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'Moor, moor, moor' for super yachts at El Gouna & Taba Heights

El Gouna and Taba Heights, two luxurious resort towns on the Red Sea, are growing to provide the perfect mooring for yachts of all sizes.

Strait Sailing with the 2011 Gibraltar-Morocco Rally

Strait Sailing with the 2011 Gibraltar-Morocco Rally

For a chilled weekend away from the hurly-burly, exploring another coastline with old friends and new, it’s essential to pen the dates of the Gibraltar-Morocco Rally into the diary – Friday 24 to Monday 27 June. Dubbed 'the world's most sociable yacht rally' and now in its 11th year, the event departs from Ocean Village marina and offers a chance for non-racing sailors and motorboaters to get together on the water and cruise in company.

Push the boat out in Abu Dhabi this New Year

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has launched a global competition to name the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team’s state-of-the-art Volvo Open 70 yacht, currently being built in Italy to contest the 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race.

Voiles de St Tropez classic regatta with Star Clippers

Tall ship specialist Star Clippers is offering its guests a chance this September to follow the action and mingle with the crews of the Voiles de St Tropez, one of the world’s most glamorous classic yacht regattas, from the comfort of their own stunning square rigger, the 170-passenger Star Flyer.

Sail away in Abu Dhabi

Sail away in Abu Dhabi

With Abu Dhabi readying itself to welcome the impressive Volvo Ocean Race fleet to its sun-drenched shores this coming New Year, we look at the top 10 reasons to go sailing in this watersports haven.

‘How to’ holidays with Gap Adventures

Why just fly and flop when you can put your holiday to good use and learn something new? Here are Gap Adventures’ top three trips for expanding your mind.

Free flights on high season tall ship cruises

Free flights on high season tall ship cruises

Niche tall ship cruise operator Star Clippers is offering free flights up to the value of £400pp with bookings for a tall ship cruises from Athens, through the Greek islands, departing on 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August 2011.

Book a week sailing and enjoy a second at half price

Book a week sailing and enjoy a second at half price

Book a week flotilla holiday in the Greek Ionian Sea with Sunvil Sailing departing Sunday, 15th May and enjoy an optional second week at half price.

Unleash your inner Picasso on a tall ship cruise

Unleash your inner Picasso on a tall ship cruise

Tall ship specialist Star Clippers is offering novice and more experienced artists the chance to express themselves and refine their technique in the most inspiring of settings, the Mediterranean, on board the 170-passenger Star Flyer, one of the world’s most beautiful and graceful tall ships.

Tall Ship cruise offers classic yacht race action

Tall Ship cruise offers classic yacht race action

This September tall ship specialist Star Clippers is offering guests a chance to follow the action of the Voiles de St Tropez, one of the world’s most glamorous classic yacht regattas, from the comfort of the historically styled, square rigger, the 170-passenger Star Flyer.

Gibraltar’s Festival of the Seas comes to Ocean Village

Gibraltar’s Festival of the Seas comes to Ocean Village

Whether your little ones fancy hooking up with Captain Jack Sparrow for breakfast or you’re a serious yachtsman looking to win the Ocean Village Cup in the inaugural Yacht Rally, there is nowhere better to be than Gibraltar’s Ocean Village this May.

'Rail and sail’ tall ship cruises for summer

'Rail and sail’ tall ship cruises for summer

Star Clippers has new `rail & sail’ departures for summer 2011, allowing guests to take the train directly from the UK to the south of France to join one of its magnificent tall ship sailings, completely avoiding airports and flying.

Star Clippers yoga cruises to Greece and Turkey

Tall ship specialist Star Clippers is offering guests free daily yoga and meditation this August as part of two yoga-themed cruises in the Aegean Sea on board the 170-passenger tall ship, Star Clipper.

New marina to open in Rhodes this summer

New marina to open in Rhodes this summer

A new state-of-the-art marina is opening in Rhodes this summer.

Sir Steve Redgrave sets sail in Abu Dhabi

Sir Steve Redgrave sets sail in Abu Dhabi

Sir Steve Redgrave, the five-time British gold medal winning Olympian rower and one of the greatest athletes of all time, swapped oars for lifejackets as he set sail with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, one of the teams competing in the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race.