The Airbnb of the seas 

The Airbnb of the seas 

As with many areas of the travel industry, an online shortcut is available. Launched by two French entrepreneurs, recent start-up SamBoat.com is attempting to do for yachts what Airbnb has done for private accommodation by connecting owners to rental customers. In...
Intermediate sailing in Corfu

Intermediate sailing in Corfu

If you’re looking to hone your sailing skills, the sessions offered by Sailing Holidays (+4420 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...
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...
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...
Oyster Yachts

Oyster Yachts

Oyster Yachts has been bought by a British software entrepreneur, with plans to resume boat building in Britain immediately and potentially launch a range of smaller yachts in future.     Oyster is delighted to confirm it is now under new ownership. Richard...