CAPTAIN’S BLOG

Intermediate sailing in Corfu

Intermediate sailing in Corfu

If you’re looking to hone your sailing skills, the sessions offered by Sailing Holidays (020 8459 8787; sailingholidays.com) may have a seductive glow. The company runs seven-day RYA-accredited Competent Crew courses from Corfu, designed “to take you from novice to...

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The $1million match race

The $1million match race

Ellison and Coutts unveil SailGP circuit for 50ft foiling catamarans The new SailGP circuit will see six teams compete at five events around the world in one-design 50ft catamarans for a $1million prize purse. ...

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Deckhand position on 37m classic sailing yacht

Deckhand position on 37m classic sailing yacht

We are looking for a deckhand to join our crew of 5 crew on a 37m classic sailing yacht based in the Balearics islands. Minimum STCW and Yacht Master preferred. We are looking for a self motivated individual who can manage the deck and rigging department and assist...

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Alex Thompson arrives in Guadeloupe

Alex Thompson arrives in Guadeloupe

Alex Thomson misses out on winning the transatlantic Route du Rhum race after running aground in the closing stages. Thomson, 44, crossed the finish line in Guadeloupe but was handed a 24-hour penalty by race judges. His IMOCA class Hugo Boss monohull grounded off the...

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40th Route du Rhum

40th Route du Rhum

123 boats set off along a three-mile start line off St Malo, on the singlehanded transatlantic race to Guadaloupe. All eyes will be on the Ultime class. The three magnificent new foilers – Armel Le Cleac’h’s Banque Populaire IX, Francois Gabart’s modified Macif, and...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2018- 50th Anniversary

Rolex Middle Sea Race 2018- 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary Rolex Middle Sea Race is underway. A record fleet of 130 yachts was waved on its way by large crowds filling the bastions of Valletta and the Three Cities, and other vantage points. The Grand Harbour, Valletta, is a magnificent location in its own...

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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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