NORTH PALM BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 11:  Tiger Woods' boat "Privacy" is seen docked at Old Port Cove marina on December 11, 2009 in North Palm Beach, Florida. The name of the boat has been concealed with large white tarps. Tiger Woods has not spoken with media since he drove his SUV into a fire hydrant and  tree at his Florida home in the early hours of November 27.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Famous People and Their Yachts – Part 2

The second edition of famous people and their yachts meets up with Richard Branson and Tiger Woods and discovers what vessels they sail in. Part one saw Billy Joel’s amazing Vendetta that he helped design himself along with tennis superstar Rafael Nadal and his Monte Carlo type yacht called Beethoven. Richard Branson – Necker Belle […]

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Famous People and Their Yachts – Part 1

Famous people from every walk of life mostly own the luxury yachts that sail the seven seas. Royalty, politicians, rock stars, actors you name it, some of the finest and most luxurious boats are owned by the rich and famous. In this blog we look some of the famous people and their boats and enter […]

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Famous Ships – Part 2

The second part of our voyage to discover some of the most famous ships in history crashes through the waves to look at some of the most famous warships that have sailed the seas in search of conflict. They include HMS Dreadnought, USS Monitor and the Potemkin. HMS Dreadnought His Majesty’s Ship Dreadnought was launched […]

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Famous Ships – Part 1

At one stage, the world was transformed by ships, it was the only way to transport people and goods across continents, and without them the world would have certainly developed at a slower pace. There have been many notorious ships in history, famous for all sorts of reasons – from developing new lands to fighting […]

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The Best Movies that have Featured Boats

There has always been a fascination with Hollywood film directors about the sea, the ships and the sailors that have sailed the waves. The sea remains the largest unconquered area on the planet, and even the colossal giant oil tankers and aircraft carriers are specks in the water looking the size of snowflakes in an […]

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Famous Fictional Sailors – Part 2

Following our first voyage with the most famous fictional sailors of all time, we once again take to the waves to serve under new captains that have found fame on the big screen and in novels. The first captain we sail with is Sinbad on the turbulent seas around Asia and Africa. Sinbad The voyages […]

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Famous Fictional Sailors – Part 1

There are many seafaring men and women who have either starred on the big screen or leapt out of the pages of a book to give themselves legendary fame. Some of these characters were loosely based on fact or fable, and other were completely fictional, either way it is great to remind ourselves just who […]

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Famous Sailors – Part 2

This is the second part of looking at the lives of the most famous sailors that helped shape the world as we know it today. In part one we took sail with Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan and Francis Drake, who all took amazing voyages to discover new lands and find new sailing routes. In this […]

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Famous Sailors – Part 1

The world as we know it today was mostly founded by adventurers who took to the oceans and seas and discovered new lands and peoples. Most were sponsored by governments or kings and queens who were dispatched to find new treasures, conquer native people and claim the land for their respective countries. In a way […]

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Sailing Events Around the World

Sailing is a massive sport and pastime for increasing numbers of people around the globe. There are new events cropping up each year that earn a worthy place on the sailing calendar. Along with a great many existing events that have been running for considerable time. In this blog we will take a look at […]