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The Wynward Yacht Club of Australia was awarded for its brilliant achievements at the Tasmanian Yachting Awards, 2014 in Hobart. This club had been declared joint winners along with the Sandy Bay Yacht Club.
This award came just after a month after the Coastal club had been declared the Australian Yacht Club of the Year by Yachting Australia and also a week after it had been declared as one of the winners in the Medibank Active Tasmania Awards. Neal Rodwell, who is a commodore at the Wynward Yacht Club is elated at the club’s achievement and says that they definitely did not work to win awards but their aim was to involve people and solve certain concerns. He even said that it felt good to be awarded for the work they did. Read more »
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It was confirmed by the Australian shipyard Silver Yachts that they will be present at the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) 2015.
The Singapore Yacht Show is one of the most important yachting events held in Asia. This is the first time that Silver Yachts will be exhibiting themselves at the annual show where their latest super yachts will be on display. The latest of the super yachts Silver Fast will be put on display for the first time.
The Silver Fast’s construction is about to be completed and the whole team is reported to be working very hard to make sure that she makes her appearance in April. The motor yacht has been designed by Espen Øino and it is very sleek. It has hull form of aerodynamics and the structure is the largest vessel the company has made so far. Other than being largest, it is also the longest vessel made by the company. The yacht can accommodate a total of 16 people and can reach up to 29 knots.
JonaKan, the director of Sales at Silver Yachts discussed their project and said that the new vessel is super sleek and very eco-friendly. The modern construction has given her the qualities to enter the ocean and will be able to push the boundaries that had been set previously by yachting. The Asian buyers are expected to be very impressed by the efficiency, simplicity and speed of the yacht. They believe that the Singapore Yacht show is the best platform in the region to show off to the industry and reach out to the probable buyers.
The show is to be held from the 23rd to the 26th of April in 2015 and Guido Krass, the owner of Silver Yacht seems very confident that the new vessel will impress the crowd a lot.
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The world of luxury yachting, later this month, would descend on Florida for fifty-fifth Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that takes place from 30th October and would go on till 3rd November, 2014.
The show exhibitors, this year, include yacht designers, yacht builders, exotic cars as well as brokerage yachts from across the world. Covering 6 places, Fort Lauderdale is the biggest boat show on the yacht calendar: Broward County Convention Center, Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina and The Sails Marina. Read more »
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Yachting competitions around the globe have its own rules set for the boats taking part in the various competitions. As the technology is changing in every field but this sport has been made sure that the technology does not take away the essence of game out. All the boats that take part are not computer controlled fully and that is the reason why people find this game attractive.
Recently in the American’s Cup the Oracle team is now under one of the biggest criticism in this sport. The New Zealand team has come up claiming that the boat used by the Oracle team was much high in technicality which was decided by the cup organization. This is not the only team who came up with such allegations on the successful team but currently there is a fuss around the cup where everyone seems to be talking about the boat used by the team.
The boat used by Oracle is considered to be the one which was controlled fully by computer. The New Zealand team spokesperson Roger Badham came out saying that he believes the boat was a computer controlled hydraulic auto pilot system. He also came out speaking that if the video footage of his team and Oracle’s team will be checked then everyone will understand that the Oracle team’s rider was not having a single problem in handling his boat easily.
This was the cup where the Oracle team made a great comeback that no one has ever seen in this sport. After being 8-1 down in the cup the team made an elegant comeback to win the cup. After the result of this cup, the fuss about the boat increased and there is a belief that the boat used was surely beyond the class rules of the cup.