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Ondine : Plastic free events


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.


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


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


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….


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


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


  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 »