Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Breaking Island News

USA: Hurricane Sandy Claims HMS Bounty Ship and Crew Among Casualties

The feared ‘superstorm’ swept through the Eastern Seaboard on Monday, causing untold destruction and loss of life, including for the crew of the famous replica tall ship.

Special report by Manuel Brinkschulte of China New Frontier LTD in collaboration with Private Island News

(HMS Bounty/Vladi Private Islands)

Last night, the …Read More: USA: Hurricane Sandy Claims HMS Bounty Ship and Crew Among Casualties

Environment

Ireland: A Green Energy Entrepreneur’s Private Island Inspiration

For one proponent of clean energy, it was his politician father’s love of his beautiful Irish isle that inspired his ground breaking business ventures.

(Image of Inishvickillane Copyright Farhad Vladi)

The eldest son of one of Ireland’s best known political figures, engineer …Read More: Ireland: A Green Energy Entrepreneur’s Private Island Inspiration

Breaking Island News

USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

A small privately-owned island in a pleasant resort community in Florida is set to go to online auction with a very reasonable US $50,000 start price.

(Image via Fisher Auction Company)

When it comes to selling a private island, standing out from …Read More: USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

Governments buying Islands

USA: Alabama City Aims to Purchase Two Local Islands for Conservation

A small resort city along Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast is once again joining the global trend of governments and conservancies buying private islands.

(Perdido Pass near Orange Beach, Alabama)

Two private islands just offshore of the Alabama resort community of Orange Beach have been targeted for purchase by the city, …Read More: USA: Alabama City Aims to Purchase Two Local Islands for Conservation

Governments buying Islands

USA: Wildlife Trusts Buys 63-acre Oregon Island for Conservation

The trend of not-for-profit organizations purchasing private islands continues to grow, with a new transaction this month on Oregon’s sleepy Willamette River.

(Image from www.mckenzieriver.org)

The state of Oregon is widely known for a few things only; enterprising pioneers following the Oregon Trail when the West was still unknown; and …Read More: USA: Wildlife Trusts Buys 63-acre Oregon Island for Conservation

Island Market

UK: Owners Offer Island Community Chance to Purchase Tanera Mòr

The owners of the largest of Scotland’s picturesque Summer Isles are looking to sell, and have offered the local community the first chance to purchase their Hebridean home.

(Image by Gordon Hatton/Geograph.uk)

The Wilder family, the nature-loving owners of Tanera Mòr, a 766-acre island in Scotland’s windswept Inner Hebrides, have …Read More: UK: Owners Offer Island Community Chance to Purchase Tanera Mòr

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The most exciting private island sporting event of the year has just announced its roster of world-famous tennis players, with Novak Djokovic as the headliner.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Tennis aficionados should be thrilled at the recent announcement that top tennis pros including world number 2 ranked Novak …Read More: Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Conservation Groups Win Victory with Troop Island Purchase

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust can add another pristine property to its long list of protected areas after a successful last-minute fundraising campaign.

(Photo Copyright F. Vladi/Vladi Private Islands)

The crunch was on last week for two conservation organizations who had their eye on Troop Island, a small yet ecologically …Read More: Canada: Conservation Groups Win Victory with Troop Island Purchase

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