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Doyle Sails Palma Off To A Flying Start

Doyle sails Palma are off to a flying start following the appointment of Chris Sherlock and Phill Maxwell as Co Owners and Directors of Doyle Sails Palma following a reorganisation of the Mallorca operation in February 2018. Doyle Sails Palma is now fully operational with 1640 sq m of combined sail loft / storage / office and sail washing …

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Clipper Race: Tactics At The Scoring Gate

(June 10, 2018; Day 7) – After a week of racing around the clock from Panama to New York City, the 11 teams in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race have been keeping everyone guessing as to their Scoring Gate tactics. The Scoring Gate allows the first three …

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Achanti IV Wins Overall In Antigua

  “Aschanti Winning Antigua Classics Regatta was nothing “heroic” but it’s was fun!  Sailing is a great team sport! I have been Skippering classic yachts since 1978, and I do it because it is still amazing and fun!  At Antigua Classics Week  this year we had between 20 and 25 People …

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Nauticat Files For Bankruptcy

Finnish builder ceases operations after more than 50 years in business Nauticat Yachts Oy, based in Riihikoski, Finland, has filed for bankruptcy. Having produced high-quality yachts for decades, the company – originally founded by Pentti Siltala more than 50 years ago in Turku – has now ceased operations. Nauticat was …

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Clipper Cup: The Jamaican Layline

(June 6, 2018; Day 3) – The early divide in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet has led to more shake ups on the Race 11: Nasdaq Race leaderboard for the 11 teams. Whilst the podium places have remained consistent for the second day in a row, …

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Clipper Race: Caribbean Sea Crossing

(June 5, 2018; Day 2) – Life at an angle continues for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race on Race 11: Nasdaq Race from Panama to New York, with the 11 teams calculating their best approach to the first mandatory gate between Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The …

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Empowering Interior Crew

Do you think we ask too much from our Interior Crew? I do.   Right or wrong, our industry generally expects them to be young, fit, attractive, personable and great with guest service. As if that weren’t enough, we also task them with taking care of fragile luxury surfaces that …

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