The global coronavirus pandemic has severely affected the cruise industry. It could be months before cruise ships start sailing again. While industry experts are predicting vessels to return to oceans by June, potential passengers can expect things to look a lot different when cruise lines finally resume. Here are some fundamental changes that cruise vessels may exercise as they return to the oceans. Continue reading
Arcadia’s quiet new edition, the stunning £7.8m superyacht offers passengers impressive sea views. The yacht was designed based on Arcadia’s design philosophy which focuses on the way an owner uses a yacht, rather than just its looks. The new Arcadia 105 was built with the same design philosophy focus of having the specific owner in mind. Continue reading
True to its robust Italian luxury yacht tradition, Benetti recently delivered superyacht Spectre to her talented owners John and Jeanette Staluppi. Continue reading
Are you on a lookout for an idyllic winter escape? Think about cruising into paradise beaches or maybe enjoying some unparalleled sailing as some wonderful winter escape options. Keep reading and choose the yacht that suits you the most.
Lexus is popular for crafting spectacular automobiles and now the brand continues to make crossroads, only this time in its maritime application. Lexus hits the water in the form of LY 650, which is one of the most contemporary designs, featured with L-finesse, now applied beyond the world of automobiles. Continue reading
Fincantieri Yachts redefine luxury, and its yachts extend the thrills of high-end pleasure yachting combined with elegance, style, and avant-garde technology.
The SolarCat 64 popularly known as ‘the Tesla of the Seas’ is an eco-friendly catamaran with a difference. The luxury yacht is engineered solely on the electric solar operation and can reportedly cruise around the globe without using one litre of fuel. Swedish yacht designer, Dennis Ingemansson and Turkey-based Ned Ship Group’s SolarCat 64 are a ‘Solar Dream’, a futuristic, solar-powered yacht that is featured with a solar cell area, a hybrid propulsion solution with additional e-engines for slow cruising.
The luxury yacht created in 2016 is quite a revolution providing a lifestyle to their owners that have never been seen before. The yacht showcases a new solar panel roof, which augments the luxury. Featured with a trendy design, it is available for fractional ownership. Furthermore, the yacht is self-powered and based on Zero-emission propulsion.
Sailing the SolarCat 64 is a wonderful experience, where yacht-lovers can enjoy a new smart and luxurious way of sailing. The yacht is 19.43 metres (64 ft) and has around 3-5 spacious cabins. Furthermore, there are myriad sun-lounging spaces, a retractable sundeck rook, and avant-garde interiors. The yacht is featured with a beam of 9.50 metres, and a draft of 0.80 metres. And, the solar panels on the yacht’s roof can produce the necessary power to drive the motor of the yacht and all the appliances on board.
The vessel has a beautiful blend of a carbon composite hull design and a solar energy system that ensures noiseless cruising with emissions. The cruising speeds are 6.2kn and comply with high European standards, like utilising innovative techniques with materials like composite, carbon, and steel. The SolarCat 64 is featured with three guest rooms and can house around 10 people, and has luxe dual owner suites. Moreover, the control room can house around four crew members in addition to the captain. It is no wonder that with the low levels of sound, and the absence of oil film on water, the yachting experience is not only eco-friendly but also lavish.
Imagine a futuristic superyacht and out of this world, a vessel that makes you think of a ‘spaceship’ and feels inspired by radar-dodging military stealth planes. Monaco-based superyacht designer, George Lucian curated his latest yacht concept, the MY Roswell, which is based on the famous Roswell UFO. Continue reading
Updated Jun 2018
Golden Yachts’ O’Mathilde has been awe-inspiring cruisers with her magnificent interior design, quality craftsmanship, immaculate detailing, and spacious outdoor areas. O’Mathilde, with her unparalleled quality, makes a fine choice for a charter vacation. Continue reading
Updated Jun 2018
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