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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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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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