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Yachting Safety

Yachting as a Sport and a source of recreation can be very exciting. However there are various safety precautions a Yachter must undertake and be prepared for. YachtsIndia.com has here, some of the basic safety precautions listed which would be … Continue reading

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Yachts & Yachting History

Sailing as a sport and recreation owes its creation to Piracy. The traders and sea farers were in deep trouble when they couldn’t recover their lost assets from the sea thieves. Thus began building ‘jaghtschips’, or ‘ hunting ships’, the … Continue reading

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Abu Musa Islands

Abu Musa (called Abu Musa in Arabic by UAE and Jazireh-ye Abu Musa in Persian by Iran) has a population of around 600 people, and is situated at the mouth of the narrows of the Strait of Hormuz.

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Mauritius

Mauritius continues to fulfill every visitor’s dream of a tropical island, from swaying palms to the dazzling blue of the ocean, balmy nights and smiling people. One of the loveliest gardens in the world, the island inspires visions of unspoilt … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, island of tropical beauty and a thousand breathtaking views of the lush foliage in the country side and the verdant mountains full of tea gardens. The multi-colored rice paddies. The laid back village life. The never ending stretches … Continue reading

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar, the Emerald Islands, consisting of two island group lies east of the mainland between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Its southernmost island is only 200 km (120 mi) from the northern tip of the … Continue reading

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Maldives History

The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM – currently in his sixth term in office – has … Continue reading

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Lakhswadeep History

Early history of Lakhswadeep is unwritten. Local traditions attribute the first settlement on these Islands to the period of Cheraman Perumal, the last king of Kerala. It is believed that the first settlers were hindus/ Buddhists. Even now unmistakable Hindu … Continue reading

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