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  • An interview with a bluewater instructor…

    By Ashleigh Cecchini • 8 months ago
    Sean O'Reilly truly is an international man of mystery! Commanding warships in the Royal Navy, running UK’s counter-narcotic detachment in the Caribbean, and teaching International Law of the Sea to university graduates in Abu Dhabi (yes he's fluent in Arabic!). We are lucky and grateful that in 2012 Sean opted for a quieter life and began teaching at bluewater
  • Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2015

    By Sarah Smith-Garrison • 9 months ago
    From 4th -10th December 2015, the island of Antigua will be hosting the 54th Antigua Charter Yacht Show. With around 100 yachts on display, mostly in the 30m+ category, it’s a great opportunity for charter brokers to see some of the best charter yachts and meet the crew. Bluewater can do all the research for you, just call us with your specifics; yacht style, crew preferences, favourite foods, water toys and entertainment requirements and itinerary ideas – and we’ll find your dream yacht
  • Mini Transat 6.50 2015 – Sailing to the Extreme

    By Jim Acher • 9 months ago
    Captain on sailing yacht AEGIR, Romain Mouchel has signed up for a challenge that is not for the faint-hearted – the 2015 Mini Transat 6.50. A solo transatlantic yacht race covering over 4,000 miles from France to the Caribbean in a vessel no more than 6.50m long, this is a race like none other
  • S/Y Rivendell bringing aid to the people of Dominica

    By Cissi Carlsson • 9 months ago
    Tropical Storm Erika arrived without warning in the early hours of 27 August dumping 33cm of rain in 12 hours on the island of Dominca in the Caribbean. Catastrophic landslides coupled with rivers which became torrential, wiped out the island major infrastructure including roads, homes, and bridges, not to mention severe loss of lives
  • Monaco Yacht Show 2015

    By Sarah Smith-Garrison • 9 months ago
    Monaco is without a doubt one of the most glamorous places in the world, so what better place to showcase the beautiful mega yachts than in the deep waters of Port Hercules. Monaco has a rich and colourful history including Julius Caesar’s visit in the 1st century, an invasion of barbarians between the 6th and 10th century, kings and untold riches, battles and, of course, an iconic movie star, with Grace Kelly going from Hollywood royalty to actual royalty when she married the late Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956
  • Cannes Yachting Festival 2015

    By Sarah Smith-Garrison • 10 months ago
    The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place from 8th – 13th September and is located across two ports on either side of the town: the Vieux Port where you will find all the new builds and models, and Port Canto where the previously owned boats are displayed and available to purchase. Welcoming around 50,000 visitors each year, the Cannes Yachting Festival offers the opportunity to discover over a hundred world premieres and technological innovations