At 142m in length, with ship masts 100m high, ‘Sailing Yacht A’ is the world’s biggest sailing yacht, with 8 decks and a 0.3m thick glass underwater observation room located in the keel. The sailing ship is owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko, who is believed to have paid £260m for the vessel. The […]
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The current fourth-largest sailing yacht in the world is the famous Maltese Falcon build by Perini Navi, available for charter from Royalty Yachts. The largest sailing yacht in the world is the Russian owned Yacht A. The multi award winning MALTESE FALCON delivers exceptional sailing performance in ultimate luxury. A wide array of tenders and toys, the […]
Heesen Yachts new flagship superyacht GALACTICA SUPER NOVA has won the finest new superyacht award and the best exterior design award. At 70 metres, the Galactica Super Nova is the largest Heesen yacht built to date. This aluminium fast displacement yacht is the perfect combination of speed, style and space with a top speed of […]
Motor Yacht A (SF99) Length: 118m Beam: 18m Guests: 14 in 7 cabins Crew: 42 Motor Yacht A is an astonishing luxury mega yacht built by Blohm and Voss and designed by Martin Francis and Philippe Starck. It was delivered to Andrey Melnichenko at a reported USD 300 million cost price. She travels all over the […]
Sun! Sea! Freedom! Privacy! Idyllic, hidden destinations! It sounds a bit like a dream, doesn’t it, but that’s what you can get when you tailor a sailing vacation to your exact requirements. Can you imagine tiny, sun-kissed, sandy-beached islands, destinations that most cruise ships couldn’t even begin to try and reach? Can you imagine having […]
Every May the Greek island of Poros plays host to the annual Charter Yacht Show. The island is 31 square kilometres and has a population of 4,000. It is located 32 nautical miles south of Piraeus, the third largest city in Greece and is reached by a Flying Dolphin speed passenger ferry which commutes on a […]
Public transport is something we all have to make use of sooner or later in our lives. For some folks it is part of their daily routine and for others it is more of an occasional occurrence. Take Carlo and myself, for example. Getting onto a bus to go anywhere is a big novelty. Getting […]
Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans announces a new catamaran in 2017: The New 47 catamaran offers the highest level of comfort, style and performance, setting a new standard in modern cruising catamarans. Encompassing the finest signature features of the Fountaine Pajot shipyard, the New 47 sailing catamaran exudes a striking aura with her distinctive design, strong lines and timeless elegance […]
The epic story of Fountaine Pajot began in 1976 and is inspired by two visionary men: Jean-François Fountaine and Yves Pajot, internationally famous ocean racers. The Fountaine Pajot brand was a forerunner in the design of polyester cruising catamarans and it quickly became an international reference. Fountaine Pajot is one of the most respected shipyards […]
Fountaine Pajot was one of the first companies to build large cruising cats. Its designs have always been well crafted and very good looking. Barret Racoupeau designed the new flagship model, the Ipanema 58. Their new flagship catamaran is spacious, elegant, high performing, and offers every convenience. The IPANEMA 58 is a boat designed to […]