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Useful tips on how to avoid & prevent Breast Cancer


There is an increased risk of breast cancer for woman who use hormone replacement therapy, anticonceptives, underwired bras, mamographie instead of thermographie and foods that contain pesticide and insecticide.(Dr Brian Clement, Hippocrates Health Institute.) Increased risk of breast cancer for women who eat meat daily compared to women who eat ... Read More »

From ship to shore – Q & A

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How long did you work in yachting? Can you tell me about your yachting career – highlights, low points? I was only working on yachts for three years, but my goodness was it an intensive three years!! It all began back in good old Antibes where I went to pick ... Read More »

Deckers Palma – 2016

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Well here we are into 2016, what a fabulous New Year we have welcomed in and here in Deckers Palma we hope that you also had a wonderful Christmas and New Year celebrating with family and friends wherever you are in the world. However, before we all hit the new ... Read More »

Bionic Bilinguals!

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You may be surprised to know that before the 1960s, researchers thought children learning other languages lead to them being handicapped: bilingual children reacted slower in some language tests leading to the conclusion that it wasn’t helpful for them to learn two languages. These days we know differently, and if ... Read More »

Stew of the Month – Magda Kedzierska

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How did your yachting career first begin? To be honest I was always against working in yachting! I used to work as a waitress and bartender in Palma, and my impression of yachties was that they spend too much money on alcohol! Then I decided to do my yoga teacher ... Read More »



Winter holidays and strong drinks seem to have always been an appealing match for many.     The cold weather definitely plays an important role in our choices however I believe we all look for something that won’t simply warm us up and let us forget why we were out in the ... Read More »

Come to the fair

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  We’re into the Autumn fair season in Mallorca: every weekend somewhere around the island you will find a mushroom festival, an olive oil tasting, a celebration of fish, a cornucopia of cakes, you get the idea. If you’re not leaving for the Caribbean and you’re sticking around in Mallorca ... Read More »

Stew of the Month – Gil Delos Santos

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How did your yachting career first begin? I shifted from cruise ships to yachting to have more liberty.   What did you do before yachting? After getting a bachelors degree in Hospitality, I mainly helped my parents run our small hotel business in the Philippines, until I got the opportunity ... Read More »

From Ship to Shore

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Every month I interview someone who has made the transition from working and living on a yacht to a land-based life. This month I spoke with Abby Sansgster, who now runs a beauty salon in New Zealand. Having worked on Cruise Ships for 2 years as a Beauty Therapist, it ... Read More »

Sake…..what’s it all about?


Sake, often called rice-wine given its similarities with wine, is a beverage fermented from rice. Unfortunately many consumers have been misled by Asian distilled products served by many establishments in the past decades. Sake is in fact not a wine, a spirit, nor a beer but a unique beverage from ... Read More »