea. Gazing at them has a wonderful calming effect. To enjoy this spectacle on your own boat makes it […]

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Written By: Debbie Whiteaker February 22, 2017 at 9:02 pm

Whiteaker Yacht Sales was proud to represent Island Packet Yachts at the 2017 Miami Boat Show – Strictly Sail Event. We had many sailing enthusiasts stop by to see the Island Packet 460, Flying Fish that just left the Island Packet factory in Largo, FL a couple of weeks prior to the show. The proud […]

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Written By: Debbie Whiteaker February 22, 2017 at 8:46 pm

Register and participate in the upcoming Leukemia Cup Regattas to be held here in the Tampa Bay area. Coming up on March 11, 2017 is the Isles Yacht Club One-Design Races in Punta Gorda, FL. Followed by Isles Yacht Club PHRF Races on March 18, 2017 in Punta Gorda. Lets help make 2017 a special […]

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Written By: Debbie Whiteaker January 18, 2017 at 9:57 pm

As of January 2017, Darrell and Leslie Allen are the new Managing Partners and majority shareholders of Hake Marine, LLC, builders of Island Packet and Seaward Yachts. Darrell and Leslie own Suncoast Yachts in San Diego, which has been an Island Packet Dealer for over 20 years. Suncoast has also been the dealer for several […]