News about motor yachts and boats
If you are thinking of sailing in Greek waters any time soon, there is information here that you will want to know. Britain's Cruising Association, a British organisation for cruising sailors, has announced the latest and most complete information about a new 'circulation tax' to be levied on all leisure craft over 7m spending time in Greek waters. The new regulation applies from 1st January, 2014.
Goose yachts is an interesting new builder which comes from Turkey, and presents its first model the 43 Trawler, which features to say the least an original exterior. Also a rare occurrence for an explorer cruiser and yacht is that the 43 Trawler is build in cold molded mahogany and epoxy resins method.
Arcadia 85 has broken with the tradition also thanks to its unique layout, a “Loft Concept” expressly designed to satisfy the needs of those Owners who enjoy driving their yacht while sharing the wheelhouse/dining space with family and guests. This new proposal offers an optional layout targeted to a more formal “life-¬‐style” on board and assigns the crew its own confortable zone, for the mutual privacy of both guests’ and crew’s areas.
The saloon has been increased in size by over a meter and there is only one step up to the galley-helm deck area. Dubbed as an owners yacht by Alaska this practical stunner sees a full beam master cabin with an island King Size bed plus en-suite separate shower and head, a Queen-size island bed forward with a compact twin-room to port also share a spacious en-suite with all the trimmings.
This new fully customized Outer Reef 860 Cockpit Motor Yacht featured an interior designed by Destry Darr designs with its owner requesting a very open play layout of the main deck. For example in other Outer Reef the lower pilot house is separated from the galley and saloon, but on this model this is a fully open plan.
The new family of yachts is expected to encompass a range from 27 to 48 meters. Additionally, there is the stunning 35-meter pictured below. Burger Boat Company is trying wants customers to really enjoy yachting without the restrictions that with owning large yachts. In other words, the new range is keeping it small and simplified.
The French sail and motorboat builder has released details on earnings for its 2012/13 financial year. Sales in the Boat division were up by 2.4 per cent to ˆ624.4m for the full year ended August 31, 2013, compared to fiscal 2012. Operating income came to -ˆ1.3m versus an initial forecast of -ˆ5.5m, thanks to business exceeding the targets set and a positive trend for margins on direct costs.
The proven hull platform provides accommodation for eight guests in a master suite, VIP stateroom and two guest cabins with. There are also three separate crew cabins located aft for up to five crew members. Power comes via dual 2,000 horse power MTU engines that provide a cruising speed in the region of 22-knots.
Marlow presents a new project which replaces the 78, a successful model in this US brand China build range of yachts. For this new challenge the US firm was challenged by two previous owners to provide for specific needs difficult to meet in the 78 despite its long term position as the most popular large Marlow ever conceived.
One of the scourges for those who wish to go to sea is seasickness. Even the most experienced of sailors can be overwhelmed at times. Now a company which has created an amazing new solution has been nominated for a DAME Award, the world's number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories.
With fourteen meters plus in length overall, the new 48 Offshore is certified to carry up to 12 people. It is a sportive yet sophisticated boat. It was developed by Intermarine´s team for the owner who wants a boat for the day use with performance and refinement, but in all this also featuring a nice overnight cabin for two persons.
Innovation and invention has already brought us an incredible increase in ocean safety for the cruising sailor over the last few years with EPIRBs, PLBs and generally better mousetraps in many areas. Now a final year student has been putting his mind to work on how to stop overboard crew from dying of hypothermia before help arrives.