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Yacht & Captain: Nigel Seabright

    Captain of Ships – Nigel Seabright Nigel first broke a ‘hundred pound a week’ wage back in the 1980s as a young apprentice electrician. He stuffed the banknotes in his back pocket and excitedly drove his scooter home. “Mum, mum, I earned a hundred pounds” Nigel grinned, before …

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Dear Islander

Last month saw the most successful Palma Superyacht and Boat Show ever, both in terms of the yachts on show and the attendance. The only blot on the landscape was a deluge of rain and hailstones on the final day, but even that failed to dampen the enthusiasm of all …

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El Anadio

  I knew it was time for a break when I began to have nightmares about sanding and painting the boat. I awoke to the realisation that it had been over two months since we had taken any time away. The Captain and I have been on an intense mission …

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US Virgin Islands Defy Hurricane Wrath

St Croix, St Thomas and St John open for business as Caribbean regatta season gets underway   Just six months after the devastation caused by Irma and Maria, two category 5 hurricanes that swept through Caribbean last year, life in some areas, including on the US Virgin Island of St …

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Tender Tech

With the ever-growing tech bubble that shapes our modern world comes a whole new scope for weird and wonderful features that make the new age of tenders a sight to behold. Gone are the days when tinted windows or plush seats are enough, it has now become a challenge to …

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Captains Of Industry – Rupert Savage

If having a knack for watercolours means you’re destined to work at sea then yes, Rupert Savage had his life mapped out – other than that, his upbringing was downright ordinary. Born in Solihull, brought up in Warwickshire, schooled in Cheltenham and gaining passes in all O and A Levels, …

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Yacht Toys: Back To Basics

At Superyacht Tenders and Toys we are always at the forefront of new toys and services coming into the industry, whether this is new inflatables, foiling surfboards, jetskis or submersibles. We are often approached by new inventors and established manufacturers and asked to comment and assist in the design and …

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Marine Fire Protection: An Ungoverned Space

  Fire protection remains an “ungoverned space” within the maritime industry. There are are too few qualified engineers who may be considered subject matter experts in marine fire engineering, and too often, marine fire protection is seen as a cost than an investment and something vital to the overall business …

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