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  • Yacht Show Season: Now is the time to buy!

    By Peter Bennett • 10 months ago
    September on the Cote d’Azur is yacht show season, and this year’s events are attracting a whole lot of interest. And for good reason: not only will both the Cannes and Monaco shows be bigger and better than ever before, but, more importantly, it’s an excellent time to be buying a boat
  • Charter the Caribbean. Where to go!

    By Joanne Morgan • 10 months ago
    As the days get shorter and the summer yachting season slowly draws to a close, we turn our sights to winter’s yachting mecca: the warm, tropical islands of the Caribbean, with their soft white sands and crystal clear anchorages. That’s not all there is to the Caribbean however, and charter itineraries are becoming more diverse to make the most of this spectacular region
  • Make yourself employable with bluewater

    By Ashleigh Cecchini • 12 months ago
    Bluewater boasts the largest database of yacht crew in our industry. Our crew agents use it all day every day, and now thanks to bluewater’s newest invention; the ONE Account, we also have over 250 luxury yachts actively using our database in the same way as our crew agents do when looking for candidates. This broadens horizons for crew greatly, so by registering with us, already, you have a massive advantage when it comes to finding your next job!
  • Summer School for teens! Essential Yachting Qualifications

    By Ashleigh Cecchini • 12 months ago
    Five years ago now, aspiring superyacht deckhand Oli Travers from the UK left his home in London to take some all-important courses and see if there is work out there for an enthusiastic new crew member, keen to learn the ropes and get onto the first rung of the career ladder. Oli tracked his progress from leaving home, to his arrival in the South of France, taking Blue Water Yachting’s Summer School course, looking for work and hopefully finding it. Here is Oli’s first installment…
  • On Board SY NEFERTITI during the Superyacht Cup in Palma

    By Jim Acher • 13 months ago
    During the 2014 Superyacht Cup in Palma, Jim Acher was delighted to welcome on board SY NEFERTITI both brokers and the media to showcase her performance levels out at sea. Perfect sailing conditions and a new cruising sails wardrobe added the finishing touches to what was a great day out for all involved
  • 5 cocktails that will be a big hit on any Yacht charter

    By Michelle Guy • 13 months ago
    Many famous exotic cocktails are referred to as "Boat drinks", a name made popular by the Jimmy Buffet song “Boat Drinks” in 1979. These types of drinks, also commonly referred to as ‘Tiki Drinks’ usually have a higher fraction of alcohol, with one or more fruit juices