Captain’s Log

  • The interior of SY Twizzle
    The “Inside” Story – A look at Yacht Interior Design

    The interior designs of the world’s most luxurious superyachts have made huge leaps in terms of sophistication over the last decade. Stroll around any luxury marina today and it’s...

    • April 8, 2012
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  • Night Skyline of Toronto
    Diverse Ontario

    Ontario’s climate is one of the most changeable anywhere in the world. Temperatures can range from 30 degrees at the height of the summer to minus 30 in the...

  • huisfit: exceeding expectations

    The finest Huisman standards of engineering and service in a customised, yet competitive, refit package are the aim; they are also the reality as two major projects head towards...

  • Bring your A-GAME to the Fort Lauderdale Crew Olympics!

    Are you the CREW GLADIATOR that you think you are? Do you wake up in the morning and can’t stop looking at your six-pack abs? Well…  Come show your...

    • March 9, 2012
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  • Where Are They Now? Yacht Essentials Profiles Lars Nilsson

    It’s been some time since Lars Nilsson made his living as a professional yacht captain, but the years he spent running boats taught him valuable lessons that he continues...

    • March 9, 2012
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  • Beautiful Rio
    Beautiful Brazil

    With more than 8,000 kilometers of stunning coastline scattered with scores of tropical islands, a wonderful all-year climate and a warm and colorful population, it would seem that Brazil...

  • Chasing Sunsets in Santorini

    Having just worked for 95 days straight — and I’m not complaining; well, maybe a little bit — we were appreciative that the marina manager at Santorini’s Vlahada Marina...

    • March 9, 2012
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  • 3 Ships
    Tall Ship Leadership

    The schooner Westward, built by Abeking & Rasmussen in Germany and launched in 1961, is 125 feet long. Westward sets 6,500 square feet of traditional canvas, carrying a mainsail,...

  • Burial at Sea
    Burial at Sea

    “The way mankind deals with its dead says a great deal about those left to carry on…” — James Michael Dorsey Oceans cover approximately 70.8 percent, or 361 million...

  • The Ebb and Flow
    The Ebb and Flow

    It amazes me how amazingly easy it is to take for granted just how amazing getting to work on yachts can be. I know that’s a whole lot of...