John Kerry offers sailing yacht for charter

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U.S. Sen. John Kerry's 75-foot sailboat, Isabel, is available for charter, with rates beginning at about $45,000 a week.

The $7 million craft, built by Friendship in New Zealand last year, has luxurious touches that include a wet bar and wine storage in the pilothouse.

In the past, Kerry caught flack for dodging a big tax bill on the yacht by mooring her in Newport, R.I.

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