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Grand Soleil 47 exterior

Grand Soleil

Grand Soleil is a sailing yachts' brand built in Cantiere del Pardo, Bologna, Italy, since 1974, when they launched the model 34. This one was designed by Finot, a French group. In time, they collaborate with German Frers, Bruce Farr, Japec Jakopin and Luca Brenta, all famous world boat … [Read More...]

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Grand Soleil 47 exterior

Grand Soleil

Grand Soleil is a sailing yachts' brand built in Cantiere del Pardo, Bologna, Italy, since 1974, when they … [Read More...]

Fountaine Pajot Salina 48 Evolution

Fountaine Pajot

The company was founded in 1976 by Jean François Fountaine and three partners, near La Rochelle, in France, of … [Read More...]

Dufour Grand Large 450 exterior

Dufour Yachts

After a long pause, we continue here with Dufour Yachts, a company founded in 1964 by Michel Dufour, an … [Read More...]

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Yachts on display at Singapore Yacht Show

Singapore Yacht Show

Today, on April 10, 2014, just started the fourth edition of Singapore Yacht Show. The event takes place at One°15 Marina Club, Sentosa Cove. It seems that with over ninety yachts on display, it is the greatest event ever in Singapore, with plans to considerably extend it. [source] The … [Read More...]

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The Spray, Joshua Slocum's boat

Joshua Slocum’s Legacy

Joshua Slocum has been born in Nova Scotia, Canada, at February 20, 1844. He presumably died after November 14, 1909, when he disappeared while being aboard his boat, the Spray, but maybe not then. He was a Canadian naturalized American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer famous because he was … [Read More...]

Tips & Practical Things

Marina in Istanbul

Basic Yacht Formalities in Turkey

When a foreign yacht arrives in Turkey, better said, in a Turkish Marina, the owner or the captain should obtain a transit log and complete the check-in formalities. The transit log can be purchased at any Marina’s reception. The check-in formalities can be done by the owner, the captain or by a … [Read More...]