Tag Archives: Mediterranean

Notes on Mediterranean Anchoring Restrictions

As the Mediterranean sailing season is now in full swing, it might be timely to remind all cruising boats of the anchoring restrictions that are enforced (albeit inconsistently) in many northern Mediterranean countries including Spain (and the Canaries), Greece, Italy … Continue reading

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Join a Holiday Flotilla With Sunsail

Set yourself free this holiday and join a Sunsail Flotilla! From the Caribbean to the Mediterranean, Sunsail offers unbeatable sailing and watersports fun for everyone. Choose from 4 day to 14 day flotilla routes available in the British Virgin Islands, … Continue reading

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New Port of Entry in Northern Cypress

Karpaz Gate Marina, part of the all-new Karpaz Bay Resort in Northern Cyprus, is now an official Port of Entry. All marine vessels can now officially enter Northern Cyprus at Karpaz Gate Marina following the recent approval of Port of … Continue reading

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Oops! Accomplished Sailor Goes Overboard on Bathroom Break

Thank goodness for watertight cell phones! Luckily, this definitely won’t be what she’s most remembered for in her career. Florence Arthaud’s career almost ended in a tragically ignominious manner after she fell into the sea  Saturday night while answering a … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

We love the carefree spirit and creativity of this shot, and we’re pretty sure you will, too. Submitted by Darren, Milli and Indi Abrams, a family who started their four-year circumnavigation in the Mediterranean this year aboard their boat, s/v … Continue reading

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La Grande Motte Multihull Boat Show – Grand Indeed!

If you happen to be lucky enough to be near La Grande Motte, France this weekend, you’ll want to be sure to check out the Multihull Boat Show in this spectacular setting on the Mediterranean. The show will feature both … Continue reading

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Dockwise Offering Additional Transit from SE Asia to Med

According to noonsite.com, Dockwise Yacht Transportation has added additional sailings between Singapore and Phuket and the Mediterranean, one in each direction. The additional transports are a direct result of cruisers’ concerns in light of the recent piracy incidents.

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