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New Swan 98

New Swan 98 - photo © Nautor's Swan

Nautor’s Swan yachts will soon launch a new superyacht: the Swan 98. Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making at speed. The elegance and style of Frers’ design is currently being made real in Nautor’s Swan’s state-of-the-art superyacht facility ...

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Cruising in French Polynesia

Anchorage on West side of Huahine - photo © Andrew and Clare

So here we are back in French Polynesia ready for another season of sailing. The weather is perfect, bright sunny days, balmy nights and 29.6 degrees sea water. Swimming is almost like taking a bath. Most of the tropical rain has gone but occasionally we get a deluge, just to keep us on our toes. The heavy downpours come quickly, ...

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Innovative mobile app NEBO boat Logging

Preserve your precious boating memories with Nebo - photo © Nebo

Innovative mobile app NEBO continues to shake up the international marine industry with a new collaboration established with global yacht charter companies Sunsail and The Moorings. The world-leading yacht charter and flotilla companies have integrated NEBO into their operations to enhance the experience of clients onboard their boats and to facilitate safer and easier fleet management for staff. Primarily designed ...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer © Jeremy Bidon

Energy Observer now taking to the seas After travelling around France, Energy Observer is now off on her six year voyage to 50 countries, which begins in the Mediterranean for this Summer. She has already steamed over 5000nm, and made 12 stopovers in three countries. If she looks familiar it is because she was once the maxi cat, Formule TAG. ...

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Cowes Classics Week 2018

Winifred at Cowes Classics Week - photo © Rick Tomlinson

Preparation for the 11th Cowes Classics Week is officially underway. With the launch this week of the new 2018 website, competitors can now find information and enter the event. Racing takes place from 23rd to 27th July. Cowes Classics Week has grown strongly since its inaugural regatta and has in recent years been welcoming just shy of 200 yachts, all ...

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Limassol Marina Living on the Sea

Limassol Marina

Limassol Marina combines elegant residences and a full service marina with an enticing mix of restaurants and shops. The final luxury homes at the Mediterranean’s most exciting destination, Limassol Marina. Limassol Marina has revealed that there are few units remaining at the Mediterranean’s most exciting destination and is offering buyers’ their last opportunity to experience the glamorous lifestyle that comes ...

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International 14 Easter Tray

International 14 Easter Tray at Itchenor - photo © ISC

Despite some notable absentees, including those (who shall remain nameless) who got as far as rigging up before thinking better of it on good Friday, a superb 18 boats contested the Easter Tray. The event is run traditionally at Itchenor over the first 3 days of the bank holiday and signals the start of the 14 season. Competitors came as ...

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Panerai British Classic Week

Panerai British Classic Week 2017 - Cetewayo, Volonte and Laughing Gull in front of Norris Castle © Guido Cantini / seasee.com

The fleet of timelessly gorgeous yachts will do battle in a series of extremely technical and demanding races with both wind conditions and changeable tides testing the crews’ skills to the limits. The Solent races are absolutely unique, thanks to the historic backdrop provided by this corner of sailing heaven and the exceptional technical standard of the participants. Not forgetting, ...

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BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Spectacular racing at the BVI Spring Regatta resumes on Saturday 31st March, Day 2 - photo © Alastair Abrehart

A brilliant day on the water made for thrilling starts in the CSA Racing division and close sailing for the top three finishers in all divisions. “It was really a terrific day,” Dave Brennan, Principal Race Officer for the Racing Division, said. “We worked in a lot of windward leewards, and sailing around the rocks for some reaching, so a ...

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

Competing in the regatta for the first time - Performance Yacht Charter's Beneteau First 40 Lancelot 2 will be skippered by Dan McGanty - photo © BVISR

It’s business as usual around the docks at Nanny Cay as hundreds of sailors from around the world prepare for the first major event to be held in the British Virgin Islands since Hurricane Irma devastated the area last September. The scene today was one of crew scaling masts to take care of any rigging issues, checking sails that haven’t ...

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