The results sound great, two seconds and a first for Niklas Zennström’s Rán in the TP52s and three firsts for Tony Buckingham’s Soto 40 Ngoni, but there is a strong undercurrent of change at Barcelona’s Trofeo Conde de Godo in the shape of grand prix racing in the Mediterranean.
Forte Village Resort has enlisted the great and the good of English rugby to teach its younger guests this summer
An elite force of prehistoric warriors – carved from solid rock in the western Mediterranean 2700 years ago – is rising from oblivion.
The businessman who allegedly supplied Silvio Berlusconi with women for his parties in Rome and Sardinia has been arrested on charges of blackmailing the Italian premier.
Beautiful? Enigmatic? A test of your (almost) vegetarian principles? Sardinia is all these things, say <b>Julie Burchill</b>
Sampling the local wines is one of the great pleasures of visiting the Mediterranean
Tucked deep into the jagged fjords of Sardinia's north-eastern tip lies some of the most expensive real estate in the Mediterranean, the Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast). In high season, three-storey yachts putter around pools shimmering a kaleidoscope of azure hues, oligarchs occupy faux Arabian villas, and trophy wives glide from boutique to boutique. The result is a pseudo-idealised Mediterranean village, the artificiality of which allows scarcely a bougainvillea out of place. This Moorish-kasbah-meets-Mykonos wonderland is the island's most famous attraction. Yet it has almost nothing to do with the rest of Sardinia.
A baptism of bubbly, with glitches, for two of the new boats in the new Audi MedCup turns into a baptism of fire when the start gun for the first race sounds off Cascais, Lisbon on Wednesday.
He's the cult rock icon who swapped LSD-dosed appearances on Top of the Pops to become a leading authority on Neolithic stone monuments.
An emphatic win in the 28-mile coastal race by the Argentinian yacht Matador pushed them up to second overall in the TP52 World Championship and cut the lead of America’s Quantum to just one point.
The notorious Mistral blew the Audi MedCup off its Sardinian track on Saturday, but not before a boisterous finale saw Britain's Team Origin bring the curtain down on a high note and Emirates Team New Zealand, with back-to-back championship wins, confirm its place as the world’s top sailing outfit.
Since it opened three years ago, JK Place has established itself as one of the most fashionable places to stay on Capri. This is the epitome of breezy but sophisticated seaside chic, with impeccable interiors by the celebrated Florence-based decorator, Michele Bönan. Perching on an outcrop above Marina Grande, the hotel's 22 guest rooms mostly all have swoon-inducing views of the glittering Bay of Naples with Mount Vesuvius looming on the mainland just beyond.
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Harriet O'Brien discovers wild French beauty in the Mediterranean
Light and tricky airs tripped up Britain’s Ben Ainslie in the final of the opening grand prix of the world match racing tour in Marseille.
Fit and proper person test could pose threat to Cagliari president's bid to buy club