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Captains of Ships – Andrew Schofield

Born in Durham, although with no trace of the accent, Andrew was an exceptional student and breezed from public school to a degree in Applied & Industrial Biology with an eye on a career in molecular genetics.  Shell snapped up his talents and offered him a position at their Biosciences …

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Dear Islander,

Firstly, may I wish all of our readers, advertisers and contributors a very Happy New Year. I am writing this final editorial of the year from the Antigua Charter Yacht Show in early December with a balmy 28 degrees and a wonderful 15 knot breeze, making me wonder how we …

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Captains of Ships – Rafael Cervantes Mataix

“I was born in the mountains in high-altitude landlocked Mexico City to parents who had absolutely nothing to do with the maritime world – my father is a psychiatrist and my mother an art dealer – not very conducive to a yachting career,” begins Rafael.  “I did have a little …

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Dear Islander

I am writing this on my way to METS, the best marine equipment show in the world, taking place , as always for three days in Amsterdam. I will be joined by scores of visitors from our shores, all going to discover the latest innovations from around the planet, as …

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