Mediterranean sailing: where to cruise

Island of Cabrera, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. View across bay to the 14th century castle.

Home to a hugely diverse cruising area, whether on your own boat or on a charter, there are literally dozens of options to consider when Mediterranean sailing, says Lu Heikell Meganisi in the Ionian Sea has established yachting infrastructure and numerous bays and coves. Credit: Lu Heikell Mediterranean sailing: where to cruise next season Mediterranean […]

Cruise the blues of the Florida and Bahamas with new-to-charter luxury yacht MIRRACLE

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Sunseeker luxury yacht MIRRACLE has recently joined the charter world in Florida and the Bahamas and is now taking bookings for spectacular holidays in winter 2021/22. Motor yacht MIRRACLE Built in 2018, this 29m/95ft motor yacht is ideally sized for extended families and friends groups to zip from island to island using her range of 1,200 […]

Enjoy a discounted Christmas charter rate with gorgeous 60m superyacht DREAM

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The 60m Abeking and Rasmussen built motor yacht DREAM is offering an unmissable discount over Christmas for 7 days ending no later than December 28th in St Martin, Leeward Islands, Caribbean. Launched in 2001 and refitted in 2017, Bannenberg & Rowell is responsible for her beautiful interior styling, which accommodates up to 12 guests, in […]

Cruising the Great Loop: From Savannah to Norfolk in a Princess V48

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Princess V48 owner Elliott Maurice battles steering issues, notorious reefs, dangerous reptiles and the might of the US Navy to visit some of the East Coast’s most historic harbours en route to New York and the Great Lakes. All photos: Elliott Maurice This is Part 3 of our Cruising the Great Loop series, make sure […]

Extraordinary adventure-filled yacht charter destinations to explore in 2022

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Northern Europe is amongst the numerous extraordinary luxury yacht charter destinations in 2022 and one of the best kept secrets: While the rest of the world flocks to the Mediterranean, the white sand beaches of Sweden and the golden sands of the Netherlands are mostly populated by the locals. Although temperatures don’t climb as high as […]

Shinkai, the 180ft/55m ice- classed explorer designed by Vitruvius Yachts, will carry a 3 passenger submersible

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Shinkai, the new 180-foot /55-meter explorer vessel designed by Philippe Briand’s Vitruvius Yachts studio was recently transferred from Feadship’s construction hall in Aalsmeer to the builder’s outside dock for final outfitting ahead of her sea trials. Shinkai, the new 180-foot /55-meter explorer vessel designed by Philippe Briand’s Vitruvius Yachts studio was recently transferred from Feadship’s […]

Eco-friendly anchoring: how to preserve the seabed

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Joshua Shankle on looks at some of the dos and don’ts of eco-friendly anchoring, ensuring you have a minimal impact on the seabed and its ecosystems When my toes get cold, I know the wind has piped up. The dorade over the foot of our bed only seems to move air when it’s blowing over […]

Motor yacht Top Shelf for charter in Florida and the Bahamas

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Summer may be over but there’s still time to top up your tan before 2022 on a Florida and Bahamas luxury yacht charter aboard motor yacht TOP SHELF. Ferretti 870 yacht – sistership This 26.5m/87ft motor yacht is ideal for island hopping between the shops, bars and clubs and the best beaches hidden amongst the […]

Navigation Apps You Can Take for a Sail

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By using auto-routing, passagemaking and weather-routing apps, websites and services, the connected captain can make the most of offshore adventures. (muratart/)Among the big challenges when planning a long-distance ­passage can be knowing when to leave, how to take advantage of the best weather windows along the way, and what waypoints to set to get you […]