$60m Eco-friendly Superyacht Gets Renovated in NZ

The Ethereal is being renovated at the Orams marina in Westhaven, Auckland. Owned by American couple Bill and Shannon Joy, it cost them more than $60 million. In 2009, the sailboat was custom-built according to its Eco-minded owners. Continue reading

ASV Roboat: The Unmanned Sailboat’s Longest Journey

Believe it or not! The unmanned sailboat will indeed work for 100 hours without human involvement as well as cover 150 nautical miles, which will be the longest journey completed by an autonomous sailboat. Continue reading

Allochroous: The 2012 Millennium Yacht Design Award Winner

Allochroous, designed by Turkish designer Ezgi Aksan and Italian designer Ambra Ceronetti has been honoured with the 2012 Millennium Yacht Design Award (MYDA) in the Dream Category. Continue reading

New Rainbow Warrior for Greenpeace Family

Rainbow Warrior-III

Rainbow Warrior-III. Credit: Chiswick Chap / CC BY-SA 3.0

On the 16th of August 2011, the second Rainbow Warrior retired from Greenpeace family, after 22 years of generous campaigning for environmental causes. This ship was the replacement of the original Rainbow Warrior which was bombed in 1985. Continue reading