Wintertime Cruising from Southern Florida to the Bahamas and Caribbean

By Amanda Delaney - Senior Meteorologist, Weather Routing Inc.

It's early winter and another migration is coming to an end. In this case we are not talking about birds, but mariners in the northern latitudes who are heading south into ports along Southern Florida, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean. These regions are desirable in avoiding the cold and snowy weather, but winter is still present there and traveling can become hazardous at times.


Maritime Weather Patterns Along South Africa

By Amanda Delaney – Senior Meteorologist, Weather Routing Inc.

South Africa has become an increasingly popular tourist destination due to recent economic success, as well as stunning natural beauty. As a result, many mariners have added South Africa to their international itineraries. However, the weather across South Africa is mainly influenced by the surrounding ocean currents, as well as the complex local topography. These weather patterns are highly variable depending on the season and can prove challenging to even the most seasoned mariners.


M/Y JEMS Available for Charter at Reduced Rate

M/Y JEMS - Heesen superyacht

Sleek, fast, and supremely stylish, M/Y JEMS is a 44m Heesen superyacht. She is available for Mediterranean charters throughout June 2016 for the dramatically reduced charter rate of EUR 125,000/week.


Girls on Deck: Connecting Female Exterior and Engineering Superyacht Crew

Female crew Female crew

ANTIBES, June 06, 2016 -Leading superyacht crew coach, Alison Rentoul, announced today that she has teamed up with Bosun Sophie Jordan to create Girls on Deck, which is an initiative designed to encourage gender equality within the luxury yachting industry and helps women to take on what were once seen as traditionally male roles - both on deck and in engineering.


Rolls-Royce to provide innovative propulsion system to yacht builder Benetti


Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the Italian yacht builder Benetti to deliver a new generation of high performance, lightweight steerable thruster that makes comprehensive use of carbon fibre material for the first time.


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