Project Fury: Redefining Superyacht Sailing

“The essence of sailing comes from feeling in control of the elements on a sailboat, it is something felt but not seen. You are now a sailor for life,” says Rob Doyle. “All sailors want to go faster and the larger the boats, the more luxury is demanded.…

Amico & Co presents a new waterfront marina in the heart of Genoa

Amico & Co, known for superyacht refit and repair sector, is pleased to add this new waterfront marina to its facilities. The Marina can host 26 superyachts up to 360ft/110m LOA. The on-land area spanning over 161, 459 sqft/15,000 sqm offers services and amenities such as a lounge…

The Juno was known only for her comfortable cabins amidships

The only sign of commercial activity within the harbour, visible from the beach of the Great Isabel, is the square blunt end of the wooden jetty which the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company (the O.S.N. of familiar speech) had thrown over the shallow part of the bay soon after…

There were three doors in the front of the house

You go in at once, Giorgio, she directed. “One would think you do not wish to have any pity on me—with four Signori Inglesi staying in the house.” “Va bene, va bene,” Giorgio would mutter. He obeyed. The Signori Inglesi would require their midday meal presently. He had…

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The mob, driven away from the Custom House, had broken up into several bands, retreating across the plain in the direction of the town. The subdued crash of irregular volleys fired in the distance was answered by faint yells far away. In the intervals the single shots rang…

Then Signora Teresa, all in black, issuing from another door

Meantime Giorgio, with tranquil movements, had been unfastening the door; the flood of light fell on Signora Teresa, with her two girls gathered to her side, a picturesque woman in a pose of maternal exaltation. Behind her the wall was dazzlingly white, and the crude colours of the…

14 back-to-school life hacks

The mob, driven away from the Custom House, had broken up into several bands, retreating across the plain in the direction of the town. The subdued crash of irregular volleys fired in the distance was answered by faint yells far away. In the intervals the single shots rang…

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It might have been said that there he was only protecting his own. From the first he had been admitted to live in the intimacy of the family of the hotel-keeper who was a countryman of his. Old Giorgio Viola, a Genoese with a shaggy white leonine head—often…

SPECIAL RECIPES: The old republican did not believe in saints

It might have been said that there he was only protecting his own. From the first he had been admitted to live in the intimacy of the family of the hotel-keeper who was a countryman of his. Old Giorgio Viola, a Genoese with a shaggy white leonine head—often…

At night the body of clouds advancing higher up the sky

At night the body of clouds advancing higher up the sky smothers the whole quiet gulf below with an impenetrable darkness, in which the sound of the falling showers can be heard beginning and ceasing abruptly—now here, now there. Indeed, these cloudy nights are proverbial with the seamen…