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    The Florida Keys: Why Visit?

    Florida Keys is one of the tropical islands that is located about 120 miles off the Southern part of the U.S. It, therefore, forms most of the southern part of the U.S Continental. It starts from Peninsula which is 24 km south of Miami and extends further to the south-southwest and then goes westward towards the Key West to the inhabited and uninhabited parts of Dry Tortugas. The great Islands lie in the Florida Straits. The Florida Keys are about 23.5 and 25.5 degrees North Latitude. Among the beauties of the Florida Keys is the existence of the Coconut palms that thrive in the tropical climate around. Flora and fauna…

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    Expansion of Picnic Boat line with the new 40 by Hinckley Yachts

      She has some neat new features as can be seen upon the visit to Hinckley’s Portsmouth, Rhode Island, yard and take a glimpse at the mock-up of this yacht. A power-operated, side-boarding door is one that can catch anyone’s eye as it can slide under the gunwale as it is set against the opening into the cockpit, saving relevant floor area. A 19 degrees transom deadrise was penned by naval architect Michael Peters for the Picnic Boat 40’s deep-V hull form. 40 will be powered with twin 480 hp Cummins diesels matched to 322 Hamilton jet drives as Hinckley announced.  Twin 550 hp Cummins diesel is an optional power.…

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    List of 10 biggest luxury Yachts in the World

    10. Rising Sun A good rivalry story is what everyone loves to hear. Launched in 2004, in the case of the 452-foot Rising Sun, its story is about Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.   9. Al Salamah Another Lürssen builds, the 457-foot Al Salamah coming in at number 9. In 1999, Al Salamah was delivered but in 2007, returned to Lürssen for a refit. Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia was reportedly the owner. 8. Yas Measuring 462 feet, 7 inches and 2011, Yas was launched by the shipyard Abu Dhabi MAR. Yas is a downright remake of Royal Netherlands Navy 1978 steel-hulled navy…

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    Tankoa make public announcement 35m S533 Saetta motor yacht

    A 53m/174ft planning superyacht named S533 SAETTA is the latest model that Tankoa has unveiled as an introduction to the shipyard’s current line also an addition to last year’s Tankoa 58 Open.   A sharp modern line that runs from bow to stern comprises the S533 SAETTA. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows for undisturbed views while guests lounge indoors can be seen at the main deck. For the lower deck, the accommodation also features obtaining the abundance of light that goes with an almost seamless look running down the hull.   Permitting guests to use up all day at the C-shaped lounge, dine in the open air close to the salon or loosen…

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    The Best Luxury Yachts in the World

    10. Rising Sun Who doesn’t love a good rivalry? For the 452-foot Rising Sun, her story embedded deep in the rivalry of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. 9. Al Salamah A Lürssen build; this 457-foot Al Salamah. Al Salamah was completed in 1999 but it was returned to Lürssen in 2007 for improvements. She currently owned by Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz. 8. Yas Yas was launched by Abu Dhabi MAR last 2011. It measures 462 feet and 7 inches in length. Yas is remodeling of a 1978 navy frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy. 7. El Horriya The oldest yacht in the list; the 478-foot…

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    Vicem 58: A Timeless Classic

    The Vicem 58 Classic is the epitome of traditional design and craftmanship. I felt a feeling of warmth when I first laid my eyes on the Vicem 58 Classic in Fort Lauderdale. The superyacht’s mahogany sliding doors majestically reflected the morning light, making its finish stand out. Combined with the teak cockpit, the superyacht truly looked inviting and oh so cozy. A sunshade can be extended on demand from the hardtop to the cockpit can be covered, especially when the sun becomes too hot. It’s really helpful if a guest is preparing lunch the starboard. The relaxation area is an L-shaped settee, stretching up to the transom and port side.…

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    Safety Items for Boating

    Whether you are traveling for an hour or voyaging throughout the year, safety on the water is the topmost concern. Going offshore boating trip may require a bit more preparation to be completely arranged. Every passenger has their must-have item but, there is a vast list of items before proceeding to offshore boating. Personal Floatation Devices On any watercraft trip, this is one of the essential items. To ensure that they are correct for your water type, there are a few important rules to remember regarding PFDs. The class of life jacket, whether it is ideal for the type, size, and even temperature of the body of water where you…

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