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Volvo Ocean Race competitor Liz Wardley shares her passion for offshore sailing

21st Nov 2019

Liz Wardley is an offshore sailor, three times Volvo Ocean Race competitor, motivational and public speaker, personal trainer, boat re-fitter and an ocean ambassador who SUPs, surfs and kiteboards in her spare time. As part of our #MoreWomenAtSea campaign, find out how Liz Wardley operates in the extreme sport of offshore sailing. How did you … Continued

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Everything you need to know about fishing

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing

05th Nov 2019

Fishing is a rewarding activity and a great way to spend all that free time in the vast blue ocean when on a sailing vacation, especially if someone else is doing the sailing for you. It also gives you the chance to gather long tales of big fights and the ones that got away, as … Continued

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Lisa Blair’s guide to dealing with a crisis when sailing solo around Antartica

03rd Nov 2019

Australian sailor and world record holder, Lisa Blair has an inspiring, unbreakable spirit even when she loses her mast and is then crushed by a containership in high seas, a thousand miles offshore.  Her fortitude is astounding and her achievements speak for her. She’s got the fastest time for circumventing Australia on a monohull and … Continued

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How to choose a charter management program

21st Oct 2019

Boat owner, Anna Mourou, founder of the successful woman sailor network, She Captain, recently bought her boat with Dream Yacht Charter. Anna shares with us how she went about researching charter management programs… Why did you choose a charter management program? Let’s start with the most important decision you need to make, what boat should … Continued

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Connecting Traveling Sailors Online

23rd Sep 2019

How a passion for sailing drove one woman to connect traveling sailors online Find out how a course at university led Guadalupe Scioscia to develop a rapid obsession with sailing and to develop a new platform to help traveling sailors connect with one another.  Tell us a little bit about yourself I am a 24 … Continued

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One way sailing from La Rochelle to Sardinia

04th Sep 2019

The experience of sailing the Mediterranean one way from La Rochelle to Sardinia Anna Mourou, founder of the successful woman sailor network, She Captain, told us about about her recent long-distance sail, transporting one of our new catamarans in the Mediterranean. She explains why life is better out at sea. I have a tendency to … Continued

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Top BVI Dive Sites

Top 10 BVI Dive Sites

27th Aug 2019

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has long been known as a second-to-none vacation destination, especially for sailors and boaters of all kinds. This grouping of lush green islands has an abundance of gorgeous beaches, sparkling cyan waters and balmy sun-filled days year-round. The BVI has recently gained more attention as a dive capital of the … Continued

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Women Only Sailing Vacations With a Difference

23rd Aug 2019

Holly Scott started sailing as a toddler on her parents’ 16’ day sailer. Today she is the owner of Mahalo Sailing, a small tour business offering sailing adventures and often working closely with Dream Yacht Charters. As part of our #MoreWomenAtSea campaign, find out more about how Holly got into sailing. How did you get … Continued

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Sailing vacations are the answer if you want to discover true freedom

14th Jun 2019

Jane Cloughley is from Manchester in the UK and sailed in Greece recently on one of our yachts. She is featured in our recent #MoreWomenatSea video with friends, and found some time to explain how she got into sailing and what it means to her… How did you get into sailing? My husband and I … Continued

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Sweden’s She Captain practices manoeuvres at our Stockholm base

17th May 2019

On the 12th and 14th of May, Sweden’s She Captain sailing network for women chose our base in Stockholm to hone their skills. This network with 3,700 members was founded by Anna Mourou. Helping women sailors grow confidence She Captain helps women develop their ability to become more confident at sea. One of the biggest … Continued

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The Top Diving Sites You Can Experience on a Bareboat Yacht Charter

29th Oct 2018

As we head into Halloween, it made us think about how wrecks are eerie, full of history, legacy and marine life, all scuttling and swimming around their unnaturally submerged home. There are an estimated three million wrecks lying awkwardly on the ocean bed, yet only a small percentage are accessible to divers. Some are so … Continued

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Starry night above the ocean

Five Trips for a Spectacular Stargazing Experience

09th Oct 2018

Astronomy is one of the world’s most fascinating sciences and to mark International World Astronomy Day. To celebrate, we’ve pulled together the top places in the world that we think are the very best for combining sailing and stargazing.  The stars play an important role in sailing. Before the invention of modern technology, tools and … Continued

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Throw the bushes view of lighthouse at elbow cay Abaco

Where to Sail in the World to Discover the Best Maritime History

25th Sep 2018

History lovers around the world will spend this week celebrating all things nautical for the annual ‘World Maritime Day’, held this year on September 27. So when planning your next sailing vacation, why not factor a bit of education into your itinerary and visit one of the best global maritime history destinations? Where to sail … Continued

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The Power of Sailing is Boosting Creativity for Some of Our Most Well-Known Innovators

09th Aug 2018

Why do some of the world’s finest creatives and innovators head to the sea to relax? The answer is in the neuroscience, which shows a powerful link between the sea and the positive impact it has on our brains. Marine biologist Wallace J Nichols has written about the science that shows how closeness to water … Continued

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Hiring BVI Watertoys

11th Jun 2018

If you’re planning your British Virgin Islands yacht charter then one thing you can’t forget, are watertoys. They add to the fun of spending time in the ocean and are sure to keep you and your guests occupied on long, sunny days. There are various types of watertoys for you to choose from, including: 1. … Continued

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