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Pinmar Golf Sets Fundraising Record

Highlight of the superyacht industry calendar, The Pinmar Golf, has this year smashed all previous fundraising records and raised a colossal 101,316 euros for charity. Coming to a close in the not-so-early hours of Sunday 21 October, the four-day extravaganza has once more proved its status as one of the …

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Rialto Living – A Ten-Year Voyage Of Discovery

A little over a decade ago, Swedish sweethearts Klas Käll and Barbara Bergman had their feelers out for a new retail premises in Palma de Mallorca. Their search had led them to various one-or-two-windows-plus-a-door shop fronts, but the vision was for something much larger.   One evening they were savouring a …

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e3: The Dawn Of A New Era

This year’s Monaco Yacht Show was a big one for myself and all of us at e3. So with a team of 17 we were out in force and out to impress. With a demanding schedule of VIP tours, demonstrations and meetings – together with one or two glamorous parties …

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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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From Superyachts to Sri Lankan orphanages

Sarah Buttery has worked in the Superyacht business as a stewardess for the past seven years, and last winter decided to do some independent travelling, wanting an antidote to the Superyacht working life, during her “off” season. Here Sarah tells us about her background in yachting and her trip. Born …

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