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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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Les Voiles de St. Barth 2016 – In the starting blocks

2016 Les Voiles de St. Barth - In the starting blocks

Les Voiles de St. Barth 2016 – The energy has been palpable on and around the docks of the Capitainerie in Gustavia as hundreds of sailors from dozens of countries prepare for Tuesday’s kick-off races for the seventh edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth. Monday evening’s big-stage Opening Ceremonies were a precursor to what lies ahead socially for competitors, ...

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Brest International Maritime Festival

Brest International Maritime Festival

Brest’s International Maritime Festival will be held from 13 to 19 July 2016. The edition’s highlights will be the presence of L’HERMIONE, a replica of La Fayette’s historical flagship and the presentation by the French Navy, for the first time ever, of the MONGE, an impressive test and measurement vessel. As always, the festival will also bring together sailing ships, ...

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Journey to Antarctica

Journey to Antarctica Aboard a 466-Foot Superyacht

No longer polar opposites, luxury and Antarctic exploration have become synonymous thanks in part to International Nature and Cultural Adventures (INCA) and its Across the Southern Ocean experience. The exclusive 18-day expedition—taking place December 18 through January 4, 2017—will depart from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, and travel to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, the South Shetland Islands, and the ...

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8 Reasons Why Small Ship Adventure Cruising is Perfect for Families

Small Ship Adventure Cruising

Taking the children on a small ship expedition cruise to an exotic destination is a no brainer when it comes to a one-size-fits-all family vacation. So explains cruise expert Todd Smith, founder of AdventureSmith Explorations and speaker at the upcoming TMS Family Travel Summit in South Walton, FL. “Our emphasis on small ship expedition cruises and land-based wilderness adventures aims ...

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