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Contents Regulars Vacation Location Yachting Report Aviation Brand New Individual Focus Motoring Responsible Living Making a Difference

Features Diamonds Its all about Passion Flying Training Ondeck Sailing Goodwood Revival report Classic Rallies

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COOLEST OF THE COOL

Aston Martin, the iconic British sports car manufacturer, was named the coolest brand in the UK for the second year running. Co-ordinated by The Centre for Brand Analysis, the list is now in its tenth year and has become a barometer of a brand’s status among increasingly savvy consumers.

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The official 2011/12 CoolBrands top 20 is: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Aston Martin Apple Harley-Davidson Rolex Bang & Olufsen BlackBerry Google Ferrari Nike YouTube Alexander McQueen Dom PĂŠrignon PlayStation Ray-Ban Chanel Nintendo Vivienne Westwood Agent Provocateur Tate Modern Maserati


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Sky High Health by Vicki Edgson, the Diet Doctor

Say ‘goodbye’ to Jet lag, swollen ankles, bloated tummies and wrinkled skin - all of these are simply a result of acute dehydration in the air! treat, understanding how to eat and drink ‘in the air’ is a revelation for anyone who aspires to the ‘Jackie O’ types breezing off the plane at the other end looking as fresh as when they boarded!

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Kitchen design quality | lasting value | a discrete and personal service Designing and installing perfect bulthaup kitchens for discerning clients across the South and the Channel Islands.

bulthaup by Stewart Carr design 1 The Broadway. Winchester. Hampshire. SO23 9BE T. 01962 849000. www.bulthaup-winchester.co.uk

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The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel. Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 Mission Commander

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Chic and Unique Courchevel

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High performance Flybridge Motor Yachts and V Class Sports Yachts from 42–130 feet PRINCESS MOTOR YACHT SALES · +44 (0)207 499 5050 · London@princess.co.uk · www.princess.co.uk

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London Office · Princess Motor Yacht Sales · International Sales and Charter Broadbent House · 64 Grosvenor Street · W1K 3JH London

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THE STRENGTH TO LEAD. BOMBARDIER HAS A HISTORY OF INSPIRING CHANGE WITH CONFIDENCE, OF FORGING AHEAD ACROSS UNCHARTED GROUND, OF PROGRESS, OF LEADERSHIP, OF INNOVATION. TODAY, OUR THREE FAMILIES OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUSINESS JETS, LEARJET, CHALLENGER AND GLOBAL, REPEATEDLY OUTPERFORM, OUTCLASS AND OUTMATCH EVERYONE ELSE. ACROSS THE FULL RANGE, FROM LIGHT TO LARGE, OUR AIRCRAFT DON’T JUST BREAK THE MOLD, THEY RECAST IT. www.businessaircraft.bombardier.com

Bombardier, Learjet, Challenger and Global are registered trademarks or trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries. © 2011 Bombardier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Except for minor trace elements, diamond is composed entirely of carbon, the fundamental building block of all life on earth. It is produced deep within the earth’s mantle, which is believed to have been formed some 4 billion years ago. Thus, diamond may very well consist of the oldest elemental carbon found on earth. Fire and Ice

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The new OMEGA “Moonwatch�

Since it was launched more than half a century classic chronograph. It is rugged and reliable and has a timeless design. And since the day surface, it has been known by its nickname, the Moonwatch.

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Tomicca private finance

independent brokers providing: mortgages life cover buildings & contents insurance unemployment protection

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Cool and Warm

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The Mile High Fine Dining Experience We could hear the gentle rumble of the engine, and the clear moonlit sky exposed its shape. La Grande Ourse restaurant’s chauffeur driven transport had arrived - a piste basher! But what better way to get to one of the highest restaurants in the Haute Savoir region for our gastronomic evening.

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THE OYSTER 575. EVEN AT SEA LEVEL YOU CAN FEEL ON TOP OF THE WORLD.

How does it feel to be on board a yacht capable of sailing the world’s oceans? Take the helm of an Oyster 575 and you will soon find out. Due in no small part to world renowned yacht designer Rob Humphreys, his pure hull lines ensure the 575 is a fast, comfortable passage maker. Add a sleek deck saloon and spacious cockpit with twin wheels and suddenly you are elevated to a place no other yacht in its class can take you. To discover a world of difference, from 46 to 125 feet, please call +44 (0)1473 695005 or email us at yachts@oystermarine.com SAIL | BROKERAGE | CHARTER | REFIT

www.oystermarine.com

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unrealistic skill for most people! Remember - you are not allowed to drive a car until after at 100 miles per hour, with only a few hours’ you are up to it! It is a fantastic feeling – your

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OYSTER 625 in London’s St Katherine’s Dock, after which it promptly set off to warmer climes. Since then we have received a report back from her maiden voyage to Sardinia.

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Battle of the Both Bombardier and Cessna are building new aircraft to slot into the midsize market. Bombardier is ahead on timescale with the Learjet 85 having just announced that production has started and are expecting it to enter service in 2013. Cessna has just announced the launch of its Citation Latitude which will enter service 2 years later.

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DYNAMIC ELEGANCE THE RANGE ROVER EVOQUE

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The logo for the next Olympic games will become more and more familiar, especially products for the games which displays the image. The image will be on a diverse range of products from games to watches and cars.

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Central Zone

Olympic Zone

Outside London

River Zone

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BENTLEY LINLEY COLLABORATION Bentley launched its unique collaboration with British design company Linley for a limited edition of 10 Continental Flying Spurs at the Jack Barclay Bentley dealer in London’s Berkeley Square.

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how a Law student, full time mum and part-time taxi driver can take on the likes of Walt Disney and Warner Bros? Qu. Tell us about the origins of the Destination game.

Qu. Tell us about the Harry Potter edition.

Qu. What made you enter The Dragons Den?

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Qu. How did that affect you?

Qu. How did you recover from that?

Qu. What are you doing now?

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Caribbean Racing with Ondeck As the UK sailing season comes to a close, attention turns to the Caribbean Regatta circuit for 2012. This part of the world is an ideal destination during the winter months to feel the sun on your face and enjoy the unique experience of Caribbean sailing racing.

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2012 Caribbean Regatta Circuit Regatta Dates

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Left: Carra jacket in Red and Chamomile blouse in White Right: Holly Cap and Bracken jacket in Galway River Centre Top: Shannon rugby shirt in Navy/Sail White/Red Centre Middle: Madeira and Menorca deck shoes in assorted colours Centre Bottom: Alpaca Socks in Sky and Baby Pink with Galway Boots in Brown and Walnut

Details of Dubarry stockists at

UK Show Circuit Sales and Customer Service Dubarry of Ireland, Broadstone Manor Barns, Old Chalford, Chipping Norton, Oxon OX7 5QL Telephone: 01608 677622 Email: info@dubarryboots.com *Key Regional Stockists carry the most comprehensive selection of the Dubarry range. DUBARRY and DUBARRY & SHIELD DEVICE are registered trademarks of Dubarry Shoemakers Limited.

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D O O W GOOD

L A V I V RE Spectacular historic motor racing, superb air displays and retro fashion are the hallmark of this unparalleled event. Some of the rarest and most sought after historic motor cars in the world mixed it in closely fought and highly competitive racing at the 14th Goodwood Revival meeting.

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The 75th anniversary of the Supermarine emotional tribute as 10 of these iconic machines on the ground, as Lord March paid tribute and the RAF Choir sang. In total an incredible weekend, thrilling the crowds with aerobatic displays as they skimmed the tree tops.

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The Deco Affair

It was raining heavily as we stepped out of the taxi at 29 Portland Place, but the welcome we received on entering was very warm. It was the 3rd November and it was the night of The Deco Affair, held in the Ballroom of the Quintessentially HQ.

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One of our prospective Elements members raised the issue of the environmental impact of in respect of climate change caused by the answer we undertook a study of our own.

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A I R S H A R E Private aviation provides outstanding that the aircraft are travelling with some empty seats. These seats could be used on both the actual journey or on the repositioning leg.

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Great Driving: Great Adventures

Spectacular new rally routes and great adventures around the world, that is the enticing promise from a company that is aiming to deliver the ultimate rally experience. Spanning the length and breadth of the planet these events give the true rallying enthusiast the chance to see the mysteries and wonders of the world from the cockpit of their classic car.

www.hhclassicrallies.com

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Meet four-year-old Sadati. He lives in a small rural village in the Kaleri District of Eastern Uganda along with his two brothers and mother. Like many other villagers in the Kaleri district, and across Africa, life for Sadati and his family is incredibly hard. A life below the poverty line means that even the most basic comforts like clean running water is almost non existent here. And it’s because of this lack of basic sanitation that Sadati and his family are at risk of going blind.

www.sightsavers.org

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MILITARY HEROES TO PILOT NEW BOWLER RACER ON DEMANDING DAKAR DRIVE

One step closer to Dakar:

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which helps re-habilitate injured military personnel through motorsport, has selected specialist allterrain vehicle manufacturer Bowler to provide the cars to help it reach its ultimate aim: completing the 2014 Dakar Rally.


A spectacular way for businesses to take part in Her Majesty’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee has been launched by the charity that operates the last and best-loved historic aircraft can become part of your company’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and carry your brand and messages to Buckingham Palace and The Queen.

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Arrive Looking

Fresh Cosmetic companies have recognised the need for innovative products that are small, light and easy to pack for the travel market. We have searched the market and the following are some travel-friendly products for both men and women to freshen up and look their best when arriving at their destination.

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In celebration of the 100 years since Sir – at Brooklands, in 1911 – GTO London is creating a range of strictly limited-edition gents’ accessories.

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Luxury Day Boat At this years Monaco Yacht Show Wally released details of its new luxury day boat, Wally//One. Designed to deliver superior performance, technology, comfort and space and is the successor to the Wally//Tender.

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FUEL EFFICIENT MILITARY VEHICLE The specialist vehicle company Ricardo has Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) programme for the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)

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Tradition meets Modernity

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Lifestyle Magazine - Edition 2  

"It's all about the journey" The glamourous lifestyle of travelling the world on private jets and luxury yachts.

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