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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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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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METS… and more show positive signs!

This week’s announcement from Boat International that 273 superyachts have been sold in 2013 celebrates the burgeoning global superyacht brokerage market we have seen this year. Breaking the marker of 272 sales set in 2012, this is a significant milestone for the industry as it continues to show resilience against other market trends. At the same time the METS (Marine …

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