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  1. Yacht and Ship Registration in the Isle of Man By Christopher Evans
    The maritime history of the Isle of Man dates from the eighteenth century and the Island is recognised internationally as an efficient and well- run centre for both registration and management. It was ranked third in the world by Port State Authority in September 2004.The Marine Administration was established in 1984 and offers 24 hour cover for both yacht and ship owners. Local legislation has also been amended to adopt the “Megayacht” code and enable commercial yachts exceeding 24 metres t…


  2. The Unique Benefits of Motor Yacht Charters By Richard Romando
    Unlike the sailboats, a motor yacht does not depend on wind velocity for charting its course. Motor yachts can have more flexible cruising routes than sail boats whose operational area is heavily dependent on wind conditions. Hence, more people prefer motor yacht charters for their dream vacations. Motor yachts vary in size from under 70 feet to over 300 feet and can carry six to 100 on board.The larger the size of the yacht, the more amenities it offers to the passengers. Nevertheless, a typi…


  3. Marina Dock Cleaning Equipment By Lance Winslow
    Docks needs to be routinely pressure washed or they become slippery and ugly from black algae and small spills. Often they have spilt oil, fish guts, beer, fuel and even sewer tank liquids on them. Obviously you do not want anyone to slip on anything like that. So what equipment to do you need to use to have the best results.You really need a good pressure washer. It would be best to have a hot water pressure washer if possible, but a cold pressure washer will work also. You can use a stiff br…


  4. Six-Star Cruising on Luxury Cruise Lines By Colin Hartness
    A luxury cruise is just what the name implies, a cruise at the upper end of the spectrum, not just five stars but a six-star cruise. There are six cruise lines that are in the luxury class: Crystal Cruise Line, Cunard Cruise Line, Radisson Seven Seas, The Yachts of Seabourn, Silversea Cruise Line, and Windstar Cruises.Crystal Cruise Line has received numerous awards for excellence. For the last nine years, Conde Nast Traveler has named Crystal “Best Large-Ship Cruise Line”. Also for the last n…


  5. Interesting 5 Tips that First-Timer Cruisers Need to Know By Yochention Saritoh
    First-time cruisers sometimes confuse about choosing the destination for neither cruising nor they aware about the hidden costs in the cruise. So this cruising tip should help them to prepare about what they need to know before they go for cruising:1. Book early or lateYou will get better deal by booking well in advance of your sailing date or at the last minute. Booking early in advance can save you between 15 to 50 percent and also lock in the cabin category of your choice. If you rather wai…


  6. Yacht Winterization Service Business By Lance Winslow
    If you own a boat maintenance business you need to be providing winterization services to your customers. Many boat owners who get to know you may trust you to help them winterize their boats. The best place to store a boat is under a cover in a controlled climate environment. This can be very costly and although there is debate on whether a boat should be "shrink-wrapped” for winter or not that too is very costly.Since during the winter you will be requested to either halt services or curb …


  7. Packing Tips for Your Caribbean Cruise By Brian Schmidt
    A Caribbean cruise can be a wonderful experience. Exotic ports of call. warm tropical weather. But, there are a few packing tips to keep in mind.Even though the weather is expected to be warm (preferably hot!) you will want to have something to wear for the potentially cool evenings. Even the air-conditioned dining rooms and lounges aboard your cruise ship can feel too cool for your "summer" attire. Tip one for your Caribbean cruise (as with all cruises) be prepared for the unexpected.Many tr…


  8. Amazon Cruise Expert Guide By John Metcalfe
    An Amazon cruise is the ultimate jungle adventure. From the endless green carpet of tree tops that make up the rainforest to the exotic wildlife that inhabits the waters of the mighty Amazon River, an Amazon cruise will reveal an awe-inspiring ecosystem that is both captivating and educational..If you've ever wanted to see herds of pink dolphins in their natural habitat, or uncover unique medicinal plants found nowhere else in the world, an Amazon cruise could be just the type of vacation that…


  9. Hydrofoils as Strike Vehicles on Water; Fast, Safe, Smart By Lance Winslow
    High Speed boat-car, Hydrofoil. Hey slow down so we can wash that? Car? Boat? Hydrofoil? Sports Car? Strike Vehicle? Whatever it is or all of the above. We were doing some boat washing industry research out there on the Internet and found this site:http://www.dobbertinhydrocar.com/Then we remember a research company in CA doing a private industry project with a water skimmer speed boat.http://www.americanhydrofoil.com/There are many such projects, which we do not know about as well as some pre…


  10. Water Molecule Alignment for Increased Speed In the Water By Lance Winslow
    A submarine can move faster thru the water if the water molecules are all aligned the same way. This can be done a number of ways. A small device out front of the craft which sends electical impulses into the relative water flow as the submarine moves towards that area. This device could be separated and break up the water flows thru it's own shape to move the water in the most desired direction like a boat breaking the waves for a water skier. The device could also emit a pulse to align those…


  11. Boat and Yacht Detailing - Teak Reconditioning and Care, Detailing the Deck By Lance Winslow
    If you find your boat with gray and weathered teak, you may use any of the variety of products that are recommended from Nauticaleze. You may also wish to clean it with Snappy-Teak-Nu.If you apply a fresh coat of varnish or sealer as soon as the finish starts to dull or show signs of wear and touch up nicks, your work will be very easy and your profit margin sustainable.You'll want to wear a nice set of protective gloves, long pants and a long sleeve shirt. Some of these products will have som…


  12. Cruise - Party on the Sea By Belinda Mettarod
    Some of us singles cruise the bars, but me, I cruise the sea.Nearly every vacation for the past few years, I’ve taken one of those singles cruises we all hear about. The Caribbean is a big cruise destination. All those little islands and all that tropical sun! Love it. They’re reasonably priced, too. You can spend from about $500 on a 3-day cruise to $2000 or more for a week or so. Most food, parties, and amenities are included, but check for details before you make your reservations.There are…


  13. Beware the Cruising Cult! By Trish Lambert
    If you are a “wannabe” cruiser with questions, there are plenty of us out here to give you answers. One of the defining characteristics of the cruising community is our opinionatedness (is that a word?).But there is a far more insidious aspect to this opinionatedness — an evangelical quality that we take on when we talk or write about cruising. We assert, either covertly or overtly, that cruising is a panacea for people like us, we who have rejected the material world, are seeking enlightenmen…


  14. The Nile Cruise By Andrew Muigai
    Egypt is where history first emerged. It is here that we have the first pictographic record of events and persons. Hieroglyphics, the system of writing used by ancient Egyptians can be traced back to about 3200 BC. At about 3180 BC, the nations of Upper and Lower Egypt were brought under the rule of a single king titled Pharaoh. The first Pharaoh is thought to have been Menes, who set his capital at Memphis, 22 km south of Giza in today's Cairo. The Pharaohs established the systems that broug…


  15. Cunard! The Name Alone Evokes Nostalgia For A More Civilized Era By William Lezubski
    Traveling famously on a Transatlantic crossing or cruising the world on a stately Cunard has been the exemplar of the good life for 163 years. Cunard’s rich legacy of lustrous White Star Service™ and realm of privileged indulgence are the gold standard by which others are measured. Few thrills compare...Cunard has launched nearly 180 ships with enough firsts and foremost to be forever inscribed in maritime history. Canadian Samuel Cunard began his steamship company in the early 1800's with a v…


  16. See Alaska as Never Before: Alaska Inside Passage Cruises By Ron Richards
    Between the Alaskan mainland and its islands, lies an intriguing waterway best known as the inside passage. Abundant in wildlife and breathtaking beauty, the inside passage affords visitors an experience that cannot be found anywhere in Alaska or in the world.From the waterway of the passage, one can look upon some of the most magnificent natural scenery to be found such as coastal rainforests, deep blue fjords and tidewater glaciers. Also to be found in the passage are numerous species of wil…


  17. Robotic Boat Cleaning is Here, Soon it will be Affordable By Lance Winslow
    Robotic Underwater ship cleaning robotic unit, the M3500 Robotic System robot, is UltraStrip's robotic systems have recently completed a number of hull-cleaning operations for the U.S. Navy as well as major cruise-line operators. A hull-cleaning involving more than 33,000 square feet of hull — cleaned to near white-metal tolerances — can be completed in just 72 hours.http://www.ultrastrip.com/news/full_articl..._gap_patent.htmhttp://www.tcpalm.com/tcp/tbj_news/article...2230197,00.htmlhttp://w…


  18. Sail Boat Lighting Concept to Save Battery By Lance Winslow
    Lights on sailboats are very important because you do not want to get hit by another vessel. Once the sun goes down you do not have the advantage of being seen as you do during the daytime with that huge sail. There is a lot of vibrational energy, which could be harvested from a sail to power up an LED bright white light. This energy could power up lights on you sailboat for nearly anything, thus saving your fuel for your generator. For long voyages you can use this energy for lighting, rather…


  19. Choosing the Right Cruise By Liron Rose
    You have been working hard for the last year. You spent long hours at the office. You are stressed. You want a break. It's time to go on Holiday. There are so many options these days to choose from. Well, I guess this a dilemma you actually WANT to face…A Cruise ship holiday a completely different experience to a traditional vacation. Basically, the whole idea is to relax and being taken care for and entertained by exceptionally well trained and friendly staff – who creates a hassle free, all-…


  20. Advice for Pressure Washing Companies Cleaning Marina Docks By Lance Winslow
    So you are in the pressure washer business and you want to clean the local docks at the Marina. Good plan, let us give you a little advice on this. First you have to sell the account. Explain to the marina manager or the dock master or municipal purchasing agent that their clientele and/or citizens will be very impressed to see that this normally much neglected area of the marina and/or pier is being taken care of and cleaned. It's going to make it much more presentable. The clientele will b…


  21. Want a Dream Career? Get a Job on a Yacht! By David Dunlap
    If you’re the “outdoorsy” type, prefer to work on a team, have a positive attitude and are a confirmed “people-person,” you may fit right in as part of a yacht crew. Though jobs on most yachts are seasonal or part-time (depending on when someone rents it for a cruise), you will gain an incredible amount of experience while sailing your work days away.A few yacht crew jobs include the following:Chef/Cook Diesel Mechanic Flotilla Skipper Host/Hostess Sailing InstructorYou can apply for positions…


  22. Caribbean Cruise Expert Guide By John Metcalfe
    Comprising of around 50 islands (750 if you count the archipelago of the Bahamas), the Caribbean is a real treasure trove when it comes to cruising. A rich variety of vistas, people and places await, along with swaying palms and idyllic beaches of golden sand. The network of islands in the Caribbean is in fact so extensive that it is possible to book several Caribbean cruises and avoid going to the same islands twice!There are four basic Caribbean cruise routes used by cruise operators…


  23. Cruise Trips: Just How Popular is Cruising? By Brian Schmidt
    The results are in for 2004. The number of people looking for travel deals has reached record levels for cruise trips. 10.5 million cruise passengers got on board cruise ships last year.According to the 19 cruise line members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) this was a new record for cruise vacations. The Association expects that number to increase in 2005 to over 11 million.Most of the cruisers included in these numbers are from North America, totaling about 8.8 million…


  24. The Need for Well-Trained Yacht Crews By Richard Romando
    The safest and most convenient yacht charters are on board yachts that have a well-trained, experienced crew. One just leaves to the crew all the worries about the handling and safety of the yacht and about catering to your needs. If you want a tension-free, hassle-free dream vacation on the sea, go for crewed yacht charter.Since you do not assume any responsibility or liability for the vessel, there is no security deposit required for chartering a yacht. Additionally, you will get all the com…


  25. Boat Detailing - Diagnosing Gel Coat Surfaces By Lance Winslow
    Determining Oxidation Levels on Your Yacht and how to deal with them:Gel coat is an extremely tough porous surface applied to boats. It is best to preserve the original surface as much as possible just like cars, trucks, etc. You will come across boats that have been improperly sanded, washed, buffed, boats that have been neglected for years, and boats that will require intensive reconditioning because of these flaws. Without question for most boats to look good requires the touch of a profess…






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