The Yachtsman Report

EKKA marketing team

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Everlasting Summer

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Dec 10, 2023 1:55:47 PM

Embark on a journey of "Endless Summer," where we guide you to the most serene yachting destinations during the cooler months. In the majestic waters of the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean, discover idyllic retreats like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Seychelles, Thailand, Oman, and the Maldives. These gems offer a sun-kissed respite, perfect for those seeking warmth and radiance.

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Topics: yacht charters, yachting, Explorer Yachts

Yachts for True Adventurers

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Apr 20, 2023 6:20:52 AM

There are yachts, there are superyachts, and then there are explorer yachts - the epitome of luxury, adventure, and unparalleled freedom. Explorer yachts, a sub-category of which are also known as expedition yachts, are remarkable vessels that are purpose-built or converted to travel vast distances and visit breathtaking locations all over the globe. From the Arctic to the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, the world truly becomes your oyster aboard an explorer yacht.

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Topics: yacht charters, yachting, Explorer Yachts

Treasures of Sea and Land

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Aug 10, 2022 11:32:07 PM

Perhaps archeology isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when considering a yacht holiday, be it on your own yacht or when chartering one. Yachting in Greece, however, presents the perfect opportunity to visit some exceptional archeological locations, and to experience some of the oldest wonders in the world. Greek mythology and ancient history become intertwined in such places, bestowing them a distinct type of enchantment.

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Topics: charter, yacht charters, yachting, Aegean Itinerary

The way you move

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Mar 7, 2021 11:07:02 AM

The first Marine propulsion systems in the world were sails and oars. The simplest version of the oar was used for the first time in human history in Egyptian boats during the 4th millennium BCE, while ancient Egyptian sails are first depicted around 3200 BCE. Around the same time, Sumerian sailing boats have been discovered to traverse lengthy sea trading routes. Let’s not forget that even the discovery of America happened on magnificent sailboats, able to cross oceans in swift speeds. The first mechanical marine propulsion system was the steam engine, introduced in the early 19th century. Since then, boats have come a long way.

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The Green Yachtsman

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Dec 19, 2020 8:09:07 PM

Our industry of leisure and luxury doesn’t immediately bring to mind ecological sustainability. Nevertheless, we can all contribute by leading a more sustainable on-board lifestyle, minimising our environmental impact while at sea and thus protecting what we love the most: the waters upon which we sail.

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Topics: charter, sustainability, marinelife, seaturtle, carettacaretta

The Artful Yachtsman

Posted by EKKA marketing team on Nov 26, 2020 9:30:19 PM

What is it about the combination of yachting and art that’s so singular? Much more than fulfilling the need for a personal touch, art collections have found their sea homes in many custom luxury yachts and superyachts around the world, including Greece.

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Topics: itinerary, charter, yacht charters, art, artonyachts, dakisjoannou, thaddaeusropac, jeffkoons

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