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Interesting Facts About Yachts

Oct 02, 2015

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Interesting Facts about YachtsThe term Yacht is originated from the Dutch Jacht meaning Hunt.Yachts are light, fast sailing vessels, first used by Dutch Navy to chase down pirates.Charles II of England selected this vessel for personal traveling in 1660and since then, yachts have become symbol of importance and affluence.

A Yacht can range from 12 meters (39 ft) up-to dozens of meters (hundreds of feet).The craft smaller than 12 meters (39ft) is a Cabin Cruiser. A yacht above 24 meters (79ft) is a Super YachtA Yacht over 50 meters (164 ft) is a Mega Yacht.

Yachts were made out of wood until the 1950s. Since then, they have been constructed with the materials such as steel, aluminum, plywood and veneers.

Since 1851, yachting and cruising has been an international sport, when the Royal Yacht Squadron offered a silver cup as a prize for a race of 97km around the Isle of Wight. The winner of race was schooner America that is owned by the members of the New York Yacht Club. Since then, it has been known as the Americas Cup. The Royal yacht Squadron was formed at Cowes, England in 1812.New York Yacht Club was established in 1844. The Admirals Cup is an international race that held biennially at Cowes since 1957.This international Yachting Regatta was organized by the Royal Ocean racing Club. In 2007, an unmanned yacht was discovered drifting off the coast of Australia. The engine was running, a laptop was running, the radio and GPS was working and a meal was set to eat, but the three-man crew were not on board. Yachts were made out of wood until the 1950s. Since then, they have been constructed with the materials such as steel, aluminum, plywood and veneers.

Yachts were made out of wood until the 1950s. Since then, they have been constructed with the materials such as steel, aluminum, plywood and veneers.

The Monaco Yacht Show is the super yacht industrys most prestigious event where some of the newest luxury yachts are displayed annually. The Olympics have competitions in seven yachting categories. A full third of the top 200 largest yachts in the world have Middle Eastern owners. Azzam is the longest private yacht with the length of 180m and built by Lurssen Yachts. It was launched in 2013 and owned by Khalifa Bbin Zayed Al Nahyan. The under construction Everest gigayacht is expected to be the longest yacht of 200m. The yacht is being constructed under the name Project Triple Deuce which is expected to be delivered in 2018. She will not merely the biggest yacht but also the most expensive with the cost of more than $ one million. A Yacht is also referred as a hole in the water into which you pour money.