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
A new superyacht is coming to the sailing block in our near. For those of us out there that has aspirations to cross oceans and see the world but want more comfort than even the largest sailboats can accomplish. Kilkea is the answer to your travel dreams.
Kilkea is the name of a new luxury yacht under construction that will give the owner the ability to travel to all corners of the world. The yacht is currently quoted at $62 million total but the amenities are endless. Constructed from a container, it uses thick steel for the hull and it is able to withstand any weather, including lightly icy waters, which opens a door into a whole new era of personal comfort travel.
Providing enough facilities on board to last a comfortable full month at sea. This yacht can truly travel the entire world. The overall size of the vessel is planned at 270 feet categorising it as a super yacht, but the engine design allows for very low fuel consumption and is truly ground breaking. You won’t fall short on speed, though the travel speeds are planned to set at around 12 knots (22kph) with a vMax at 15.4 knots (28.5kph). Adding a plus to the more environmentally conscious buyers its carbon footprint is minuscule in comparison to it’s lower luxury yacht designs.
What better way to discover all the corners of the globe than in this “floating resort”, capable of accommodating up to 36 guests. This sailing gem is also planned to include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, helipad and hangar, and even an onboard football pitch. Of course for the owner who wants to customise their comfort optional extras are available. They include an underwater observation deck and even a submarine bay. This luxury yacht really has any and all things you could possibly need while out in the open water.
Dreaming of sailing on waters, but can’t own a sailboat. Hey! Great news for you – Topper Sailboats, an ISAF connect to sailing “Official supplier” Partner is eager to give a Harden rigged Topper sailboat worth, $2,950 with shipping supported by DB Schenker to a lucky winner. Continue reading
The best sailors of the world, take to the waters with the fastest sailboats, as rehearsals for the 2013 America’s Cup. This weekend, pins the second regatta of the America’s Cup World Series. It can be safely assumed that the AC45s on water this year, will be nothing as compared to the AC72s, that will be seen racing next year. Continue reading
After replacing Orana 44, Fountain Pajot looks forward to bringing Helia 44 in the market. Being a new catamaran for 2013, it will be firstly introduced in the US Sailboat Show in Annapolis. Designed by Berret Racoupeau, it is for those interested in short-handed cruising. Continue reading
Ahead of the Paris Motor Show to debut the electric version of the B-class, Mercedes Benz gears up to unveil its luxury yacht concept. Subsequent to the first appearance of Granturismo at the Monaco Yacht Show, the German auto giant looks forward to conquering water together with land and air. Continue reading
A sailboat manned by three men has made a record voyage of passing through the M’Clure Strait in Northern Canada. This is a famed route, packed with ice. 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
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.