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Yachting Gives Back to the Balearics

Yachting Gives Back to the Balearics

How the Yachting Industry is Helping to Alleviate Poverty   A new charity appropriately named Yachting Gives Back was recently launched with the aim of tackling issues such as poverty and hunger in the Balearics. After 27 years of running the Pinmar Golf Tournament, Nick Entwisle retired in early 2019. An avid yachtsman, Entwisle decided to leverage his passion for sailing into a good cause and decided to set up the initiative.   The Yachting Industry Is Surrounded by Luxury Learn more
The Latest Trend in Sailing: Sailboat Hitchhiking

The Latest Trend in Sailing: Sailboat Hitchhiking

Swedish Activist Sparks New Trend   Thanks to Greta Thunberg, there is a new trend in traveling—hitching a ride with a sailboat to cross the ocean instead of flying. Maritime hitchhiking is nothing new, but until recently, it has been reserved for sailors trying out other vessels and routes. This changed when Swedish teenager and climate change activist Greta Thunberg began taking transatlantic trips by hitching rides on sailboats. According to regular “sailboat hitchhiker” Daniel Krause, who runs the Crew Learn more
Paris 2024 – Sailing Takes a Bold Stand

Paris 2024 – Sailing Takes a Bold Stand

Sailing Events Confirmed For Next Olympics In 2014, the International Olympic Committee published a document pertaining to the Olympic Agenda of 2020. In the document, as many as 40 detailed suggestions to shape the future of the Olympic Movement were put forth. Invited sports are notified that competition programs need to be changed, often to their detriment. Sailing has had a long suffered event changing, with each alteration making an impact on investment in human commitment and sailing equipment. IOC Learn more
God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev’s Radisson Royal Flotilla

God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev’s Radisson Royal Flotilla

Taking Moscow River Cruises to the Next Level In 2008, God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev expanded their business interests to include a river cruise company, the Radisson Royal Flotilla. Already well-known for their commercial real estate projects since the 1990s, Nisanov and Iliev began expanding their business portfolio to include other industries, like hotels and food hubs. The business executives have now launched yet another thrilling new project in the hospitality sector in collaboration with the popular Radisson brand. In Learn more
All is Fair in Love and Sailing!

All is Fair in Love and Sailing!

All is Fair in Love and Sailing! As one of their many charitable projects, Prince William and Kate Middleton battled it out on the water as they each skippered a Fast-40 boat at the historic King’s Cup Regatta. Young Prince George and Princess Charlotte joined in the charitable festivities as they watched the race from a boat with their grandparents. George sported a charming sailor’s hat and both children wore life jackets. Members of the public watched the race from Learn more
Sailing Through the Seas of Change

Sailing Through the Seas of Change

Is Boat Ownership Crucial to Sailing Success? Sailing has evolved over the years in many areas, including ownership. Where young sailors used to experience boat ownership through boats active in their area, the trend is now for charter or club-owned boats to be used for youth sailing in the USA. The question is whether this shift could have a negative impact on the health of the youth sailing industry over the long-term. Is Ownership All That Important? According to Rich Learn more
Ditching Life on Land for the High Seas

Ditching Life on Land for the High Seas

Long-Term Living on Yachts Is Becoming More Popular There’s a fast-growing trend in the yachting industry of seniors selling their homes and packing everything up for a life on the ocean. Since not everyone can afford to invest in a yacht large and luxurious enough to live on, this trend is mostly limited to baby boomers who have made lucrative investments for retirement or have sold their businesses and property for a life on the water. Motor yachts ranging between Learn more
Setting a World Record in a Family Dinghy

Setting a World Record in a Family Dinghy

Two Adventurers Celebrate Success Two English endurance adventurers have successfully circumnavigated Great Britain in just over 15 days, setting a new world record. Will Hodshon (42) and Rich Mitchell (44) set sail on 15 June from Salcombe in Devonshire, and arrived back at the port on 1 July at 10:30 AM, which means they finished their adventurous journey in 15 days and four hours. The two intrepid sailors said they were happy to be safe, but very tired. Going far Learn more
The Hague Will Soon Become the City of Sails

The Hague Will Soon Become the City of Sails

Two Major Championships Set to Sail in the Netherlands It was announced that the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships and the 2022 Sailing World Championships will both be hosted by The Hague, Netherlands. Olympic gold medallist and windsurfing champion Dorian van Rijsselberghe was nominated as tournament director for both events. Known as a highly respected member of the global sailing community, Rijsselberghe will work with all participants to ensure a smooth event. The Youth World Championships is scheduled to take Learn more
Meet The Woman Who’s Sailing Around The World To Curb Plastic Pollution

Meet The Woman Who’s Sailing Around The World To Curb Plastic Pollution

Emily Penn – Ocean Advocate and Avid Sailor The first time Emily Penn realised the magnitude of our plastic pollution problem was when she took part in an international sailing expedition a decade ago. The young sailor saw piles of plastic waste on remote Pacific islands and pieces of plastic debris floating in the ocean thousands of kilometres from land. Before seeing these massive changes to the environment, Penn had no idea this was happening. Our Oceans Are Littered With Learn more