Yacht Crew Events: What's On in the South of France in 2016?

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Working on a yacht in the Mediterranean can involve long hours, hard work and extended periods away from your friends and family. However, the upside of this busy vocation is that crews become close-knit teams that often forge strong bonds and establish lifelong friendships. Enjoying free time with your new friends is one of the many highlights of yacht crew jobs. When you get a rare day or week off to relax, visit one of these events to make the most of this summer’s busy schedule in the South of France.

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Cruise the Arabian Seas with Fractional Yacht Ownership In Dubai

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In Dubai, the ocean is everything and if you have been itching to get out and explore, fractional yacht ownership may be the answer. The all year round sunny weather, endless activities and the sparkling Arabian sea is just some of the things that the Arabian super-city has to offer. This guide covers all you need to know about shared yacht ownership in Dubai, including must visit destinations with your new vessel!

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A Season of Transition: The Pacific Coast of Mexico and Central America in Late Winter and Spring

By David Cannon and Amanda Delaney – Weather Routing Inc.

Ah the Pacific Coast of Central America and Mexico. The many resort destinations conjure up images of surf, sun, sand, and warm temperatures, just the right remedy for those looking to escape winter’s icy grip in more northern climates. But with the sun and fun, there can’t possibly be any weather dangers to worry about along the way … can there? Well, as we move into the latter part of winter, the weather is not quite as volatile as earlier in the season, but we have concerns nevertheless…

… With this in mind, let’s take a look at what Mother Nature typically offers from the Baja Coast to Central America. Everything from cold fronts and the higher winds and large waves they can bring to the tropics (yes, the tropics) will be covered in this article. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s have a look.

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General Weather Conditions Year Round From The Red Sea And Across The Northern Indian Ocean

By Amanda Delaney, Mark Neiswender and Brian Whitley of Weather Routing, Inc.

Planning a trip to any of the exotic islands in the Indian Ocean would entice the imagination of any mariner. However, if one does not take into account the seasonal monsoons across the Northern Indian Ocean or the tropical cyclone frequency and tracks for this area of the world, a dream vacation can turn into a horrendous trip. That is why for a mariner it is very important to be knowledgeable about the weather, or to receive assistance from government sources or professional marine meteorologists while underway in order to transit on the safest and fastest route possible.

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Year Round Australian and New Zealand Weather

By Amanda Delaney - Senior Meteorologist, Weather Routing Inc.

There is always the dilemma for a mariner to decide when would be the best time to transit to certain regions without encountering inclement weather or a tropical cyclone. A common knowledge of the climatology across Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding waters allows a mariner an idea to choose the best time to make short coastal trips or longer sea basin journeys and what areas to avoid during certain seasons.

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