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LA REVISTA NÁUTICA BILINGÜE DE AMÉRICA

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Cruising the Galapagos Islands Navegando por las islas Galápagos Take action against illegal fishing Tome acción contra la pesca ilegal

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CONTENTS | CONTENIDOS

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DEPARTMENTS | DEPARTAMENTOS 12. From the editor | De la editora 18. Letters to the editor | Cartas al editor

BOAT REVIEWS | TESTEO DE EMBARCACIONES 28. Jeanneau Prestige 460 Flybridge

NEWS & EVENTS | NOTICIAS Y EVENTOS 20. Melges 20 World Championship, 12 Metre North American Championship, Taiwan International Boat Show

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & MARINE LIFE | MEDIOAMBIENTE Y VIDA MARINA 38. Global Fishing Watch. Take action against illegal fishing | Tome acción contra la pesca ilegal

CRUISING & TRAVEL | CRUCEROS Y VIAJES 44. Cruising in the Galapagos Archipelago | Navegando en el Archipiélago de las Galápagos FASHION & YACHTING LIFESTYLE MODA Y ESTILO DE VIDA NÁUTICO 58. Featured Café | Cafetería destacada 62. Healthy Boating | Salud a bordo 64. Featured Recipe | Receta destacada 66. Fashion picks for Winter Moda de invierno TECH & SAFETY | TECNOLOGÍA Y SEGURIDAD 72. 12 Degrees West

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ON THE COVER | FOTO DE TAPA NUMARINE 32XP. Photo by Jeff Brown


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Editor & Publisher Dolores Barciela Executive Editor Laura Failoni Managing Editor Maria Iriondo Editors at Large Diane Selkirk, Nancy Bloom Art & Design Pablo De Palma

Yachting Times Publisher Dolores Barciela with her sons Adolfo and Agustín celebrating her birthday this past October in Tulum.

from the editor Hope you all started a great 2018! At Yachting Times we were thinking about our new year resolutions and “enjoying more boating days and days around the water” came at the top of our list, along with our concern about environmental issues and our interest in “educating ourselves and others on how to respect and preserve our world and oceans.” A few conservation organizations we mention in this issue are Wild Aid, Sailors for the Sea, Global Fishing Watch, Protected Planet, Seafood Watch, and the Atlas of Marine Protection. Please read about them in this Winter edition and then check their websites to learn more about what we could all do together to help protect our oceans.

de la editora ¡Espero que todos hayan comenzado un excelente 2018!. En Yachting Times estuvimos pensando en nuestras resoluciones del nuevo año y en lo más alto de nuestra lista quedó el “disfrutar de más días de náutica y días en el agua” junto a nuestra preocupación sobre temas de medioambiente y nuestro interés en “educarnos y educar a otros en cómo respetar y preservar nuestro mundo y nuestros océanos”. Algunas organizaciones de conservación que mencionamos en este número son Wild Aid, Sailors for the Sea, Global Fishing Watch, Protected Planet, Seafood Watch, y Atlas of Marine Protection. Por favor lean sobre ellos en esta edición de Invierno y luego miren sus sitios de internet para aprender más sobre lo que todos podemos hacer juntos para ayudar a proteger nuestros océanos.

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Contributors Nancy Birnbaum, Benjamin-Émile Le Hay, Liesbet Pryke, Sailors for the Sea, Jacqueline Savitz, Oceana/Global Fishing Watch, M/Y WildAid Passion, Pierre Hervé, Maritza Minor, Jeff Brown. Associate Publisher Lisa Besalel Phone +1-786-237-7830 info@yachtingtimesmagazine.com www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com P.O. Box 491196, Key Biscayne, FL 33149 - USA PRINTED IN AMERICA 29 - WINTER 2017 | INVIERNO 2017

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www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE (ISSN 2153-0831; ISSN 2153-084X) is published quarterly by YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE LLC., P.O. Box 491196, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, Phone +1-786-237-7830 Copyright 2017 by YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE. All rights reserved. YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE is fully protected by copyright law and nothing that appears in it may be reproduced, wholly OR in part, without written permission. Great care has been taken throughout the magazine to be accurate, but we cannot accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions which might occur. We cannot be responsible, either, for the claims of manufacturers in any of the items, nor for products here advertised. Both editorial and submitted manuscripts and photos will be handled with care but no liability is assumed for them. Signed articles don´t necessarily reflect the publisher´s opinion or view. Their consigned statements are, thus, exclusively up to the author. YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE se publica trimestralmente por YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE LLC., P.O. Box 491196, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, Tel/Fax: +1-786-237-7830. Copyright 2017 por YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE. Todos los derechos reservados. Prohibida la reproduccion total o parcial de los articulos, fotos y anuncios aparecidos en YACHTING TIMES MAGAZINE sin el consentimiento por escrito del editor. Se ha intentado ser preciso a lo largo de toda la revista, pero no podemos responsabilizarnos por errores u omisiones que puedan ocurrir. Tampoco asumimos responsabilidad alguna por los servicios o productos anunciados en nuestras páginas. Tanto las notas y fotos editoriales como las enviadas serán tratadas con cuidado, pero no nos responsabilizamos por pérdida o daño de las mismas. Las notas firmadas no necesariamente reflejan la opinión o el parecer del editor de la revista. Las afirmaciones en ellas consignadas, por lo tanto, corren por exclusiva cuenta del autor.


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Hola, Les escribo ya que soy un fanático de los yates y de todo lo que concierne al mar. Os llevo siguiendo desde hace más o menos un año, cuando un día a través de una búsqueda por internet dí con vuestra plataforma online. Y realmente estoy muy contento de haberlo hecho. Aunque desde la lejanía, estamos bañados por un mismo océano, y el hecho de estar en castellano me hace posible leeros y me acerca a ustedes. Me encantan vuestros artículos que me hacen soñar con echarme al mar con mi pequeño bote. También las notas de gastronomía y de moda, con lo que la lectura se me hace tan amena que se me hace corta. Sin querer ser demasiado egoísta, y desde la admiración al equipo de Yachting Times, me gustaría sugerirles que piensen en la idea de hacer su revista o más extensa o más frecuente. Muchas gracias. Les estoy sumamente agradecido por vuestra amena publicación. Un abrazo de Pablo Escobio Tapia de Casariego, España Dear Editor, I am always so pleased to receive Yachting Times. I would like to congratulate you and your team on such a fantastic job. YTM is always aiming higher, not only in contents but also in presentation and style. A special mention to the environmental articles, so interesting and useful to create awareness on how  to protect the sea and to make it a better place to be around, both today and for the years to come. Best regards, Paola Fontana Miami Beach, FL

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NEWS & EVENTS | NOTICIAS & EVENTOS

Drew Freides Wins the Melges 20 World Championship Text & Photos by NANCY BLOOM

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hirty-eight teams from four continents representing ten nations recently competed in The Melges 20 World Championship hosted by the New York Yacht Club, Newport, RI. Drew Freides’ Pacific Yankee with Morgan Reeser (tactician) and Charlie Smythe (crew member) captured their very first major international title in the Melges Class—017 Melges 20 World Champions. Vladimir Prosikhin’s Nika claimed second place, John Kilroy Jr.’s Samba Pa Ti third, Alessandro Rombelli’s Stig fourth and Jim Wilson’s Oleander fifth. Justin Quigg’s Character 2.0 (CAN) and his teammates, Julian Plante and Nick Cleary, won the 2017 Corinthian World Champion title. Cesar Gomes Neto’s Portobella (BRA) came in second followed by Johannes Lind-Widestram’s Intermezzo (ITA) winning third.

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Jack LeFort Captures the 12 Metre North American Championship Title

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en historic 12 Metres ranging from 65 to 75 feet sailed the North American Championship off Newport, RI. The event along with the Metrefest Newport, Newport Trophy and Edgartown Race will count toward points for the Road To The Worlds Waypoint Series which will lead to the 2019 12 Metre Worlds scheduled to be held in Newport, RI. Jack LeFort (Jamestown, RI) and his Challenge XII teammates placed first in the Modern Division beating Defender by one point in overall scoring. Defender’s score line of 1-2-5 reflected a man overboard in the third race who was picked up by a safety boat automatically giving the boat points equal to last place plus one. Gunther Buerman (Highland Beach, FL/Newport RI) and his New Zealand team won their fifth North American title in a row beating out Laura in the Grand Prix Division. Weatherly, charted

by Jay Schachne (Barrington, RI), won the Traditional Division on a tiebreaker with American Eagle. At the Awards Ceremony held at the Ida Lewis Yacht Club, Newport, RI (hosts of the 2017 North American Championship) the Gubelmann Trophy was awarded to the three division winners. The Ted Hood Trophy was awarded to the teams in each division with the highest points overall for the season. Recipients were Columbia, Courageous and New Zealand. James (Jamie) Hilton (Tiverton, RI) was awarded the Ted Turner Trophy for his outstanding contribution to the 12 metre Class on and off the water. Event Chair, Peter Gerard, who is also Vice President of the Americas Fleet and leads the Road To The Worlds, expects that over 25 boats - more than half coming from outside North America- will compete in the 2019 12 Metre World Championship. For more info, visit http://www.12mrclass.com

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Taiwan International Boat Show By LISA BESALEL

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ark your calendars, the third biennial Taiwan International Boat Show will be held from March 15-18, 2018, continuing to raise the profile of the Taiwan yacht industry and developing the yacht market for local customers. Expanding significantly year over year, this year’s show will host many manufacturers including Taiwanese shipyards Ocean Alexander, Kha Shing, Dyna Yachts, and Johnson Yachts, as well as agents for overseas yachts such as Taiwan Princess Yachts, Amal Yachting, and others. Taiwan has a substantial marine parts and equipment industry which feeds the supply chain both within Taiwan and overseas. Domestic participants include Atech Composites, Hung Shen Propeller, ZF Faster Propulsion System, and Solas Science and Engineering. Overseas exhibitors include Capital Machinery, Marineer Equipment, Himan Tech Diesel and engine manufacturers Caterpillar, MAN and Volvo Penta, together with navigation equipment makers Garmin and Raymarine. In order to continue to develop leisure boating domestically, the 2018 Taiwan International Boat Show will feature more collections of entry-level small yachts and fishing boats to meet the popular trend for recreational fishing, and further promote the yachting lifestyle. There will be a series of marine education activities, including yacht sailing activities and experience-sharing by experts, a rare opportunity for the growing number of interested Taiwanese to learn and experience the yachting life. The show is being sponsored by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA and the Kaohsiung City Government, supported by the Taiwan Yacht Industry Association, and organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).

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As an island, Taiwan has a significant coastline, over 1,700 kilometers, yet the Taiwanese have traditionally been educated to fear the water and leisure boating has only been possible since 2012 when the government opened territorial waters for recreational boating. Prior to that, due to security concerns caused by the proximity to mainland China, non fishing vessels were confined to harbors, estuaries and inland waters. Since then the Taiwanese government has encouraged growth of the domestic boating market in a number of ways, from the ground up, teaching elementary school kids about water activity and safety, abolishing the certification requirement and a luxury tax on leisure boats, and supporting the Taiwan International Boat Show. It seems to be working. From its humble beginnings in the 1960s with most yards opening in the 80s, boatbuilding is now an industry worth hundreds of millions of dollars in exports. Statistics produced by Showboats International for 80ft yacht orders in 2016 show that Taiwan ranked first in Asia and fourth in the world in the manufacturing of yachts of this size. With the gradual development of the domestic yacht market, the demand for berths has increased with new docking facilities being constructed as well as Argo and Horizon yacht clubs. In addition to the continued use of Horizon City Marina, located outside the Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre, the 2018 show is adding the newly completed Kha Shing 22 Marina as an exhibit venue to add to the number of on-water berths for the show. Further developments linked to existing commercial ports are in the planning stages. Kaohsiung is Taiwan‘s second largest city and its largest port. An old fishing village, sunny with a natural barrier island, Kaohsiung has grown into an economic, industrial and commercial center as well as a tourist destination. It is fast becoming known for its diversity of parks, bike lanes, walking paths, cafés and night markets (my personal favorite!) You may have to stay an extra few days just to sample more of the delicious array of culinary offerings. Everyone should wander the streets and absorb the sights, sounds and smells of this fascinating city. www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com | 25 |


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An hour from the city boasts plenty to do and see. For a great snapshot of aboriginal life in Taiwan, head to the Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Culture park. The largest in Taiwan at over 82 hectares, it exhibits the lifestyle and cultural heritage of the nine main aboriginal tribes. An excellent way to learn about and experience the culture, it is also a great place to walk and picnic or just sit and relax. Don’t miss the suspension bridges with their awesome views. Although the vast majority of Taiwan’s population is Han Chinese (indigenous people make up only about 2% of the population) there are still many sub-divisions of this group living on the island.  One of the biggest groups is the Hakka people.  Hakka people represent about 20% of Taiwan’s population. For a dose of Hakka culture along with its cuisine, Liudui Hakka Cultural Park is worth a stop. It covers an area of ​​about 30 hectares and is positioned to showcase Hakka culture in Taiwan and the lives of ordinary people. Further south in the Taiwan Strait is Dapeng Bay, the largest lagoon on the southwest coastline, and Taiwan’s largest inland bay, with beautiful landscapes of wetlands and seashores with a rich diversity of plants and animals as well as mangroves, fish aquaculture ponds and plenty of beaches. The Penbay resort area, a large lagoon with sea access via a lift bridge, has an existing marina built six years ago by the government and is currently being rebuilt after being damaged in a 2016 typhoon. It is also the site for a new marina to be constructed by the Orient Resort Penbay on the site of a World War II Japanese flying boat base. Originally designed by the Japanese army for use as a water airport and former kamakazi training facility which later turned into an American military base, most of the buildings in the Orient Resort Penbay are the old military historical buildings from 1938. Nearby attractions include the PenBay International Circuit, the first FIA G2 international level circuit in Taiwan, Penbay International Kart, one of the biggest go-kart racetracks in Asia and plenty of other water based recreational activities including kayaking in some of the countries only mangrove forests. Eerily uncrowded, Penbay is a blank slate and well worth the trip. So in March of 2018, Come for the boat show. Stay for Taiwan.

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Jeanneau Prestige 460 Flybridge The Theory of Evolution La teoría de la evolución Text by | Texto por ZUZANA PROCHAZKA

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restige has built over 2,500 yachts from 35 to 75 feet over the past 20 years and with each revamp, the boats get a little more versatile, a little more luxurious and lot more practical for the way we boat today. For example, the 450, which was introduced in 2013, did so well that it was revamped and has morphed into its stretched successor, the Prestige 460. In the redesign the smart things were added to the existing hull that make it look and feel not just refreshed, but completely different, and boaters are taking notice. The deck windows were made larger for a light and breezy interior, the swim platform now submerges a full 32-inches below the surface for easy tender loading, and a transom galley was added for outdoor entertaining that truly stays outdoors. Inside, the layout has been reconfigured to create more room and a better traffic flow. Matte white cabinet faces complement grey oak wood surfaces and fabric panels grace the bulkheads to dampen sound and vibration. Overall, the new Garroni design aspires to look and feel more like her larger siblings, the 630 and the 680, rather than the previous 450 from which she evolved. On Deck In the re-design, the aft cockpit was made to seem larger with a new, forward-facing L-shaped settee in the starboard quarter. The transom

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lo largo de los últimos 20 años, Prestige ha construido más de 2.500 yates de 35 a 75 pies y, con cada renovación, las embarcaciones se tornan más versátiles, un poco más lujosas y mucho más prácticas para la forma en que navegamos hoy en día. Por ejemplo, Jeanneau Prestige 460, lanzada en 2013, tuvo tan buena aceptación que fue renovada y mutó en su sucesora, Prestige 460. En el rediseño se incorporaron aspectos inteligentes al casco existente que hacen que su aspecto y sensación no sean de una embarcación renovada, sino de una completamente diferente, y los entusiastas de la navegación lo notan. Se agrandaron los portillos de la cubierta para que el interior esté más iluminado y tenga una mejor ventilación, la plataforma de baño ahora se sumerge 32 pulgadas por debajo de la superficie para poder cargar la embarcación auxiliar con mayor facilidad y, a popa, se incorporó un galley en la popa para que el entretenimiento exterior realmente permanezca en el exterior. En el interior, se reconfiguró la disposición para crear más espacio y un mejor flujo de movimiento. Las superficies de los armarios de color blanco mate se complementan con las superficies de roble gris y los paneles de género adornan los mamparos para disminuir el sonido y la vibración. En general, el nuevo diseño de Garroni apunta a asemejarse más a sus embarcaciones hermanas mayores, 630 y 680, en lugar de la anterior 450 de la cual evolucionó.


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stowage space is also large and can be fitted with an optional crew cabin, complete with a bed, a head and its own climate control unit. A hatch on the cockpit sole provides access to the machinery space, which includes twin Volvo Penta engines and pods as well as a 13.5 kW Onan genset that is standard equipment. The space is limited and getting aft to the pods is a bit of a squeeze but most common service points are readily accessible. At the other end, the bow gained a lounge. No ordinary sunpad, this space now includes pop-up headboards that form two chaise lounges complete with cup holders. An awning lifts up from the deck to form a superyacht-style cabana making this the go-to place for sun worshippers or those who just want to nap or read in luxurious repose. The flybridge above, overlooks the bow and its getaway spot. The steps that lead up there are a bit steep but have good handholds along the way. A dinette and more sunpad acreage are to starboard. The outdoor helm is to port with a Raymarine display, engine throttles, a Volvo Penta screen and a joystick for the 370 HP IPS 5 diesels that are standard propulsion. Our test boat had the upgraded 435 HP IPS 6s that cruised comfortably at 24 knots and topped out at 32.5 knots and 3600 rpm. At cruise, you can expect a range of over 200 nautical miles, depending on sea and wind conditions. Accommodations Inside, the 460 changed up the layout. Gone is the signature second staircase that normally leads down to the secluded master stateroom

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En la cubierta En el nuevo diseño, la bañera a popa fue construida para parecer de mayor tamaño con un nuevo asiento en L mirando hacia adelante en la parte a estribor. El espacio de estiba a popa también es muy amplio y puede equiparse con un camarote adicional completo para la tripulación, con una litera, baño y su propia unidad de control de temperatura. Una escotilla en la bañera brinda acceso a la sala de máquinas, donde se encuentran dos pods y motores Volvo Penta además de un grupo generador Onan de 3.5 kW como parte del equipo estándar. El espacio es reducido y llegar a los pods a popa es un poco apretado pero la mayoría de los puntos de servicio común son accesibles. En el otro extremo, la proa ganó espacio. Sin las típicas colchonetas, este lugar ahora tiene cabeceras emergentes que forman dos chaise lounges con posavasos. De la cubierta emerge un toldo para formar un cobertor al estilo de los superyates que lo hacen el lugar ideal para los fanáticos del sol o aquellos que deseen dormir una siesta o leer en un lujoso sosiego. La cubierta superior mira hacia la proa y a este último espacio de relajación. Los escalones que llevan a la cubierta superior son un poco empinados pero tienen un buen pasamano. A estribor se encuentra el comedor y un espacio con colchonetas. La timonera exterior se encuentra a babor con display Raymarine, aceleradores, una pantalla Volvo Penta y palanca de mando para los motores diésel 370 HP IPS 5 que son parte de la propulsión estándar. Nuestra embarcación de prueba tenía un motor mayor –435 HP IPS 6s– que navegaba con comodidad a una velocidad crucero de 24


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on most Prestige models. Its removal translated into a master that is now 30% larger. It has an ensuite head, a bed on the centerline and a lounge next to one of the large windows. Spending time here won’t feel at all like camping. The versatile VIP cabin in the bow has a centerline berth that can split into two separate beds. This will work for a couple, guests who aren’t that friendly, or kids. An optional washer/dryer can be installed under the steps that lead up to the salon so you can have warm towels and dry swimsuits any time. Upstairs, the galley is still aft and to starboard so it can easily serve both the interior portside dinette as well as anyone seated in the cockpit. The salon is two steps up, which raises it enough so that anyone seated gets a perfect, near-360-degree view through the windows that are now larger. Five to six guests may be seated at the U-shaped settee that wraps around the fold-out table to port and a matching straight settee will fit additional guests to starboard. Nice touches include a bottle locker and digital switching via a Scheiber panel. The helm to starboard is well laid out and compact so most controls are easy to reach. Twin 12-inch MFDs (Raymarine ES125s) sit on an angled dash behind the wheel. The pod and bowthruster joysticks are outboard on a panel below the opening window. Altogether, you can opt for three joysticks including at the inside helm, on the flybridge and in the aft cockpit. The latter one is the best place from which to dock, especially when backing into a slip. So How Does it Feel? The 460 may share a hull with her predecessor but that’s about

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nudos y alcanzaba el límite a 32,5 nudos y 3600 rpm. A velocidad crucero, tiene un alcance de más de 200 millas náuticas, según las condiciones del mar y el viento. Interior En el interior, Prestige 460 cambió la disposición. Desapareció la segunda escalera insignia que normalmente conduce a la apartada suite armador en la mayoría de los modelos Prestige. Al eliminarla se logró una suite un 30% más amplia, con un baño en suite, una litera en el medio y un asiento junto a uno de los grandes portillos. Estar aquí no se asemejará en nada a estar de campamento. El camarote VIP en la proa tiene una litera en el centro que se puede separar en dos literas individuales, ideal para una pareja, huéspedes que no sean tan íntimos o niños. Debajo de los escalones que conducen al salón se puede instalar una lavadora/secadora para tener toallas calientes y trajes de baño secos en todo momento. Arriba, el galley se encuentra aún a popa y a estribor de modo que es útil tanto para el comedor interior a babor como para cualquiera que esté sentado en la bañera. El salón se encuentra dos escalones más arriba, lo suficientemente elevado como para que cualquiera que esté sentado pueda tener una vista perfecta, casi de 360 grados, a través de los portillos que ahora son más amplios. En el asiento en forma de U se pueden sentar 5 o 6 personas alrededor de una mesa plegable a babor y los huéspedes adicionales pueden acomodarse en un asiento recto en combinación. Los toques maravillosos incluyen un armario para botellas e interruptores digitales con un panel Scheiber.


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Specifications: LOA: Beam:

46’ 9”

Draft:

14’ 1” 3’5”

Displacement:

24, 983 lbs.

Fuel:

328 gallons

Water:

138 gallons

Engines:

2x 435HP Volvo Penta IPS600

where the similarities end. With each iteration of the line, Prestige has stepped up their fit and finish, their selection of amenities and their focus on building a boat that is a joy to drive. Jeanneau understands that a 46-foot cruiser really needs to feel more like a small superyacht in order to get attention in a crowded market so they’ve stepped up their game. The changes, both large and small, have created a completely new experience on a proven hull. Let’s hear it for evolution.

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La timonera a estribor tiene un buen diseño compacto, por lo que la mayoría de los controles están muy accesibles. Detrás del timón hay un tablero angular con 2 monitores multifunción (MFD, por sus siglas en inglés) de 12 pulgadas (Raymarine ES125s). Las palancas de mando para el propulsor de proa y el sistema de propulsión tipo pod están fuera de borda en un panel debajo del portillo. Se puede optar por tres palancas de mando distribuidas en la timonera interior, en la cubierta superior y en la bañera a popa, este último el mejor lugar desde donde atracar, especialmente al ingresar marcha atrás en un amarre. ¿Cómo se siente? Prestige 460 puede compartir casco con su predecesora pero ahí es donde terminan las similitudes. Con cada repetición de la línea, Prestige ha mejorado su instalación y su acabado, su selección de comodidades y su foco en construir una embarcación que sea un deleite conducir. Jeanneau comprende que un crucero de 46 pies realmente debe sentirse como un pequeño súper yate para llamar la atención en un mercado abarrotado, por lo que redoblaron su juego. Los cambios, tanto grandes como pequeños, crearon una experiencia totalmente nueva en un casco de eficacia comprobada. Veámoslo como símbolo de evolución.


ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & MARINE LIFE | MEDIO AMBIENTE & VIDA MARINA

Global Fishing Watch Sailors Now Have the Ultimate Program to Take Action Against Illegal Fishing | Ahora los navegantes pueden contar con un programa para tomar acción contra la pesca ilegal By/Por: Jacqueline Savitz, Vice President for United States & Global Fishing Watch, Oceana Article courtesy of Sailors for the Sea

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ur oceans are under siege from a variety of threats, including the excessive extraction of wild fish. Most fisheries in the world are fished beyond their limits — indiscriminant bycatch is decimating populations of marine wildlife, and bottom trawling and other destructive practices are destroying nursery and spawning habitat. This results in rapidly declining fish stocks and population crashes that ripple throughout the ocean food web. The good news is that oceans are resilient and can regain their former abundance, but for that to happen we must manage our fisheries responsibly. More and more countries are putting in place catch limits and habitat protections that are necessary to rebuild ocean resources. But for these efforts to be successful, the rules put in place to protect our most precious ocean resources must be vigorously enforced. Sailors understand what is at stake. And sailors, more than others, are in a position to help monitor the conduct of the global fishing fleet, to hold it accountable. Global Fishing Watch is the first technology platform that allows anyone with an internet | 38 | www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com

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uestros océanos están asediados por muchas amenazas, incluyendo la excesiva extracción de peces silvestres. En la mayoría de los sectores pesqueros del mundo se pesca más allá de sus límites — la pesca incidental indiscriminada está diezmando la vida silvestre marina y la pesca de arrastre y otras prácticas destructivas están acabando con los criaderos y su hábitat de desove. Esto tiene como consecuencia una rápida disminución de sus reservas y una gran reducción de la población que se extiende a toda la red de alimentación marina. Afortunadamente, los océanos son resistentes y pueden recuperar su abundancia, pero para que eso ocurra debemos administrar nuestros sectores pesqueros de forma responsable. Cada vez más países están estableciendo límites para la pesca y las protecciones de hábitats necesarias para reconstruir los recursos oceánicos. Pero para que estos esfuerzos valgan la pena, se deben hacer cumplir las normas establecidas. Los navegantes comprenden lo que está en juego. Y los navegantes, más que nadie, están en una posición en la que pueden ayudar a


connection to see global fishing activity in near real-time, for free. Global Fishing Watch, built by a partnership between Oceana, the search engine giant Google and the technology nonprofit SkyTruth, is free, easy to use, global in scale, and open source, which means as more users access the technology and create additional applications over time, the tool will become even more powerful. Global Fishing Watch uses the Automatic Identification System, or AIS, which sailors recognize as a tracking system employed by over 200,000 vessels around the world for safety purposes. Large fishing vessels, including the ones that catch the most fish globally, are required to utilize AIS to prevent collisions at sea. Global Fishing Watch can access AIS data, which typically includes vessel identification information, and plug it into algorithms built to use vessel movement and location to identify apparent fishing activity. It then makes information on where fishing is occurring available to anyone with a computer and an internet connection. This is where sailors come in. Imagine being out on the water and you see a passing fishing vessel. Perhaps it seems suspicious or out of place, or you’re just curious about where it came from. If you have an internet connection and a computer, you can pull up Global Fishing Watch, and if that fishing vessel is using its AIS, you can trace the path of its previous activity (with a three-day delay) all the way back to 2012. Global Fishing Watch will indicate whether the ship has been fishing and you will be able to see where and when it fished, whether it fished in a protected area, and where and when it returned to port. Your “eyes on the ocean” might also identify odd behavior like a vessel meeting up with another ship at sea for a potential transshipment or a vessel that does not have its AIS activated. If you are sailing in or near a marine protected area and see a vessel fishing, you may be able to determine whether that ship was

controlar la conducta de la flota pesquera global. Global Fishing Watch es la primera plataforma tecnológica que permite que cualquier persona con conexión a Internet pueda ver la actividad pesquera global en tiempo casi real, sin cargo. Global Fishing Watch, creada a partir de una alianza entre Oceana, el gigante motor de búsqueda Google y la organización sin fines de lucro SkyTruth, es gratis, fácil de usar, a escala global y de código abierto, lo que significa que cuantos más usuarios accedan a la tecnología y a medida que se vayan creando aplicaciones adicionales con el tiempo, más poderosa será la herramienta. Global Fishing Watch utiliza el Sistema de Identificación Automática, o AIS, por sus siglas en inglés, reconocido por los navegantes como un sistema de rastreo utilizado por más de 200.000 buques alrededor del mundo con fines de seguridad. Los grandes buques pesqueros, incluyendo aquellos que pescan la mayor cantidad de peces a nivel global, deben utilizar AIS para evitar colisiones en el mar. Global Fishing Watch puede acceder a la información del AIS, que suele incluir datos de identificación de embarcaciones, incorporarla a algoritmos creados para utilizar el movimiento y la ubicación de embarcaciones e identificar supuestas actividades de pesca. Luego pone la información acerca de la actividad pesquera a disposición de cualquier persona que tenga una computadora y conexión a internet. Aquí es donde los navegantes entran en escena. Imagine encontrarse mar adentro y ver pasar un buque pesquero. Tal vez parezca sospechoso o fuera de lugar, y tan solo tenga usted curiosidad por saber de dónde proviene. Si tiene conexión a Internet y una computadora, podrá acceder a la página de Global Fishing Watch y, si ese buque pesquero está utilizando su AIS, puede rastrear el trayecto de su actividad previa (con un retraso de 3 días) hasta 2012. Global Fishing Watch indicará si el buque ha estado pescando y podrá ver dónde y cuándo estuvo pescando, si

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & MARINE LIFE | MEDIO AMBIENTE & VIDA MARINA fishing in a no take area. In all cases reports can be made through Global Fishing Watch and your report will be sent to the relevant enforcement agency. When citizens show governments that laws are not being enforced, it will put pressure on those governments to act. Global Fishing Watch will help sailors, fishermen and everyday citizens hold governments accountable to enforce fishery laws. Global Fishing Watch is especially powerful in the hands of sailors around the world, who can match eyewitness accounts with recorded satellite data. Imagine if every sailor in the world could give evidence to authorities enabling them to determine which fishing vessels are following the law and those that are not. empowering citizens to be able to say, “I know where my seafood came from.” But it’s not just for sailors. Global Fishing Watch can be used by seafood retailers to identify the source of the seafood they purchase for sale, by seafood certifiers to strengthen the certification process, by companies that insure fishing vessels to track their policyholders, by honest fishermen to make sure the rules are enforced so that they may compete on an even playing field. The project is brand-new and will reap the benefits of combining technology with illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in an effort to curb those practices. Most importantly, Global Fishing Watch allows fishing vessel operators to show the world they are fishing legally. By consistently using an AIS transponder, they might be able to fetch a higher price for their catch -- or get access to markets that in the future could be closed to any fishing vessel that doesn’t meet this basic transparency standard. In the meantime, it will put the bad actors on notice, essentially telling them: “We’ve got our eyes on you.”

This heat map was created using Global Fishing Watch technology to show fishing activity worldwide. By putting this technology in the hands of boaters worldwide, everyone on the water can help with the monitoring of fishing stocks. Photo credit: Oceana/Global Fishing Watch

This map depicts the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA). These historically productive fishing grounds were historically severely depleted, leading Kiribati’s president to ban all commercial fishing within the reserve starting in January 2015. Oceana discovered through Global Fishing Watch that the government’s ban was effective, and fishing in restricted areas ceased as of January 1, 2015, giving fish stocks a chance to recover. Photo credit: Oceana/Global Fishing Watch | 40 | www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com

lo hizo en una zona protegida y dónde y cuándo regresó a puerto. Sus “ojos en el océano” también pueden identificar conductas extrañas como el encuentro de un buque con otra embarcación en el mar para realizar un posible transbordo o un buque que no tenga su AIS activado. Si estás navegando en una zona marina protegida o cerca de ésta y divisa un buque pesquero, podrá determinar si estaba pescando en una zona de veda. En todos los casos se pueden hacer denuncias a través de Global Fishing Watch y su denuncia será enviada al organismo de orden público correspondiente. Cuando los ciudadanos le demuestran a los gobiernos que no se están cumpliendo las leyes, presionarán a dicho gobiernos para que actúen. Global Fishing Watch ayudará a los navegantes, pescadores y ciudadanos en general a hacer que los gobiernos se responsabilicen y hagan cumplir las leyes de pesca. Global Fishing Watch es una herramienta muy poderosa en manos de los navegantes alrededor del mundo, quienes pueden hacer coincidir los relatos de los testigos oculares con los datos satelitales registrados. Imagínese si cada navegante en el mundo pudiera ofrecer prueba a las autoridades permitiendo que identifiquen a los buques pesqueros que están cumpliendo con la ley y a aquellos que no, haciendo posible que los ciudadanos puedan decir “sé de dónde proviene mi pescado o marisco”. Pero no es sólo para los navegantes. Global Fishing Watch puede ser utilizado por vendedores minoristas de pescado y marisco para identificar el origen de la mercadería que adquirieron, por aquellos que certifican el pescado y los mariscos a fin de fortalecer el proceso de legalización, por la compañías que aseguran los buques pesqueros para rastrear a sus asegurados y por pescadores honestos para asegurarse de que se cumplan las normas a fin de que puedan competir en igualdad de condiciones. El proyecto es nuevo y aprovechará los beneficios de combinar la tecnología con la pesca ilegal y no declarada en un esfuerzo por frenar dichas prácticas. Y más importante aún, Global Fishing Watch permite que los operadores de buques pesqueros muestren al mundo que su actividad pesquera es legal. Al utilizar el transpondedor AIS de forma permanente, podrán solicitar un mayor precio por su pesca – o tener acceso a mercados que en el futuro podrían cerrarse a cualquier buque pesquero que no cumpla con los estándares básicos de transparencia. Mientras tanto, será una alarma para los delincuentes, básicamente avisándoles que “los estamos observando”. Actualmente, aquellos que cada vez navegan más a zonas remotas del océano podrán proporcionar información de mayor utilidad


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Many countries have moved to ban the fishing of sharks, since research has shown that, for tourism, they are worth significantly more alive than dead. Pictured here, a Taiwanese long-line vessel based in Palau was apprehended by Palau law enforcement personnel for fishing without their automatic locator beacon (AIS) turned on. Subsequent search of the vessel found sharks, shark parts, and wire leaders onboard. All are prohibited within Palau’s 200-mile exclusive economic zone. Photo credit: Mike A. McCoy/ Marine Photobank

Currently, sailors traveling to more remote areas of the ocean will be able to provide the most beneficial information to Global Fishing Watch. This is because they are more likely to be traveling through no-take marine protected areas and areas of the ocean that are managed by small countries and have limited resources. Additionally, sailors may be able to help identify types of gear that is not allowed in certain places, for example some areas of the Mediterranean have banned drift nets since they create a large amount of bycatch. Both Oceana and Sailors for the Sea are striving to preserve the richness and biodiversity of the ocean for future generations. Now, with Global Fishing Watch, we all have a powerful new tool to deter illegal fishing. Take Action Sign up and use Global Fishing Watch! We recommend checking it out before you head out to sea so you can learn how to use it. http://globalfishingwatch.org/ While planning your next trip, take note if you will be sailing through any marine protected areas. They are often noted in charts, but for the most up to date database visit: www.mpatlas.org/explore or www.protectedplanet.net Eat sustainable seafood! The Monterey Bay Aquarium produces a guide and app called Seafood Watch that empowers you to choose sustainable seafood at restaurants and the store. Get your guide: www.seafoodwatch.org Use it, share it, and help make it better. Please join Oceana, Google, Skytruth, and citizen watchdogs around the world by using Global Fishing Watch to help protect our ocean legacy. | 42 | www.yachtingtimesmagazine.com

para Global Fishing Watch. Esto se debe a que seguramente naveguen por zonas protegidas donde la pesca está prohibida y por zonas del océano que están bajo el dominio de pequeños países con recursos limitados. Además, los navegantes también podrán ayudar a identificar tipos de equipos que no están autorizados en ciertas zonas, por ejemplo, en algunas zonas del Mediterráneo están prohibidas las redes de enmalle debido a la gran cantidad de pesca incidental que producen. Tanto Oceana como Sailors for the Sea están luchando para preservar la riqueza y biodiversidad del océano para las futuras generaciones. Ahora, con Global Fishing Watch, todos contamos con una nueva herramienta poderosa para impedir la pesca ilegal. Toma acción Regístrese en Global Fishing Watch y utilice esta herramienta. Le sugerimos que vea la herramienta antes de zarpar para que aprenda a utilizarla. http://globalfishingwatch.org/ Mientras planifica su próxima travesía, fíjese si navegará por zonas marinas protegidas. Por lo general están identificadas en las cartas, pero para ver las bases de datos más actualizadas visite www.mpatlas.org/explore o www.protectedplanet.net ¡Coma pescado y marisco sustentable! El Monterey Bay Aquarium cuenta con una guía y una aplicación llamada Seafood Watch que le permite elegir pescado y marisco sustentable en restaurantes y pescaderías. Obtenga su guía a través de www.seafoodwatch.org Utilícela, compártala y ayude a mejorarla. Únase a los esfuerzos de Oceana, Google, Skytruth y ciudadanos guardianes alrededor del mundo utilizando Global Fishing Watch para ayudar a proteger nuestro legado del océano.


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CRUISING AROUND THE GALAPAGOS ARCHIPELAGO NAVEGANDO EN EL ARCHIPIÉLAGO DE LAS GALÁPAGOS

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Text by | Texto por DOLORES BARCIELA Photos courtesy of | Fotos cortesía de M/Y WILDAID’S PASSION Map by | Mapa por PIERRE HERVÉ

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e are snorkeling along the rugged coast of Isla Santiago, in the protected waters facing a tiny island aptly named Sombrero Chino or Chinese hat because it resembles a Chinese rice farmer’s hat. As I’m done watching colorful fish schools swim by, I remove my goggles and continue drifting with the current while observing how red crabs climb the black volcanic rocks along the coast. Suddenly, I see my first Galapagos penguin swimming nearby. Less than 2 feet long, they’re the only penguins in the world that live near the equator. This one is very cute and playful and I enjoy swimming close to him while, some 15 feet away, the rest of the group continues snorkeling. Chema signals me the number 5 with his hand and I think, “Cool, they must be watching 5 other penguins dive underneath them”. He later tells me he was referring to 5 mid-sized Galapagos sharks close to the bottom,

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stamos haciendo snorkel a lo largo de la rocosa costa de la Isla Santiago, en las calmadas aguas frente a la pequeña isla acertadamente llamada Sombrero Chino, por su semejanza con un sombrero en forma de cono. Cuando me aburro de ver coloridos cardúmenes de peces, me quito las gafas de submarinismo y me dejo llevar por la corriente mientras observo a cangrejos rojos trepar las negras rocas volcánicas de la orilla. De repente veo mi primer pingüino de Galápagos nadando cerca mío. De menos de 50 centímetros de longitud, son los únicos pingüinos del mundo que viven cerca del ecuador. Este es muy lindo y juguetón y me divierte nadar cerca suyo. El resto de mi grupo continúa buceando a unos 5 metros de distancia. Chema me hace la señal del número 5 con la mano y yo pienso: “Qué bien!, deben estar viendo otros 5 pingüinos bajo el agua”. Más tarde me cuenta que se refería a 5

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just a few feet away from me. The group is pleased to have seen them, but I’m quite relieved to hear this after the dive ends. We all climb into our dinghy and get back aboard M/Y Wild Aid’s Passion, where we are greeted with warm chocolate by cheerful crewmember Roberto, and are provided towels by other friendly crewmembers, to use after we remove our wetsuits. Roberto announces we now have snacks awaiting us on the top deck and Fernando, the marine biologist leading our expedition, lets us know he’ll be giving a lecture on Darwin after dinner in the main salon. We’re now relaxing on deck, enjoying warm empanadas while watching a beautiful sunset over Isla Santiago. It can’t get much better than this. Seagulls and petrels fly by. Their sound is the only one we hear, along with the soft caress of the water against our hull. We’re alone in this virgin corner of the world that, I imagine, looks as pure and authentic as it was hundreds of years ago when Europeans first sighted this archipelago. It’s everyone’s responsibility now to help maintain it as pristine as it is, and protect its vast endemic flora and fauna. The Galapagos National Park and the Ecuadorian Government are doing a great job, and so are a few conservation organizations and luxury travel companies like Wild Aid and Angermeyer Cruises/ Andando Tours. It’s thanks to them I’m here enjoying this pristine paradise, for which I’m truly thankful. Wild Aid’s program, in

tiburones de Galápagos de tamaño medio que nadaban a sólo un par de metros míos. Al grupo le gustó mucho verlos, pero yo me alegro de oír esto cuando ya terminó nuestra sesión de snorkel. Nos subimos a nuestro bote auxiliar y regresamos a bordo del M/Y Wild Aid’s Passion, donde nos recibe el siempre sonriente tripulante Roberto con una taza de un delicioso chocolate caliente. Otros tripulantes también nos ofrecen toallas para secarnos después de habernos quitado nuestros trajes de agua. Roberto anuncia que tenemos bocadillos calientes aguardándonos en la cubierta superior y Fernando, el biólogo que guía nuestra expedición, nos cuenta que dará una charla sobre Darwin en el salón principal después de la cena. Ahora estamos en cubierta relajándonos, disfrutando de empanadas mientras observamos al sol ponerse sobre la isla de Santiago. No podríamos estar mejor. Nos sobrevuelan gaviotas y petreles. Sus sonidos son lo único que se oye, junto a las suaves caricias del agua en el casco del barco. Estamos solos en este rincón virgen del mundo que parece lucir tan puro y auténtico como hace cientos de años, cuando lo descubrieron los europeos. Es responsabilidad de todos el ahora ayudar a mantenerlo tan impecable como luce, y proteger su vasta flora y fauna endémica. El Parque Nacional de Galápagos y el gobierno de Ecuador están haciendo una gran labor, al igual que algunas organizaciones de


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Dolores with Chema, Benja, and Rosa aboard M/Y Passion

the Galapagos, encompasses certain activities to protect its many diverse marine species and habitat like stopping illegal fishing in the Galapagos Marine Reserve and preventing the introduction of invasive species. Angermeyer Cruises/Andando Tours is a highend tourism operation that understands conservation is good for business, simultaneously maintaining high standards and environmental consciousness. The M/Y WildAid’s Passion is the largest charter yacht in the Galapagos. At 159’ in length and with four decks, the yacht boasts generous space for up to 14 passengers. There are ample interior and exterior social areas, a panoramic sky lounge with bar and sliding glass doors, separate dining room and wonderfully spacious decks with more than 200 square meters of fine teak

conservación y algunas empresas de turismo de lujo como Wild Aid y Angermeyer Cruises/Andando Tours. Es por ellos que estoy hoy aquí disfrutando de este paraíso sorprendente, por lo que les estoy muy agradecida. El programa de Wild Aid en las Galápagos incluye actividades para proteger sus muy diversas especies marinas y su hábitat, como lo es detener la pesca ilegal en la Reserva Marina de Galápagos y evitar la introducción de especies invasivas. A su vez, Angermeyer Cruises/Andando Tours es una empresa de turismo local que entiende que la conservación es buena para los negocios, y mantiene altos estándares y una gran conciencia ecológica. El yate de lujo Wild Aid’s Passion es el mayor barco de chárter de las Galápagos. Con 48.5 metros de eslora y cuatro cubiertas, posee

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decking and a further secluded sun deck with lounge chairs and Jacuzzi. There are four spacious staterooms, each with private bathroom and tub, and two suites (Master and VIP) with two bathrooms each. All cabins are air conditioned. With a service ratio of one crew member per guest, WildAid’s Passion ensures service second to none, while the galley produces gourmet cuisine of international standards. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are often served al fresco in the exterior dining area, allowing guests to enjoy the amazing views and stunning sunsets. Galapagos. The name alone resonates on so many levels. It’s surely a destination on any naturalist’s bucket list, and a place where basic evolutionary principles can be observed first hand. The archipelago is located some 600 nm off the coast of Ecuador,

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espacio generoso para hasta 14 huéspedes. Ofrece amplias áreas sociales, tanto externas como internas, un salón abierto con bar y puertas corredizas de vidrio, salón comedor separado, y cubiertas de teca de más de 200 m2 que incluyen una cubierta superior para tomar sol con reposeras y jacuzzi. Cuenta con 4 amplios camarotes con baño privado y bañera, y dos suites con dos baños cada una, todos con aire acondicionado. Wild Aid’s Passion asegura un servicio insuperable con una relación de servicio de un tripulante por huésped, y un Chef que elabora exquisita comida gourmet. El desayuno, almuerzo y cena suelen servirse al aire libre en el comedor externo, lo que permite disfrutar de vistas espectaculares y preciosos atardeceres. Galápagos. El nombre en sí resuena en múltiples niveles.


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formed from the emergent tips of huge submarine volcanoes. Its nutrient-rich waters support the concentration and reproduction of migratory marine species ranging from humpback whales and sea turtles to giant manta rays and hammerhead sharks. The islands offer an eclectic mix of species that coupled with high levels of endemism make them very special. Here we may see penguins living side by side with sea lions and iguanas, prehistoric giant tortoises, the only nocturnal seagull, the only true marine lizard and the only flightless cormorant in the world. The islands are a rich mix of active volcanoes, stunning beaches and abundant, tame wildlife that’s not afraid of humans. I found it a unique experience to be able to closely watch mother sea lions breastfeeding their newborn babies. Some of them even approached us with curiosity. It was a lovely experience to also swim close to sea turtles, colorful fish and penguins. Galapagos is an isolated charming corner of the world well worth discovering.

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Definitivamente es un destino ideal para cualquier amante y estudioso de la naturaleza, y un lugar donde los principios básicos de la evolución pueden observarse in situ. El archipiélago se encuentra a unas 600 millas náuticas de Ecuador, formado por las puntas emergentes de enormes volcanes submarinos. Sus aguas ricas en nutrientes ayudan a la concentración y reproducción de especies marinas migratorias que van desde las ballenas yubarta y las tortugas marinas a las gigantescas manta rayas y los tiburones martillo. Las islas ofrecen una ecléctica mezcla de especies que sumados a los altos niveles de endemismo las vuelven muy especiales. Aquí podemos ver pingüinos conviviendo con iguanas y lobos marinos, miles de tortugas prehistóricas, especies únicas en el planeta como las gaviotas nocturnas, los únicos lagartos verdaderamente marinos y al cormorán no volador. Las islas son una rica mezcla de volcanes activos, deslumbrantes playas y abundante fauna mansa que no le tiene miedo al hombre. A mí me resultó una vivencia espectacular el poder observar de tan cerca a las lobas marinas amamantar a sus bebés recién nacidos. Algunos bebés hasta se nos acercaban con curiosidad. Me encantó la experiencia, al igual que la de nadar junto a tortugas, peces coloridos y pingüinos. Galápagos es un encantador rincón del mundo digno de ser visitado.


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What is the link between Darwin and the Galápagos Islands? Text by ELODIE MARIE CAMPRASSE Charles Darwin (1809-1882) renowned naturalist who has proposed innovative and controversial theories in the field of biology, first embarked on board the HMS Beagle from 1831 to 1836 as a geologist. The initial goal of the expedition was to map the coasts of South America. Scientists on board took advantage of the stopovers to make observations and collect samples of flora and fauna. In the Galápagos Islands, Darwin noticed that the same animals had gradually evolved to become different species on the islands where conditions, like food availability, were different. For example, the Darwin’s finches’ beak morphology had evolved according to the kind of food available. For Darwin, two big ideas emerged from this trip that later would revolutionize the field of biology: the unity and diversity of life can be explained by evolution, and natural selection drives adaptive evolution. In 1838, he speculated that all living species evolved from one or a few common ancestors, with time, through the process of natural selection. For a long time, these ideas did not have unanimous support but nowadays they make up the foundation of biology.

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Photography László Károlyi

The exclusive Hostería del Parque, located ten minutes from Puerto López, Manabí, next to the Frailes beach in Machalilla National Park, is the ideal retreat for couples, families or friends.

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Photography László Károlyi

At the Hostería del Parque we take care of every detail to guarantee guests a pleasant and restful stay. We have 16 comfortable rooms distributed in 4 buildings with independent entrances, perfect for groups or families.

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Clásica Victoria… a true treat! By | Por MARÍA IRIONDO

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estled along one of the colorful shopping strips on Crandon Blvd stands a dainty little pastry shop that effortlessly evokes a feeling of a gone by era. Simple yet elegant, Clásica Victoria resembles a typical English tea room that invites you to indulge in a delectable array of delicately crafted homemade treats, both sweet and savory. Named after its owner Victoria Galíndez, this charming café will no doubt entice the palate of adults and children alike with its gingerly elaborated pastries and delicious quiches made fresh daily. Victoria was only six years old when her mother

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lásica Victoria se encuentra situada en una de las coloridas franjas comerciales a lo largo de Crandon Boulevard en Key Biscayne. Una pequeña y acogedora pastelería que nos transporta al pasado. Simple y elegante, este café parece un clásico salón de té ingles que brinda una amplia variedad de exquisitos dulces y salados caseros. Su dueña, Victoria Galíndez, se esmera en ofrecer una experiencia culinaria que tienta el paladar, tanto de adultos como de niños, con deliciosos pasteles y quiches elaborados a diario. Su aventura con la repostería empezó cuando


first taught her how to make scones. Although she later went on to study business, which eventually landed her a job with Merrill Lynch, she soon after discovered that her true passion was really baking and not banking. Little did she know that baking would take her so far. At the age of 23, she opened her first shop in Buenos Aires, and making good use of her entrepreneurial skills, she then ventured to open four more bakeries in some of the trendiest neighborhoods of Buenos Aires: Recoleta, Martínez, Belgrano and Tortugas.

Victoria, con tan solo seis años, aprendió a hacer escones con su madre. Aunque más tarde se dedicaría a las finanzas que la llevarían a trabajar para Merrill Lynch, cinco años después se daría cuenta que su verdadera pasión no estaba en la oficina sino en la cocina. ¿Quién iba a decir que su éxito estaría en la confitería y qué con tan solo 23 años abriría su primer negocio en Buenos Aires? Poco después, haciendo buen uso de sus conocimientos empresariales, abrió cuatro locales más en los mejores barrios de Buenos Aires: Recoleta, Martínez, Belgrano y Tortugas.

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Clásica Victoria 638 Crandon Boulevard Key Biscayne, FL 33149 Tel.(786) 803-8636

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A pesar de su éxito, hace tres años Victoria decidió dejar su país en busca de un entorno económico más estable y decidió mudarse a Estados Unidos, instalándose en Key Biscayne. El ambiente familiar y relajado de la isla se convirtió en el lugar ideal para vivir con su marido y sus tres hijos. No cabe duda que el mismo éxito que tuvo en su país natal lo ha tenido aquí gracias a una hábil combinación de buen ambiente, buen producto y buen servicio. Su amplio menú se compone de una gran variedad de deliciosos quiches, crujientes croissants confeccionados por un chef francés, sándwiches de brioche y la famosa miga argentina - un sándwich elaborado con pan de molde sin costra, que puede llevar queso y jamón, queso, huevo y tomate o puede ser simplemente vegetariano. El quiche de patata y puerros es delicioso así como el caprese de mozzarella, tomate y albahaca, el de brócoli y jamón, y el de queso y almendras. Divinas son sus tartas de crema de variados sabores como la de dulce de leche, la de cuajada de limón y la de mousse de chocolate, todas cubiertas de merengue italiano. En su menú también se encuentran opciones sin gluten como su tarta de zanahoria espolvoreada con jengibre y elaborada con harina de coco y almendras, y su tarta de chocolate. La clásica tarta argentina Pasta Frola se puede encargar de membrillo y albaricoques. Sobre las estanterías que adornan sus paredes podrá encontrar bolsitas de dulces como las clásicas lenguas de gato (galletitas de mantequilla), galletas de almendras, palmeras, merengues y galletas de chocolate que se pueden comprar como regalo. Clásica Victoria ofrece también servicios de catering para eventos de todo tipo, bodas, celebraciones navideñas y fiestas náuticas. Clásica Victoria abre todos los días a las 7:30 de la mañana, 8:00 los domingos, para recibirle con un buen desayuno de jugo de naranja recién exprimido, café y té así como una amplia variedad de saludables smoothies hechos con espinacas, apio, manzana, naranja o manzana y frutas del bosque. Su hora de cierre es a las 7:30 de la tarde excepto los domingos que cierra a las 6:00. No es de sorprender que en tan sólo tres años este acogedor lugar se haya convertido en uno de los favoritos de Key Biscayne y es que Clásica Victoria es todo un lujo en repostería.

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Later, in search of a more economically stable environment, Victoria set her sights on the United States and three years ago she arrived in Key Biscayne and fell under its charming spell. The island’s family friendly feel and its unique casual atmosphere became the ideal place to settle with her husband and her three children. It’s no doubt Clásica Victoria was successful back home as it is here in the US. The items on her menu are as varied as they are exquisite: delectable quiches, flaky croissants made by a French pastry chef, brioche sandwiches, and the famous miga - a crustless white bread sandwich made with ham and cheese, cheese, egg and tomato or vegetables. Among her finest quiches are the potato and leak, the caprese made with mozzarella, tomato and basil, the broccoli and ham and the cheese with almonds. You may be easily tempted by the stunning selection of cream tarts made with distinct flavors of dulce de leche, lemon curd or chocolate mousse with orange, all topped with Italian meringue. She also offers some gluten free items such as her layered carrot cake, sprinkled with powdered ginger, made with coconut and almond flour and her chocolate cake. She also makes the famous Pasta Frola, a clasic on the menu that can be made to order with quince or fresh apricots. Lovely shelves line the walls displaying small satchels of treats such as the “lenguas de gato” (butter cookies resembling the tongue of a cat), almond thins, palmiers, meringues and double chocolate chip cookies that also make for nice gifts. Clásica Victoria also provides catering services for events, weddings, Christmas dinners and Nautical parties. Opened seven days a week from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, Clásica Victoria is sure to welcome you with a nice breakfast of freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee and tea as well as a wealth of freshly made green smoothies for those seeking healthier options made with spinach, celery, apple, orange juice or the red smoothie of apples and berries. It’s no wonder that in only three years this lovely café has become an all time favorite on Key Biscayne. When it comes to baking, Clásica Victoria is a true treat!

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CRUISING & TRAVEL | CRUCEROS Y VIAJES

YTM Publisher Dolores Barciela’s birthday party catered by Clásica Victoria


HEALTHY BOATING | SALUD A BORDO

Thai Massage more than just yoga for lazy people Text & images by LIESBET PRYKE | www.nourishingbodyandmind.com

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ost of us have heard about how yoga can help us to remain balanced, flexible, healthy and pain free. In fact in our last edition I wrote about many of the reasons why it is good to have a regular practice....but what if there was an easier way to deepen some of those benefits without putting in the effort? Thai massage (bodywork) and shiatsu do exactly that. While having a yoga practice is highly recommended, adding some bodywork sessions to your self-care ritual is also a great way to relieve/ prevent pain, increase optimal movement and energy flow, and to help you go deeper into your practice, whatever type of physical practice you engage in, and especially if you have no physical practice. As a society we are becoming more and more sedentary, spending an average of 10 hours per day staring at a screen. Is it any wonder that we are suffering from muscle contraction which in turn causes headaches, pain, loss of flexibility, movement and in many cases misalignment of the spine. A staggering 100 million people suffer from back pain in the US reaching $600 BILLION per year in healthcare costs - obviously there is a problem here. What if you could prevent this by taking time out once a week or at least once a month to take some preventative measures.

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Something else that I notice, within my practice, is that when people travel long distances, consequently getting out of their usual routine of eating and sleeping, they really need help to get their bodies to come back in shape. We call this grounding, and it is deeply affected by the spleen and stomach meridians, which thrive on consistency and routine. Palming or using detailed thumb work on the body, particularly of the legs, can greatly assist in the speed in which this happens and bring greater sense of harmony and energy to the body. Don’t take for granted that we are going to become stiff and restricted in our movements as we age - get proactive and move the body. Adding a regular bodywork session to yourself care routine can help the fascia - fibrous tissue that encloses the muscle - to remain healthy, bringing more movement and flexibility into the joints, and as a result helping to prevent muscle aches, stiffness, bone degeneration and generalized pain. When you are able to allow yourself to relax and be supported by your bodyworker, you can go deeper into a stretch, allowing the channels/meridians to open. When our channels are blocked we cannot function to the best of our abilities and we may become diseased. Interestingly, in the time of the Buddha - Thai doctors/bodyworkers only got paid if their clients/patients stayed healthy......how times have changed. If you are ready to be stretched a little, feel free to contact me for sessions in Key Biscayne and the surrounding area.


FEATURED RECIPE | RECETA DESTACADA

SALMON WITH DILL WAFFLES AND HORSERADISH CREAM

Serves 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes INGREDIENTS: Waffles: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, room temperature 8 tablespoons butter, melted, divided 2 eggs 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped plus 4 small sprigs for garnish zest of 1 lemon 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Horseradish cream: 1 cup mascarpone 4 tablespoons prepared horseradish 3 tablespoons heavy cream 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salmon: 4 – 5-ounce salmon filets, bones removed and skinned 2 tablespoons Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper

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Process: Waffles: Preheat waffle iron to medium-high. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. In another bowl whisk together the buttermilk, 6 tablespoons melted butter, eggs, dill, lemon zest and black pepper. Pour the milk and egg mixture into the flour mixture and stir together until just incorporated. Lightly brush the top and bottom of the waffle iron with remaining melted butter and fill the iron with the recommended amount and cook per manufacturer’s instructions. Set the waffles aside on a baking sheet to warm up again just before serving. Horseradish cream: In a medium bowl combine the mascarpone, horseradish, heavy cream, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper. Stir to combine well and set aside. Salmon: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat the salmon filets on both sides with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place the salmon “skin side” down on a baking sheet and bake for about 10-12 minutes until cooked though. While the salmon is cooking place the baking sheet with the waffles in the oven for about 2 minutes to warm. To serve: Place 1 or 2 waffles on each plate and place the baked salmon on top. Spoon a dollop of the horseradish mascarpone on top of the salmon filets and garnish with a sprig of dill.


FASHION & YACHTING LIFESTYLE | MODA Y ESTILO DE VIDA NÁUTICO

FIRE, FIRE BURNING BRIGHT UN MUNDO EN LLAMAS

ACNE STUDIOS’ Penina chunky bright orange sweater, $390, acnestudios.com.

Channeling the drama of the world into your wardrobe Un vestuario dramático By BENJAMIN-ÉMILE LE HAY | Contributing Fashion Editor Por BENJAMIN-ÉMILE LE HAY | Editor de Moda

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t’s been a turbulent year. War and political strife raged on and natural disasters have besieged humanity with record breaking losses and casualties. It would appear as though the world is on fire. Therein lies our theme. Here are must-haves for the winter season, which prove that fashion and design are constantly sizzling with style, especially in troubling times. Prada red, an orange accessories, or say—yellow diamonds? Treat yourself to something extraordinary.

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hile Yellow may be a bit tricky in a readyto-wear look (see our Spring 2017 issue), try red—a shade that never disappoints—on a dress, sweater, or pant and keep your accessories subtle. Ombré and radiating prints carry this theme to the max as seen on the runways of Milan and Paris. Dazzle and delight with poppy shades of cinnamon and scarlet and if you need to tone things down, go with a muted and dark brown coat, heel or sweater.

ACNE STUDIOS’ pouchette, price upon request, acnestudios.com.

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ACNE STUDIOS’ suede skirt, price upon request, acnestudios.com.

VERDURA’S pair of 18k yellow gold Tendril Flame earclips, $9,500, verdura.com.

SESSÙN’S Petulia suede bootie in scarlet, $325, sessun.com.

COS winter 2018 sleeveless suit, price upon request, cosstores.com.


VERBREUIL LA GARE handbags in calfskin, python and alligator, price upon request, verbreuil.com.

LODE MARTENS’ Meet Me By The Tree bangle, price upon request, lodemartens.be.

ACNE STUDIOS Blå Konst Jonn burnt mustard yellow, $160, acnestudios.com.

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l 2017 ha sido un año turbulento. Las guerras y las tensiones políticas se han agravado y los desastres naturales han acosado a la humanidad dejando altos números de víctimas y pérdidas. Es como si el mundo estuviera en llamas. Así surgen las piezas imprescindibles de esta temporada de invierno. Prueba de que la moda y el diseño están a la última inspirados en los momentos turbulentos en los que vivimos. Un buen ejemplo de ello son los rojos de Prada y los complementos color naranja o los diamantes amarillos. ¡Dése el gusto con algo extraordinario!

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l amarillo puede ser arriesgado para un look Prêt-à-porter ( vea nuestra edición de primavera 2017). Pruebe el rojo - un color que nunca decepciona - con un vestido, un sweater, o un pantalón con complementos sutiles. Las sombras y los estampados radiantes inundan las pasarelas de Milán y Paris. Deslumbre con destellantes tonos canela o rojo escarlata y si necesita suavizarlo un poco, elija un atenuado marrón oscuro como abrigo, sweater o zapato.

ACNE STUDIOS’ Canada skinny rust red wool scarf, $150, acnestudios.com.

TUINCH Chestnut brown dress in cashmere, S2,375, tuinch.com.

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TUMI X RUSSELL WESTBROOK luggage collection, $55/795, tumi.com.

ACNE STUDIOS’ Blå Konst bridge denim jacket in dye burnt mustard yellow $440, acnestudios.com.

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en should vie for cooler hues in our fire palette: that means mustard rather than banana, Cabernet instead of cranberry, and burnt as opposed to pumpkin. This way, from Salvatore Ferragamo formal wear to Fisher + Baker chic activewear, you can look refined, but not overwhelming with fuoco. Opt for hints of fire print and shades on accessories and scarves. Maybe consider charcoal and wood to be part of your fire. These textures and pigments are both elegant and dynamic. Sweaters should be a major focus for any closet update this winter. Indulge in Baby Alpaca and Vicuña if you can, or more accessible, yet equally luxurious fabrics such as cashmere or wool.

GUCCI sunglasses, price upon request, gucci.com.

D’ANGELICO GUITARS’ one-of-akind guitar, $1999, dangelicoguitars.com.

DERMEND moisturizing anti-itch lotion, $20, dermend.com.

ACNE STUDIOS’ Blå Konst Berg sweater in orange mix floral sweater, $650, acnestudios.com.


SWILDENS Ronan leopard rouge belt, $88, swildens.fr.

STUTTERHEIM’S Liljedal charcoal tote, $283, stutterheim.com.

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ACNE STUDIOS sweater price upon request, acnestudios.com.

ara los hombres les recomendamos los tonos del fuego: el mostaza más que el amarillo plátano, el cabernet más que el arándano y el color teja en vez del color calabaza. Desde el estilo formal de Salvatore Ferragamo al más deportivo y chic de Fisher + Baker, podrá verse elegante pero sin demasiado “fuoco”. Opte por los estampados de fuego y sus sombras en complementos y pañuelos. No descarte los colores del carbón o la madera. Este invierno, los sweaters serán los protagonistas en la renovación de su armario. Si se lo puede permitir, dése un capricho con Baby Alpaca y Vicuña. Si no, opte por algo más asequible, e igualmente lujoso, como el cashmere o la lana virgen.

3L’S Guardian shell pants in merino, $700, ortovox.com.

PRADA crossection sneakers, price upon request, prada.com.

PRADA document holder, $770, prada.com.

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HENDRICK’S Gin Boomcase, $775, hendricksgin.com.

KRUG 2004 Vintage, $259, krug.com.

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ire doesn’t always have to constitute the tumultuous state of humanity or the environment. The hearth is also where we come together to unwind, cozy and catch up with loved ones or sip the perfect glass of wine or scotch in solitude. From Hendricks gin to Château Margaux, and limited edition scotches, there’s a libation for every moment as we kick-off 2018. Nonetheless, cocktails remain a winter essential. “We’re seeing a return to simple, yet delicious cocktails with two, or at the most three, ingredients versus a few years ago when trendy cocktails meant complex ingredients and steps,” Jordan Silbert, CEO and Founder of Q Drinks, told Yachting Times. “As a result, now it’s essential to consider all of the ingredients going into your cocktail – the mixer, the ice, the garnish -- and not just the spirit.”

CHÂTEAU GABY Cuvée 2012, $238, chateaugaby.com.

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 2015 $1,200, chateau-margaux.com.

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l fuego no tiene por qué ser siempre peligroso. Una chimenea, por ejemplo, es un lugar donde relajarse y reunirse para compartir con seres queridos o tomarse una copa de vino o whisky a solas. Para estrenar el 2018 podrá elegir desde una ginebra Hendricks a un Château Margaux o una edición limitada de whiskys. A su vez, los cócteles siguen siendo esenciales para la temporada invernal. Estamos viendo una vuelta a los simples y deliciosos cócteles de tan sólo dos o tres ingredientes,”asegura Jordan Silbert, CEO y fundador de Q Drinks. “Por lo tanto, es esencial tomar en consideración todos los elementos de un buen cóctel - el jugo o refresco, el hielo, la Guarnición no solamente el alcohol.”

MONTELOBOS Mezcal Joven, $40, montelobos.com. HEAVENSAKE’S Junmai Daiginjo, $95, heavensake.com.

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COS D’ESTOURNEL UNVEILS Exclusive COS100, $21,652, estournel.com/COS100.


TECH & SAFETY | TECNOLOGIA Y SEGURIDAD

12 Degrees West By | Por NANCY BIRNBAUM

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t hasn’t even been 3 years since Julie Hylton started off on a new voyage of discovery without even leaving sight of land. It was after she moved to New York City that Julie discovered sailing and fell in love with the feeling of confidence, freedom and exhilaration that she found out on the water. Julie’s discovery lead her to create a women’s sailing fashion company called 12 Degrees West. As she tells the story in her online Journal of March 2015, “A few years ago I was in Newport with five other women. We went to every sailing store in town, and tried on every pair of shorts on offer (men’s and women’s). In the end, we didn’t buy anything, discouraged by the lack of options and unflattering fits. I mean, who would make shorts for women that didn’t have any stretch in them? We said to each other: how hard could it be to make decent sailing gear for women?” I know that I’m not the only one to have had a similar experience trying to find functional, yet attractive sailing wear, especially in larger sizes. And to see “fashion” in the same sentence as “sailing,” well that certainly got my attention. As it turns out – Julie was in the right place at the right time. “Luckily, in NYC we have resources in the Garment District that would be hard to find anywhere else. Yet sourcing fabric is a real challenge, especially the kind of performance fabric we wanted to use. There are dozens of little decisions to be made. Finally you’re ready to find a factory to make the clothes. It was important to us to make everything in the U.S., and to try and stay in NYC

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o pasaron ni 3 años desde que Julie Hylton zarpó hacia un nuevo viaje de descubrimiento sin siquiera perder de vista a la tierra. Fue luego de mudarse a la ciudad de Nueva York que Julie descubrió la náutica y se enamoró de la sensación de confianza, libertad y euforia que encontró en el agua. El descubrimiento de Julie la llevó a crear una empresa de ropa náutica para mujeres llamada 12 Degrees West. Tal como lo relata en su Diario online de marzo de 2015: “Hace unos años estaba en Newport con otras cinco mujeres. Fuimos a todas las tiendas de ropa náutica en la ciudad y nos probamos todos los pantalones cortos que ofrecían (para mujeres y hombres). Finalmente no compramos nada, desanimadas por la falta de opciones y cortes poco favorecedores. ¿Quién fabrica un pantalón corto de mujer sin tela elastizada? Nos preguntamos: ¿qué tan difícil puede ser fabricar ropa decente de mujer? Sé que no soy la única que tuvo una experiencia similar al intentar encontrar ropa náutica funcional pero atractiva, especialmente con los talles más grandes. Y ver “de moda” en la misma oración que “náutico” realmente llamó mi atención. Resultó ser que Julie estaba en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado. “Afortunadamente, en Nueva York tenemos recursos en el Distrito Textil que serían difíciles de encontrar en otro lugar. Pero conseguir géneros es un verdadero desafío, especialmente el tipo de género de rendimiento que queríamos utilizar. Para nosotras era importante fabricar todo en los Estados Unidos e intentar quedarnos


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if possible. We met with at least 30 factories. Eventually we found a few that could deliver the level of quality we wanted. It’s definitely more expensive to manufacture in the U.S., and NYC in particular, but we wanted to stay close to the production, and make sure we partnered with legitimate companies with fair labor practices. We’re thrilled that the end result is what we originally set off to Newport to find: functional and stylish women’s sailing gear that works equally well on or off the boat. So you can just enjoy the sailing.” Julie seems to appreciate East Coast style, nautically-speaking. Her designs are strictly Newport, very conservative. But when it comes to materials and construction, she’s very high-tech. That’s just one of the reasons I appreciate the 12 Degrees West line. I ran into Julie recently (well… virtually-speaking), on Facebook where she was probing gal sailors on the Women Who Sail group page. She asked for feedback, posing this question: “Would any of you buy women-specific sailing clothes in sizes 16, 18, 20, or other?” Being one of those women, I responded and so did almost 100 other sailors. I asked her when she thought she might have larger sized sailing apparel available. “My plan is to have 16 and 18 in two styles (Sag Harbor Skort and Chesapeake Short) for early-mid October - the patterns are being revised now,” Julie told me. “Other sizes and styles in spring 2018 depending on how those two pieces do.” I think they’ll do just fine! Who Knew? According to Julie’s journal, “The striped sailor shirt has an illustrious 160-year history. The original navy and white pattern was designed for French sailors – the pattern would help rescuers more easily spot a sailor who fell overboard. The 1858 “Act of France” made the shirt the official uniform for all French navy quartermasters and seamen. At the time, French navy was headquartered in Breton, so the style became known as la marinière or the Breton stripe. The original design had 21 stripes – one for each of Napoleon’s victories. The sailor stripe pattern is so closely linked with Brittany that their flag, designed in 1923, also contains the Breton stripe pattern.

en Nueva York de ser posible. Visitamos al menos unas 30 fábricas. Finalmente encontramos algunas que podían brindar el nivel de calidad que esperábamos. Definitivamente es mucho más caro fabricar en los Estados Unidos, y en Nueva York en particular, pero queríamos estar cerca de la producción y asegurarnos de asociarnos a empresas legítimas con prácticas laborales justas. Nos entusiasma ver que el resultado final es lo que originalmente nos dispusimos a encontrar en Newport: ropa náutica de mujer, funcional y con estilo, que sirva tanto dentro como fuera de la embarcación. Para que tan solo disfrutemos de la náutica. A Julie parece gustarle el estilo de la Costa Este, en lo que se refiere a la náutica. Sus diseños son estrictamente de Newport, muy conservadores. Pero cuando se trata de materiales y elaboración, utiliza alta tecnología. Ese es uno de los motivos por los cuales me gusta la línea de 12 Degrees West. Hace poco me encontré con Julie (virtualmente, en realidad) en Facebook donde estaba sondeando a jóvenes navegantes en la página grupal Women Who Sail. Pedía opiniones, con esta pregunta: ¿Comprarían ropa náutica específica para mujeres en talles 16, 18, 20 u otro?”Al ser una de esas mujeres, respondí junto con otras 100 mujeres navegantes. Le pregunté cuándo creía que iba a tener disponible ropa náutica de talles más grandes. Mi plan es tener los talles 16 y 18 en dos estilos (Sag Harbor Skort y Chesapeake Short) hacia mediados de octubre estamos revisando los estampados, me contestó Julie. Lanzaremos otros talles y estilos en la primavera de 2018, según el éxito que hayan tenido esos dos modelos. ¡Creo que les irá muy bien! ¿Lo sabías? Según el diario de Julie, La camisa náutica a rayas tiene una historia ilustre de 160 años. El estampado original azul y blanco fue diseñado para los marineros franceses para ayudar a los rescatistas a divisar más fácilmente a aquellos marineros que se habían caído por la borda. Una ley de 1858 declaró la camiseta parte del uniforme oficial para todos los contramaestres y marineros de la marina francesa. En ese momento, la marina francesa tenía su base en Bretaña, por lo que al estilo se le conoció

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Audrey Hepburn wearing sailor stripes in Funny Face, 1956. Audrey Hepburn vistiendo rayas marineras en Funny Face, 1956.

Coco Chanel introduced la marinière to the fashion world. During trips to the French coast, she took notice of the stripes on the naval uniforms. She was so inspired by the stripes that she incorporated them into her 1917 collection. Chanel’s designs introduced a new ease into women’s fashion, and a style revolution was launched. Born as a luxury fashion item, the striped shirt became a favorite of everyone from Audrey Hepburn to James Dean to Ginger Rogers. Through the years, fashion designers have continued to return to sailor stripes as a muse for their couture collections. Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, and perhaps most famously Jean Paul Gaultier have used the stripe as a central motif. Today, sailor stripes are a fashion classic.” It’s All About Connection 12 Degrees West ships their clothing to you in a reusable Eco Bag made of recycled cotton with the company’s logo on it. You can’t have too many reusable bags on board! My samples, (which have been returned!) also came with a lovely hand-written note from Julie, something I’ve noticed more new companies are including as a way to give customers that warm & fuzzy feeling. Here’s a description from their catalog: “Our Marblehead Pullover and Sandy Hook Shirt are constructed of soft, stretchy performance fabric with moisture management and SPF. Shoulders are designed for maximum mobility, and a dropped back hem ensures coverage while moving around the boat. We amp up the style factor with feminine touches like flattering seam lines and ruching in strategic places.” You can see how much emphasis is placed on the performance and feel. That’s something we can all really appreciate.

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como la marinière o el rayado bretón. El diseño original tenía 21 rayas – una por cada victoria de Napoleón. El estampado marinero a rayas está tan relacionado con Bretaña que su bandera, diseñada en 1923, también contiene el estampado rayado bretón. Coco Chanel introdujo la marinière al mundo de la moda. En sus viajes a la costa francesa, notó las rayas en los uniformes marinos. Se sintió tan inspirada por las rayas que las incorporó a su colección de 1917. Los diseños de Chanel llevaron comodidad a la moda de la mujer, y se lanzó una revolución de estilo. Creada como un artículo de moda de lujo, la camisa a rayas se convirtió en un favorito para todos desde Audrey Hepburn hasta James Dean y Ginger Rogers. Con los años, los diseñadores de moda siguieron utilizando las rayas marineras como musa de sus colecciones de alta costura. Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent y Jean Paul Gaultier han utilizado el estampado rayado como diseño central. Hoy, las rayas marineras son un clásico de la moda”. Como conectar 12 Degrees West envía su ropa en una Bolsa Ecológica reutilizable elaborada con algodón reciclado con el logotipo de la compañía. ¡No puedes tener demasiadas bolsas reutilizables a bordo! Mis prototipos (¡que devolví!) también llegaron con una muy linda nota escrita a mano por Julie, algo que noté que otras nuevas empresas están incluyendo como modo de aportar un toque personal. Esta es una descripción de su catálogo: “Nuestros jersey Marblehead y camisa Sandy Hook están fabricados con géneros de rendimiento suaves y elásticos con control de humedad y protector solar. Los hombros están diseñados para una máxima movilidad y el dobladillo largo trasero asegura que una esté cubierta mientras se traslada por la embarcación. Aumentamos el factor estilo con toques femeninos como atractivas líneas de costura y fruncidos en lugares estratégicos. Verás cuánto hincapié se hizo en el rendimiento y la sensación. Eso es algo que todos podemos realmente apreciar.


Yachting Times Magazine Winter  

Yachting Times Magazine Winter

Yachting Times Magazine Winter  

Yachting Times Magazine Winter

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