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The year has only just begun and the best gadget show of the year has already come to an end. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas. The biggest names in tech descend on Sin ... Read More »


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  It is the month to celebrate romance and love or rather restorations and new launches. For at this time of year we look to The Classic Boat Awards as an opportunity to vote for what we believe to be the best built restorations and newly built classic boats launched ... Read More »

UK Solo Offshore Sailing Initiative


It seems the sterling job done by British solo skipper in the 2016-17 Vendée Globe has sparked a renaissance for the solo round the world yacht race back in the United Kingdom.   A new initiative called Vendée2020Vision aims to create a structured route into solo offshore sailing for young ... Read More »

Fairline south mallorca & marine unlimited

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Fairline South Mallorca is one of the largest authorised Fairline dealers worldwide, selling new and used Fairline boats in Mallorca since 1994. Our offices are located in the exclusive marinas of Puerto Portals and Santa Ponsa, providing ideal access to the beautiful, deserted bays of Mallorca and beyond. In 2011 ... Read More »

Across The Pond

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Starting up the engine. Stepping off the dock. Slipping the lines. Final calls to family on weak signal as you sail away from the disappearing land. Ahead of you – 3,500 nautical miles of open water, across ‘the pond’, towards the tropical islands of the Caribbean.   Whether it is ... Read More »

Dear Islander,

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This month sees us getting stuck in to the planning of our “ Islander Nauti-Fest” event from April 21 st – 24th at The Boathouse on the Paseo Maritimo, Palma. The event will consist of a Crew and Superyacht Services Show on the evening of 21st and all day on ... Read More »

Justin Chisholm Article

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With traditional sailing club membership levels around the world dwindling year by year, it’s rare to hear of new clubs being formed. However, the Brooklyn Sail Club is one such venture and the US Sailing sanctioned operation is hoping its innovative pay-to-play model could help it buck the global downward ... Read More »



Alice C I’ A Widdows is a Regatta Manager on the international superyacht circuit providing yacht management, logistics and shore support on the classic yacht regatta circuit.  A keen yachtswomen and self – confessed island hopping addict, preferably by boat. Meet our Classic Yachting Columnist. www.alicewiddows.com   Antigua, Austria or ... Read More »

Dear Islander….

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Firstly I would like to wish all our readers, advertisers and friends a very happy and healthy New Year. I am sat writing this editorial at the end of our first visit to the Antigua Yacht Charter Show, overlooking some of the finest yachts on the planet such as Nero, ... Read More »



  Now in its 18th year Les Voiles de St Tropez is the gran finale of The Mediterranean Regatta season. Organised by André Beaufils and his team at The Société Nautique de Saint Tropez , it is the gathering of 4,000 of the world’s great and the good in the ... Read More »