Insight on the Most Innovative Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Sun Odyssey 440

Sun Odyssey 440. Credit: Jeanneau

Incredible boat and yacht designs can be a wonderful inspiration on a sailing jaunt. To top it off, if the boat is an award winner with innovative side decks, outstanding ergonomics, cockpit coamings that can be converted into sunbeds, then it can be a pure delight for sailing-lovers. Continue reading

Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship – For Adults Only

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages, a partnership between Virgin Group and Bain Capital has just announced its first cruise ship sail and what we can expect from the duo venture. Founder Richard Branson, and President, and CEO Tom McAlpin came together to announce the development and details of the start-up cruise. Continue reading

Three best Luxury Cruise Ships in the World

A Cruise is a place to enjoy the sun and the sea and make precious memories with your friends or loved ones. Given below are three of the most lavish and popular cruise liners that will help you to have the best vacation of your life.

1) Oceania Riviera

Credit: Oceania Riviera

Credit: Oceania Riviera

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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

The Deadly Fastnet Rock lighthouse

Credit: Creative Commons/Richard Webb

Credit: Creative Commons/Richard Webb

One of the most feared legendary rocks, the Fastnet rock is a tiny islet in the Atlantic Ocean. The word ‘Fastnet’ comes from Old Norse for ‘sharp-tooth isle’.  It is also known as “Ireland’s Teardrop”  as it was the final piece of Ireland that the 19th century Irish emigrants saw when they sailed for a new life in America. Continue reading

Southampton Boat Show 2012: Stage for The Megayacht Oyster 885

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.

Costa Concordia Clean Up Could Take A Year

An Italian firefighter helicopter lifts up a passenger from the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP / Gregorio Borgia)

The Costa Concordia cruise ship listing dangerously on its one side will continue to uglify the Giglio coast for coming part of the year. Continue reading