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A New Corporate Retreat

Photo Credits: Courtesy of CLOUD 9

Sipping a chilled flute of champagne, from his seat on one of the comfortable cushions scattered artistically on the deck of a 60-metre motor yacht, Tom was unaware of the noise of the Formula 1 cars roaring within metres of …

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Top Five Places to Stand Up Paddle in the World

Credit: Paddling in Antibes

There’s a new craze sweeping the world’s oceans: stand up paddleboarding, an activity which is fast becoming one of the most popular sports across the globe. From New Zealand’s Bay of Islands to the lakes and river of Whistler, in …

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Classic Sailing Yacht Regattas

Copyright (Ph Gilles Martin-Raget/SNST)

It’s a general theme being seen across the globe as the world goes hurtling into the scary, unknown and fast-moving territory of the 21st century: a retro revival. Sales in classic cars are up by a staggering 430 percent, there …

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Sailing with Charlie: Mega Rich

MINE’S BIGGER THAN YOURS …

The season’s in full swing here in the Caribbean. Snowbirds are here in force; annual cruisers join the large numbers of charter boat guests and mega yachts are more numerous than ever. There is no doubt that the rich are …

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A Load of Garbage

The result of garbage thrown directly into the sea in Malaysia. Photo credit: Rich Carey/Shutterstock.com

Trash gyres. We have all seen photographs of these mid-ocean islands of plastic waste and other detritus that float on our planet’s oceans. Although these ocean garbage patches were first discovered in 1997, they are the result of decades of …

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Monaco Yacht Show

Image Courtesy of Colin Squire, Yachting Matters - The Super Yacht Magazine (http://www.yachtingmatters.com/)

It was billed as the biggest Monaco Yacht Show ever with an unprecedented number of superyachts lined up side by side in Monte Carlo’s Port Hercules against the backdrop of the quasi-fairytale Prince’s Palace. But at the end of the …

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Leapfrogging Across the Aegean Sea

Photo by Captain Warren East

Captain Warren East shares his latest experiences from a four-week luxury cruise in the Aegean Sea aboard M/S Turkish Delight.  Picking the right time to cruise in the Aegean Sea can be daunting, as you generally don’t want to get …

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The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers – Everyone is Invited!

ARC farewells. Photo: James Mitchell/ARC Rally

Everybody can sail in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). That’s what makes this 29-year-old 2700-mile transatlantic maritime caravan from Las Palmas to St. Lucia a ‘bucket list’ for sailors who want to cross new boundaries and explore new worlds …

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Who can You TRUST for Yacht Crew Training?

Deck crew keep superyachts in Bristol condition. Photo credit is: Suki@YachtingToday.TV

There was a time, in the not too distant past, when becoming proficient at one’s job meant getting as much on-the-job training as possible to advance up the career ladder. Working as professional yacht crew was no different. During the …

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On Offshore Lumber Yards

“For gosh sakes,” Carolyn said in disgust, “that’s enough wood to brace ten water tanks!” “You think?” I asked idly. I waved the tip of my tape measure over the project as if it were a magic wand. “Just a …

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Sanlorenzo Launches “O”, The First SD112 Vessel

Sanlorenzo has just launched “O”, the first SD112 unit – a 33.6-meter semi-displacement motoryacht in composite material, made to measure according to the tastes and the style of her owner

Six units of the new 33.6-meter Sanlorenzo navetta-style line have already been sold Two years after the first plans for this new line of motoryacht were began, Sanlorenzo has just launched “O”, the first SD112 unit – a 33.6-meter semi-displacement …

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Amico & Co NEW Graving Dock to be Ready 2014

Amico & Co shipyard has been constantly improving its position in the megayacht market in last two years. The current 2013-2014 order portfolio actually includes 8 units between 50-90 meters length, 5 of which are already in the yard. These …

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Perseverance Key to Régates Royales de Cannes

Copyright:James Robinson Taylor

A lot of perseverance was needed on the penultimate day at the 35th Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai. The situation was not looking very encouraging when the crews gathered for the usual morning skippers’ briefing, but luck was …

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New Superyacht Crew Training Facility in Barcelona, Spain

The Nautical Academy is delighted to announce the opening of its new superyacht crew training facility in Barcelona, Spain in collaboration with Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92).

The Nautical Academy is delighted to announce the opening of its new superyacht crew training facility in Barcelona, Spain in collaboration with Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92). The Academy will be our industries first full training facility, providing all the tools …

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The Perini Navi Group delivers 40m State of Grace

State of Grace, their 53rd sailing yacht and the first yacht in their new 40m Fast Cruising series at the Perini Istanbul-Yildiz shipyard in Turkey.

The Perini Navi Group delivers State of Grace, their 53rd sailing yacht and the first yacht in their new 40m Fast Cruising series The Perini Navi Group has delivered State of Grace, their 53rd sailing yacht and the first yacht …

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