Celebrity Flora to Cruise Galapagos

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

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Celebrity Flora to Cruise Galapagos The natural beauty of the Galapagos islands, the diversity and uniqueness of the species that it harbours have earned this archipelago the reputation of being a living laboratory of evolutionary processes still in progress. Its remote location has allowed for the development of a large number of flora and fauna […]

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Prana by Atzaro Here We Come

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

There is great excitement hereabouts with regard to our next adventure on board the superyacht Prana by Atzaro. In the next few days we will be flying to Sorong on the island of Papua in Indonesia on a journey some 29 hours long. Fortunately for us the jet lag and weariness of long haul travel […]

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Barbados Visitor Numbers Increase Year-on-Year 

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018


Barbados Visitor Numbers Increase Year-on-Year  The island nation of Barbados has reported strong tourist arrivals in 2018, crediting a successful ‘Year of Culinary Experiences’ campaign as part of that success. Barbados Tourism Marketing have revealed the new focus for 2019 to be the Year of Wellness and Soft Adventure and that Barbados Sailing Week will […]

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Charleston A Superyacht Destination

Monday, November 5th, 2018


With British Airways taking delivery of 12 new Boeing 787-10s between 2020 and 2023 it seems appropriate that the airline is to fly to Charleston South Carolina where Boeing has a factory nearby currently building the 787-10 Dreamliner. Beginning April 4, 2019, passengers will be able to fly from London to Charleston non stop on board […]

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Visit Shark Week at Nausicaa

Monday, October 22nd, 2018


Shark Week at Nausicaa Shark Week is taking place over half term and it may just be the excuse you are waiting for to head off to Nausicaa in Boulogne sur Mer a stones throw away from Calais Running until Sunday 4 November 2018 Nausicaa the aquarium is offering the opportunity to raise awareness with […]

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Halifax a Superyacht Haven

Sunday, October 21st, 2018


  Halifax a Superyacht Haven The Canadian province of Nova Scotia has a coastline some 13,300 kilometres long and as we found out while driving to Cape Breton from Halifax most of it is pristine and easily accessible to Superyachts.  The character of the landscape changes dramatically from end to end. Each area seems to […]

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Flying WestJet Transatlantic to Halifax

Monday, October 15th, 2018


WestJet Air Canada maybe the country’s flag carrier but when it comes to finding fares and services to Canada from the UK it pays to look into alternatives When it was founded on leap year day in 1996 WestJet began as a low-cost alternative to the country’s established airlines. It was called Westjet by Co-founder […]

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Plymouth To Launch Compass Travel Card

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

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Plymouth To Launch Compass Travel Card The launch of the Compass Travel Card is set to make Plymouth a rival of Sydney Harbour in Australia, local ferry and harbour cruise operators are to join up city and sea travel in Plymouth and Cornwall Set to launch in April 2019, the Compass card will be the […]

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Noss Mayo

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018


Noss Mayo The village of Noss Mayo is about 10 miles east of the city of Plymouth, south-west of the village of Yealmpton and Superyachts can easily arrive there by sea using the tender. Noss Mayo lies on the south side of the Yealm estuary with Newton Ferrers to the north. The estuary is quite […]

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Origin of Term Up Shit Creek

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018


The origin of a phrase Up Shit Creek, one that I use on occasions, was made clear to me during a recent visit to Plymouth. I had never thought there was such a place as Shit Creek but records show that in Plymouth the creek now known as Stonehouse Creek was, during the 18thcentury, known […]

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