[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
The World Sailing Speed Record Council Have Announced The Establishment Of Four New World Records

Source – www.sailing.org
The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the establishment of four new World Records, all of which were claimed during the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.
Name: Sam Davies (GBR)
Dates:. 11 to 16 August 2014.
Start time: 09:10:00 on 11 August 2014
Finish time: 06:10:39 on 16 August 2014
Elapsed time: 4 days, 21 hours, 00 minutes and 39 seconds
Distance: 1773 NM
Average speed: 15.15 kts
Previous record: Avivia, Dee Caffari (GBR), June 2009, 6 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes and 53 seconds
Record: Around Britain and Ireland, Monohull
Yacht: Azzam-Abu Dhabi Racing, VO65
Name: …

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[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
The World Sailing Speed Record Council Have Announced The Establishment Of Four New World Records

Source – www.sailing.org
The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the establishment of four new World Records, all of which were claimed during the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.
Name: Sam Davies (GBR)
Dates:. 11 to 16 August 2014.
Start time: 09:10:00 on 11 August 2014
Finish time: 06:10:39 on 16 August 2014
Elapsed time: 4 days, 21 hours, 00 minutes and 39 seconds
Distance: 1773 NM
Average speed: 15.15 kts
Previous record: Avivia, Dee Caffari (GBR), June 2009, 6 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes and 53 seconds
Record: Around Britain and Ireland, Monohull
Yacht: Azzam-Abu Dhabi Racing, VO65
Name: …

[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Porto Montenegro: A Haven For Billionaires’ Yachts

Source -  www.ft.com
A plan to turn a naval base into a haven for the super-rich reaches a milestone with a new hotel and the doubling in size of the marina

When the first guests check in to a new five-star hotel in Montenegro on Friday, they will not just be signing a pristine register: they will be putting their names to a centisecond of history. Whether they realise it or not, they’ll be contributing to a key phase in the reinvention of the country.
The hotel is at the centre of Porto …

[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Miami Taking Intiative Towards Mega-Yacht Parking Spots

Source – www.businessinsider.in
Miami has sun, sand, and sex, but it lacks one critical feature of the modern luxury economy: a place for ultra-wealthy seafarers to dock their shimmering mega-yachts.
This is undoubtedly something that keeps the proud residents of South Florida awake at night – awake in the soft, humid night, after the final mojito has been downed and the last salsa danced in South Beach. So the city is doing something about it. The question is: Will the mega-yacht harbor be done in time for the 2015 Miami Yacht & …

[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Unveiled: Floating Village In London’s Docklands With Beach, Yachts And Luxury Homes – But Blasted As ‘Yuppie Ghetto’

Source – www.standard.co.uk

A furious row has broken out over Boris Johnson’s plans for a “floating village” of 50 luxury homes in the Docklands.

The Mayor revealed today that he has selected an Anglo-Dutch consortium to build a “thriving community” of homes, restaurants and offices on the waters of the Royal Victoria Dock.
But the scheme was condemned by Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales for creating a new “yuppie ghetto” in East London and called for a total rethink.
He said: ”We have always been clear that any new development must provide affordable …