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Top 10 Anchorages and Moorings in the British Virgin Islands

F or the best BVI Best Cruising and Top Anchorages, here is our review of how to spend a perfect week sailing the British Virgin Islands on a charter boat. NOTE: Some of the BVI were severely impacted in September 2017 Hurricane season. Much reparation has been made. Sailing from Tortola, and BVI’s capital of Road Town, head south east …

Top 10 Reasons to Boat France’s Inland Waterways

You can explore the French countryside by car, by train, or by bike… how about being on a boat?! Recent boating charter trips to the Burgundy Valley  along Canal du Nivernai  and Boating the Canal Du Midi,  during fall harvest ~ “vinification” (French code for wine making), proved to be a perfect way to truly see and savor France’s beautiful historic wine-rich region. …

Cruising aboard MSC

Never heard of MSC? This luxury cruise line was launched by Italy’s Aponte family  in 1970 – their company: the Mediterranean Shipping Company is the 2nd largest container carrier in the world. The famous shipping family then dove into passenger cruising in 1988. Legend has it the Aponte daughter didn’t find transporting boxes glamorous enough and wanted a cruise ship …

Why you should ski The Alps, and why not…

The Alps are the lure and legend of every alpine skier. Zermatt, St Anton, Kitzbuhel, Courchevel, Chamonix… all these ski resorts conjure visions of grand vertical, soaring skiable peaks, picture perfect chalets, and the best ski scenery in the world. But modern progress in the US Rockies, in Japan, have perhaps eclipsed the traditional alpine skiing of Europe. Are The …