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2 killed after tour boat capsizes off Antalya

2 killed after tour boat capsizes off Antalya

Marine and harbor teams on Sept. 3 have rescued 84 people and found the bodies of two people missing from a tour boat that was capsized off Antalya after being hit by a strong storm. A total of 84 people who became stranded on the tourist boat “Kurt C” when it capsized on its way back to Antalya’s old town ...

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Geelong Passage Race 2017

World’s biggest wooden tall ship to kick off 2017 Passage Race

Spectacular British wooden sail ship, the STS Tenacious, will be the official start boat for the 2017 Festival of Sails’ dramatic opening event, the Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race. One of the highlights of the annual Festival, the 34 nautical mile Passage Race marks the official start of the regatta and will be held on Saturday, January 21. The spectacular ...

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NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta

Spring into summer with NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta

Entry is open  NCYC Inner Spring Regatta 2016 to be held over the 10th and 11th of September. With six on the entry list in the first 24 hours this will be a regatta not to miss. Commodore Jim Holley said ‘The Inner Spring Regatta has grown in status over the past five years from humble beginnings. I recall the ...

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Downwind Racing ~ Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016

Time and Tide at AUDI Hamilton Island Race Week With a backdrop of dark rain clouds, the fleet raced downwind from Lindeman Island to the finish in Dent Passage getting a good soaking shortly after the video was shot. A light breeze and cloudy skies on the morning of day two of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week saw 12 of ...

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Thailand Yacht Show

THAILAND YACHT SHOW

With its new timing at the beginning of the season, rather than slap bang in the middle, preparations for the second Edition of the Thailand Yacht Show (TYS2) are well under way. Running from 15-18 December, organisers 3L Events and co-hosts the Thai Government aim to showcase the emerging marine tourism powerhouse of Phuket to the world. Since the inaugural ...

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Ílhavo Sea Festival in Portugal

Ílhavo Sea Festival 2016

This summer, Ílhavo will, once again, return to the tall ships route.  Complying with the tradition of well receiving the World’s tallest ships and valuing the Portuguese sea spirit, this August we will revisit the participating tall ships and promote mutual knowledge in a truly multicultural festival. The Port of Aveiro will be transformed in a small city for young ...

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Panerai British Classic Week 2016

2016 Panerai British Classic Week

Excitement is mounting across the Channel as there are now just a few days to go to the start of the Panerai British Classic Week, the high point of the racing season at Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, with around 60 grandes dames of the sea expected to line out. The Panerai British Classic Week is also part of ...

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Mike Horn arrives in Namibia

Mike Horn arrives in Namibia

Mike Horn arrives in Namibia: first leg of his Pole2Pole exhibition Monaco, Wednesday 1st June 2016 – Having left Monaco on 8th May and covered 5,318 nautical miles after 24 days at sea on his 35m ice-breaker sailing yacht Pangaea, the explorer Mike Horn arrived on Wednesday 1st June (GMT time) in Walvis Bay, Namibia, six days ahead of schedule. ...

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Dangerous Places in the World to go Sailing

dangerous places in the world to go sailing

Where are the most dangerous places in the world to go sailing? The Gulf of AdenThe warning on NATO’s website is unequivocal: “The NATO Shipping Centre strongly advises yachts not to sail through the Gulf of Aden.” That warning is primarily a result of rampant piracy, which targets both the delivery of shipments (costing global trade an estimated $6.6 to $6.9 ...

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Galapagos Islands Cruises Launches Tours

Rainforest Cruises Launches Galapagos Islands Tours

Amazon River cruise specialists, Rainforest Cruises, have left the jungle for the first time with the launch of a handpicked selection of cruise tours in the Galapagos Islands. Rainforest Cruises’ range of boutique boats includes catamarans and pirate-style sail ships that are environmentally friendly and exclusive, with space for 16 passengers or fewer. The Galapagos Islands itineraries range from four to ...

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