Sailing Robot to Start Sailing Around the World Soon

Saildrone is a wind powered autonomous vehicle. Credit: Saildrone

Saildrone is a wind-powered autonomous vehicle. Credit: Saildrone

Off the coast of Alaska across the turbulent surface of Bering Sea, two self-sailing ships sail on with the traces like a lawn mower style path on the water. Richard Jenkins and Dylan Owens are the two engineering brains behind these sailing robots. Continue reading

Best places to carter a yacht around the world

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Sailing vacations are best when you want to leave the hectic everyday life and escape into the nature. Given below are some of the finest places around the globe, where you can rent a yacht and discover some of the best unexplored placed of the water-world.

1) Fiji

Explore the abundant sea life, magnificent reefs and stunning lagoons at the Fiji Islands and experience some of the best moments of your life. The people here are welcoming and the easy and laid-back life will refresh your spirit for years to come.

2) Canary Islands

The scenic Canary Islands lie just off the African coast and are formed due to the volcanic activity. These islands are a hot favourite amongst the European tourists thanks to their bountiful nature and favourable wind conditions and the best way you can explore these islands is by chartering a yacht.

3) Seychelles Islands   

The paradisiacal Seychelles Islands are a group of 115 islands situated in the Indian Ocean. The Islands are famous for their huge granite rocks and picturesque beach locales. The native Aldabra giant tortoises found here are also popular among the visitors.

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4) Croatia

The Croatia covers about 1,000 islands and is the best place to sail on a vacation. The quaint villages on the island are full of history and present many interesting place to explore. Visit Croatia to enjoy a perfect family vacation filled with fun and deliciously amazing food.

5) Thailand

The pristine waters of Thailand lure thousands of tourists each year from all around the world.  The people here are super friendly and will make you feel at home immediately. You can also enjoy snorkelling and swimming as the waters are comfortably warm and refreshing.

Like Drones and Cars Ships to Sail Unmanned Soon

Ship Intelligence Credit: Rolls Royce

Ship Intelligence Credit: Rolls Royce

Driverless cars, metro rail without motorman and aerial drones are always in the limelight; when it comes to autonomous vehicles, human beings always have a fascination about it. Over the past decade, there has been immense scientific work and research going on about autonomous sailing boats, especially cargo vessels. Continue reading

Tips To Enjoy Your “At Sea Days” Fullest

cruiseWhether you decide to take a long cruise vacation or likely to have only a couple of days at sea while selecting a cruise you need to decide what is important to you or better said what are your likings. Likings mean – whether you would like to visit different places and halts there, or you prefer more stay at sea and enjoy. Continue reading

World’s Most Expensive Yachts

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To own a yacht is a sign of being wealthy and that’s to owning a superyacht is that of being super rich. Today’s yachts are equipped with ultra modern gadgets, bars, swimming pool, hot tubs, classy luxurious ambience and design and many more that even a seven-star hotel will not have to offer. Continue reading

Komorebi – a Hybrid Superyacht Set to Sail by Vertical Wings

Credit: VPLP

Credit: VPLP

Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prévost (VPLP), a French design firm has designed few of the most innovative racing boats of the world. Their designs have also won many of the World Speed sailing records. Now VPLP has come up with a new concept of a trimaran superyacht named as Komorebi, which is neither a sailing vessel, nor a purely power yacht, but a combination of both. Continue reading

An Innovative Concept in Yachts – Vanquish VQ48 – Sports Yacht

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Vanquish Yachts in Netherlands which are known for their innovative and customised designs have unveiled their new all aluminium construction sports yacht Vanquish VQ48 in Saint-Tropez and the second model of VQ48 will be unveiled in Ibiza very soon. Continue reading

The Dilbar – World’s Largest Yacht by Gross Tonnage and Volume

Lürssen a German shipbuilding company after a lot of secrecy in building and extensive sea trials finally delivered Project Omar to 62-year-old Alisher Usmanov, the Richest man in Russia whose net worth is US$13.4 billion as per Forbes 2015 report. Continue reading