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Regatta News

I love island hopping on beautiful yachts and in the Balearics we are spoilt for choice. Ibiza should be top of your list this spring because White Island Classics, Ibiza’s Classic yacht regatta is back April 25th – 29th. Most of us know Ibiza for it’s hedonistic lifestyle. In April …

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Northrop & Johnson Opens Monaco Base

Northrop & Johnson (N&J), the global superyacht brokerage and yacht services provider, has expanded its office network with a new base in Monaco and a relocation of its office in Ft Lauderdale, Florida to the Lauderdale Marine Center. The new N&J office in Monaco is located on the Avenue d’Ostende, …

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Great Mentors – Could You Be One?

How much learning occurs on the job? We know that a ‘greeny’ fresh out of school and clutching their STCW will join your vessel keen as mustard and ready to learn all they can. As senior crew on board you are expected to support that development and regularly do so. …

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Clipper Race: Dealing With Dilemmas

(March 12, 2018; Day 8) – As the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race leaders approach the final 500 nm of the race from Sanya to Qingdao, the Scoring Gate has posed a tactical headache overnight, with the five leading teams making a contrast of moves in their dilemma …

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Clearing Hurdles On The Olympic Trail

To succeed as an Olympic sailor, you must become comfortable at being uncomfortable. You must sail your best amid the challenges of international travel, remaining calm as you navigate local foods, customs, and languages. Familiarity breeds confidence, an advantage long held by the European sailors. With the bulk of the …

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Clipper Race: Cold Temps, Hot Racing

(March 11, 2018; Day 7) – As the 11 teams in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race push north up the Taiwanese Coast, a real contrast in wind and conditions have been reported over the last 24 hours, resulting in a vast range of fortunes and emotions in …

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America’s Cup: Two Decades Later

After winning the 1995 America’s Cup in San Diego, which saw 11 teams scattered across two harbors, the New Zealand team set about creating a venue in Auckland like no other to stage the 2000 America’s Cup. With government development dollars, the waterfront was transformed into a Cup village, turning …

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Marlow’s Inspirational Women In Sailing

This international Women’s Day, Marlow Ropes celebrates the success of the many inspirational women in sailing from around the world that it is proud to work with and support as official supplier.   The following great women sailors are part of Marlow Ropes long and successful voyage across the world’s …

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