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Captains Of Industry: Ignacio Erroz

  A little over six months ago, OneOcean Port Vell passed the General Manager reins to highly-educated Navarro Ignacio Erroz. His appointment formed part of a wave of changes at Barcelona’s flagship superyacht destination, the most profound being a change of ownership just a few weeks prior.   Whilst ‘General …

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Dear Islander

After one of the coldest and wettest few weeks I can remember on Mallorca, lets hope we are heading into some real spring weather, especially with the forthcoming Palma Superyacht and Boat Shows in mind. This month sees both the MYBA Charter Show at One Ocean Port Vell in Barcelona, …

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The Camino Santiago Se Compostela

The Way of St James (Patron Saint of Spain) Modern reasons for walking the Camino Santiago de Compostela or the Way of St James vary from the tragic- personal loss to the Bucket List, to health, cultural, spiritual and of course to religious tradition. The Camino Frances is a pilgrimage …

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Captains Of Industry: Bea Alonso

Captains of Industry – Bea Alonso Sarah Forge, sarah@purplecakefactory.com   Bea Alonso has her family business to thank for climbing to the top of the yachting tree – a little leftfield given she is from a family of butchers.   When she was 17, Bea’s brother returned from a meat …

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Adding Charter & Sales Value

With so many yachts listed for charter and sale, what makes them stand out? Is it overall size, deck layouts, the chef or captain, swimming pools and spas? Increasing we are finding that it is the tenders and toys package. This is in part due to clients becoming more aware …

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Mike Reynolds

 More than seven hundred miles from the nearest ocean, the high desert of Northern New Mexico seems an unlikely place to find answers to the problems of coastal communities devastated by hurricanes and other natural disasters.   Nestling against the folds of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and spread across …

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Marine Inspirations Reflecting On Three Inspiring Years

    Marine Inspirations came into being in 2014 after a meeting between Anthony Just and Phil Wade. Over a long lunch at Bindi’s Indian restaurant in Palma de Mallorca, the two South African super yacht captains discovered they had a shared vision to give something back after enjoying successful …

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The Role Of The Tender Specialist

Back when working as a yacht manager outfitting a 70m new build I spent a lot of time searching for the best tenders for an owner’s brief. The brief was simple: a 9m beach landing RIB, required for trips ashore with ample guest seating; a classic ‘owners’ tender, practical yet …

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