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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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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2016

2016 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - SMYC to offer Sailors Lounge

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is known for its variety of venue locations, allowing for sailors and regatta visitors to visit a large part of the island during this short weekend event. In order to give the sailors a gathering point, the event organizers have confirmed the Budget Marine Lounge will once again be open during the regatta. With a ...

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SUPERYACHT CHARTER ~ Arcadia Yachts 115-foot

SUPERYACHT CHARTER: Cruise the Mediterranean Aboard This Floating Fortress

Tortoise, a 115-foot, eco-friendly superyacht built in 2015 by Arcadia Yachts, is essentially a fiberglass floating fortress—and it is currently available for charter in the Mediterranean. For about $112,000 per week, plus expenses, guests can escape the winter blues and find solace aboard with its contemporary interiors lavishly designed by the renowned Italian firm Poltrona Frau, known for its decadent ...

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The Environment of Marmaris by Sea

ALATURKA CRUISES THE BLUE CRUISE SPECIALIST

Exploring South West Turkey by gulet or yacht is an ideal way to relax. Blue skies, warm seas and local hospitality are hard to beat. The growth in charter flight travel saw an explosion in the number of people heading to the Mediterranean. The Sea had many advantages, not least the fact that it is just a relatively short flight ...

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Private Yacht in Indonesia

Private Yacht in Indonesia Is the Best Place to See the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

This March, a full solar eclipse will enthrall stargazers around the globe. Visible only from certain parts of the Pacific Ocean, the majestic celestial show will be best glimpsed from Wayag Island in Indonesia. To give astronomy aficionados the chance to witness the spectacle in full, Camper and Nicholsons International is offering a bespoke yacht charter aboard the 213-foot Lamima, ...

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If Zika more damaging then Ebola, should Rio 2016

If Zika more damaging then Ebola, should Rio 2016 become London 2016

Right now, it’s 182 days to Rio 2016 and Brazil is reeling under the effects of the Zika virus. Brazil and other South American countries are experiencing a widespread outbreak of the Zika virus, which is transmitted by mosquito bites (and possibly through bodily fluids, but this has yet to be proven), and from pregnant mothers to their unborn children. ...

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International boat show Phuket

Phuket International Boat Show

The 13th Phuket International Boat Show came to a close yesterday (Sunday 10th January) after four days of showcasing the region’s best marine and luxury brands to a record turnout of visitors. Independently audited, the boat show welcomed 5,500 visitors, 45% of which were international – primarily Europe and Asia – with the show seeing robust growth in the number ...

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