On 28th August, 2012, the chairman and majority-owner of Shandong Heavy Industry Group-Weichai Group reported that Ferretti Group – the Italian yacht maker is planning to set up a plant in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China. Continue reading
Burgess, the global superyacht industry leader has signed ‘Baton Rouge’ for sale and charter. The 62.5m motor superyacht is now in the market for the first time.
Designed by the experts in industry, the interior of this luxurious yacht flaunts sculptured carpets, woven leathers and Brazilian Blue marble, a real stunning beauty visualized by Redman Whiteley Dixon while the classy exterior by Tim Heywood proves to be an eye-catcher. Continue reading
The Cama Beach State Park along Saratoga Passage in the north Puget Sound is all geared for the two day small sailing festival that will come to town for two days on from 1st -2nd September 2012. Continue reading
USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned naval vessel, at a ripe old age of 215 years took a quick sail from the Boston Harbor on August 19, 2012.
This has been the ship’s first sail on its own power since it turned 200 in 1997. For nearly 17 minutes, the ship sailed across 1,100 yards, reaching a maximum speed of 3.1 knots. The sail was to commemorate her victory over a British warship of the same size in the war of 1812. Due to her battle with Guerriere, the ship earned the nickname “Old Ironsides”. Continue reading
Southampton Boat Show in September this year will be a launching stage for Oyster 885, a classy megayacht.
Oyster 885, one of the most beautiful yachts, that flaunt a design by ‘Humphreys Yacht Design’ measures 88’10” (27.08-meter) including the bowsprit and 20’9″ (6.33-meter) beam. It has a split cockpit for dining, sundowners. The Oyster 885’s sail area with 140-percent foretriangle measures 4,823 square feet (448.03 square meters).
Apart from interior, the Oyster 855’s hull design enables it to enter the waves swiftly while its broad stern offers it a better stability. Bow and stern thrusters are also standard.
Those who will own this graceful yacht will appreciate the two crew cabins accompanied by a crew galley with mess and the availability of in-mast furling.
Following the famous Southampton boat show in September this year, the Oyster 885 will sail to the Caribbean for the winter season and then will proceed towards the Pacific.
Mohammad Saaili Shibin, considered to be the highest ranking pirate to be ever captured by U.S. authorities received 12 life sentences for his role in seizing an American yacht and a German merchant vessel. Continue reading
Don’t worry if you find the rich and famous missing from their homes! For they are sure heading to Lincoln where luxury yachts worth up to £14m are being put up for sale by Burton Waters Boat Sales. Continue reading