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Project Rescue Maiden


Maiden skipper Tracy Edwards MBE made history by leading the first ever all-female team into the 1989-90 Race – and now, almost three decades later, she’s running a project to make sure that their iconic boat, languishing in the Seychelles, is returned home in order to continue driving change around ... Read More »

Dolphin Yachts Club de Mar


Dolphin Yachts is an owner managed professional yacht brokerage which has been established in the Club de Mar since 1994 specialising in the sale of both motor and sailing yachts. Their office is located inside the Club on the ground floor of the marina headquarters, directly overlooking the harbour. After ... Read More »

Versilia Supply Service


Versilia Supply Service or VSS España is a Yacht Supply Company that provides the world´s finest Yachts with literally anything that they may require, from engine room equipment and spares to deck and safety equipment, water sports gear or quality brand toiletries for the interior. We are a local company ... Read More »

Marina Spotlight – Club de Mar


“Location location location”. Mallorca’s Club de Mar may not offer the contemporary designer chic of Port Adriano or the quaint fishing tradition and natural beauty of Port Andratx, but it pretty much holds all the cards when it comes to location.   Sited at the westernmost tip of Palma’s long ... Read More »

Y.CO at Antigua Charter Show.


With the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show began the Caribbean yachting season, an eagerly anticipated period within the international yachting community. One of the winter season’s most celebrated yachting events, the Antigua Charter Yacht Show will next month welcome industry professionals and charter vessels from all over the world as ... Read More »

Descend of South America 2018


  I am tremendously excited to announce a new expedition. Descend of South America 2017 is a first ever attempt to sail the entire length of the continent on its spectacular rivers. Recording the connections between the rivers in South America has been foremost on my mind ever since successfully ... Read More »

Marina Spotlight – OneOcean Port Vell


  One of the Mediterranean’s newest marinas has been built for superyachts that don’t yet exist. Barcelona’s OneOcean Port Vell can take a 190 metre megayacht with ease, but even the world’s largest – 180 metre Lürssen Azzam – falls 10 metres short. That’s forward planning for you. But this ... Read More »

Madeira a Superyacht Destination ?


The North Atlantic archipelago of Madeira may not have featured on very many superyacht itineraries in recent years but that could all be set to change if plans by the Portuguese autonomous region’s tourism authority come to fruition. KT Newman paid a visit there for the Islander this summer to ... Read More »

Monaco Yacht Show


This year’s Monaco Yacht Show had all the glitz and glamour that you would expect, with the big news on the opening day being Lurssen’s acquisition of the Bloom & Voss business, along with their 5 shipyards. Certainly, a major deal within the industry. Was the show busy ? Well ... Read More »

Christophe Harbour: a new breed of marina


In the centre of the popular cruising grounds of the Eastern Caribbean, a distinct new superyacht community is emerging. The passion project of experienced real estate developer and superyacht owner Buddy Darby, Christophe Harbour is an exclusive island community that combines the relaxed charm of the Caribbean and its barefoot ... Read More »