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Seized Yachts – Safety and Environmental Risks

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

Seized maritime assets could pose a “significant risk” to ports, harbours and marinas if there is no requirement to ensure mega yachts detained under sanction rules are properly maintained, made safe or deactivated. Safety concerns have been raised following the seizure by port authorities across Europe of a number of high-profile mega yachts thought to […]

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Clipper Race Officially Underway Again

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

After a two year, Covid dictated wait, the Clipper 2019-20 Race officially restarted off the north coast of Luzon, Philippines.  This race across the mighty North Pacific will see teams encounter an extraordinary challenge, sailing in huge waves and extreme weather systems as they race toward Seattle, USA. The race originally started in September 2019 […]

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Buddha-Bar Beach at Porto Montenegro Marina

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

The Buddha-Bar restaurant group known across the world for its Asian-inspired gastronomy, hospitality, wellness, music and mixology will open a lifestyle and dining concept within the Porto Montenegro marina’s five-star yacht club. Just in time for the upcoming summer season, Buddha-Bar Beach Porto Montenegro will combine the very best in hospitality, music, design, and entertainment […]

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Mount Gay Rum Sponsor BVI Spring Regatta

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

Warm water, hot sail boat racing, cool parties with lashings of Mount Gay Rum.  What more could you want? Mount Gay, the world’s oldest running rum distillery will be back once again to provide sailors at the BVI Spring Regatta with their much-loved post-race tipple after a great day out on the water. As long-standing supporters […]

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Flogging a Dead Donkey

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

In what might be yet another case of flogging a dead donkey, British Marine, the team behind the Southampton International Boat Show, is trying to revive the London Boat Show concept on a smaller scale with their London Luxury Afloat show. With tickets at £45 a pop the event aimed at well heeled boat buyers […]

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Portland Pudgy Successor to the Tinker Tramp

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

It was as we were engaged in the updating of our very first book that we came across the Portland Pudgy. The Grab Bag Book was written by us 20 Years ago and has sold well over that time.  Now it needs more than just a refresh and we are busy rewriting it so that it […]

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Bucket Loads of Promise as J Class Fleet Races Again

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

As the perennially popular Saint Barth’s Bucket superyacht regatta returns to the tiny French island in the Caribbean, so the J Class fleet resumes for the first time since 2019.   Naturally because the J Class has its roots in the oldest sporting race in the world, The America’s Cup, the fleet will take centre stage.   Two J Class yachts are coming […]

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Superyacht Captain by Brendan O’Shannassy

Sunday, March 13th, 2022

Why, as a former superyacht Captain, would I not want to read a book with the title Superyacht Captain?  Especially when it is written by Brendan O’Shannassy one of the industry’s most qualified and well respected professionals. The name Brendan O’Shannassy stands at the top of the tree among other great names who have commanded some […]

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Written in July 2014 – Still Fresh Today

Saturday, March 12th, 2022

The following feature was written by us for a National Newspaper that we then wrote for.  Entitled From Russia Without Love it made interesting reading eight years ago and remains as fresh today as it did then.  So we have to ask: Has the world learned nothing? From Russia Without Love As the Ukraine crisis is seen […]

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Dominica’s Favourite Anchorage Unveils Spa

Friday, March 11th, 2022

One of Dominica’s safest anchorages for superyachts is in front of the Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort. Located on the water in Roseau, Dominica’s capital, it is the Caribbean’s first All-Inclusive, Island-Included resort. The country’s only downtown hotel, Fort Young affords guests, and those landing ashore there, an unmatched proximity to the “Nature Island’s” […]

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