Before you – yachts of the year!

January 21, 2019       Before you – yachts of the year!       At the exhibition in Dusseldorf, as usual, the ceremony of announcement of the yachts, which received the honorary title "European Yacht of the Year", took place. The traditional five nominations have been preserved at this time: a family cruiser, a high-speed cruiser, a luxury cruiser, a multihull and a special (special) yacht. Family Cruiser There were no surprises here – the win was won by the yacht Beneteau Oceanis 46.1. Read more

“Russians are coming!” Or yachts as a threat to Estonian independence

March 23, 2019       “Russians are coming!” Or yachts as a threat to Estonian independence On March 12 of this year, the Estonian Foreign Intelligence Department issued its regular review of threats to international security, in which 61 of the 67 pages of the Russian report are at once 61. What does it mean there, and why do we devote space and time to this issue? An entire chapter of the report, for example, is devoted to the “practice of using Read more

Begins with the yachts

Have you heard the news? James bond retired and just resting now under sail for Jamaica! Perhaps these shots will be to start a new film (he is even no name!) about Agent 007 with Daniel Craig in the lead role. Anyway, the scene on the yacht (made by Spirit Yachts), according to experts, has already managed to capture. The very first. But they say a well deserved vacation bond will not last long: in Jamaica the arrival of his Read more

Silent-Yachts sold the fourth flagship solar catamaran

The construction of the first three 24-foot catamarans are ocean-going solar-powered SILENT 79 Austrian shipyard Silent-Yachts started in November last year. Since then, the model managed to grow up to 1 foot (0.3 meters) and to change the name to SILENT 80, and in the workshops, shipyards, construction began on the fourth side. Now they all found their future owners, each of whom repented not to give the “green” catamaran is a slow mover over €4.27 million, All four sides Read more

Baby X-Yachts will be launched in the summer of 2019

The Danish shipyard X-Yachts has described the construction of its most miniature sailing yacht cruise. X4.0, which in the beginning of next summer will join the lineup Pure X will be a total of 12.09 meters in length. The basic cost of the boat is 257,5 thousand euros. Naval architecture and boat interior specialists X-Yachts has developed independently. The main design feature of X4.0 — the use of hard power rack from galvanized steel, is integrated into the housing. The Read more

Princess Yachts has reported the sales at Boot Dusseldorf

For British shipyards the current year has started extremely successfully — outstanding sales performance demonstrated during the January Boot Düsseldorf — 2019. Princess Yachts at Boot Dusseldorf 2019 managed to sell 21 of the boat for a total of over £38 million. In the coming days it is expected to confirm a number of orders. “Princess Yachts celebrated with pride its 50th anniversary boat show in Dusseldorf, and I believe it was our most impressive and inspiring stand for all Read more

Land yachts: luxury fleet Cayman Islands dominates the world

Shipping register the Cayman Islands (CISR) has estimated the number of registrations of vessels over the past 2018. By the end of the year the number of vessels under the flag of the Cayman Islands amounted to 2215, from them 1897 — private yachts and the rest of the commercial fleet. During the year the number of registered vessels is the territory increased by 8.5%. CISR highlighted his participation as a Supervisory body in the construction of yachts longer than Read more

Art Nouveau XXI century: Spirit Yachts has revealed the interiors of its future flagship

Lasting from may 2017 in British Suffolk construction 33,9-metre Maxi sailing yacht Spirit 111 moves in full swing and we will soon enter the final stage. After launch, scheduled for next summer, it will be the largest single-masted wooden sailing boat, created in the country since the 1930-ies. Meanwhile, representatives of Spirit Yachts and then tease sailing lovers, gradually revealing interesting details of the project. for example, demonstrating in all its glory renders unusual interior of the yacht, described as Read more

Do prestige: Prestige yachts will be the first boat with the “Parktronic”

World leader in marine electronics company Raymarine has announced the creation of a system Raymarine DockSense — the first in the industry artificial assistant for mooring, able to recognize objects and movement. The first users of technology will be the boat owners of the French brand Prestige Yachts. “Raymarine DockSense will allow future owners of Prestige to feel confident when moored. This technology is consistent with our view that the future in yachting will become increasingly simple and accessible to Read more