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Step aboard S/Y ELENA for the Cannes Regatta 2017

Step aboard S/Y ELENA for the Cannes Regatta 2017

The Cannes Royal Regatta 2017 One of the greatest events of the international sailing calendar, the Cannes Royal Regatta is the final leg of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge for the Mediterranean season. Taking place in the Bay of Cannes between the 23rd and 30th September 2017, the regatta brings together historic sailing yachts across the Classic, Metrique, Tofinou, Dragon, Spirit of Tradition, and 5.5m yacht classes to battle it out for the coveted Panerai Trophy. Now in its 39th year, the Royal Regatta enjoys a sense of majesty that harks back to the early regatta days of the previous century, when European royalty sailed the course off Cannes in beautiful gaff-rigged yachts. Today, the event’s rich history embellishes the meet with a feeling of prestige; a fantastic atmosphere and friendly rivalries make this a favourite event on the Mediterranean sailing circuit. Cannes: A Luxurious Destination Cannes is a paradisiacal…

aBoatTime, sailing with style.

aBoatTime, sailing with style.

When it comes to luxury holidays, one amazing service company needs to be highlighted: aBoatTime, Yatch charters – sailing & motorboat rentals. This company is the first fully transactional boat charter booking website in the world, offering completely online real time bookings. All the boats displayed on aBoatTime website have real time availability, so they can be booked and confirmed immediately. The payments are also done online following a payment schedule that starts with a 20% down payment. Payments can be split among the crew members by sending an email and inviting people whom you book a boat with to pay their part of the total amount. Check the website here: http://aboattime.com The website is pretty well done. You can in a few clicks plan your dream holidays. Several type of boats are available: Sailing boat Catamaran Motor Also several tips for perfect destinations can be found, so that you will…

Dufour 34E, luxury, design and performance.

Dufour 34E, luxury, design and performance.

This month I spend 2 days in a beautiful boat, a Dufour 34E. It is a 10m from Dufour yatching company. The french company spent the last 40 years in the cutting edge boat construction, designed to race.