When you are enough of sun, alsfreco dining and all onboard facilities which offered the superyacht, it is time to go into the blue water. Each yacht is well equipped with ordinary different water toys such jetski, inflatable banana, water ski, snorkling or diving staff. Here are more exciting and interesting toys that give a fantastic new experience.
FIFISH V6 by Qysea
FIFISH V6 - is the first multi-directional and free-angle underwater drone. It will be launched in March 2019. Equipped with two 2000-lumen lights and a 1" CMOS sensor that captures 4K video and 20MP photos, FIFISH delivers brilliant imagery from the deep. This compact vehicle can be used in recreation, commercial photography, underwater rescue, archaeological observation, diving instruction and so on.
It could be mounted with smartphone or small tablet on the dual-joystick and drive at speeds up to 3 knots for up to 4.5 hours. Along with FIFISH can stream live video at 1080p via your phone.
Fifish V6 three groundbreaking technologies:
a) Space-M is specially designed for FIFISH V6. It allows to move in all directions like a space shuttle, which has 6 degrees of freedom.
b) A+ image, the smartest underwater algorithm:
This algorithm extends FIFISH's core functionality, such as aquatic life identification, and surrounding territory recognition. A+ image is deployed additionally for obstacles avoidance, object following, and color tuning.
c) The first underwater wireless system in the consumer market.
i-Call is the most advanced underwater acoustics system to handle the complicated environment.
Main features: Operating time 4.5h - Top speed - 1.5 m\s - Max depth - 100 m
Price from $3,499.00
SEABOB F5 SR by Cayago
Experience pure freedom with the SEABOB-Jet, you will receive an unforgettable driving experience. If you are looking for the ultimate driving pleasure, simply go in to the water. Here are no limits.
Sporty driving in the water, relaxing gliding, safe diving under water - all this is possible with a SEABOB-Jet. Impressive diving depths of up to 40 metres can be programmed to suit individual requirements via the on-board electronics. A SEABOB-Jet offers all-round high-performance. Its hydrodynamic shape provides for an outstanding of agility in the water.
The dynamism of the SEABOB develops its special appeal under the water. The watercraft can be steered down into the depths simply by applying light pressure.
SEABOB can be equipped with two camera systems on request. There is a full-HD camera as a recording system in the watercraft‘s bow. This camera films and saves everything discovered in the fascinating underwater world. Another full-HD camera is found on the information display. This camera is an Action-Selfie-Cam. It saves all of the pilot‘s recordings when driving the SEABOB.
All recordings are saved in the on-board system and can be directly transmitted to any smartphone.
Main features: Operating time - 70 min Diving depth - 2.5 m (up to 40m) – Top speed – 20-22km\h
Price from 14 565 euro
SEACRAFT FUTURE by Seacraft
There are 12 men that have walked on the moon. 500 human beings have been to space. But only 3 dived into the deepest point under the sea. Let’s discover the unknown with Seacraft Future.
Seacraft FUTURE is the flag model of the Seacraft brand which allows for extended use of the power of the scooter, on average 2-4 dives without charging the battery. This model is perfect for recreational and technical diving to a depth of 150m.
FUTURE was tested by many divers in the world, including exploration of caves and wrecks in both salt and fresh water. It’s the fastest and most compact scooter in which the motor runs directly in the water. Such motor is much more durable and resistant to workload and also completely eliminates overheating inside the scooter.
The approximately charging time is 3 hours. Its additional advantage is the long range of diving, which was achieved by the high efficiency of the drive unit and the high power of the battery. Basic navigation data includes current diving depth, direction of travel, current dive time, and immersion and ascent speed.
Main features: Max speed 1.6 m/s - 350 min at nominal speed - charging time - 2,5h - max depth 300 metres - weight is only 15,9 kg
Price from 5300 euro
RÄVIK by Awake
RÄVIK is electric surfboard designed with a leading Scandinavian manufacturer 'Awake' with expression of power and agility within a clean and elegant body. Attention has been given to features which ensure ease-of-use without compromising the thrilling riding experience. The purpose at Awake is to offer extreme mobility by use of high-end technology. It's possible to ride everywhere from the ocean to slow river - at any time this electric surfboard would bring unforgettable emotions.
Developed with key principles in mind; power, speed, and precision. Awake's electric surfboards RÄVIK are built for superior acceleration, sharp corners and fast straights, giving the user an unparalleled riding experience. There are four different power settings: Kids, Eco, Sport, and Extreme.
The result is an aggressive machine made with the user in mind, infusing technical advancements with intriguing looks. From nose to nozzle, Awake's premier creation; the RÄVIK, is a purpose-built speed motorized surfboard.
Main features: Top speed: 56 kph - Acceleration 0-50 kp/h in 4 seconds - 40 min of mixed riding
Price from 18 900 euro
The UAE-based builder Gulf Craft has announced that the company’s CEO Gregory Yeakle appointed in June 2018, will be stepping down.The Board of Directors has determined that chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the company, As part of Gulf Craft’s growth and development plan and the ongoing restructuring. Gulf Craft will further proceed with restructurisation plan and several other announcements will be made in the months to come.Yeakle joined the shipyard following the departure of previous chief executive Erwin Bamps, who had held the position for four years.Mohammed Hussein Alshaali, newly appointed Executive Chairman of Gulf CraftGulf Craft’s Board of Directors along with its workforce passes its appreciation to Gregory Yeakle for the contribution he has put into the shipyard, wishing him the very best in his future endeavors.At the moment, the yard is busy working on the 54-metre speculation flagship Majesty 175, while the seventh Majesty 100 has been just delivered to a Russian owner.
June 27, 2019
Rodriguez Design Studio in collaboration with Spanish shipyard Atollvic has presented a new 55-metre aluminium superyacht concept named Project Saona.The exterior design of Project Saona has been described as sporty yet elegant, featuring a sharp and aggressive bow. The vessel is fitted with an oversized swim platform, beach club and foldable balconies for maximised access to the sea. Dedicated tender storage spacious enough to house a Williams Dieseljet 625 tender and jet skis sits forward of the beach club. The latter is also equipped with a day head and storage for diving equipment.Other features on-board comprise a private owner’s terrace on the upper deck, large sunpads on the main deck and a large saloon flooded with natural light. A Jacuzzi with a sunpad would sit on the foredeck, shaded by carbon fibre awnings.Project Saona would offer accommodation to up to 10 guests across five cabins, including a 60-square-metre master suite. Other cabins lay on the lower deck, with two full-beam VIPs and two doubles.Propelled by two MTU 20V 4000 M93L, the yacht will be capable of a top speed of 22 knots and a range of 4,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. The studio’s founder Josh Rodriguez believes, that with her draught of only 2.1 metres, Project Soana would come out as an ideal yacht for Bahamas.
June 26, 2019
The first Venice Boat Show took place from June 18 to June 23, proving to be a reference for the world of recreational boating, strong of its dual commercial and cultural nature. The show reportedly received over 27,000 visitors.The objectives of the premises, summarised as “The Naval Art Back to Home”, were achieved. According to the organisers, the atmosphere amazed visitors, with multiple dedicated activities. During the Salone, 43 meetings were held to discuss all aspects of navigation: from the environment to sustainability and yacht design, accompanied by 8 exhibitions on the themes of boating, sea and transport.The Mayor of the city Luigi Brugnaro declared: Venice has returned as the queen of the seas in the widest cultural sense. <…> As a municipal administration, we have already financed the Salone for two more years. The goal we have set, is that the event becomes a fixed appointment and we have already started to collect registrations for the next edition. We want to have the whole supply chain, from small boats to big ones. During the show, the Ferretti Group deployed the Arsenal for the inaugural party of the 50-metre Riva flagship “Race” and for the world premiere of the motoryacht Custom Line 106.In future, the venue aims to respond to the needs of the shipyards that have their production units in the Adriatic and to those who sail along the tourist corridor that leads from Venice to Istanbul via Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece.
June 26, 2019
Legendary heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and his family were rescued by the coastguards after the superyacht they were on-board had caught fire. The incident took place in the early hours of Monday about 11km off the coast of Mallorca, Spain.The Ukrainian sportsmen who had retired in 2017, tweeted a video of the rescue operation. The video depicts firefighters aboard the yacht, covered with firefighting foam. Fortunately, no one got hurt, stated Klitchko.Klitschko could be heard saying in the video:It's 3 in the morning. We're in the sea getting rescued from the Mallorcan/Spanish fire department. The boat was on fire, we're hanging out outside."Be careful what you wish for: fate took my wish for “some #adrenalin” a bit too literally and our boat-trip Sunday night ended up in our boat #igniting and family & friends being evacuated by coast guard and fire rescue-team. No worries: we are all fine!" - he wrote.According to German media Spiegel, the damaged vessel could have been a 28.14-metre Sunseeker yacht UM7.Palma's Maritime Rescue spokesman Miguel Chicon told CNN, the yacht's crew asked for urgent assistance once the incident occured. A coastguard rescue boat was sent for help and, once the fire was gone, they towed the damaged vessel to Port Adriano. However, during the towing further smoke came out from the engine room, forcing the crew to evacuate the passengers.The Maritime Rescue Service confirmed they evacuated nine people following the fire in the boat's engine room. No medical assistance was needed for the yacht's occupants, Miguel Chicon said.Klitschko, aged 43, was the world's most dominant heavyweight for a decade, reeling off 20 straight title bout wins. He retained his heavyweight title for over nine years, winning 64 out of his 69 fights. His last match took place in April 2017, finished with a knockout defeat by his rival Anthony Joshua.
June 26, 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo, a living legend of the football world and one of the highest-paid athletes ever, has shared pictures of his family holidays aboard a 47-metre Benetti superyacht Africa in the French Riviera. The photos were posted on the social media accounts of an athlete, whose yearly earnings were estimated at $109 million (Forbes). Africa is Benetti's FB501 hull, launched in Italy in 2010 and christened Imagination by her original owner. Two years later, she was put on the market through Camper & Nicholsons asking € 22,000,000. After price reduction up to €16,500,000, the yacht was sold through Camper in 2014 and renamed Africa. In 2016, she was listed for sale once again, with the deal closed in January 2018 at the asking price of € 16,750,000. The ownership meanwhile has not been officially confirmed. With a beam of 8.5 metres and a draft of 2.8 metres, the yacht boasts interior volume of of 492 GT. Built to an aluminium hull and aluminium superstructure, Africa features exteriors by Stefano Natucci and interiors by Francois Zuretti.The motor yacht can accommodate up to 12 guests across 6 cabins, including a master suite, four doubles and a twin cabin. As to the amenities on-board, Africa is fitted with a spacious Jacuzzi on the sun deck and a fully-equipped gym.According to The Sun, the yacht comes equipped with multiple water toys including two Seadoo RXP-X RS 300 Waverunners jet skis, one Seadoo 260 HP Waverunner jet ski, two F5S Seabobs, paddle board, wake board, and snorkelling equipment.Two MTU engines propel the yacht to a maximum speed of 24 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots. Africa's maximum range is estimated at 3,400 nautical miles.
June 25, 2019