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Why Autumn Is Perfect For A Yacht Charter on the French Riviera


Autumn (fall), is a perfect season for chartering a yacht on the French Riviera where there is a shift in temperature, atmosphere and crowds.  Charter guests venturing ashore will find the busy crowds of July and August have departed from the shopping boutiques, beaches and perched villages leaving the region ... Read More »

Perini Navi debuts at Cannes Festival of Yachting


Perini Navi, leader in the design and build of superyachts, is pleased to announce the company’s inaugural presence at the Cannes Festival of Yachting, from 6-11 September. The Perini Navi 38m S/Y Dahlak, designed in collaboration with French Naval Architect Philippe Briand, is the most recent addition to the company’s ... Read More »



The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place every September in elegant, luxurious surroundings in the sparkling bay of Cannes. The show is seemingly becoming more and more important each year as it attracts the very best boatbuilders from around the globe. This year sees Perini Navi attending for the first time, a ... Read More »

Joves Navegants

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Joves Navegants is a foundation initiated by a passionate group of sailors, aimed at reaching out to the island’s underprivileged boys and girls through the practice of sailing. It is with much enthusiasm that this long running local charity announces they are busy preparing for their two inspiring main projects, ... Read More »


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  Classic Schooners: brawny yet elegant multi-masted sailboats that conjure up images of thick-skinned fisherman, white-gloved aristocracy and pirates. They date from a bygone era when oceans were the primary means of transport, and control of them made and broke nations. Most have succumbed to the ebb of fortunes and ... Read More »

Ondine : The calm before the storm

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For those of you who have been following the progress of Asociación Ondine and our marine research, conservation and research projects, you would have noticed the steady run of “Dos Manos Beach Cleans”, our hugely successful Schools Program taking off, the Stingray Survey continuing and the fantastic news that the ... Read More »

The Pinmar Golf…… Did you know?

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As we look forward to the forthcoming 28th Pinmar Golf Tournament taking place from 20th – 22nd October, here in Palma, at the beautiful Son Gual course, I thought I would pay a visit to Pinmar and speak to Executive Chairman Remy Millott and get the inside track on this ... Read More »

Regatta Excitement for Africa…….

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Three young African sailors, Loyiso Jantjies, Bohlale Motsieloa, and Luyolo Koni, all 17 years of age and students at the Lawhill Maritime Centre in Simonstown, South Africa, arrived in Palma in mid June on a new Marine Inspirations seamanship training initiative focused around the dynamic Palma Superyacht Cup event. The ... Read More »

What is The Magenta Project?

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Following the conclusion of Team SCA competing in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-5, the thirteen strong squad have experienced racing on the center stage of offshore sailing as an all-female team. As the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race progressed, the team realized that they were impacting in many ways around the ... Read More »