Mediterranean

Sea Science: Wind patterns blow with local flair, but their science is universal

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed While there are the large-scale global winds that circumnavigate the Earth, there are seasonal and geographically influenced wind patterns that happen on smaller scales too.…

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FLIBS19: Classic game gets yachtie spin

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Chief Stew Paulina Costa is careful with her money, but fairly risk-tolerant. She likes to buy houses and hotels for each of her properties…

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Montauk’s Navy Beach sets sights on Caribbean

The popular Hampton’s seaside bar and restaurant Navy Beach has announced a partnership with IGY Marinas to open venues at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas and Yacht Club at…

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Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season party at Blue Nest at Port Adriano on Oct.…

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North Cyprus marina awarded 5 Gold Anchor rating

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has again been awarded a 5 Gold Anchor rating by The Yacht Harbour Association.    The rating is based on an assessment of facilities, customer…

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Take It In: Avoid memory loss, depression with the Mediterranean diet

Take It In: by Carol Bareuther There’s nothing more embarrassing than forgetting the name of a key client, yacht owner or fellow crew member.  Memory decline is often thought of…

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EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. These yachts have changed course to different destinations…

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40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

UPDATE:The 40m award-winning racing sloop My Song has been declared unsalvageable after falling off a cargo ship in the Med while in transit to defend its title in the Loro…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Nomad with Hill Robinson

M/Y Nomad, a 228-foot (69.5m) Oceanfast launched in 2003, available for charter in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean this summer through Hill Robinson Yacht Management. M/Y Excellence, a 150-foot…

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Van der Valk launches Jangada 2

Dutch yard Van der Valk recently launched the fifth and largest of its raised pilothouse custom line motoryacht. The 105-foot (32m) Jangada 2 is undergoing sea trials. It is expected…

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