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GENDER EQUALITY – MIND THE GAP By Anna Percival

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
GENDER EQUALITY –  MIND THE GAP   By Anna Percival   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   In my last article, written at the beginning of my maternity leave, I focused on the impending arrival of my twins, and how women on yachts have little choice when it comes to having a family and a yachting career simultaneously. Since the arrival of our boy/girl twins in July, I’ve become even more aware of the gender gap in our society. We don’t dress the twins in the stereotypical blue and pink, in fact we chose to ...
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HIGH TODAY – GONE TOMORROW SAY NO TO DRUGS By Ed Hill

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
HIGH TODAY – GONE TOMORROW   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   SAY NO TO DRUGS   By Ed Hill     To many, the image of the superyacht industry is one of excessive opulence.  A number of recently publicised newspaper articles have exposed the lavish nature of some of the parties being held on board some yachts with revelations of drug taking and prostitution capturing the headlines.    The link with drug abuse and yachts has never exactly been too far away.  Some will associate this link with owners and guests.  However, we cannot ignore ...
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DRONES AND SUPERYACHTS The Facts By Simon Finlayson

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
DRONES AND SUPERYACHTS   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   The Facts   By Simon Finlayson                                           The regulations, safety concerns and solutions for safe integration of UAV systems and Superyacht Operations   An action packed film of the crew out wake boarding, the perfect shot of the charter guests on the jet-skis, a live view of the bay around the corner to check for space, aerial imagery of the top mark at a regatta, all amazing and exciting opportunities for using UAV technology to aid Superyacht operations and to enhance the guest experience.   With ...
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Cruising & Diving - The Magnificent Maldives By Linda Cartlidge

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2 p.m.
Cruising & Diving - The Magnificent Maldives By Linda Cartlidge   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   One of the best and most fascinating destinations in the world for a yachting dive trip, the magnificent Maldives, is growing in popularity year after year. Interspersed amidst an amazing variety of marine life, clear cool waters (26-290C) and stunning barrier reef dive and snorkeling spots are magical luxury resort islands with gorgeous unparalleled anchorages. The Maldives Archipelago consists of 26 atolls of entirely natural formation that make up the chain of low lying islands and only a ...
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CONCIERGE IS HERE TO STAY And Local Knowledge Will Win The Day By Rosemary P

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
CONCIERGE IS HERE TO STAY    (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   And Local Knowledge Will Win The Day   By Rosemary Pavlatou   Concierge services seem to be a favourite catch-phrase and not just in yachting, for many and varied kinds of services. What people mean and what they offer with the term concierge is different from place to place and establishment to establishment. The term first came into general use describing in-house services in good hotels, which arranged on demand services and assisted guests providing local knowledge and local contacts which facilitated the guest's ...
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MICHAEL KURTZ Professional Snapper

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
MICHAEL KURTZ  (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 31)   Professional Snapper   Colin Squire regularly joins us for big sailing events on our chase boat in Palma or St Tropez, to take photos together and we recently discussed the honour of myself, and my work, being featured in the “The Professional Snapper” section of his “Yachting Matters” magazine.   However, my history in photography, or my “snapper job”, as he calls it is very different to the top photographers that have already been published in his magazine. I know most of the top 20 yacht photographers ...
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CLAIRE MATCHES PROFESSIONAL SNAPPER

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
CLAIRE MATCHES   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   PROFESSIONAL SNAPPER     'Why don’t you bring your cameras?' This single question asked by the owner of a boat I used to crew on in local regattas that marked a real turning point in my career. But we’ll come to this a little later..   My first boating experience was when I was just six months old, travelling with my mother from Africa (where my parents lived) to England on a post boat. A trip which turned out being the first of many and perhaps also ...
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The Superyacht Challenge Antigua - 28th - 31st January 2016 Pure Fun Afloat & A

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
  The Superyacht Challenge Antigua - 28th - 31st January 2016 Pure Fun Afloat & Ashore By Louay Habib   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   The sixth edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua attracted eleven magnificent ocean-going yachts from 80 to 151ft. The impressive fleet took part in three days of competitive racing along the stunning south coast of Antigua, complimented by laid-back social events, The Superyacht Challenge Antigua is a wonderful celebration of sailing and parties, dedicated to pure fun afloat and ashore, where all participants enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, free from commercial ...
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The Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2015 54 shows - 54 successes By Colin squire

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
The Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2015  (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   54 shows - 54 successes By Colin squire   Between December 4-10th many of the world’s finest charter yachts, sent by their owners to the Caribbean for the 2015 winter season, gathered on the docks around the Falmouth and English Harbours to await visits from many hundreds of attending Brokers and Vendors. These true professionals make their annual pilgrimage to Antigua to view yachts and network amongst the palm trees and historic buildings, some that date back as far as 1725 when English ...
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THE FUTURE OF MARINAS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE The Proposal By Norma Trease

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
THE FUTURE OF MARINAS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE The Proposal   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   By Norma Trease   The long-anticipated plans for the future of marinas in the South of France have been published – who will win this complicated and lucrative bid to help these ageing facilities re-gain their glory days and dominance of years past?   The harbours of Antibes/Juan-Les-Pins are steeped in history and yachting lore. From the days when Phoenicians, Greeks and Roman sailors stalked these scenic shores, to the creation of the world’s first Superyacht marinas by ...
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