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Top 10 Balearic calas, creeks and anchorages to explore by boat

Scattered up to 100 miles off the Spanish mainland, the Balearic Islands have some of the best cruising in the Mediterranean, particularly for fast motor boats that can cover miles quickly along the wonderful stretches of rugged coast. Mallorca has been a popular package holiday destination since the 1960s, yet…

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Dutch cruising guide: Exploring the nether-Netherlands

Boating is a way of life in the Netherlands, where water occupies a significant proportion of the country’s surface area. Behind Holland’s North Sea flood defences lies an extraordinary network of canals, sounds, lakes, grand estuaries and rivers alive with ships and barges on an impressive scale. Since the notorious…

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Crossing the Channel by boat: Everything you need to know

While local weekend jaunts are enjoyable, there’s something about an open-sea passage abroad that feels like proper cruising. Yet there’s a crucial difference between coast-hopping and being out of sight of land even for a few hours, especially for inexperienced navigators. The main anxiety is being caught offshore by worsening…

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VIDEO: Princess V39 to Russia – Part 5

Another early morning start on a flat calm sea, destination Stockholm. This journey has been all about travelling – seeing as much as we can of the Baltic in the limited time we have available – but I feel deep regret leaving the tranquillity and beauty of Finland’s Archipelago Sea.…

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VIDEO: Princess V39 to Russia – Part 4

With a new crew of Eddie Rourke and Elliott Harrison joining us for the next stage of our Baltic adventure we fly back to Helsinki to catch up with my boat. But where is it? When booking the taxi to take us from the marina to the airport at 4am…

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Cruising Arcachon: Exploring the basin by charter boat

Arcachon is an extraordinary inland sea on the French Biscay coast, 70 miles south of Royan and the mouth of the Gironde. The dead straight shore between Royan and Arcachon is one continuous golden beach backed by dunes and vast pine forests, a paradise for sun worshippers. The final approaches…

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10 idyllic island retreats to explore by boat

When cruising, I am always drawn towards small islands, where the feeling of being entirely surrounded by water is obvious as you glimpse the sea in all directions. Perhaps this attraction harks back to a childhood spent reading Enid Blyton’s Famous Five or Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons. In any case,…

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Cruising Corsica: Top 20 reasons to explore the island

Corsica is probably Europe’s most spectacular island, a natural summer destination for Mediterranean boats. About 100 miles long, this unique French region has a high mountainous spine falling dramatically to the sea. Perfectly spaced harbours await you at the end of each day, when sea breezes die and a rosy…