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Rum School Experience from Salcombe Distilling

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

The Salcombe Distilling Co. has launched a new Rum School experience.  Located at their waterside distillery on Island Street in Salcombe, one of the world’s only distilleries directly accessible by boat, Salcombe Rum School allows enthusiasts to learn about the art of rum distillation and cask ageing, distil their own 70cl bottle of rum and […]

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Jeanneau 55 a Superyacht in all but size

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

Winch Design and Philippe Briand are names most commonly associated with large superyachts and even 55 metre yachts would be considered small by there standards.  So it was quite an eye opener to learn that the premiere of their collaboration the Jeanneau 55 sailing yacht took place at the 2023 Düsseldorf Boat Show. In the history […]

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The most Instagrammable marinas to visit for Winter sun

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

The most Instagrammable marina to visit for winter sun in Europe sees Porto Montenegro marina taking the top spot in the rankings with over 173,000 posts on the platform  In second place is Limassol Marina, Cyprus, with over 76,000  posts with Club Náutico de Porto Cristo, Spain, taking the third spot with just over 52,000 Instagram […]

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Oyster Yachts World Rally sets off across the Atlantic

Friday, January 20th, 2023

The fleet of British-built Oyster yachts taking part in the Oyster World Rally 2022-23 has set off on the next passage of their round the world circumnavigation.  The yachts departed from the V&A Waterfront Marina at Cape Town, where they had enjoyed Christmas and New Year celebrations. The next passage takes them firstly to the […]

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Regatta bucks the gender trend

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

From those with 25 years of experience to first-timers, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta regatta is one that bucks the gender trend. According to the Maritime Institute of Technology, women comprise only 2% of the 1.2 million sailors worldwide. Yet the racing scene in the Caribbean bucks that trend both on the racing circuit and […]

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St Maarten Heineken Regatta March 2-5, 2023

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Celebrating 43 years, the St Maarten Heineken Regatta just keeps getting better, four days of world-class racing with some of the world’s most seasoned sailors, hailing from over 35 countries. The St Maarten Heineken Regatta is genuinely a Regatta for everyone, including professional teams sailing Maxis, Monohulls, and Performance Multihulls to holiday-makers on chartered Bareboats […]

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Red Hackle the Mystic 60 is for Sale Again

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

Red Hackle has changed her name to Saemias but no matter what she is called now she is still the most beautiful of all the Mystic 60 sailing yachts that were ever built. It’s kind of spooky when a boat you have loved, and in the past owned, suddenly comes up on the market for sale again.  Somehow you […]

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Port of Funchal keen to attract superyacht business

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

Strategic position at the Atlantic Ocean, the port of Funchal, in Madeira keen to attract more superyacht business.  To make calls an attractive proposition the port of Funchal is offering a 45% discount at on berth dues for the first 24 hours to any superyachts engaged in fuel bunkering operations, lubricants, spare parts, provisions, water or crew changes. Cruise ship activity in the port of Funchal is low during the months […]

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Tony the Magician Unveils New Experience for Guests

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

Magician Tony Steward has conjured up a new onboard experience for charter guests sailing on board superyachts Enjoying a superyacht charter is said to be all about having unrivalled experiences; experiences which include exclusive locations, distinctive culture, exquisite food, opulent accommodation, rousing water sports and world-class entertainment.  A sort of magical experience that we mere mortals […]

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Diving in Submarines – Why Not Try It?

Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

I love diving, I love the tranquillity. I adore the colours of a healthy coral reef and I am enchanted by the antics of tropical fish as they go about their daily business. But if I’m truthful, I have got to the age when the thought of slapping on my rashguard, hefting my buoyancy jacket […]

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