Its name means "center of the world." In classical times, its coast defined the limits. Even today, cultures radiate like spokes from its turquoise hub. Unique as they are, each is subtly flavored with the same salty essence at the seaward end. Spaniards, French, Italians and Greeks all share a common character along the Mediterranean coast. It's a special part of the world that we love to sail in, and we think you will too.