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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Marina Spotlight – Limassol Marian, Cyprus

Marina Spotlight – Limassol Marina Until 2013, the only place you could park your superyacht in Cyprus was an uninspiring ill-suited commercial port. A veritable Greek tragedy. And then, as if by magic, a group of developers, construction companies and investors got together and pooled years of knowledge and experience …

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