They have been elaborated in terms like ‘simple elegance as well as luxury this is a bit on the ‘wild side’ in stately universe of yachting. Now, the place which makes Carver and Marquis vessels in Pulaski is also making a line of vessels for people who, at times, utilize them as day boats or water taxis to entertain a tiny group of friends.
The VanDutch yachts, along with a forty footer priced at US$ 695,000, are fast and fancy enough to impress the super rich and also race car enthusiasts in Monaco. Also, they are capable of day tours on ocean. They are for boating lovers looking to leave in the morning and return in evening because they have all the nice things at house, stated Anko Mast, VanDutch America’s chief executive officer.
The VanDutch yachts have been utilized as marina tenders by a F1 race car squad at Monaco GP. Also, they have been exhibited at the boating events that even include Cannes Yachting Festival in France.
In a review, the Think & Grow Rich magazine noted that the VanDutch 40 is for those who prefer their luxury a little on the wild side. This is an uncompromised boat. The standard specification includes everything an owner could possibly look for.
Originally made in Europe, and after that in Holland, all of VanDutch production has been shifted to Pulaski. Because of extra business, Marquis told that it could hire up to hundred and fifty more people at its factory.
He might have been the skipper of the winning America’s Cup team last time but Spithill is extremely respectful about Oracle’s arch rival Team NZ – he even deems the Kiwi team as early favorite for the upcoming America’s Cup finale.
For the 1st time, a recent big-shot press conference had skippers of 6 America’s Cup squads together in London. There were 2013 challengers Artemis & Luna Rossa as well as 2 new squads- the French team led by Cammas (Franck) & Ben Ainslie led British team.
The Oracle skipper stressed that he is among the toughest of competitors but then remarked that it’s Team NZ which he believes to be his favorite challenger for the thirty-fourth session of America’s Cup. Continue reading “Spithill Deems Team NZ Favorite For Upcoming America’s Cup”
After 7 weeks, Long Beach Island Yacht Racing Associations season ended at the Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club under perfect conditions on 13th August. Terence Burke told that it was one of the better inter clubs of the year. The wind was perfect, they got a lot of races in and they came in early.
This regatta happened following an intense storm which triggered gusty winds and flooding on the Island. Burke stated that he believes that they might not make it today; he believed that it would be called off. The weather forecast appeared as if it was going to rain all day.
Becca Hofing of Brant Beach Yacht Club, was actually concerned about the fact that weather conditions would not be too good it would be windy. And more than that, there would be a tippin party in the water.
Hofing added that she believes that she did quite great. She did better in the very first race compared to the other races in the past. She came in 3rd for the 1st race, and after that she came in like 5th and 6th for the rest.
Will Vaughn of Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club told that the conditions were great. They could not have been better, to be very frank. It was a great amount of wind, he would not have changed it. Will and Terence both were performing at their home water. But Will told that being at home did not offer him much advantage.
The Cannes Film Festival is host to many celebrities from around the world, but for any yachting enthusiast, this time of the year, and especially this event, is of great significance, as during this time, there are many yachts that are moored here, at the International Yacht Club of Antibes. This dock is also called the Dock of the Billionaires, and is home to a great number of mega yachts that dock here, during the Cannes Film Festival. And since the Monte Carlo Grand Prix is also held at the same time and in the same place, many tycoons from varying fields come together here, and on their yachts, and this creates a spectacular show of what money can buy!
One such behemoth is the Senses, which is a yacht which is 194 feet long. And this yacht is laden with many ‘toys’. Now, toys is a general term which is used in yachting lingo quite a lot, and it can mean that the yacht has anything from a submarine to a Jet Ski! Senses is an exploration yacht, and is equipped accordingly. There are a total of four decks, and that itself truly sets this yacht apart from the rest. Alan Gibbs is the co-owner of this yacht, and he is a renowned inventor and telecommunications tycoon from New Zealand. The Senses costs a staggering $40 million, and if that is not enough to blow your hats off, the fuel tank of this pristine yacht costs $80,000 to fill completely! And Gibbs has taken this behemoth almost everywhere around the world. And according to him, this yacht is the first proper big yacht that has ever visited Tunisia. And he is of the opinion that, even though the yacht will not get him to the moon, it is possibly the best way to travel the world in!