Posted: 14th July 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson
Managing a marina has certainly become more interesting in recent years. It’s no longer enough to have state of the art facilities and great Wifi, the world wants more and marinas must become ‘destinations in their own right’, a fact that hasn’t gone unheeded at Port la Napoule on the French Riviera. Until now it’s been something of a well kept secret but with the longest lease term along the coast, the only catamaran quay for miles and a prime location, there’s plenty to shout about.
Posted: 26th June 2017 | Written by: Christelle Holler
There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava, one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia in the Tuamotu archipelago, northeast of Tahiti. There's a special atmosphere here and a unique and varied ecosystem where sharks share their territory with small tropical fish and every snorkel or dive encounter is different.
Posted: 24th June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline
Norway is famous for its spellbinding panoramas and natural beauty, named by National Geographic Traveler as the world's most unspoiled destination while the Western Fjords feature prominently in UNESCO's World Heritage List. Even so, chartering a yacht in Norway is not for everyone, but a growing appetite for novelty is attracting the more intrepid traveller to venture north to see what Norway has to offer.
Posted: 22nd May 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge
Following extensive lobbying by the superyacht industry the Thai Temporary Charter License has received the Royal Decree. The new Charter License laws permit visiting foreign flagged superyachts ( 30m +) to apply for a one year license allowing them to cruise and operate commercially in Thai waters.
Posted: 16th April 2017 | Written by: Jonni Nicole Albetta
Elba Island, a refuge within Italy's Tuscan Archipelago, has been a popular destination for yachts and tourists for decades. With its idyllic anchorages, crystal-clear waters and beautiful beaches, Elba has also been likened to the Caribbean but with better food! Last year my family spent the summer holidays in Elba and it made a lasting impression for all the right reasons.
Posted: 11th April 2017 | Written by: Christelle Holler
Three years ago, after a dive trip organized by Superyacht Private Expeditions we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further. We had had some of our most vibrant underwater encounters in a world which seemed relatively safe from poaching and illegal fishing, and it felt like we were part of the happy few witnessing marine wildlife absolutely untouched by human activity.
Posted: 11th February 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge
With the rise in world-class marinas in nearly every region, New Zealand has also been developing their docks and creating larger berths for larger vessels. Auckland in particular is now home to some excellent marinas and anchorages, with the advantage of world-class refit and maintenance facilities nearby. We spoke to two men on the ground, Charlie Dwyer and Duthie Lidgard of Asia Pacific Superyachts, to learn more.
Posted: 21st January 2017 | Written by: Sonya Matejko
Is there any state that says 'yachting' more than Florida? More than 900,000 other boat owners agree, and that's what makes it the boating capital of the USA. Whether you like a rugged, rocky beach away from town or being in the middle of a packed, vibrant city- Florida can provide the perfect place to anchor when you're not cruising.
Posted: 26th November 2016 | Written by: Worth Avenue Yachts
The Galapagos Islands are a feast for the senses, offering magnificent wildlife encounters in a volcanic landscape of desolate beauty. With so much to see and experience, a luxury yacht charter provides the ultimate adventure, a true immersion in nature with the comfort and trimmings of luxury hospitality.
Posted: 21st August 2016 | Written by: Darin Graham
Every corner of the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia has something to offer, from clear waters and white beaches to rustic cuisine and a culture of longstanding traditions. For anyone who has not yet experienced it, visiting Sardinia is love at first sight. Here's an introduction to some of the best beaches, restaurants and sights not to be missed.