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Innovation: Cicero Project

The Garau engineering company from Palma de Mallorca has launched the Cicero Project, a system for improving port water. The aim is to increase the quality of the water at the port by increasing its transparency and giving it a more natural colour. The stagnant water around the quays at…

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8 tips for sailing with children

Enjoying a holiday with children can be a great experience and also a good opportunity to instil our love of the sea and sailing into them. Our initial aim is for the kids to have fun, treasure fond memories and wish to repeat the experience. To achieve the above, we…

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We like to share (Vol.2)

In this section of the Nautic News newsletter (link to subscription newsletter) we provide four interesting recommendations for lovers of maritime culture and leisure. In this second newsletter we discuss Europe’s largest natural harbour, life jackets for paddleboarding, a sailing podcast and the prologue of the old-fashioned round-the-world regatta. An…

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60th edition Salón Náutico (Vol 2: The 70’s)

Sailing thrives in the 1970s After the Spanish dictactorship, the nautical sector was infected by the country’s desire for freedom, and sailing boats were the best way of fulfilling this desire. Julio Villar’s solo round-the-world trip on board a small Mistral opened up the door to dreams. The first major…

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Sailing on the new Lagoon 51

We try out the Lagoon 51, the latest model from the French shipyard specialising in recreational catamarans, with more than 6,000 units built since 1984, which was recently presented at the International Multihull Show. True to its vocation, the Lagoon shipyard proposes a 51-foot-long catamaran, which replaces the…

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Nàutic, the rescue drone

Sometimes, things happen by chance or with a component of unexpected chance. Some of this was involved in the creation of the surface drone for rescue of Proteus Innovations. After finishing their university studies as industrial engineers, the three friends Miguel Ángel Sánchez (CEO), Jorge Pradas (CTO) and Julio Ferrando…

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60th edition Salón Náutico

It all started in 1963… The socioeconomic situation of our country started a change in the 60s, after the first aftermath of the post-war period. The Spanish economic recovery began when tourism discovered our climate and the many beaches of our coasts, rising the flag of a “Spain is different”…

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America’s Cup, a bit of history

It was the year 1851 when the first edition was celebrated on the Isle of Wight in England. Arriving from the United States, the union headed by John Cox Stevens beat with its America a large fleet of 15 British ships. After selling their boat, the shipowners’ union donated the…

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We like sharing

In this first issue of Nautic News, we share four interesting and varied recommendations related to leisure and sea culture. The Lighthouse of Finisterre The second westernmost Spanish lighthouse, after the also Galician Faro Touriñan, was built in 1853, to alert sailors of the dangers of the Costa de la…

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Summer Tips – 18 tricks against dizziness

The lack of habit to the boats’ movement and the unconscious stress of sailing for the less accustomed, are the two most frequent causes to get dizzy on board, but not the only ones. Other factors can cause it, such as, for example, odors inside the ship, especially those released…

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