The Best Summer Events on the Cote d’Azur 2017


The Riviera’s summer season is well underway now. To confirm that summer is here, the Cote d’Azur is hosting a dizzying array of events that range from sports to music festivals. There is no better time to hop between locations on a helicopter transfer along the Cote d'Azur, where choppers regularly fly between Nice and Monaco and other routes. We’ve selected the highlights of this summer’s action-packed events calendar.


Family fun at its finest: First Feadship for Australian client unveiled


Feadship has launched the 73-metre Hasna, the first Feadship built for an Australian owner. The client is a proficient yachtsman who has poured all his considerable experience in life and business into his first bespoke Feadship. Hasna is a true family Feadship, blending a variety of home-from-home entertainment features within a timeless sculptured exterior and a suave, beach chic interior, both created together with RWD.


Major Wind Events across the Mediterranean during the Spring and Summer

By David Cannon – Yacht Operations Manager
Weather Routing, Inc.

What does one think of when cruising in the Mediterranean during the summer? Warm, relaxing days? Exciting nightlife? Sure, these things and more are common, but how about weather? While the weather tends to be less active during the summer than in other times of the year, traveling in this part of the world does not come without its weather “pitfalls”. Whether it’s Levantes along the east coast of Spain or Mistrals in the south of France and Gulf du Lion, the weather can be quite volatile and changeable in the Mediterranean this time of year as well.

In this article, we will examine the various weather phenomena in the Mediterranean during the spring and summer months as well as the winds and seas these phenomena bring. Typical weather patterns will prove to be an important focus, and we will describe the warning signs to look for to make your cruise an enjoyable and pleasurable experience.


Lürssen launched project Thunder

Thunder launching 03-04-17

On Monday April 3rd Lürssen launched project Thunder - a 120 m plus yacht, designed by Espen Oeino. She launched from the floating dock 24 months after her keel was laid in 2015.


The Best Yacht Price Reductions for 2017


Those looking for yachts for sale in Florida are faced with three very tempting propositions this spring. All are based in Fort Lauderdale, USA’s mecca for superyachts and the launching pad for cruising the Bahamas and Caribbean. These yachts have recently had their prices reduced and present three of the best yachts for sale in 2017.


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