A true sailor at heart will tell you the joys of sailing into the dark night. Sailing at night is an ethereal and almost spiritual incident that a few have experienced. Sailing at night can also be enjoyable as the sun is not harsh and the night breeze is refreshing. Continue reading →
It’s a very odd concept or idea to think that not all sailboats have a sail. Sailboats necessarily sail on the principle of wind propulsion. They harness the wind trapped in large sails. Continue reading →
The concept of this in-water sailboat show was invented in Annapolis in the year 1970. For the last 47 years, Annapolis has been hosting the Fall Sailboat and Powerboat Show. Every year, early October, Chesapeake Bayside town of Annapolis, Maryland turns into the unofficial epicenter of readily available and affordable American sailboat shopping. Continue reading →
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 →
Bart’s Bash, founded in 2014 is the largest sailing event in the world. In January 2015, Bart’s Bash was awarded a Guinness World Record for staging the largest sailing race in 24 hours. Continue reading →
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 →
Whether 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 →
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 →