Monthly Archives: December, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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*NEW* Sea-things Tablet Drybags for Yachting

Did you get a new tablet device for Christmas? Do you want to keep it dry and protected whilst Sailing? Or Canoeing? Or SUPing? Or Camping? Or even walking or cycling in the rain? As selected by Alan Priddy’s Global Challenge team for use by the crew on the 2014 Round-the-World Powerboat Race, and as …

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Palma Superyacht Show All Fixed For 2014!

Following on from the successful first edition of the Palma Superyacht Brokerage & Charter Show held in May this year in Mallorca, Spain, the Balearic Yacht Brokers Association (BYBA) have extended their allocated area within the boat show for 2014. The title, now shortened to “Palma Superyacht Show”, will still be for motor and sailing …

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2015 Superyacht Charter Show in Phuket – Can it happen at this marina?

A lot of info is circulating on the possibility of the above happening at the Phuket Yacht Haven Marina. Its a place I know, I have been there with a boat many years ago, when it was first being ‘developed’….16 years ago to be precise. It hasn’t been developed significantly during that period, and its …

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Spanish Leisure Boating changes – More Details

The future Ministerial Order related to navigation of leisure craft in Spain, (mentioned on this blog last week) will include the following modifications and attributes: * It will be permitted to navigate without a license during daytime but without venturing further than 5 miles away from a safe port or anchorage (currently only in areas …

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Spain moves towards more liberalisation of the yachting market!

According to AENIB (Balearic Nautical Business Association) in Palma de Mallorca, Spain is finally close to having a more rational legal framework, adapted to international agreements, and finally granting recreational yachting a specific treatment. So far the Spanish system has never distinguished commercial ships from recreational yachts, and this has been a huge problem for …

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