A sure sign that it is soon to be “anchors away” in the annual yachting season is the opening of the eighth annual World Superyacht Awards gathering due to be hosted to on 4th May this year at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul overlooking the historic Bosporus waterway.
The World...Read more
One of the undoubted highlights of the yacht owners and enthusiasts calendar is undoubtedly the annual Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) to be held at the International Marine Club in Mina Seyahi between the fifth and ninth of March inclusive .
More than 750 exhibitors from 49...Read more
After racing solo around the world in 78 days, two hours and 16 minutes, French sailor Francois Gabart has been crowned winner of the 2012-2013 Vendee Globe with his finish time being a new competition record, and by almost six days from that which had been set by the 2009 winner Michel...Read more
With the 24,000 miles long 2012 edition Vendée Globe single handed yacht race, which got underway on November 10, 2012 reaching its final stages, temperatures are heating up, with several of the remaining competitors resetting the 24-hour singlehanded distance record as the field begins to bunch...Read more
The 2012-2013 round-the-world Vendée Globe, which got under way on Saturday, November 10, 2012, reached what is reckoned to be its third way point with Frenchman Armel Le Cleac’h, having regained his lead largely due to have taken advantage of the stiffer winds that he opted to go for, to the...Read more
Sunday the 25th November will see a major gathering of some of the finest yachts in the world at the Las Palmas Marina in Gran Canaria, for the start of the annual 2,700 mile voyage to the St Lucia Island in the Caribbean. The race known as the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has attracted more than...Read more
Italian yacht builder Azimut Grande recently took the wraps of the latest and largest Motor Yacht, the aptly named Grande 140. The 140, a tri-deck, is the largest ever power boat to come out of the Azimut yard in Viareggio in Italy and seems destined to be the flagship of the Grande range.... Read more