About Us 2018-06-12T08:44:35+00:00

A note from Missy Johnston
Owner, Senior Yacht Charter Specialist

A former yacht chef, I’ve been a yacht charter specialist since since 1988. I’ve travelled in virtually every worldwide cruising destination for which I provide charters,  so I know a huge amount about every cruising area, and can make great recommendations of those special extras to do and see in each charter location to my clients. I’m the true “Insider!”

For instance, if you’d like to sail through Italy, we have you covered. I’ve bought pottery in Vietri sul Mer. I’ve been to Pompeii as well as Nogomo Spa Garden. I’ve been inside St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice at night. Wherever your travel dreams take you, I can suggest a full itinerary with full photos for each and every day. As owner, I am proud that Northrop-Johnson Yacht Charters Newport is one of the top yacht charter companies in business today, with thousands of very satisfied clients.

Meet Northrop Johnson Luxury Yacht Charters’ Staff

Missy Johnston
Missy JohnstonOwner, Senior Yacht Charter Specialist

Email Missy
Office: +1 401 848 5540
Cell: +1 401 241 4089
In USA: +1 800 868 5913
Fax: +1 401 848 0120

Carolyn Titus
Carolyn TitusSenior Yacht Charter Specialist, Senior Yacht Charter Manager

Email Carolyn
Office: +1 401 848 5540
Cell: +1 401 339 2429
In USA: +1 800 868 5913
Fax: +1 401 848 0120

Chantal Maxwell
Chantal MaxwellYacht Charter & Marketing Coordinator, Day Charter Specialist

Email Chantal
Office: +1 401 848 5540
In USA: +1 800 868 5913
Fax: +1 401 848 0120

David J. Leahy
David J. LeahyFinancial & Marketing Consultant. RET

Email David
Office: +1 401 848 5540
In USA: +1 800 868 5913
Fax: +1 401 848 0120

Why discerning travelers prefer a private luxury yacht charter as a vacation venue

Luxury yachts, pampering, personalized service, having a charter specifically tailored to your desires while seeing the most beautiful areas of the world from a private vantage point, are a few of the many reasons why discerning travelers prefer private luxury yacht charter as a vacation venue, and an outstanding form of Slow Travel.

Why Choose Us to Arrange your Luxury Private Yacht Charter?

  • Our Yacht Charter Specialists have decades of combined years of worldwide yacht charter experience.
  • The name Northrop-Johnson is welcome in every port. Having been in business since 1949, we have strong worldwide yacht charter and ship agent relationships.
  • We personally research and inspect all yachts available for charter worldwide, sample Chef’s cuisines, and evaluate the level of service offered on board by each charter yacht crew.
  • We have been there! We travel extensively to various yacht charter locations around the world to add our hands on knowledge to all aspects of your charter. And if we have not been there, we have a relationship with a local ship’s agent who has, that we can contact for any yacht charter needs.
  • We have access to every yacht listed for charter in every worldwide yacht charter cruising area to help you find your dream charter yacht.

There is no one better in the yacht charter business!

26 Coddington Wharf, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 | USA Office: +1 800 868 5913 | Office: +1 401 848 5540 | Fax: +1 401 848 0120

Northrop-Johnson Yacht Charters is 100% dedicated to crewed yacht charters from 50 to 200 feet. We are a Northrop and Johnson service mark company, but recently changed our logo to differentiate ourselves from offices that do both yacht brokerage and charter. We are no longer affiliated with those offices that use the logo northrop & johnson brokerage as we exclusively offer crewed yacht charter only and offer every size range of crewed motor yachts, mega yachts, super yachts, sailing yachts, motorsailers, sailing and power catamarans, and Gulets. We spend 100% of our time and effort staying abreast of all there is to know about luxury crewed yacht charter to provide complete and excellent yacht charter information about yacht charter in every worldwide cruising location to all of our clients. We have 30-year relationships with local port agents worldwide, regularly travel to inspect charter yachts and crews, and to discover – for you – the most beautiful beaches; hidden, secret spots; great water sports locations, hiking and bicycling trails; top restaurants, nightclubs, and bars; and great shopping for every cruising destination. Check out our Insider Recommendations for a terrific charter from start to finish.