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The Levien Group Will Trade As Fairline Baltic

The UK’s Fairline Yachts has appointed the Levien Group as its new dealer in North Germany. Levien Group will trade as Farline Baltic. “There is a huge opportunity for Fairline Yachts in the German market,” says Levien MD Dirk Levien. “Fairline’s size of yacht and new models launching each year …

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Nominations Open For 2018 World Sailor Of The Year

The nomination period for individuals to submit who they believe should be crowned 2018 Rolex World Sailor of the Year is now open. Anyone can nominate male and female sailors in any discipline of the sport. Sailors nominated must have performed an outstanding achievement in the sport of sailing between …

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Urban Rebirth

It’s been coming for a while now, but the long slow decline of the traditional high street seems to have shifted up a gear in 2018 and there is very little on the horizon to suggest there is a reverse option. Bricks and mortar retailers large and small have enjoyed …

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Jellyfish, Jellyfish, Jellyfish!

A regular and progressively problematic issue or menace in the Mediterranean is the increased jellyfish population.  Yachts and crew increasingly report issues with stings. Most often, by the time the person is aware they have been stung, there will be little sign of the offending organism, so no positive identification …

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What Makes A Great Chief Stew?

It would seem that there is a shortage of Chief Stewardesses in the  industry at present.  It is extremely hard to find a good one, who has the necessary experience to be able to manage all the ins and outs of running the interior of a vessel, regardless of its …

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Port Dénia – Marina & Shipyard

Dénia is a city in the province of Alicante, Spain, on the Costa Blanca, halfway between Alicante and Valencia. Once a quiet town at the centre of the region’s raisin growing and fishing industries, Dénia is now a popular, international tourist destination. Significant recent investment has seen the Port flourish, …

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