Cruising Guides & Destinations

Going Local with BWA Italy

Posted: 3rd May 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

When your clients are anywhere and everywhere you need a global presence to take care of business. For successful yacht agents this means having a local network on the ground with the expert knowledge and passion to give clients t... Read More

My Summer on Elba Island in the Tuscan Archipelago

Posted: 16th Apr 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 th... Read More

Asia Pacific: Focus on New Zealand’s Marinas

Posted: 11th Feb 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 anchorag... Read More

Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand with Duthie Lidgard

Posted: 31st Jan 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

As Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand goes from strength to strength, Managing Director Duthie Lidgard provides an insight into his role as an agent providing the very best service and support for yachts visiting the region. Read More

Florida: Boating Capital of the USA

Posted: 21st Jan 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 m... Read More

Luxury Yacht Charter in the Galapagos Islands

Posted: 26th Nov 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 t... Read More

French Polynesia with Etienne Boutin, Yacht Agent

Posted: 26th Sep 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

When you think of Tahiti, you think of palm trees and reefs and beautiful people living the simple island life. All of this is true, but French Polynesia is a semi-autonomous territory of France and it's a slick operation. In the ... Read More

The Magic of Sardinia by Land & Sea

Posted: 21st Aug 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 S... Read More

Hidden Gems of the Italian Riviera

Posted: 15th Aug 2016

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

The Italian Riviera, the coastal strip of north-western Italy that greets yachts as they cruise east of the French border is a region of contrasts and a classic introduction to Italy. Here, you can uncover some hidden gems that st... Read More

5 Reasons to Base Your Superyacht in New Zealand

Posted: 13th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeanette Tobin

New Zealand ticks all the boxes for superyacht owners considering new cruising grounds to explore or to satisfy the growing number of charter clients looking for culture and adventure. Here are five good reasons to make New Zealan... Read More

Dory and Nemo Alive and Well on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 10th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeni Bone

Despite recent media reports about the ‘death’ of large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, experts say the recent major coral bleaching event was restricted to one section of the Reef. The majority of the coral has survive... Read More

World's Largest Luxury Catamaran Enjoying Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 6th Nov 2015

Written by: Isla MacKechnie

The world’s largest catamaran fits perfectly at a Queensland marina, which has been dredged and upgraded to provide superyacht facilities in the heart of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. The 44m catamaran, with 16.6m beam h... Read More

Explore the Fjords in 2016 - An Itinerary

Posted: 30th Sep 2015

Written by: Onboard Online

With thousands of miles of stunning coastline to discover, we have done the hard work for you and put together a 9 day itinerary to give you a taste of this beautiful, untouched land. Read More

Puerto Rico - Why it's a Great Idea

Posted: 28th Sep 2015

Written by: DDEC Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is one of the Caribbean’s fastest growing yachting and tourism destinations, home to four yacht marinas, each offering a unique experience. Tourism in Puerto Rico is booming, and this year the island was voted 'Best Ca... Read More

9 Reasons why Greece is a Great Sailing Destination but Italy is Better

Posted: 2nd Sep 2015

Written by: Kim Brown/ Sailing Britican

Before we sold up and started sailing around the world (err, only the Mediterranean thus far) I was totally hooked on Greece. From my past experiences, Greece had it all – the islands, fabulous food, great anchorages, amazing view... Read More

Central America and Colombia

Posted: 13th Aug 2015

Written by: Daniel Shea

Central America has yet to develop as a serious yachting destination and it’s hard to understand why. It offers an incredible array of tropical seascapes and a unique variety of activities, cultural flair and some of the best spor... Read More

Superyacht Experts Discuss Hidden Treasures of the South Pacific

Posted: 7th Aug 2015

Written by: Isla MacKechnie

To promote the South Pacific as a cruising destintion, a cross-national alliance of Australia, Fiji, Tahiti and New Zealand have launched a website to showcase all that the region has to offer, making it easier for visiting supery... Read More

Events in Slovenia

Posted: 31st Jul 2015

Written by: Robi Novak

Slovenia has events of all kinds, to suit everyone’s taste. Every day there is a chance to see the work of the best artists from Slovenia and from further afield, while there are concerts and festivals at which to enjoy great musi... Read More

Discover Norway: Bergen and Beyond

Posted: 13th Jul 2015

Written by: Milly Thomas

Beyond the beaten track of the Med and the Caribbean, yacht owners and charter guests are increasingly looking further afield to experience something new. The allure of new horizons and adventures in nature puts Norway firmly on t... Read More

Marina Tips for the Turkish Riviera

Posted: 15th Jun 2015

Written by: Berkan Ceylan

It is not surprising that Turkey, with more than 8,300 km of coastline welcomes hundreds of superyachts every year to explore and enjoy some of the area’s most breathtaking natural beauty and serenity. Read More

Downtime in the West Med!

Posted: 11th Jun 2015

Written by: Jessica Evans

Summer is here and for most of us that means long charters and busy boss trips, but hopefully in between trips, you will have a day off. We would like to offer a few tips for making the most out of it! Read More

Active Holidays in Slovenia

Posted: 8th Jun 2015

Written by: Robi Novak

In Slovenia the favourite water sports are those that get the adrenalin flowing. The Soča is the best choice for white-water rafting and hydro speeding. Read More

Cruising Turkey: Fethiye to Bodrum

Posted: 22nd May 2015

Written by: Onboardonline

The Turkish Riviera is still one of the most amazing yachting destinations in the Mediterranean. Whether you want to relax in a quiet bay and explore the many ancient ruins that litter the coastline, or pull into port and party th... Read More

The Balearics: The Med’s Year-Round Yachting Hub

Posted: 7th May 2015

Written by: Daneil Shea

Now that the Spanish government has loosened its application of the matriculation tax, most yachts are free to charter in the region, and there's a new-found enthusiasm blowing through the Balearics like a strong northerly wind. Read More

Puerto Rico - The New Superyacht Hub

Posted: 7th May 2015

Written by: Karen Hockney

Think of Puerto Rico and what springs to mind? A sunny paradise of shimmering whitewashed Caribbean beaches backed by verdant countryside, delicious rum punches, the odd little fishing boat bobbing on the horizon perhaps? What you... Read More

Biarritz: Surf, Sunshine and Great Food

Posted: 6th Apr 2015

Written by: Karen Hockney

It’s not often that I’m lost for words but Biarritz has that effect on me. So, where to start in terms of all the very good reasons why you should go there? In truth, I’m not sure I really want to tell you. I like to think of it a... Read More

A Different Kind of Getaway

Posted: 12th Mar 2015

Written by: Media Pro International

A luxuriously laid-back way to explore New England’s picturesque coastlines and charming towns is by way of the 116-foot charter yacht Whisper. Read More

Yacht Itineraries: Venice to Split

Posted: 4th Mar 2015

Written by: OnboardOnline

Along the Adriatic coast, from Venice to Split, you will be spoilt for choice on where to bring your yacht charter guests. Here is a complete guide suggesting the best local restaurants, popular hangouts and some historical facts ... Read More

The Gili Islands: Discover the 'Maldives of Indonesia'

Posted: 26th Jan 2015

Written by: Indonesian Yacht Charter

An archipelago of 13 islands off the coast of Lombok, the Gili islands are within a two hour fast boat ride from Bali and will astound you with its pristine beauty. Largely uninhabited, these islands can offer you a cruising groun... Read More

Best Caribbean Sailing Holidays

Posted: 5th Jan 2015

Written by: Bradley Taylor

If you are an avid sailor looking for a new adventure then look no further than the Caribbean islands. This awe-inspiring region boasts ideal wind conditions for sailors of all skill levels, as well as a variety of additional acti... Read More

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