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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 »

Classic Yachts – The Life & Style

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 The classic yacht scene has been prominent in Palma de Mallorca the month of July and I have been on the island for these significant occasions. Firstly The Superyacht Cup 22-25 June had a gathering of schooners for The Big Class Day Sail. Secondly was the much-anticipated arrival in Europe ... Read More »

e3 : Technology Update

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  Full summer is upon us, and for anyone who is fortunate enough to get out on the water, it’s absolutely fabulous out there!  Since living on the shores of the Med for the last 25 years it has been clear to me that the best way of enjoying life ... Read More »

Dear Islander…..

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Dear Islander, I hope all our readers are managing to enjoy some time out on the water and escaping the intense summer heat. We are taking every opportunity we can to enjoy the perfect water temperatures and picnics at anchor. Just what the Med is all about ! Last month ... Read More »

Asociación Ondine Dos Manos Schools Program

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Lets take a journey through plastic pollution and inspire positive solutions! How to educate kids in such a way that engages them, create free and lateral thought, inspire positive solutions and deal with real issues that are part of our day-to day lives are all critical attributes of Asociación Ondine´s ... Read More »

e3 July Article

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Technology Update By the time you read this, we will probably know the results of the battles being fought between the EURO 2016 competitors both inside and outside the stadia of France. And we should also know the result of the bitter and increasingly personal battle between both sides of ... Read More »

Zen the art of offshore sailing……

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The spread of foiling technology into all areas of the sailing world continues to run unchecked. Latest to take flight are the new generation of jumbo-sized singlehanded ‘Ultime’ trimarans that are now using trickle-down America’s Cup foiling technology on open ocean passages. Crossing oceans at speeds of 35 knots or ... Read More »

Dear Islander….

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Dear Islander, Well, by the time you read this we will know the results of the Great Brexit debate, and have witnessed the initial fall out one way or the other! I’m sure our financial guru’s will have full reports in next month’s issue! We will also have completed this ... Read More »

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