What’s your trick to preparing Turkey for Thanksgiving? All this talk about the celebratory bird has got us thinking about family celebrations, warmer climates and Turkey! The Turkish coastline boasts more than a thousand kilometres of shoreline, sharing the same crystal clear warm waters as popular neighbour Greece. With an abundance of history, archaeological sights and breathtaking views, the Turkish Riviera is a must visit during summer 2015!
Mangusta are well-known for making large luxury yachts that go fast. Their latest launch, MOONRAKER, is no exception and is perhaps their largest, fastest yacht to date. In the world of yachting where anything is possible they have created a 163ft yacht that can achieve speeds of 40 knots! A sensational yacht just for the thrill seeker then, but step onboard for the relaxation and tranquility that awaits…
There’s no denying that the Greek Islands are the best all round destination; just ask Boatbookings Broker, Lambros, who has cruised all over the world! Combining cosmopolitan places like Mykonos and Santorini, thousand of stunning beaches scattered in the hundreds of islands, unspoiled sceneries & islands which are still preserved in the face of tourism, Greece has so much to offer.
Somewhere for you to visit in Greece? The Koufinisia Islands. This group of 2 islets, situated to the South-Easter of Naxos islands, lie just 40 nautical miles from uber-popular Mykonos. Read the rest of this entry »
Have you decided to take your family away to the British Virgin Islands but need inspiration on where to go while you’re there?
After inspecting more than 50 yachts during the 2014 BVI Charter Show, the only way to travel around the islands is in style aboard one of our top crewed catamarans. After extensive review, we are delighted to announce our Top 5 BVI charter yachts from this year’s show:
The Boatbookings Top 5 Crewed Catamarans
Spetses – the new ‘go-to’ destination for the global jet-set! Set sail from Athens and set a course straight for the little island of Spetses; arriving in the tiny port of Dapia you will find yourself surrounded by smart cafes and stylish boutiques, set against a backdrop of whitewashed, Neoclassical houses. Just around the corner from the port the cobbled road opens into an expansive piazza that acts as the forecourt for the Poseidonion Grand Hotel once visited by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Bobby Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and Ingrid Bergman. There are three great sandy beaches to chose from for a day of sunbathing and swimming.
With the Cannes Film Festival 2015 coming up next summer, it has got us all excited for the return of hot sunny days and star spotting on the Riviera! One of our absolute favourite restaurants which we recently visited on Ile Marguerite, just off Cannes, is a stunning location to show your guests and what better way to get there than by boat! La Guérite offers a beautiful setting where politics, stress and troubles are left behind! A welcome break from the madness of the film festival.