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Why Asociación Ondine?

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Earlier this year I left the safety of a well paid job, got onboard a boat and set sails towards the horizon commencing a magical journey with an unknown final destination. A few months into my travels I unexpectedly received an opportunity to accompany a beautiful yacht headed towards Mallorca. ... Read More »

Dear Islander….

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Dear Islander, With the madness of Monaco now well behind us, our attentions turn to Amsterdam later this month and METS. Just as mad but in a different way! Overall the general feeling of Monaco was moderately encouraging, with some brokers reporting brisk business whilst others were bemoaning the lack ... Read More »

Ondine : Plastic free events

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Do you organize events? Corporate, team building, promotional and public events can all assist in the reduction of single use plastic and have a positive impact on our marine environment as well as a very positive corporate image!   Asociacion Ondine is here to help you achieve this as we ... Read More »

400 Miles on the Emergency Tiller.

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A trip to the Azores 1000nM away from Gibraltar has been on my bucket list for the last three years. Every yachtsman who has ever been there tells me of the natural beauty of the islands and the friendliness of the islanders,so on the 1st Aug Citadel with a crew ... Read More »

Maserati Masterstroke

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In an ideal world I show up at a press junket armed with a fistful of knowledge and an intelligent line of questioning. But with less than 24 hours between Maserati’s ‘come and meet Giovanni Soldini and sail our new Multi70 trimaran’ invitation landing in my inbox and me showing ... Read More »

Simply Delicious

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Simply Delicious is unique in Palma being the only Israeli restaurant I am aware of. Ronen, the Israeli owner of this restaurant is a larger than life character and In my opinion, he is the heart and soul of the restaurant, making it all tick & a fun experience. The ... Read More »

Dear Islander….

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Dear Islander, As I write this in Mid-September, the boat show season is in full swing, showing encouraging signs for the marine industry. Cannes has been hailed as a great success by businesses and visitors alike. Sunseeker claim to have done 25 eu million of retail business, with another 15 ... Read More »

Rob Greenhalgh

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Do you, like I do, watch the new generation of foiling Moth sailors with a mixture of open-mouthed wonder and unadulterated pure green envy as they defy the laws of physics to zip effortlessly through the air?   I tracked down one of the class’s most successful protagonists, British sailor ... Read More »

Dear Islander….

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I don’t know about you, but I will be glad to see some cooler weather hitting our shores ! Us northern Europeans aren’t built for this intense heat !! The past month or so has seen two world class regattas being staged in the Bay of Palma, firstly the TP ... Read More »

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