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Monaco Yacht Show 2018

Monaco Yacht Show 2018

Hosted in the iconic Port Hercules of the Principality of Monaco. Yacht owners, future superyacht purchasers or charterers, decision-makers in the yachting and luxury industries attend the Monaco Yacht Show to celebrate the quintessence of the superyacht...

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Tahiti sailing itinerary

Tahiti sailing itinerary

A Tahiti sailing itinerary typically includes easy passages within the protected waters behind the beautiful coral reefs that encircle the islands, allowing for relaxed sailing in one of the most exotic cruising grounds in the world. Snorkeling and scuba diving on the...

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Ferretti Group is planning to acquire the Wally brand

Ferretti Group is planning to acquire the Wally brand

“Wally is an extraordinary company founded by Luca Bassani, that combines well with the Ferretti Group brands, but it is a very complex operation,” Ferretti CEO Alberto Galassi is quoted as saying. “An agreement could be reached by the beginning of next year if the...

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Port Roig Ibiza

Port Roig Ibiza

Port Roig Ibiza One of my favourite anchorages in Ibiza. This is where we often collect guests with luggage and finish our charters here also. Unless the Swell is SW this bay offers some of the best all round protection in all of Ibiza. It's an exquisite haven blessed...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2018 

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2018 

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2018 will pitch some of the world's most imposing yachts in close competition. First held in 1980, the 29th edition will this year feature some 44 yachts, ranging in size from just over 18 metres (60 feet) all the way up to some 44 metres (144...

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Club de Mar-Mallorca’s classic regatta, 15 -18 August

Club de Mar-Mallorca’s classic regatta, 15 -18 August

Club de Mar-Mallorca's classic regatta, to be held from 15 to 18 August, reaches for the first time 50 entries, among which there are some of the best yachts in the Mediterranean circuit // The "giants" Moonbeam IV (1914) and Cambria (1928) debut in the Majorcan...

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IMOCA 60 boats in 2021 Volvo Ocean Race

IMOCA 60 boats in 2021 Volvo Ocean Race

A partnership agreement has been made with the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA), which provides the exclusivity to use the IMOCA 60 for crewed round the world yacht races. Last week, during the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race in The Hague, an...

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50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race

50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race

The 50th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Race starts in tomorrow in Les Sables-d'Olonne! This promises to be an incredible race (and adventure) as the skippers taking part will be navigating their way around the globe the same way Sir Robin Knox-Johnston would have...

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