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Dear Islander

This issue will hit the docks during the Palma Superyacht and Boatshows, where we will all hopefully be having a busy week ! The show is a sell out and bumper crowds are expected, so fingers crossed for all exhibitors and visitors alike. Last year’s event was a rip-roaring success …

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Captains of Ships – Clive Deasy

Clive and his three brothers – one older, two younger – grew up in Crosshaven on Ireland’s bewitching southwest coast.  Living a hop, skip, and a jump from The Royal Cork Yacht Club, the world’s oldest founded in 1720, it was inevitable that the family would become engaged with the …

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Dear Islander,

Well, what a great early Spring we are enjoying , enabling us to get out and make the most of the waters whilst it’s still quiet. It really has been one of the mildest winters I can remember. This month sees the Palma Boat Show and Superyacht Show open its …

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Stuart Pearce – Yacht Shot Profile

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and I think avid readers of this magazine would agree. This front cover is no exception. Shenandoah of Sark, the classic 54m luxury sailing yacht, built in 1902, is one of many that Stuart has shot for us over the years. …

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Dear Islander,

Writing this in brilliant early Spring sunshine, is a reminder of how lucky we are to live on this wonderful island, able to sit outside for lunch, whilst Northern Europe is shivering in freezing temperatures. Talking of which, our trip to Dusseldorf Boat Show (Boot) was a tad chilly, with …

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Fun, Flexible, Foiling Into The Future

Superyacht Tenders and Toys are often approached about new toy concepts and are involved in the evolution of these, often getting involved in bringing them into the superyacht market. At present there has been a real emphasis on foiling, whether this be tenders, electric surfboards or sailboats. The advantages of …

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Captains Of Ships – Sam Jeffs

Born in Barmouth, Snowdonia’s most popular seaside resort, Sam’s family has saltwater running through its veins.  Grandfather was in the merchant navy and a long-time coxswain of Barmouth lifeboat, earning himself a British Empire Medal for meritorious service to the RNLI.  Father, a retired art teacher, also volunteered for the …

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