Italy’s rollout of the Covid vaccine is speeding up and all the Crew were vaccinated as a part of the Aeolian Islands Covid-Free campaign. We look forward to welcoming you on board in the coming weeks!
View the Fiery Eruptions of Stromboli from the comfort our yacht
From the comfort of OMBRE BLU ³, you can view the fiery eruptions of Stromboli with an icy Bortolomiol Prosecco in hand! https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/04/science/stromboli-volcano-photos.html?campaign_id=9&emc=edit_nn_20210504&instance_id=30182&nl=the-morning®i_id=62505509&segment_id=57164&te=1&user_id=075a1aa9cdd1240b7ea0c137779fedc1
Our unique story was born in these pages “The Construction of a Dream”
Melissa & Francesco’s mentor, Captain Antonio Penati, gave them a copy of his recently published book “The Construction of a Dream” in which he describes his adventures sailing around the world in his Sailing Yacht LYCIA (which he built himself!). Francesco was crewing aboard LYCIA (pictured below right) when he first met Melissa in Fiji […]
MELISSA GOES LIVE ON RADIO 24 NEWS ITALY – TALKING ABOUT OMBRE BLU’S UNIQUE SAILING EXPERIENCES
Live interview this month with Italian Radio 24 News – presenting our Unique Sailing Experiences in Italy! Note the snow in the background? We were in the beautiful Dolomite Mountains at the time!
Meeting with Elvira Bortolomiol of Bortolomiol Prosecco
Melissa takes an outdoor ‘Covid opportunity’ to meet with Elvira Bortolomiol of the famed winemaking family BORTOLOMIOL – Exclusive Sparkling Wine Partner of Ombre Blu – Bringing the best of Italy’s Prosecco to our table! The meeting was held today in the beautiful Villa gardens of the Veneto Region (close to the Vineyard) to discuss […]
OCTOBER ANCHORAGES – NO CROWDS!
Join us in October to enjoy stunning anchorages without the usual crowds! Absolutely one of the best months for Mediterranean Sailing.
TWO CENTURIES OF HISTORY & A REVOLUTION THAT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR 70 Years!
Our exclusive Sparkling Wine partner, BORTOLOMIOL, is celebrating two centuries of history and a revolution that has been going on for 70 Years. Beyond the celebration events being hosted all around Italy, they released just 8,000 bottles of ‘RIVE’ – the 70th Anniversary Limited Edition. We are lucky to have some of these special bottles […]
WE’RE BACK IN ITALY FOR SOME PROSECCO & SAILING WITH BORTOLOMIOL – AN ONGOING PARTNERSHIP, BRINGING THE BEST OF THE LAND TO THE SEA!
Prosecco & Sailing in Italy – BORTOLOMIOL & OMBRE BLU ³, an ongoing Partnership, bringing the best of the Land to the Sea!