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Oyster Yachts In Liquidation

British luxury boat building company Oyster Yachts, established in 1973, has gone into liquidation. Based in Southampton, with a boat yard in Hoveton, Norwich and offices in Ipswich, Palma; Majorca; and Newport, USA; has announced 400 job losses. The number of job losses at each site is yet to be …

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Volvo Ocean Race: How Did Deadly Collision Occur

The tragic death of a fisherman, in a collision with Vestas 11th Hour Racing as they approached the finish line for Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, leaves us wondering how this could happen. How could the very best offshore sailors, equipped with what we hope to be the …

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Clipper Race: Visit Seattle Snares Victory

(January 16, 2018) – After one of the most challenging races so far in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, Visit Seattle has held off a strong challenge from three other teams to chalk up a thrilling maiden victory in the Australian stage from Hobart to Airlie Beach …

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Marine Inspirations Reflecting On Three Inspiring Years

    Marine Inspirations came into being in 2014 after a meeting between Anthony Just and Phil Wade. Over a long lunch at Bindi’s Indian restaurant in Palma de Mallorca, the two South African super yacht captains discovered they had a shared vision to give something back after enjoying successful …

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Dear Islander

January 2018 Firstly I would like to wish all our readers, advertisers families and friends a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year for 2018. As I write this in mid December, I am reminded of what a busy and hectic year we have had here at The Islander during 2017, …

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Mark Turner – Volvo Ocean Race CEO Steps Down

On September 26, less than one month before the start of the 2017-18 edition, the Volvo Ocean Race announced they were pulling the handbrake on their ambitious plans for the future and CEO Mark Turner would be stepping down from his role with the event. That kind of announcement knocks the leaves …

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Bluewater & Da Gama Maritime Join Forces

Bluewater & Da Gama Maritime Join Forces to provide MCA-certified onboard training. Bluewater has for many years been providing high quality training ashore in Antibes and Palma and more recently, through the amalgamation with ICT, in Florida.  Da Gama Maritime (DGM) have in the meantime been providing their bespoke onboard …

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