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The Life of Marlow Rope: Making the Clipper Race Ropes

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To celebrate its 16 year long relationship with Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, Marlow Ropes has created a short film on the lengths it goes to to produce the market-leading high performance Clipper Race ropes. From the initial research and development to the final rigging of the 70-foot Clipper ... Read More »

Charter Yacht of the Month – Malvasia II

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MALVASIA is a Ferretti Navetta 26m motor yacht based in Sotogrande , spending her summers sailing around the Balearic Islands, the Italian coast and France. The interior of Malvasía resembles a yacht of much greater length since she has 3 double berth cabins plus two twin cabins (each with a ... Read More »

56th Edition of the Barcelona Boat Show 2017

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The Barcelona Boat Show’s offering is growing, with more boats in both the land-based and floating exhibition areas. The Barcelona International Boat Show is setting sail for its 56th edition, which takes place on 11-15 October in Port Vell, bringing together the biggest range from the sporting and recreational nautical ... Read More »

Book Yourself in for a Fitness Overhal

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If you are doing a stop over in Palma, Mallorca then perhaps consider having a health, nutrition and fitness overhaul ? Perhaps you have been working long hours ? Not eating properly and giving into those dips in blood glucose level as a bi-product of being over tired – desperately ... Read More »

ACREW at Monaco Rascasse: 27th -29th September 2017

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Superyacht captains and crew once again can join ACREW in the iconic Rascasse over the 3 days of the show this year. In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere exclusively created for the ACREW community, crew can enjoy a break in the garden terrace and take it easy. The socialising will ... Read More »

Welcome Home J’s

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Hanuman, skippered and steered by local ace Ken Read with his brother Brad among the afterguard, stole the show on a spectacular opening day of the first ever J Class World Championship on the waters of Newport, Rhode Island where J Class yachts made their America’s Cup debut way back ... Read More »

New talent aboard!

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The latest news from The Boat House   The Boat House are very happy to announce that they have a new chef – The very talented Michail Tsigaras. Having recently led the team at Fosh Kitchen Michail joined the crew in June and has been busy getting the kitchen ship ... Read More »

MWM Services

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Melanie Winters Marketing Services (MWM Services)  From little acorns… When I was a child I wanted to work for Coca-Cola…and as teenager, my dream came true when I was chosen, along with 999 other kids to appear in their Christmas TV advert. I was one of the 1000, chosen out of ... Read More »

Lürssen delivers 74-metre yacht Aurora

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Her interior is based on the early 1900s Art Deco era, taking inspiration from influential artists and designers from the time period. The interior is unique and particular, following the specific vision of the owner, who was heavily involved in the design process. The master suite is based on antique ... Read More »

Clipper Race: Navigating the Irish Sea

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(August 21, 2017; Day 2) – Following an adrenaline filled start to the Clipper 2017-18 Race, with big crowds and international media turning out to see the twelve teams and 247 crew members on their way for Leg 1 to Punta del Esta, the largest race edition yet, and the ... Read More »