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A Spotlight on Valencia

In 2007 The America’s Cup changed the face of contemporary Valencia as we knew it. The 32nd edition of the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport dating back to 1851 when the yacht America sailed across the Atlantic to take on the best of the British fleet race, …

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Dear Islander

I am sat writing this month’s editorial in Galicia, N.W. Spain whilst enjoying a great summer break in our newly acquired motorhome,  so similar in may ways to a sailing holiday, but with many advantages according to my wife !! Joking aside, it is a very similar way of life …

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Monaco Yacht Show 2019

A bespoke-made show for the new generation of superyacht customers. Today it attracts over 125 superyachts with an average length closer to 50 metres, of which around 42 are new launches making their worldwide debut. The average value of the yachts on display is now a staggering €27 million. This …

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Marina Ibiza – Inclusive exclusivity

There is something special about Ibiza, something that it is hard to put your finger on. Once you have been it’s almost impossible not to return. Some say it’s the magnetic pull of the mystical island of Es Vedra, often quoted as being the third most magnetic point on the …

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2019 Piracy Report

As the Med season draws to a close, a number of yacht Captains will begin their planning and preparation for the impending voyage to sunnier destinations for the winter. Each Captain will meticulously plan the crossing that lies ahead taking into account weather conditions, fuel consumption and on board provisions. …

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Captains of Ships – Chris Conrad

I grew up in Palm Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast.  It’s a really big small town, if that makes sense.  The kind of place that has everything, so you never need to travel more than 15 minutes north or 15 minutes south – and hardly anyone ever did. My mother, …

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The Ethical Yachtsman

The ability to travel in style has always been the predominant factor behind a high net worth individual’s (HNWI) decision to purchase a yacht. However, in today’s socially-aware world, it is also important that travel is conducted in a responsible and ethical way. Being presented with a large fuel bill …

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¿Siesta o Fiesta? Chartering in the Balearics

Welcome aboard motoryacht CITA of Bluewater’s newest charter yachts in the Balearics and she is all about location! You’ll certainly be seen onboard M/Y CITA with her stylish appearance and sleek sporty look. With a perfect berth in Moll Vell, just 2 minutes from the Cathedral in city centre Palma …

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“Why Charter RoMa?

62m (203’) M/Y RoMa is the first yacht ever licensed  as PADI Superyacht Scuba Diving School. In other words, she is a proper diving school with the difference that this school cruises where the standard ones are shore-based. Adults and children alike can complete any PADI course on board and …

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