Cannes Yachting Festival – September 11-16, 2018

Since 1977, the Cannes Yachting Festival takes place every September in elegant, luxurious surroundings by the sparkling bay of Cannes. This year’s 41st edition of the show takes place in September 11-16, 2018. The Festival offers visitors and exhibitors a choice setting: in the bay of Cannes, just a stone’s throw from the old town and…

International Photo Contest – Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image

The ‘Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image’ is a yearly photography contest and exhibition. It seeks to recognize the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and that which best represents the essence and excitement of yacht racing as a sport. Created in 2010, the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image is the leading photography competition dedicated…

Cdr Abhilash Tomy To Sail The Legendary Golden Globe Race

Indian Naval officer Commander Abhilash Tomy, the only Indian to sail around the world non-stop and solo, is ready for his second solo circumnavigation. He will sail ‘Thuriya’ around the world in the historic ‘Golden Globe Race’ which will be flagged off from Les Sables d’Olonne, France on July 1st 2018. The 30,000-mile Golden Globe…

Welcome To The Floating Log Hut Resort, Tehri Lake, Uttarakhand

Team West Coast Marine Yacht Services Pvt Ltd is proud to be associated with the “Floating Log Hut Resort” in Tehri Lake, Uttarakhand, India. The only one of its kind of property in India, this resort is anchored in the beautiful Tehri lake which is at an elevation of 5500 feet above main sea level,…

Amazing Victory At The 36th Seabird National Sailing Championship 2018

The 36th Seabird National Sailing Championship 2018 was held on the 21st and 22nd of April 2018 in the Mumbai Harbour, off Gateway of India. The event was organised by the National Seabird Class Association of India in collaboration with the Royal Bombay Yacht Club and the Bombay Sailing Association. Sailors from the Colaba Sailing Club…

World’s Largest Beach Clean-Up Transforms Mumbai Beach

Mumbai, the most populous city in India, has its beaches covered in filth with piles of trash and sewage contamination making them unsafe and nearly inaccessible for visitors in recent years. Some are more polluted than others. In a study of nine Mumbai beaches between November 2015 and May 2016, Juhu, Versova and Aksa were…

The Yacht Week – Boutique Floating Festivals

Welcome to the week of your life! Sail, party and live on a yacht with your friends and hundreds of other Yacht Weekers. The Yacht Week aims at making yachting accessible for everyone! Taking yacht charters and flotillas to another level, the Yacht Week is all about sailing and fun and they aim to provide…

Floating Restaurants In Mumbai Make A Splash

Anchored near the Bandra-Worli Sealink, are two beautiful floating restaurants offering a refreshing dining experience along with a breathtaking view of the sea! After seeking 108 permissions over a span of three years, AB Celestial became Mumbai’s first floating restaurant supported by Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) and Maharashtra Tourism. The boat has three levels, a…

Seaplane Trials Off Mumbai Coast Completes Phase II

SpiceJet and Japan’s Setouchi Holdings have been working closely for over six months to explore opportunities for small 10 and 14-seater amphibious and land plane operations to provide air connectivity to smaller towns and cities in India which remain unconnected due to infrastructural challenges. Under the first phase, trials were conducted in Nagpur and Guwahati….

Mumbai Marina In The News

A marina on the east coast of Mumbai, the second one after Kochi, is all set to roll out! The marina is to be developed in Belapur by Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) on a public-private partnership model. The waterfront project on the south side of Navi Mumbai will offer a range of amenities like berthing (minimum…

Sailing For Children Gaining Popularity

Sailing is not hard. Sailing demands discipline and alertness, qualities that few schools or after school activities can really teach children today. When sailing, children learn to appreciate and respect the forces of nature and see how the earth really works and understand how we, as humans, must protect it. They learn to rely on…

Freight And Project Cargo Forwarding With Ace Trading & Logistics

Ace Trading & Logistics is an independent, privately owned company, which has been active in the international market. The company boasts of an all-round expertise in the field of Freight and Project Cargo Forwarding, with a core competency in the end-to-end movement of Heavy Lift and ODCs. The company also offers ship support services and…

Go Green with Natural Boat Cleaning Solutions

Keeping your boat clean is important but many boat cleaning products can be toxic and harm your boat as well as the environment and marine life. Fortunately, natural options are available to protect your boat and the waters it travels through. Green cleaning alternatives have been accepted all over and there are lots of good…

Pontoon Boats – Ideal For Family Outings On The Backwaters!

Pontoon boats, widely known as party boats are perfect for a boat party or yacht charters along backwaters as they are large on space and easy on speed. Pontoon boats are great for sight-seeing, people can sit back, relax and have a great time on the water. Some pontoon boats are built with extra tubes…

Dazzling Yacht: Restoring the Shine to Fiberglass

The outer surface of a fiberglass boat is normally a special resin called gelcoat. Gelcoat has little structural value – the underlying laminates of resin-saturated glass fabric provide that but gelcoat protects the hull and gives it its color and shine. When the gelcoat was originally sprayed into the hull mold, it-like any gel-took on…

Checkpoints While Dry Docking Your Boat

With boating season winding down, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your valuable investment. As with many things, the amount of time and effort you are willing to invest in maintaining your boat will have a definite impact on your boat’s performance next season. With proper investment now, you’ll save time, effort and even…

Caring For Your Sails

Caring for your sails ashore will maximise the life of your sail afloat. Before you store sails for an extended period you should prepare them correctly and inspect them for damage. We recommend that your sails should be serviced, washed and dried at the end of the season. Cleaning Sails • Clean sails on a…