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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 …

Tips on Chartering in the British Virgin Islands

The BVIs are legendary as the best sailing in the world. The turquoise Caribbean waters dotted with lush, mountainous islands are considered the yacht charter capital of the world – with 50+ islands to explore, BVI’s four largest isles are Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke. Located 60 miles east of Puerto Rico, and just east of the US …

Seattle Top 10 – Sea to Ski, Waterways to Wine!

Seattle often needles its way into the Top US Cities. The so-called Emerald City (for its surrounding evergreen trees) is famous for its waterfront, the iconic Space Needle, exotic food, Ferris wheel and ferries, sushi, and sports. Seattle is synonymous with “startups” – Amazon, Eddie Bauer, Boeing, Expedia, Starbucks, and the Seahawks,  to name just a few. So what are the best things to …