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No 12 Wines


Confused classifications I was recently asked by Acrew to pair one red and white wine for the ‘Captains Dinner’ held at ‘The Boathouse’. It’s never easy to please everyone with only one choice of white or red, so I decided to inject a little fun with my choice. One wine ... Read More »

Deckers – Meet the Team


Each month we are bringing you a member of our team so you have a little insight into who they really are…. Today we are bringing you Katie Walker who is the Operations Coordinator for France, based in Palma HQ.   How old are you? 24   How long have ... Read More »

Cooking and Gastronomy for Superyachts


  Great reception of the course Cooking and Gastronomy for Superyachts by Sirius among gastronomy and nautical professionals   Jordi Roca: “I met highly motivated students keen to learn new techniques”   Jérôme Quilbeuf: “This course is a great idea”   Pere Plangumà: “High level cuisine can be created on ... Read More »



  Delicious American-style muffins have become so popular over the last decade and you now see them proudly displayed everywhere from starbucks to MacDonald’s. Unfortunately, the truth is they tend to be frozen, mass-produced items that are most likely pumped full of preservatives and E-numbers. The fact is, big or ... Read More »

Galley Goddess


Oh, bugger, is it really Christmas again? Here we go, the next four weeks being bombarded by all that bloody Christmas cheer, people proudly wearing absurd Xmas themed jewellery, loud embarrassing jumpers and fecking tinsel. But, isn’t it just a jolly good excuse for a bit of harmless self indulgent ... Read More »

Stew of the month – Rebecca O’Halloran


What did you do before yachting, and how did your yachting career first begin? I worked as a graphic designer in Australia and in the hospitality industry. I moved to London & worked in hospitality & event management, before returning to Australia to study for a Bachelor of Communication and ... Read More »

Awesome Almonds…


The annual almond harvest is almost upon us. Traditionally, the branches of helpless almond trees were beaten with big, long sticks but this method is fast disappearing. It’s hardly surprising, I tried it myself a few years ago and it is unbearably hard, back-breaking work that almost put me off ... Read More »

Pink, it was love at first sight


Pink Champagne has become synonymous with luxury lifestyle, glamour and a good dose of fun. It has become one of the many must-have champagnes on board private and charter yachts cruising the Mediterranean. Yet, we often forget that Pink Champagne is incredibly food-friendly and can be enjoyed with a variety ... Read More »

Deckers – Team Interview


Each month we are bringing you an interview with a member of our team, this month we are hearing from Tina Javakhishvili, PA to Managing Director, David Ireland.     How old are you? 26   How long have you worked for Deckers? 1 year 2 month   What is ... Read More »

Simple autumn pleasures


After the long hot summer I always look forward to the arrival of autumn. Sad though it is to say goodbye to cool, refreshing, summer food for another year; autumn brings its own delights. The days may start to get a little shorter but on the food front there are ... Read More »