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A Lifetime Cruise - Hawaiian Cruise - An Exotic Hawaiian Cruise Trip


Hawaiian Cruises are everyone's dream cruise to the Hawaiian Islands on an exquisite ocean liner. Being pampered from dawn to dusk with exemplary cuisine, entertainment and fun for all that too for a moderate sum on a Hawaiian Cruise is definitely something out of the world.

River Cruises Can be Such a Rich Experience


Exploring Europe can be such a unique experience with a River Cruise. You just unpack once on this floating hotel and there you go cruising with river cruises over magnificent castles, significant towns and cities, appealing villages and lavish vineyards.

Family Cruise: Family Get-Together for Fun


Family Cruise: Happy Times you will not forgetA family cruise is a perfect getaway with loads of fun and excitement for everybody. Whenever you have kids bored with the usual stuff amusement parks, theater and all and your spouse needs a change, plan a cruise.

Asia Cruises: A Journey in the Exotic World


Asia Cruises: Lasting Impressions of Culture and TraditionAn Asia cruise is a voyage of discovery, an experience of cultural extravaganza of Asian civilizations. Asia is biggest continent with the lengthiest coastline and the highest mountains of the world, the Himalayas.

Sailing Hints & Tips


I spend almost all my summers sailing around the Greek islands. With this small article I would like to share some sailing hints with you that will help you enjoy the most out of your sailing holidays.

Monaco Yachts


Sea and rich people: where else to find a better combination than in Monaco! A real Monaco yachts parade can be admired throughout the year in the Hercule Port, beside the local yearly yachting events. From imposing, big-sized ones to neat, small, jewel yachts.

School for Sails, by Capt. Cary Hanna


Gorgeous, acrobatic, and lit-up, Sailfish rank as the # 1 sporty catch of south Florida. But there is a lot involved in the catch and release of these sought after game fish, after all their not the best table fare.

Carribean Cruise


Caribbean Cruises are among the most demanded cruise vacations in the world; with almost two million plus travelers sailing on different liners every year. Warm tropical climates sprinkled with great beaches, exotic foods and excellent tourist spots in a chain of fine islands is a hot tourist destination in the world.

Carnival Cruise - A Perfect Holiday - Rock and Rolling with Carnival Cruise


If you want to have fun for one low price, all you need is a Carnival cruise. A Carnival cruise is a perfect way to pamper yourself.

The Alaska Cruise- A Living Memory


The Alaska cruise is a major attraction drawing vacationers with its majestic scenery, gleaming glaciers, exotic wildlife, and Native American culture. Ships are normally on a seven-day excursion package to Alaska and they stop at four ports on their passage, visiting Hubbard Glacier or Glacier Bay National Park.

Cruise The Nile of Cleopatra


For centuries, the Nile River has been at the center of life in Egypt. The ancient Egyptian civilization relied on the flooding of the Nile to create fertile land for farming in an otherwise desert landscape.

Whos Looking Out For Your Boat When Your Not There?


Over 72 million Americans participated in recreational boating in 2003 on the estimated 17 million recreational boats in the United States. For many Americans, the investment in their vessel ranks along with their homes and automobiles.

Want To Know More About Cruises and Cruise Ships?


Today, Norm Goldman Editor of Sketchandtravel.com, is pleased to have as a guest of Sketchandtravel.

Boat Timeshares - A Unique Vacationing Experience


If you've dreamed of sailing the seven seas, but don't necessarily have the bank account to buy a luxury vessel, don't despair. There are ways to make that dream happen without breaking your bank.

Caribbean Cruise: An Enchanting Experience


A Caribbean cruise is the world's most popular cruise. The Caribbean islands are a dream destination and the journey is equally out of the world.

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A pair of old sailing friends plan an adventure along the southern coast of the Australian island state of Tasmania.


Storytelling at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2019  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

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2019 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: Ready about  Sail World

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Does push-button technology mean a 50-plus footer really can be sailed easily by a couple? David Harding puts the Hanse 548 to the test in the Solent.


Sailing Lake Huron's Northern Shores  Cruising World

Author Fred Bagley and his wife discover that revisiting Lake Huron's northern shores proves to be the perfect float plan for a couple of grandparents-to-be.


Small Cruise Ships Sailing Pacific Coastal Channels  The Maritime Executive

While the cruise ship industry builds larger and more attractive ocean going cruise ships, owners of...


The Draw of New Zealand  Cruising World

At the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a Maori warrior greets Fatty with a traditional hongi greeting that involves the touching of noses and foreheads. Carolyn ...


Viking cruise ship rescue leads to concerns about cruising safety  USA TODAY

Although cruising is one of the 'safest forms of travel,' passengers are concerned after this weekend's Viking Sky rescue.


5 Things You Should Never Do on a Cruise  Travel+Leisure

In my six years of sailing the seven seas, I've learned a lot about how to be a good passenger. Here are some of the things you should never do on a.


Balboa Island sailors Barbara and Michael Lawler plan ‘lifetime adventure No. 2’  Los Angeles Times

Despite the dangers they faced on their “adventure of a lifetime,” the Lawlers are making plans for “lifetime adventure No. 2 ” sometime next year, said Barbara.


How to get paid to go sailing - 5 different options for living the dream  Yachting World

If you quit your job, could your skills pay for you to go sailing round the world? Elaine Bunting and Terysa Vanderloo explain how it can be done.


7 largest yachts built by Perini Navi  Yacht Harbour

A pioneer in automation and furling systems on large sailing yachts, Italian shipyard Perini Navi was founded in 1983 by Fabio Perini. The builder has ...


Viking Sky Rescue Doesn’t Appear to Be Hurting Cruise Demand  Skift

Cruise customers, who are shrugging off the recent Viking Sky dramas, seem to be a hardy bunch. Advisors have been spared a flood of cancellations, and it ...


Boat Review: Hanse 418  Cruising World

Amid the design stampede to bring every conceivable comfort of home aboard, I found the new Hanse 418 to be refreshingly straightforward in both looks and ...


Public Service Announcement from a kid  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Sailing is the most varied and diverse sport, offering something for everyone to enjoy. But for youth sailors, their involvement is often limited to age-based boats ...


The Fun Race to Hawaii  Cruising World

In addition to the impressive fleet of raceboats, the Pacific Cup has an active, dedicated cruising class.


Cruising Sailboats Market 2019 | Top Vendors – Warwick Yacht Design, BAVARIA Sailing, Bénéteau Sailboats, HABER YACHTS, Jeanneau – Sailboats  The Market Research News

Cruising Sailboats Market Survey 2019. The Cruising Sailboats market report provides us Cruising Sailboats market classification in detail. It is bifurcated into a ...


So far, no changes to Royal Caribbean's Cuba sailings  Royal Caribbean Blog

President Trump's administration announced a new set of rules to tighten travel to Cuba, but there is no impact yet on scheduled Royal Caribbean sailings to ...


Sweat, Tears and Fiberglass  Cruising World

A young couple wraps up an arduous three-year refit of their 1963 Allied Seawind 30.


Off Watch: Sailors' Bookshelf  Cruising World

Herb McCormick takes a look at some new books by authors with strong connections to Cruising World.


The ultimate guide to South American cruises  The Telegraph

The Andes, the beaches, Buenos Aires and Rio: in the past three decades South America has gone from politically calamitous pariah to become a firm fixture on ...


New cruise lines will explore Mexican waters, islands and towns  Los Angeles Times

Newcomer cruise lines Vidanta Cruises and Cruise and Maritime Voyages will take travelers to the Sea of Cortez and other coastal areas.


Travel tech: Cruising with this gadget on your vacation can make for much smoother sailing  USA TODAY

Princess Cruises sees small, wearable disc as the key to making your on-board vacation less of a hassle. Columnist Jennifer Jolly puts it to the test.


Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 boat test – the next big thing for the world's biggest builder?  Yachting World

Beneteau's new stepped hull design works so well this Oceanis 46.1 could become its most popular model ever. Photos: Guido Barbagelata / Bertel Kolthof ...


Quality racing for like-minded owners  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The heyday of fiberglass keelboat production produced a collection of boats that had accommodations for cruising and suitable for racing. However, time ...


Irish Cruising Club Fulfill Idealistic Objectives Set By Founders 90 Years Ago  Afloat

When the Irish Cruising Club was established in Glengarriff at the head of Bantry Bay on Saturday 13th July 1929, the friendly gathering of the crews from a ...


Boat Review: Dufour 360 Grand Large  Cruising World

Cruising World Boat of the Year judges test the new Dufour 360 Grand Large.


Vintage J/35 Classmen  Sailing World

These utilitarian J/35 remains true to its calling 30 years and many owners later.


June 2019  Practical Boat Owner Magazine

Best boats of the 1990s. Yacht design by decade – Rupert Holmes on the boats that survived the great recession and the growth of production engineering.


Barge Cruising Along Europe's Canals Just Got a Lot More Stylish  Condé Nast Traveler

The longstanding image of barge cruises—of dark cabins below water level, sedentary guests, and little activity—just isn't accurate when you're talking river ...


ACV Treats Agents, Plus Rocky Mountaineer, Orlando and Cruise News  TravelPulse Canada

Air Canada Vacations treated agents to a Royal Caribbean Cruise. This week's JimBits also looks at news from Rocky Mountaineer, Orlando, New Zealand, ...


Skippers' Tips: winterising halyards, integrating AIS & foolproof berthing  Yachting Monthly

Seasoned skippers and Yachting Monthly experts give their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor.


CLIA Cruise Review 2018: in numbers  Cruise Trade News

CLIA recently revealed that the number of ocean cruises taken by UK and Irish passengers has hit more than two million for the first time.


Afloat: Fitting Out Supper for cruisers  Dorset Echo

THE sailing season for the Weymouth and Portland Cruising Association always starts with the Fitting Out Supper which, this year, was held at the…


Mobile takes steps to prevent another Carnival letdown  AL.com

The Mobile City Council voted Tuesday on an incentive-laced contract with a Miami-based consultant with ties to Carnival. The city hopes to secure the cruise ...


May 2019 issue - out now  Yachting Monthly

SAILING SKILLS. Skippers' tips. DIY tidal plotter • Heed chart warnings • Confident crew. A question of seamanship. How would you safely retrieve this dinghy?


The Best New Cruise Ships & Itineraries: 2019 Hot List  Condé Nast Traveler

We trust the cruise industry to be our tick-all-the-boxes partner to get us exactly where we want to be, in the most cutting-edge way possible. Truth is, few forms of ...


Avalon Waterways sailing short cruises next year  Travel Weekly

The sailings can be booked alone or in conjunction with private or group land tours through the Globus family of brands' Your Way program that links Avalon ...


World ARC 2018-19 concludes in Saint Lucia  St. Lucia News Online

(PRESS RELEASE) — Round-the-world rally World ARC 2018-19 officially came to an end on Saturday, April 13 with a special day of celebrations to mark the ...


If you have radar, would you set sail in fog?  Yachting Monthly

James Stevens answers your questions of seamanship - this month, is radar enough for a foggy Channel crossing?


2019 Sail Port Stephens in photos, videos  Port Stephens Examiner

The best breeze of Sail Port Stephens' second half closed out the pointscore for a record number of entries, triggered wipeouts and decided a brand new ...


Fleet - 11.4 litres at 12 knots  Superyacht News - The Superyacht Report

For Feadship, the 58m Najiba project began as an oddity in the sense that her owners had already decided on a particular Vitrivius Yachts design before even ...


River Cruising in 2019: What Do Water Levels Look Like?  Cruise Critic

While river cruising is a delightful way to explore various regions of the world, the flow of the trip can be disrupted when unpredictable water.


The world's 'safest' blue water yacht launched  My Sailing

The Kraken 50, billed as the 'safest blue water yacht in build today,' has been launched. Unlike all her contemporaries the K50 features unique 'Zero Keel' ...


Part 1: Following the Voyage of Vripack's..  Superyachts.com

Gayle Force has recently embarked on an incredible year-long voyage. At just 29m, the yacht has so far cruised through Antarctica, Patagonia and Chile and is ...


Vismara launches Nacira 69 cruising sailing yacht  Boat International

Vismara Marine has launched its Nacira 69 cruising sailing yacht in Viareggio, Italy. The 23 metre yacht was designed by Vismara in collaboration with naval ...


Fred. Olsen Offers Enhanced Second Season of 'Brabant' European River Cruising In 2019  FTNnews.com

Fred. Olsen River Cruises has returned to the stunning waterways of Europe this month with its first 'Brabant' sailing of 2019 – a five-night 'Springtime Dutch ...


Recreational Fiberglass Boat Market to Reach US$ 9.5 Billion in 2024, Says Stratview Research  PRNewswire

DETROIT, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratview Research announces the launch of a new research report on Recreational Fiberglass Boat Market by Boat ...


Pacific Dreams  Cruising World

There are around 80 islands and atolls making up the Tuamotus, which originally formed from volcanoes that rose up high above sea level.


Below Deck Med Season 4 Cast: First Female Chef Mila Kolomeitseva | The Daily Dish  Bravo

Below Deck Mediterranean is going where no crew has gone before in Season 4 — on either Below Deck Med OR Below Deck. The new season will feature a ...


Coastal and Maritime Tourism Market Top Companies, Trends and Future Prospects Details for Business Development and Forecast Up To 2025  Market Research Gazette

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Coastal and Maritime Tourism Market Top Companies, Trends and Future Prospects Details for Business ...


The books you need to pack for a South American cruise  The Telegraph

One of the unsung joys of cruises is guilt-free reading for pleasure. The longer the 'at sea' or 'scenic river cruising' sections, the more time to indulge in your ...


SETI Institute in the news April 4 – April 10, 2019  SETI Institute

Nathalie Cabrol, astrobiologist and Director of the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe at the SETI Institute, spoke to the Wall Street Journal ...


2019 Sail Port Stephens: Record fleet set to sail in week long regatta  Port Stephens Examiner

A mammoth 248 entries have been received ahead of the 2019 Sail Port Stephens start on Monday.


Performance cruisers: the best new catamarans for racing and fast cruising 2018  Yachting World

This is where the worlds of racing and cruising multis meet, where we see high-tech lightweight craft that use exotic materials and daggerboards to help produce ...


First two winners of the 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition revealed  Royal Yachting Association

The first two places in the 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition have been secured by Colin Pelton from Salisbury, Wiltshire and Bobby Wadey from ...


22 Things to Know on Port Everglades Parking for Cruisers  Cruise Hive

Everything you need to know about Port Everglades parking in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Details on different lots and how much they cost for your cruise.


Our global adventures  Fingal Independent

My late husband Bill and me had enjoyed 5 long long cruises to far flung areas of the world. While surfing the internet and much reading, we first chose the ...


Sail a Little, Raise a Lot  Cruising World

Since 1988, the Leukemia Cup regattas have raised $66 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Cruising News, Gear Releases, Sailing Events and More  Cruising World

Stay up to date with the latest sailing news, new sailing gear releases, cruise trends and more at Cruising World.


Family cruisers: The best multihulls for space and comfort at sea  Yachting World

These production catamarans rely on a formula of maximum deck and accommodation space for the length and money, and are seriously hard to beat.


Cruisers resilient to recent accidents involving cruise ships  Traveller

Despite a recent spate of accidents involving cruise ships, it seems that cruisers – and would-be cruisers – are a resilient lot. Viking Sky hit the headlines when it ...


15 Tips For An Amazing Sailing Vacation In Croatia  Forbes Now

With a gorgeous coastline and 1000-plus islands, Croatia as a sailing destination has never been hotter. Here's what to know and where to go for an idyllic ...


Basic Cruising  US SAILING

The Basic Cruising graduate will have successfully demonstrated the ability to responsibly skipper and crew an auxiliary powered cruising sailboat, during ...


Through the Panama Canal in your yacht: everything you need to know  Yachting World

How to transit the Panama Canal in your yacht - preparation, costs, top tips and more for a smooth crossing from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.


TUI returns to the rivers with three vessels for the UK market  Seatrade Cruise News

TUI UK & Ireland is launching TUI River Cruises, catering to the UK market and for adults only. Three second-hand ships are going to be acquired to operate on ...


2019 Boat of the Year  Cruising World

Cruising World Boat of the Year Judges sail and test 22 boats for 2019.


Expert advice: How to sail across the Pacific Ocean  Yachting World

The Pacific offers some of the finest tradewinds cruising you'll ever experience. Dan Bower explains how to prepare and where to sail.


Learning to Sail  Cruising World

A recovering powerboater earns some sailing chops during a learn-to-sail course at Offshore Sailing School.


Fast Bluewater Cruisers: the best new performance bluewater catamarans on the market 2018  Yachting World

These bluewater cruisers offer the perfect combination of speed and performance for proper bluewater cruising ability.


Multihulls: new yacht reviews  Yachting World

This looks set to be another thrilling year for multihulls with new models from Dragonfly, Lagoon, Fountaine-Pajot and Dufour and more.


Multihulls: owners' experiences and reviews  Yachting World

How do you select the right catamaran to best suit your cruising? Learning from other owners is a good place to start.


2018 Cruising Club of America Awards  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The Cruising Club of America (CCA) announced the 2018 recipients of the international organization's most prestigious awards, including Bruce Halabisky and ...


What you really need to sail offshore  Yachting Monthly

Will Bruton finds out what coastal cruisers should consider before taking their small yacht on an offshore adventure.


Princess Cruises Returns to Tahiti for Fall 2020 Cruise Season  PRNewswire

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia ...


Packer hoping for smooth sailing with long awaited $200m gigayacht  Sydney Morning Herald

James Packer is close to finally being captain of his floating palace.


Cruising Sails – What's New for 2019?  Afloat

With Winter setting in and the Turkey Shoot over, it is just about time to begin making plans for the 2019 cruising season. In this article Barry Hayes of UK ...


Sailing the Antarctic Island of South Georgia  Cruising World

A pair of voyagers sail to the remote Antarctic island of South Georgia to experience the landscape and wildlife through summer and epic skiing in the winter.


Choosing a Generator for Your Sailboat  Cruising World

Size, capacity and installation location are just a few things to consider before adding a generator to a cruising sailboat.


Best Learn to Sail Books  Cruising World

CW picks three great books to round out your sailing knowledge.


Corporate Membership  US SAILING

Join and be counted alongside over 45,000 sailors and 1700 sailing organizations from across the country! Corporate members of US Sailing recognize the ...


Review: Silent 55, the extraordinary solar powered yacht  Yachting World

Silent Yachts is tapping into the solar zeitgeist and creating a new meaning for the term 'powercat'. Sam Fortescue reports.


Video: Trailer sailing made easy  Yachting Monthly

Moving your yacht by road seems counter-intuitive, but it gives you the freedom of coastal cruising wherever you want, whenever you want it, as Matt Newland of ...


Nautical nostalgia: 'Sailing to the Sun' pictures reveal how we used to cruise  CNN

William Miller's new book, "Sailing to the Sun," is filled with fascinating vintage pictures, posters and stories from cruising in the 19th and 20th centuries.


You won't believe what Buxton did this time  MLB.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Byron Buxton is no stranger to the center-field wall at Target Field, and the 2017 American League Platinum Glove Award winner added ...


Sailing Fiji  Cruising World

Twenty-five years after her first visit, and this time on a chartered boat, a cruising sailor heads back to a remote village in Fiji to reconnect with old friends.


How to sail ALL winter  Yachting Monthly

Winter can be a blissful time to be at sea. With the low sun sparkling off the water, deserted cruising grounds and short hops to pubs with roaring fireplaces, ...


2018 Cruising World Holiday Gift Guide for Sailors: Gadgets and Gear  Cruising World

Cruising World's gift picks for sailors for the 2018 holiday season.


Aboard a chartered catamaran in the British Virgin Islands: The more the merrier  The Washington Post

I stood on the bow as we sailed into the small turquoise bay off Virgin Gorda. Feet splayed for balance in the Caribbean swells, I shaded my eyes to keep a ...


Dear Youth Sailors... Sincerely, College Sailing  US SAILING

by Tyler Colvin, Assistant Sailing Coach, Old Dominion University. Dear Youth Sailors,. Welcome to college sailing in 2019. While college sailing has a long and ...


Jud Smith, Carmen and Emma Cowles Selected US Sailing's 2018 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswomen of the Year  US SAILING

BRISTOL, R.I. (February 21, 2019) – Over the past six decades, the sailing community has had the unique opportunity to discuss and analyze the fascinating ...


Boat Review: Tartan 395  Cruising World

Cruising World Boat of the Year judges test the new Tartan 395.


On course for cruising harmony  Yachting Monthly

Katy Stickland joined an RYA Competent Crew course to find out why instruction can make life as a sailing couple more enjoyable.


Intense sailing course sets anchor in Cape Coral; gives 3 certifications in a week  The News-Press

Former Olympian Steve Colgate expands sailing courses to Cape Coral, lifts anchor from the Westin resort for week-long class aboard power catamaran.


New horizon, new destination sports April 14, 2019 06:08  The Nation

Every other year since 1977, Hong Kong offshore sailors have set out for San Fernando in La Union Province, Philippines.


Sailing couple win award for global voyaging  The Ellsworth American

BLUE HILL — A couple that completed a successful 32000-mile sailing trip around the globe that got underway in Blue Hill a decade ago has just received.


Weather Routing Software for Sailors  Cruising World

Weather forecasting technology is available for cruising sailors on a variety of platforms and price points.


New Rules for Sailing to Cuba  Cruising World

The customs dock at Marina Hemingway is a busy place, but the clearing-in process is relatively simple — a welcome relief after the red tape that was necessary ...


Discovery 58 Review  Cruising World

Old or new? Either one could be used to describe the British-built Discovery 58. On the one hand, it's a design that's been around awhile, one that evolved from ...


Lone female sailor in round-the-world ‘Voyage for Madmen’ is stranded in the Southern Ocean  Washington Post

Two thousand miles west of Cape Horn, in the Southern Ocean that circles Antarctica, a 29-year-old woman wondered “WHAT ON EARTH I'M DOING OUT ...


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