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Rent a Yacht (Relatively) Cheaply

Rent a Yacht (Relatively) Cheaply

Yachting is Now Not Only for Rock Stars and Rich People A luxury cruise on a yacht used to be only accessible a select few, including rock stars, movie stars, Russian oligarchs, and other people who are rich and famous, and can afford it. This costly hobby has long been the envy of laypeople who could only dream of gliding across the ocean in the lap of luxury. Even (and especially) yacht owners know that it’s an expensive pastime and Learn more
Sailing Community Shuns Dolphin Show

Sailing Community Shuns Dolphin Show

Tokyo 2020 Test Sailing Event under Scrutiny Organisers of the World Cup sailing competition in Japan were met with harsh criticism when they decided to feature a dolphin show as part of the test event’s opening ceremony. According to denigrators, this sent an inappropriate message about sailing – a sport long known for its green policies. World Sailing is ‘Disappointed’ Known as a major event in the international sailing community, the competition featured hundreds of sailors from 44 nations and Learn more
Luxurious Oceanside Living at Ambergris Caye

Luxurious Oceanside Living at Ambergris Caye

For sailing enthusiasts seeking time-out in a relaxed atmosphere, or anyone looking to change pace and enjoy the luxury of sea-side living, the development of the new Marriott Residences in Ambergris Caye, Belize is excellent news. The resort will offer a perfect balance between high-end living and the cozy comforts of a small-town Caribbean home – complete with all the adventures only the ocean can provide, right on your doorstep. Ambergris Caye, Belize’s largest island is blessed with a temperate Learn more
Cannes Yachting Festival – Continuity and Evolution

Cannes Yachting Festival – Continuity and Evolution

The 41st Cannes Yachting Festival With the Cannes Yachting Festival 2018 around the corner, the countdown has started! As usual, shipyards around the globe are gearing up for the biggest, and one of the most exciting annual European boat shows. Held from 11 to 16 September this year in Port Pierre Canto and Vieux Port in Cannes, it is expected that the festival will see tens of thousands of yacht enthusiasts, as it does every year, from all corners of Learn more
72 Meter Tankoa S701 Solo – Set to Exceed all Expectations

72 Meter Tankoa S701 Solo – Set to Exceed all Expectations

Tankoa Prepares to Launch 72-Metre S701 Superyacht Due to make her debut at the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show of 2018, the S701 Solo is Tankoa’s latest seafaring cruising mansion. Designed by the Italian luxury yacht architect Francesco Paszkowski in collaboration with naval architect Studio Ruggiero, the Solo follows on from the 69-meter Suerte which was launched in 2015. The Solo is an improvement on the Suerte and boasts a longer waterline as well as a higher top speed than its Learn more
The Ritz-Carlton Collection: Casual Luxury at Cruising Speed

The Ritz-Carlton Collection: Casual Luxury at Cruising Speed

The Ritz-Carlton – Voyaging to Brand Their Ocean Yacht Collection February 2020 is set to launch a luxurious collection of yachts owner by the internationally distinguished Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. The company’s Global Brand Leader, Lisa Holladay, revels in their accomplishment as the pioneers in bringing the impressive presence and service portfolio of a luxury hotel to the restful expanse of the seas. Already open for reservations, the first of three custom vessels will imperiously sail across the oceans to mystical Learn more
It’s all About Family at the Charleston Race Week

It’s all About Family at the Charleston Race Week

Fun Family Times on the Water If there is one thing that stays the same at the Sperry Charleston Race Week every year, it’s the unique combination of quality family time with spirited competitive racing. And this year the event that took place between 13 and 15 April was certainly no different. Every year sailors gather together to compete at this regatta where it is not uncommon for a crew to consist of an entire family. The Flacks Take the Learn more
The Golden Globe Race Around the World

The Golden Globe Race Around the World

Swashbucklers of the Seas go the Whole Nine Yards Many sailors dream of sailing solo, non-stop, around the world, but only the bravest and most tenacious of sailors ever set out to boldly pursue that dream and make it a reality. On July 1, 2018, thirty sailors will gather on the French Coast, “batten down the hatches,” sail around the world via the Five Great Capes, and return to Les Sables-d’Olonne in France 30,000 miles and 300 days later. Old Learn more
Mothquito – The Aeronautical Catamaran

Mothquito – The Aeronautical Catamaran

She’s as Progressive as She is Impressive If its high-flying adrenaline that gets your blood pumping out in the deep blue, let me introduce you to this impressive innovation. The Mothquito; an all-carbon, Increased Foiling System (IFS) catamaran, hankering to get her wings wet. Currently in fabrication, and aiming at first sea trials this year, the patented IFS has catapulted its way into the super-charged foiling sailboat enterprise. Designer of Mothquito and CEO of IFS, Toni Blanc, banded together with Learn more
Sea Dogs to Set Sail for the Baja Peninsula

Sea Dogs to Set Sail for the Baja Peninsula

Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race Just 70 miles south of San Diego, Mexico, the once quiet fishing village of Ensenada, now boasting new marine facilities, will see hundreds rally ashore to witness a fantastic sailing spectacle. It is time for the 2018 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race in Todos Santos Bay. Sailing Prowess Put to the Test Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA), host of this iconic race since 1948, are offering sailors three courses to choose from, all Learn more