Benetti Yachtmaster, teamwork
The 18th Benetti Yachtmaster attracted captains from all over the world. The programme included training sessions, workshops, conferences, interviews with members of the crews present, networking opportunities and teambuilding activities  by Carla Pagani photo by Ameller The course is a brilliant shade of green. Although it’s cold, the sun... Read more
Smooth sailing for British boating sector
The UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by the British Marine Federation. This data was published last January at the opening of the London Boat Show. Industry revenues increased by 3.4% in 2017 – up by £3.12bn – their... Read more
VERSILIA YACHTING RENDEZ-VOUS, the year of reckoning 
Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous, the boating event in Viareggio organised by Fiera Milano, is almost upon us. We met Paolo Borgio, the event’s exhibition manager by Luca Sordelli – photo by Andrea Muscatello Just a few months away from the second Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous, which will take place in Viareggio on 10-13... Read more
Wind, people, falcons…
The photographic exhibition on the Art of Falconry and Sailing by Serena Galvani was one of the star attractions in Kuwait City during the Italian Cultural Week  by Paola Turner photo by Serena Galvani «My photography is the expression of the soul, it is a record of its impulses... Read more
Sailing to the North Pole, a dream which has come true
The sea covered in ice and icebergs has been a dream of Sipko van Sluis that has come true, after 25 years, thanks to the Dauntless, a North Line 42 that he sailed for six weeks, covering 4,300 nautical miles, with 390 hours of actual sailing from the Netherlands to... Read more
Boating in Taiwan, a growing reality
Barche Magazine was invited by TAITRA, Taiwan ’s External Trade Development Council, to visit the country’s leisure yacht-building sector, Asia’s largest producer of boats and the fifth-largest in the world for hulls exceeding 50 feet  by Francesco Michienzi Taiwan is a country in constant economic growth, and in this... Read more
Tara Expedition, through the eyes of a coral
Meeting Pete West, Australian photographer and submarine explorer on board of Tara Expedition. Their mission? To help protecting the reef from destruction by creating stunning images by Luca Sordelli His name is Pete West, Australian photographer and documentary director. It is difficult to say if he has spent more time... Read more
HISWA in-water Boat Show: in perfect harmony with the sea
The HISWA in-water Boat Show 2017 has confirmed the healthy status of the Dutch nautical industry, which boasts a turnover of over 2 billion euros by Barbara Borgonovo When one talks of the Netherlands from a nautical point of view, one immediately thinks of the large motor and sailing yachts,... Read more
22nd Jumping International De Monte Carlo

A sporting event organized under the patronage of Charlotte Casiraghi, which was attended by international jet set personalities such as Bill Gates and Bruce Springsteen. BARCHE was a media partner of the event

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TARA EXPÉDITIONS, coral and humans are to a certain extent similar 

Tara, formerly Sir Peter Blake’s  Seamaster, is a 36 metre aluminium schooner which has sailed for over 200,000 miles in 13 years carrying out 11 missions in all seas to discover the consequences of global warming and to raise awareness on this issue

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