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St. Tropez and the French Riviera region has always been viewed as the playground for the rich, the famous and the beautiful.

Published on the 21 Mar 2015 at 15:17

As any experienced boat enthusiast knows most boats are made from fibre glass or G.R.P glass reinforced plastic or even wood if it is an older vessel.

Published on the 16 Feb 2015 at 07:53

How can you sail the world without ever owning, or buying a boat? Hitchhike aboard sailboats of course! Would you like unlimited adventure, see places hard to access, dive in reefs in far off places, enjoy different cultures and learn new skills all on a tight budget! You can!

Published on the 12 Feb 2015 at 09:27

The ultimate adventures... climbing Everest, solo circumnavigation by sail or any other unconventional means will always catch our imagination and teenagers are a natural... This is about three teenage girls who had a dream... a dream so big it burnt inside of them and could not be denied! It could not be stopped!

Published on the 29 Jan 2015 at 07:25

Yacht ownership... why own a yacht? For the same reason you own a car it gives you the freedom to travel near and far with a sense of independence. It gives you unlimited adventure! Yacht ownership is not just for the wealthy, an increasing number of female sailors are finding that they can afford to own a mid-sized yacht in the 28 to 40 foot range. Make wise decisions you want to enjoy sailing it and the amazing lifestyle opportunities it offers and not continually taking care of maintenance. Here are some tips!

Published on the 08 Jan 2015 at 07:20

Most people work all their lives to retirement age and hope they have enough saved, and their health to enjoy it. You can retire now and live life on your terms! How? Cruising aboard a yacht could be the answer when the lifestyles so cheap. And there are other options too! What are they?

Published on the 30 Dec 2014 at 10:15

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of endurance, danger and hardship it's the most grueling challenge on the planet. In 2014-15 we have a team of gutsy female sailors taking on the veterans in this grueling race! Known as the 'Everest of Sailing' the Volvo Ocean Race covers 72,000 Kilometers and takes nine months to circumnavigate the globe. Skipper Sam Davis is a renowned single hander competing in two Vendee Globe challenges believes this is the right time for an all-female crew!

Published on the 23 Dec 2014 at 07:22

Sailing in sun drenched waters with seas the color of the blue sky and dolphins leading the way as they frolic in the bow wave. Finding the perfect anchorage before the sun sets over palm fringed beaches and lingering on the deck over cocktails as the moon casts its silver shadow, waves gently rocking contented souls. This I envision as the cruising lifestyle.

Published on the 02 Dec 2014 at 08:47

Lord Howe Island is unspoiled and serene. It is only 11km long and 2.8km wide, an easy sail of 700km NE of Sydney, Australia. Two volcanic mountains dominate the island and overlook the reef-fringed lagoon and its rolling surf. It's a getaway to escape the fast life... And lazily embrace beauty and simplicity.

Published on the 24 Nov 2014 at 08:31

The simple task of carrying passengers and sometimes cargo across a body of water might not seem that remarkable, but it is something that dates back centuries. There are various writings and published works from ancient times that suggest the profession of a ferryman was a crucial aspect of former cultures and civilisations.

Published on the 11 Nov 2014 at 10:18

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