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The spring has started really well. A bright sun and a fantastic sea welcome tourists who already sailing between beauties of the Tavolara Island and the Costa Smeralda. Meantime, in Marina di Olbia all people working hard to finish Il Faro to deliver at their owners the new apartments by summer. Next to the Marina's Headquarter, in the sales department, the sales manager is waiting to show the floor plans of the apartments and commercial spaces and the sample apartment. For information and appointments: Sales Office (next to the Marina's Headquarter) +39 3337117104 or visit MarinadiOlbia.it
It was BET1128, in a night of rain and strong wind, the first sailboat across the finish line at Riva di Traiano - Rome. On April 16 At 22.30, the skipper of Dorgali, Sardinia, Gaetano Mura, at his first participation, has written his name in the palmares of Rome for one.
Gaetano Mura leads the Rome for one. Solo offshore yacht race from Rome to Lipari and back. The skipper of Dorgali sails in front of everyone with his Bet1128. *** we have got the photo, taken by Marina Ferrieri, from the facebook page of Gaetano Mura . On www.gaetanomura.com, find out all the information on the Faceboat project .
On the Sardinian shores, spring is already arrived and the mediterranean climate lead us to think to the summer holidays. A lot of people will come in Sardinia in occasion of easter vacations to enjoy a summer preview. Owners are going to prepare boats to sail along the coasts of Sardinia and Costa Smeralda. Meantime, in Marina di Olbia all people working hard to finish Il Faro to deliver at their owners the new apartments by summer. Next to the Marina's Headquarter, in the sales department, the sales manager is waiting to show the floor plans of the apartments and commercial spaces and the sample apartment. For information and appointments: Sales Office (next to the Marina's Headquarter) +39 3337117104. Visit MarinadiOlbia.it
(don't call them ravioli or agnolotti pasta. Any translation from sardinian language will be wrong. Culurgiones meaning Culurgiones) It's one of the most famous recipe of Sardinia. Traditional dish of mountain of Ogliastra, a region in the est of the island, it's one of unforgettable discoveries that unlikely you can repeat outside Sardinian borders. Perhaps, We can try to cook them at home, waiting for meet, once again, the Culurgiones on the slopes of Gennargentu. Culurgiones pasta : The recipe. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
Dusseldorf boat show - from 17 to 25 January : Only a few days to the opening of the first big event of the year in the world of sailing. The Salon in Dusseldorf is one of the most important boat shows in the world, Marina di Olbia and Moys will be present, in Hall 13 - stand D60, to present the newest solutions to residential and commercial spaces that overlook the marina and all amenities designed and customized to meet the needs of owners and crews who will find to Marina di Olbia the base to enjoy their cruises in the Mediterranean.
From Oristano a recipe idea for dinner or Christmas lunch: Anguidda incasada (Eels with pecorino cheese). An appetizer or a main course very special. The unmissable eel of the island fisheries, accompanied by semi-seasoned pecorino cheese, that brings in the dish scents of the mountains of Sardinia
The residential complex Il Faro is growing fast. Overlooking the docks of the marina, Il Faro will be composed of apartments from 50 to 200 square meters all with large terraces, loggias, verandas or pretty gardens that allow you to spend relaxing moments enjoying the mild climate of Sardinia. On the ground floor of this building will be built a shopping gallery which will overlook the marina in a pleasant holiday atmosphere favored by the mild climate of Sardinia which offers to tourists beautiful sunny days for most of the year. For information: Sales Office (next to the direction of the marina) +39 3337117104.
It's already started the countdown to Christmas. To accompany you in this merry holidays time, we suggest some recipes to bring to the table, wherever you are, a bit of Sardinia. The Lorighittas are a typical pasta of Morgongiori, a little Sardinian village near Oristano. Lorighittas pasta is hand braided to form a ring. Their name derives from the Sardinian LORIGA that is indicative of a ring, for example, a gold ring or an earring. Lorighittas pasta to shellfish : The recipe. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
Third place for Marta Maggetti, WindsurfingClubCagliari's athlete, at the RS:X Youth World Championships, which took place in Clearwater, Florida (USA). The top step of the podium was the prerogative of Emma Wilson, English athlete who won the Medal Race. Silver medal for Berenice Mege, France.
Also in Sardinia the autumn is arrived and with it the mushrooms. The climate, however, is far from what the people thinks like autumn and the sun and the sea are still the protagonists. For this, we propose a recipe that combines the flavors of the autumn forest with the flavor of the sea. The protagonists of this recipe are the sea bream and the king of mushrooms: the boletus mushrooms. Here is a recipe, not particularly complicated, you can also prepare in your kitchen. The recipe..Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
The residential complex Il Faro is growing fast. Overlooking the docks of the marina, Il Faro will be composed of apartments from 50 to 200 square meters all with large terraces, loggias, verandas or pretty gardens that allow you to spend relaxing moments enjoying the mild climate of Sardinia. On the ground floor of this building will be built a shopping gallery which will overlook the marina in a pleasant holiday atmosphere favored by the mild climate of Sardinia which offers to tourists beautiful sunny days for most of the year. For information: Sales Office (next to the direction of the marina) +39 3337117104.
September is one of the best period to experience the magical atmosphere of the Marina di Olbia. The spectacular sea and mild climate of Sardinia welcome tourists who choose this time of year to visit the island. Boating lovers can sail along the beaches of Gallura and Costa Smeralda, enjoying unique landscapes. Food and wine lovers can discover the typical products of the island, while savoring a romantic dinner at dusk, accompanied by the sound of the waves on the coast. Here is a recipe, not particularly complicated, you can also prepare in your kitchen. Calamaru prenu - Stuffed squid. The recipe..Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
From mountains of Gallura, the arrostitori (men who roast the meat) will come back again in Marina di Olbia to bring on the docks a typical dish of traditional gastronomy of Sardinia. Not only the taste but also choreography in its preparation. As tradition, the veal roast, which is bred in the wild in the mountains that rise above the horizon, is cooked on a giant spit on which slowly spin an half-calf. The slow cooking - the veal is roasted for about 12 hours- and the ability of arrostitori make delicious and tender the meat that, thanks to the breeding in the wild, has a unique flavor. Anyone wishing to participate can make a reservation - mandatory - at the floating restaurant Il Boccone, +39 393 8255804 and +39 328 5905879, or at the hospitality desk at the Marina +39 0789 645030. Enjoy your Sardinian holiday at Marina di Olbia!
The buildings of new apartments and commercial spaces in Marina di Olbia is started. After delivering the first apartments of the residential complex Il Molo, it's begun the construction of residential complex Il Faro that overlooking the docks of the marina. Apartments from 50 to 200 square meters, two-room, three room and penthouses, all with spacious terraces, loggias and verandas that allow you to spend relaxing moments enjoying, from your home, the mild climate of Sardinia. The apartments on the first floor are also equipped with a large garden. Made following the most modern construction characteristics are all customizable according to the needs of the future owners. Commercial spaces, available from 50 square meters, overlooking the scenic environment of the sea in a pleasant holiday atmosphere for 365 days a year, favored by the mild climate of Sardinia, which offers tourists and skippers wonderful days for most time.
A recipe that brings in the pot the smell of sea with one of the most famous vegetables of the horticultural production in Sardinia: the spiny artichoke. The filling can be enriched with mullet roe, which is also an expression of traditional Sardinian gastronomy. To complete the work, you can use in place of the white wine, the Vernaccia di Oristano. The recipe.Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
Moored in Marina di Olbia, the floating restaurant il Boccone (red-mouthed rock shell) welcomes guests in its evocative location between the pier of the marina, in a holiday mood, allows you to dine caressed by the scent of the sea and admiring the imposing silhouette of Tavolara that makes the landscape really charming .
After the great success at Marina Genova Aeroporto , Yacht & Garden moves to Marina di Olbia. Meet up at the dock for 14 and 15 June 2014. Exhibitors who wish to participate can find info on Yacht & Garden FB page or on the website www.yachtandgarden.it
140 Italian cities received the coveted award for a total of 269 beaches that can boast the Blue Flag, 21 more than last year. Six the prize-winners in Sardinia, 3 only in the province of Olbia-Tempio. Santa Teresa Gallura : beaches of Rena Bianca and Capo Testa di ponente (ponente meaning west) . La Maddalena: Tegge, Cala Spalmatore e Cala Lunga of Porto Massimo on La Maddalena island, the Due Mari beach (Two Seas) and Spiaggia del Relitto (the Shipwreck beach) on the island of Caprera. Palau: beaches of Palau Vecchio, La Sciumara, Porto Liscia, Isuledda e Porto Pollo . Oristano: beach of Torre Grande. Tortoli: Lido di Orri and Lido di Cea. Quartu Sant'Elena : Poetto beach .
Even if slowly, the summer is making its way. In the north of Sardinia, the mild climate and beautiful sea invite you to set sail and take off. Starting from Marina di Olbia, whether you sailing to north, along the picturesque coves of the Costa Smeralda or the magnificent archipelago of La Maddalena, or to south, sailing in the marine park in the Gulf of Orosei, up the Ogliastra's coast, this is a fantastic time to enjoy the beautiful landscapes that only Sardinia can offer.
Here's another recipe with the smell of the sea. Astice (that's a lobster with claws, not a spiny lobster) , snapper and clams along with the potatoes and artichokes, typical vegetable of the campaigns of Sardinia, in a recipe from a great chef : Nino Figus, owner of the restaurant Hibiscus in Quartu Sant'Elena. The recipe.. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to do a translation and pubblish it on FB.
A typical dish of south Sardinia that proposes the Fregola, protagonist of many agro-pastoral traditional recipes of the island, in a version that, instead, enhances the aroma and taste of the sea. The recipe.. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to do a translation and pubblish it on FB.
A few nautical miles from Marina di Olbia, there are some of the most beautiful beaches of the island. Sailing towards the north, you will encounter the most popular places of the Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo.
The mountains of Sardinia are a small chest where live many endemic species. Among them, the best known and the most representative of the Sardinia, it is certainly the Paeonia morisii (in sardinian language : Sa Rosa 'e Monti)
Marina Genova Aeroporto, may 17th - 18th
Marina di Olbia, june 14th - 15th
The best known among the recipes of Catalonia in the revised version of the Catalan enclave in Sardinia: Alghero. The recipe.. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to do a translation and pubblish it on FB.
The U.S. market in 2013 recorded a 5% increase in the sale of new boats and generates, as a whole, about 30 billion dollars in revenue estimates. Market remains the most important destination for exports of Italian companies
Good success for the German messe that despite the economic crisis has reached a good number of exhibitors and visitors. Several appointments that await those working in the marine industry in the coming months.
Boat Show in Dusseldorf will remain open until Sunday, January 26th. First event of the year for operators and for fans of the nautical sector, the Boot Dusseldorf 2014 hosts more than 1,600 exhibitors from 60 countries. [credit: photo by Messe Duesseldorf]
Probably, the best known sweet of Sardinian. A puff pastry stuffed with cream cheese, fried and, depending on your taste, garnished with honey, sweet or bitter, or with sugar.
This holiday season is perfect to engage in the preparation of pastries. Here is the recipe of Barbagia's sweets, a mountain region of Sardinia, also called Caschettes, that was tradition offer to the bride on her wedding day. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
A recipe of Campidano, traditional Christmas' sweets. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
The Transat Jaques Vabre adventure is over. Gaetano Mura and Sam Manuard crossed the line in 12th position after a great race that seem an epic tale.
Continues the adventure of Gaetano Mura and Sam Manuard that a few days ago, while they were in full recovery on the head group of the Class40, after dismasted happened a few miles from the start, they have been victim of another accident, while they were trying to avoid a collision with a cargo, that caused the breaking of the bowsprit and a considerable loss of time. After repairing the damage, the BET1128 is in 12° position.
Tenth day of racing in the Transat Jacques Vabre. While the two MOD 70 trimarans are almost near the finish line and the fastest among the MULTI 50 are already close to the brazilian coast, the fleet of class 40 is located across the stretch of sea between the Cape Verde Islands and Canaries.
Gaetano Mura and Sam Manuard restart after a long pit stop to repair the damage. On 11 November, remember, the Bet1128 has dismasted.
Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 : They are firm, for a safety stop, in the harbor of Rostoff, the monohulls Class 40. The regatta will start again, if there will no changes, tomorrow morning, Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4.00 am, french time.
After some delay due to bad weather, the Transat Jacques Vabre, historic transatlantic race in double, was started from Le Havre, France,. The 44 competitors, divided into four categories, will sail through the Atlantic Ocean to arrive after traveling about 5,400 miles, in the port of Itajai, Brazil.
A recipe to match the wine presented in the previous post, Cagnulari. It 'a simple recipe that combines some typical scents of the countryside of the island: the freshness of the fennel and sun-ripened tomatoes of Sardinia accompany the flavors of the meat broth - traditionally sheep meat broth- and Pecorino cheese. Would you like an english translation of The recipe. ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Cagnulari, Sardinia's tipical wine, was saved and rediscovered, some years ago, by a few farmers of the north west of the island. Nowadays is among the most apreciated wine of Sardinia.
Sun and beautiful sea: it is October but the long summer of Marina di Olbia still gives unforgettable moments.
presented to the press the partnership project between the two prestigious marina
In the five days of the event about 115 thousand people visited the 750 stands in more than 180,000 square meters of exhibition where have been exposed over 1000 boats.
Presentation of the partnership between Marina di Olbia and Marina di Genova Aeroporto, the two prestigious Marinas operating in the most exclusive pleasure yachting area in the Mediterranean sea. The event will take place on the vintage sailing ship Signora del vento
Starts tomorrow, Oct. 2nd, the 53° edition of Genova International Boat Show, one of the most prestigious boat show of the world. 180,000 square meters of exhibition of which 100,000 are in the water, 750 exhibitors will showcase more than 1000 boats and are announced over 100 firsts.
A Cannonau sauce to enhance a recipe where are used two of the finest traditional products of Sardinia: Bue Rosso meat, a breed of cattle which live in Sardinia , and Casizolu cheese. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Cannonau di Sardegna DOC, the most famous wine of Sardinia. All along considered native of Spain, recently, a team of archeologists discovered, in Sardinia, seeds dating back more than 3000 years. The evidence that demonstrates the endemic origin of Cannonau.
It was closed yesterday, the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes. Here are the upcoming events of 2013.
Beautiful sea and amazing white sand. Cala Brandinchi (San Teodoro) is located near Capo Coda Cavallo not far from Marina di Olbia.
The red mullet has spread throughout the Mediterranean and it's particularly appreciated for its high quality meat. Cooked in many ways all along the Italian coasts are excellent grilled or fried, they are also cooked baked, stewed or, together with other fish, in soups. Today, we are proposing a typical recipe of Sardinia: Red mullet with Vernaccia. The recipe. The Vernaccia which we are speaking is the Vernaccia of Oristano, a traditional wine of the island not to be confused with the Vernaccia di San Gimignano which is a different type of wine. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Good job! Gaetano Mura and Sam Manuard, BET1128, crossed the finish line of the second stage of the Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables at the third place.
How said Gaetano Mura, the second stage, from Horta to Les Sables d'Olonne, it's a very tactical race.
The second stage of Les Sable-Horta-Les Sable started at 18:02 . Gaetano Mura and co-skipper Sam Manuard, BET1128, after crossing the finish line of the first stage in 6th place, take on this new challange, the return leg of 1,200 miles.
The recipe of scabecciu fried fish has spread throughout Sardinia but is particularly appreciated in the coasts of Cagliari and Oristano. A simple but tasty recipe. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Great comeback by Gaetano Mura and Sam Manuard in last miles of the first leg of the race. The BET1128 crossed the finish line getting a great 6th place after sailing for 6 days 6 hours 39 minutes and 12 seconds at an average speed of 8.44 knots
Gaetano Mura e Sam Manuard, BET1128, among the first racers
Andrea Mura (Vento Di Sardegna, Open 50 Class) first across the finish line at Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Photo from www.ventodisardegna.com
In south Sardinia, amongst the mountains of Sulcis, a beautifull and important mountain area where there is the biggest forest of mediterranean maquis, World Wildlife Found had build an oasis to preserve the sardinian deer. A really beautiful place for a journey.
Collaboration agreement has been signed between Moys-Marina di Olbia and Marina di Genova Aeroporto. The partnership has been started at the beginning of May. It's the first time that in Mediterranean sea two marinas signed a cooperation agreement which will lead to important joint initiatives with a view to improve numbers and quality of services that the two marinas will offer to boaters who sail the Mediterranean sea.
A new female of manatee arrived in Genova's acquarium in the first days of may. It's a part of a protection program of endangered species whose goal is the reproduction in a controlled environment of the manatees.
248 Blue Flags -really important eco label awarded to beaches and marinas across many countries in the world- were assigned to italian beaches. The Blue Flag program promote sustainable development. The evaluation is based on a strictly criterias about water quality, environmental education and information, safety and other services. 7 Blue Flags were awarded to Sardinia, three of them were assigned to Gallura: La Maddalena ( Punta Tegge e Spalmatore), Palau (Palau Vecchio e Sciumara) and Santa Teresa Gallura (Rena Bianca). The other places who gained the Blue Flag are Castelsardo (Ampurias), Quartu Sant'Elena (Poetto), Oristano (Torre Grande) and Tortolì. It seems that Gallura is a paradise for sea lovers. At the end of 2012, Gallura was also defined, by the National Observatory (ONN), the best place for nautical tourism. (photo: Hotel Abi D'Oru - Costa Smeralda)
Orecchiette pasta is not properly a traditional pasta of Carloforte - little and fantastic island in the south west of Sardinia- but the ingredients of this recipe, pecorino cheese and wild fennel, calls to mind the flavours of Sardinia while basil and pine nuts remind the ligurian origin of Carloforte's people. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Vinitaly 2013 : The list of sardinian wine who gained a special mention in the 20th International Wine Competition.
An exceptional dish from the Castelsardo's traditional cooking. The recipe. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB!
Cuttlefish ink noodles with cream of tomatoes and red mullet sauce. The recipe. Chef Nino Figus. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to do a translation and pubblish it on FB.
Playing golf wrapped in perfumes of mediterranean vegetation.
Somewhere around 100,000 visitors from all over the world crowded onto the Miami International Boat Show booths.
Playing golf in paradise. “One of the most beautiful i've ever designed ” said Robert Trent Jones Snr, the most famous golf courses designer in the world. Pevero Golf Club, the golf course of the Costa Smeralda.
A marina to live in, a marina to enjoy. The new marina is located in a very special spot within the natural Gulf of Olbia. Open all year round it offers 270 berths for yachts up to 80 metres.
The list of the next Boat Shows.
Olbia's traditional fish soup. The recipe. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and publish it on FB.
Designed by Olivier Racoupeau, manufactured in Trieste and finished in 2011, La Sella del Diavolo is one of the largest built sailing catamarans offering space that has, until now, been reserved for much larger yachts.
At the Marina di Olbia you will find refined, custom living solutions, designed to offer top comfort all year round. The residences are under construction in a panoramic position, just near the quaysides and with a marvelous view on the Gulf of Olbia. There is a wide range of apartments, with sizes from 50 to 200 square, that can be personalized according to the requirements of each acquirer.
Local traditions and innovation at Gallura Restaurant. Flavours of the mediterranean sea and tastes of products of north Sardinia mountains.
Opened in 2010, the Cala Gonone Acquarium was been built near one of the most beautiful sardinian coastline.
Italian “maltagliati neri” (litteral translation, black and wrong cutted – that is a cuttlefish ink pasta) with oysters and porcini mushrooms. The recipe. Chef Giorgio Corongiu. Would you like an english translation of the recipe ? Join us on facebook, search the recipe in photo album and ask for it in a comment box. We will be very happy to translate and pubblish it on FB.
Between the mountains, at the top of granite crags, hidden in a wood, all the island is dotted by nuraghes, prehistoric stone monuments typical of Sardinia.
As usually, at Marina di Olbia, September is a really terrific month. Sweet climate, fantastic sea and a lot of sunny days. It's an ideal season to enjoy the sardinian sea, sailing among the splendid bay of Costa Smeralda and discover the other Sardinia, the island faraway from the sea (but not really much distant): mountains, forests, preistoric places, folkways, the food and wine of Sardinia.
High-quality housing solutions, easily customizable conceived to offer maximum comfort all year round: this explain specific technological and design choices such as autonomous remote heating and cooling management, quay access directly from the buildings, direct lift connection from the garage to the flat, exclusive usage of parking to the residents, 24 - hour video surveillance system. As far as the fixtures are concerned, each residence shall utilize: video-intercom, standard and satellite TV, telephone line and alarm system equipped with volumetric sensors.
Gallura is the best place for nautical tourism. The place in north Sardinia is at top of the National Observatory ranking about nautical tourism.

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