Finishing the day on a hundred and thirty one foot luxury yacht is only a part of the job for Barbara Stork Landeweer.
As a yacht charters broker, she sells custom-made vacations on private yachts as well as travels the world to see the boats, engage clients, keep up with market trends and meet crews.
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The RORC Transatlantic Inaugural Racing is about to start on November 29 this year, in collaboration with IMA (International Maxi Association).
The race will start CET 1200 from Lanzarote bound for West Indies- which is 2,995 nautical ml across Atlantic Ocean.
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A brand new research program being operated by Royal National Lifeboat Institution is telling yacht sailors to share their mental attitude towards safety and risk, as well as the ways they take part in the sport.
The research, backed by Maritime and Coastguard Agency as well as Royal Yachting Association, would look at what actuates sailors, how often they go to ocean, their training and experience, awareness of probable hazards as well as the usage of safety equipment and procedures.
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A sailor from Queensland is now hatching a plan to travel around Antarctica solo and non-stop would make the parts of her zero carbon emission vessel for the world record try-out out of recycled bottles and nut shells. 29 year old Lisa Blair would leave Western Australia in 2015’s December in a fifty foot yacht for around 15000 nautical mile journey.
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News for the Hamilton Island racing enthusiasts! The series organization body has recently declared the dates for the famous regatta championship which is about to have its upcoming season next year in 2015.
According to latest reports, the eminent Hamilton Island Audi Racing Week next year would commence from 15th of August. The race, which is believed to be the best one ever in the31 year long history of the regatta, will finalize on 22nd of the month.
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Sunseeker London has forked out several new yachts over twenty four metres. The 1st one is a gold hulled Sunseeker 80 called Alfa Quattro. It boasts a gold hull wrap by the Wild Group International. The yard has also deported Sunseeker 115 Sport Yacht Number Nine that was delivered to Frances south, where she would have her home berth in Golfe Juan.
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Yachts are, if nothing else, a symbol of great wealth and prosperity, and those who are lucky enough to be the owner of quite huge pockets can afford to keep one. But when mega yachts start docking at different harbours around Hawaii, it is obvious that heads will be turned! Mega yachts are yachts, but which really pack a punch, and can blow your wallet to smithereens. So when VAVA II, a multi-million dollar yacht docked at Honolulu, it made the rounds of the celeb world. This supreme yacht is owned by Ernesto Bertarelli and his wife. And who is he?
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The signs of New Zealand making it to the next America’s Cup are looking quite good after the boss Grant Dalton gave thumbs up in his interview.
The head of the New Zealand team said that they are looking forward for the event and they are also hopeful about the Volvo Ocean Race campaign. He has taken some time for himself to get the funds for the competition for the year 2014/15. The total amount still left to collect is $27 million for the New Zealand team.
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A new design named as the Jet Capsule has been introduced by the Lazzarini Design Studio in Rome. The Jet capsule is, in simple words, a boat that measures 25 feet. The team from Lazzarini Design Studio feels, the 25 feet boat can serve a lot of purposes. From being a tender to a day trip launch it is capable of a lot of things.
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Citadel has launched a new line of exploration yatches that are sure to catch the eye of millionaires. This robustly constructed long-range vessel features an efficient, steel displacement hull with a bulbous bow, active quad-fin stabilizers, bow and stern thrusters and fully protected propellers and rudders. Powered by twin 685-hp Caterpillar C-18B diesel engines, she has a range in excess of 5,000 nautical miles. Her massive 28-foot beam offers over 3,000 square feet of interior living space, with the engine room and lazarette providing an additional 720 square feet.
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