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Rialto Living – A Ten-Year Voyage Of Discovery

Rialto Living – A Ten-Year Voyage Of Discovery

A little over a decade ago, Swedish sweethearts Klas Käll and Barbara Bergman had their feelers out for a new retail premises in Palma de Mallorca. Their search had led them to various one-or-two-windows-plus-a-door shop fronts, but the vision was for something much larger.   One evening they were savouring a ... Read More »

e3: The Dawn Of A New Era

e3: The Dawn Of A New Era

This year’s Monaco Yacht Show was a big one for myself and all of us at e3. So with a team of 17 we were out in force and out to impress. With a demanding schedule of VIP tours, demonstrations and meetings – together with one or two glamorous parties ... Read More »

Captains of Industry – Oscar Siches

Captains of Industry – Oscar Siches

  I first met Oscar in 2012 at the Portals Nautical Weekend. The first (and last?) event of its kind, the free-to-enter show was a cheeky two-finger salute to the government department in charge of Boat Show Palma which had to be cancelled in that year due to a ‘lack ... Read More »

North Sails & Volvo Ocean Race

North Sails & Volvo Ocean Race

  This month we will see the start of the 2017- 2018 Volvo Ocean race from Alicante on a gruelling circumnavigation , including extended periods in the Southern Ocean , which will test the yachts equipment, especially the sails, to the limit.   We are very happy to bring you ... Read More »

Captains Of Industry – Richard Masters

Captains Of Industry – Richard Masters

Captains of Industry – Richard Masters   The tale of Richard Masters’ passage from deckhand to yacht captain to captain of industry is so peppered with romance, fate and fascination that it would be a great pity not to recount it verse and chapter. Richard isn’t entirely au fait with ... Read More »

Get ready for Volvo Ocean Race Game

Get ready for Volvo Ocean Race Game

While seven teams compete in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, there’ll be hundreds of thousands more competing in the ultimate virtual sailing challenge: the Volvo Ocean Race Game The 2014-15 edition saw over 200,000 online skippers test their skills, charting a virtual course against the real-world fleet as it raced ... Read More »