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Baia One Hundred – Hard Top Super Yacht Oct 05

So called indoor/outdoor concept has advanced even further when we are talking about this superyacht, Baia One Hundred developed and manufactured in Neapolitan shipyard. In fact in this superyacht from Baia, the concept here has been pushed to the limit and it is driven by the Baia philosophy for freedom of design . This model is a flagship at Baia, one of the most famous shipyards in Italy. The man in charge for design are: 100% Italian design and engineering team of Baia (concept), Carlo Galeazzi (styling), and Alberto Ascenzi (engineering).

Baia One Hundred

Baia One Hundred

The stern and the bow covered with large al fresco surface areas are connected with wide passages. A large glass covered enclosure with the main bridge flows onto the open deck space. The full-length imperceptible crystal shell offers uninterrupted stylish accommodation, without visible divisions between exterior and interior living space yet protected from the weather and sea. There are comfortable accommodations for 8 guests in four guest staterooms which all feature en suite private baths. The owners cabin is also state of the art with functionality, intimacy and design solutions and of course double size bed.

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Magnum 80 yacht Sep 30

Yachts from shipbuilder Magnum Marine from Florida are characterized by combining style, presence, comfort and luxury, but sport and agility is above all. Quality control is extremely high and rigorous, nothing is leaved to the chance. Hull bottoms are solid fiberglass or Kevlar — with no core materials and reinforcements are of carbon fiber. All Magnum models are built according to Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), CE and ABS regulations.

Magnum 80 yacht

This new model Magunm 80 has been designed by the famous studio Pininfarina. There are numerous choices when selecting an engine, as well as the interior and equipment. Standard version has Twin MTU diesel engines with 2x 2400 hp and Anderson ASD 15 surface drives. There is a space for 8 passangers and two crew members. The yacht has two VIP suites, one or two big saloons, galley and additional cabin for the crew.

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Birchwood 410 Platinum Yacht Sep 27

The Birchwood 410 Platinum is a mix of power sporty lines of motoryacht and safety features of real ship that will serve you long years. No compromise in any direction on this vessel. The bright spacious interior provides the owner with the with two big cabins with double luxurious bathroom (bath and shower included), and a guest cabin for some more company onboard, also with its own bath. The guest cabin is in the rear part of the ship behind engine section.

Birchwood 410 Platinum

With the hull in silver color, Birchwood Platinum 410 clearly shows its superiority and power, while not sacrificing any comfort features during longer cruises. Well planned interior contains owner cabin with Double French Bed. Between the cabins, there is spacious and bright main saloon, with big sofa in the U shape in the middle and well equipped modern galley.

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Chaparral 400 Cruiser Yacht Sep 23

Financial crisis has influenced American ship manufacturers, too, like any business on this planet. Shipyards are working at the half the capacity or even less, the stocks are growing.

Chaparral 400 Cruiser Yacht

But the huge American manufacturer Chapparal has kept the stability and offered all-new series of bowrider gliders called SSi Wide Tech, with the model numbers 196, 206, 216, 226 SSi. They are ideal for a day-off adventures and water sports events and fun. In the sport vessels line Sunesta, the new model is 264 Sunesta Extreme with the characteristics and specs of real wakeboard vessel.

Chaparral 400 Cruiser Yacht

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Hov Pod SPX – Fun Hovercraft Sep 23

Hov Pod Hovercraft

Hovercraft from the English company Reaction International Limited is very easy and fun to drive. The experience of traveling with 45 mph on this air balloon is truly exceptional and not your everyday thrill, however the cruising speed is 30 mph which is still good.

Hov Pod Hovercraft

This secure amphibious vehicle has no problem running (hovering) over plenty of flat terrain types including concrete, water, ice, snow, sand and grass. It is much stronger and floats better than the models from carbon fibers, and it is suitable for more than a small family trip to the local holiday destination. It can be used effectively for hunting and fishing, security patrols, commercial and saving use. It is equipped with an engine, but it can be bought even without it, so you can customize it and finish it according to your needs. Learning curve is not very steep and you can drive it worry free in minutes.

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Adventure travel on an expensive yacht Sep 06

Adventure travel is all about letting yourself free and exploring the beauty of a place on your own and its people too. In this way you experience the place in an exclusive way that might not have been experienced by anyone else. So how to be the adventurous person and get your journey going on the right direction in the right manner to give you the most beautiful experience of  a journey in your life. So if you are interested in this type of exploration of a place you can actually go for sailing. But then how to go for sailing? You can hire a yacht for yourself. Just imagine the luxury of having your yacht and the sea around, the scenic view that you can actually view. Surely not every one is lucky enough to have an experience of this sort in their lives.

yacht sailing, yacht crew

Yachts are the perfect answer to go on a fun vacation and an adventure travel on a pristine coastline with a group, alone or anyhow you would like to. There are two types of yachts that you can rent for yourself. Firstly you can get it through a bareboat. This type of renting is preferred to those people who have training in sailing and have the idea of seamanship.

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Celebrities Are Borrowing Yachts This Summer Aug 19

The Yachting bug is sweeping the celebrity crowds this summer but what if you don’t want to splash out a few million for some summer fun. Well more and more celebrities are now choosing to charter or even borrow a yacht from some of their celebrity friends. This is presumably so they can save their pennies and splash out on a new car with some equally expensive car accessories.

Angelina Jolie

Johnny Depp private yacht Vajoliroja

Probably one the most if not the most famous couples in the world Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made use of a yacht owned by the equally well known Johnny Depp. The beautiful yacht is 156 feet long and can be chartered for a mere $129,000 per week.

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Heidi Klum and Seal on a Vacation on Indian Empress Superyacht Aug 11

The thirty-seven year old supermodel and host of popular reality television show Project Runway set sail on a fabulous, luxury yacht with her family of four children and superstar, singer husband Seal.  The family boarded the impressively sized yacht in the South of France and cruised in style down the coast of Italy.

The yacht, dubbed Indian Empress, is listed as being one of the world’s largest motor super-yachts and is owned by Indian-born billionaire Vijay Mallya.  Mallya is a liquor baron and is son of the industrialist Vittal Mallya.  Vijay Mallya is the Chairman of the United Breweries Group and Kingfisher Airlines, boasting an almost inconceivable net worth of over one billion dollars.

Indian Empress yacht or superyacht

heidi klum seal greetings from their yacht

Heidi Klum Seal on yacht friends jumping off

Heidi Clum, friends victorias secret supermodels

Mallya’s famed Indian Empress measures an amazing three hundred and eleven feet and can hold up to thirty-two guests accompanied by forty-two crew members.  Inside the phenom-of-a-yacht hangs original masterpieces by the lauded Renoir and Chagall.  The boat even sports a garage, which parked inside are two lovely Mercedes-Benz.

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Politics in Yachting: John Kerry Causes a Row Aug 10

Massachusetts Senator John Kerry’s love of taxation is fairly robust, even for a Democrat.  He has often expounded upon the virtues of allowing the government to take a larger bite of every private citizen’s paycheck in order to stimulate the economy of our great nation (since individuals cannot be trusted to invest in America or make spending decisions that are in step with government agendas).  And while he has diligently upheld taxation in his own state, he has recently come under attack for dodging the very taxes he supports again and again, in particular, one that centers on yacht ownership.

John Kerry yacht Isabel

That’s right: Senator John Kerry owns a yacht.  “Isabel” is a 76-foot pleasure craft that apparently set Kerry back a whopping $7 million dollars.  Somehow it just doesn’t seem fair that public servants can afford such luxury, but it appears that marrying up and financing a campaign with the assets of a big-brand heiress can get just about anyone elected.  In any case, people are allowed to live as they please, hopefully within their means, and Kerry clearly has the means to purchase a yacht, so more power to him.  And yet, there is a catch.

John Kerrys yacht

John Kerrys yacht

John Kerry after winning votes

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Celebrity Yacht Vacations This Summer Aug 05

The hottest trend this year in celebrity summer vacays seems to be leading our favorite entertainment, music, and sports stars out to the high seas.  Rather than jet setting to the most exotic or tropical summer locale, celebrities this summer are enjoying the bounty of the sea and the beauty of the world’s coastlines vis a vis renting out luxury yachts.  In true celebrity fashion, not only do they get to cruise around the world’s oceans, but they get to ride in style aboard these super and mega yachts, steaming in the sauna or swimming in the pool as they pull into port.

The Beckham’s, famed soccer star David and lauded singer Victoria “Posh,” have caught the yachting bug.  The couple borrowed designer Roberto Cavalli’s self-named one hundred and thirty-three foot yacht to enjoy their summer, family vacation.  The yacht is estimated to be worth about thirty two million dollars and has also been rented out to other more than familiar faces like Jennifer Lopez, Sharon Stone, and Mariah Carey.  And like the ship’s owner, the ship itself stands out amongst the crowd – painted in iridescent shades of purple, gold, and green.  And the inside matches the outside, furniture decorated in conflicting animal prints and covered with the designer’s monogram.

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