Motor Cruising with real Panache

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Captain Gareth at the wheel in the Sir Francis Drake Channel Sailing in Style through the BVI We are sailing aboard the 26 metre motoryacht Panache, pampered by a crew of four we dropped anchor last night off Jost Van Dyke, one in a string of fabulous islands that make up the chain of British […]

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British Virgin Islands – Natures Little Superyacht Secrets

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

View from our gorgeous room at the Mariner Inn British Virgin Islands Set to Shake up the Super Yacht Sailing Experience The British Virgin Islands or as sailors the world over call them, The BVI are often referred to as Natures Little Secrets. Now as the island shipping registry becomes a grown up achieving the […]

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Superyacht Blog Gives Americas Cup News

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Valencia Based Specialists Give up to date Cup Information A new and interesting blog has turned up on the Internet and is of special interest to those seeking to stay in touch with what is going on in Valencia with regard to the sailing superyachts that will compete there for the Americas Cup. Valencia Yacht […]

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Sunseeker Yacht Management

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Former Superyacht delivery Captain now turned entrepreneur Ben Young caught hold of us as we made a brief foray out to see the boats afloat. Ben created Sunseeker Yacht Management especially for Sunseekers owners this time last year and already has an impressive list of yachts under full management. This year, he was using the […]

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Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Robert Braithwaite at the Sunseeker Launch © Frances Howorth News and Views of the LBS from the Superyacht Point of View While superyachts are not the focus of the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, we went along to see what the show had to offer the large yacht enthusiast. Despite the adverse weather conditions […]

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Super Yacht Big Fish and the Frozen North

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Even those who prefer hot weather will have a visit to the Arctic or Antartic high on a list of destinations to be enjoyed. To capture on camera polar bears and walrus in their natural habitat, to see calving icebergs and massive glaciers, to discover the Inuit ancient way of life and what better way […]

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Long Live the King of Redonda

Friday, December 11th, 2009

King Bob the Bald of Redonda is dead, Long Live King Michael the Grey Today, Friday 11th December 2009 at 0730 the throne of Redonda was claimed by Michael Howorth. He flew out to his new kingdom aboard his helicopter to raise his standard on the island. He returned to the royal super yacht Allure […]

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48th Antigua Charter Yacht Show is Underway

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

What a difference an island makes as far as Charter Shows are concerned. Here in Antigua the 48th Charter Yacht Show is underway and in a very healthy position with some 100 yachts all of a very high quality. Usually the mix is more sail than power but this year it looks as if there […]

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St Maarten Charter Show 2009

Monday, December 7th, 2009

The St Martin Charter Show from Allure Shadow’s Helicopter © Frances Howorth 2009 Well run, professionally organised with high quality yachts in a superb location sounds like the recipe for perfect charter yacht show but here in Sint Maarten attending Captains and Vendors are not happy with the way things are turning out. It seems […]

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UK to St Maarten via Antigua

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

Lady Joy at anchor off La Samanna in St Martin Charter yacht shows in the sun are a great way for yacht crew to show brokers how well their yachts will perform in real life. We here in St Maarten for the first of the two top Caribbean charter yacht shows. We flew out to […]

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