Without a doubt the sea was one of the first major obstacles faced by men in their journeys. But certainly it has never been a constraint to their ability in overcoming challenges.
The slow flowing Nile was almost ideal for transportation though occasional storms which might endanger shipping or the lack of wind held it up. From earliest times Egyptians built boats for transportation, fishing and enjoyment.
With the consolidation of Greek culture came the first major expansion eminently colonial maritime history.
Turks were introduced to the seas for the very first time as they settled in Asia-Minor in 1071. They began to sail towards the blue waters to study the mystical world of the endless seas, which reminded them of eternity.
Stories of galleons and sea, sunken treasures, fights in the middle of the ocean, sea expeditions and conquests...
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Feadship is recognised globally as the world’s number one brand for luxury motoryachts.
We comply 140 years of history, nearly 300 boats built, more than 300,000 square meters of production facilities in six shipyards in Italy and 36 yachts currently under construction, including a 90-meter mega yacht.
In 2005 Massimo Perotti – formerly Managing Director of Azimut-Benetti where he had been advancing his career for 23 years – took over from the founder, acquired the company and started in Viareggio a new Division to build different ranges of superyachts, planing and semi- displacement, in metal and composite.
Ferretti came into being in 1968 when brothers Alessandro and Norberto Ferretti created the first nautical division of the family business.
Behind the success and dynamic development of the prestigious Sunreef Yachts brand stands its founder and president, Francis Lapp.
The story of Azimut is that of a solid reliable Group, of his founder Paolo Vitelli and of a great entrepreneurial adventure.
The story begins in the early 1970s on the British south coast in Poole where the early Sunseeker team, then known as Poole Power Boats, started moulding and fitting out boats from a small manufacturing facility. Business was good but it wasn’t until a chance meeting with an Englishman selling boats in the South of France that all this changed.
In the yachtworld, certain distinctive seals exist of elegance and exclusivity which allow an Enterprise to relate with the people that know these two concepts of perfection. Each company in the industry is distinguished by one quality, but Fraser Yachts, has the words of “experience and passion” in each of its letters.
In addition to being the largest yacht in the world with a length of 180 meters and with a top speed of over 30 knots she adds another record in terms of building time: less than three years from steel cutting following one year of engineering.
Peter Lürssen is one of the most influential people in the luxury yacht business; a man thrived by passion of creation and a strong family oriented work ethic.
In creating Predator, we were tasked with building the fastest Feadship of over 70m in length. But building a superyacht like no other requires an approach like no other. Increasing power alone would not be enough, as noise and vibration are always a primary concern.
We bought this shipyard from the Orlando family, Sicilians who were granted the land in recognition of the role they played in the unification of Italy back in the 1800’s. Next year will not only be the 140th anniversary of the foundation of the first Benetti shipyard, it will also be the 10th anniversary of the acquistion of this area.
The first Sanlorenzo in aluminium SANLORENZO 40ALLOY a new superyacht under the sign of continuity between past and future.
The main idea of the concept is to stress the superb space that catamarans offer thanks to their large beam and to arrange this space in the similar way as on motoryachts.
Combines sportiness and elegance. With its exclusive interior layout, it proves to be an elegant loft designed to assure owner and guests entertainment and relaxation.
The first of a distinctive new generation combining the very latest in innovation and technology, the 28 Metre Yacht made its world debut at the 2012 Tullett
The ancient world, from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece until the Roman times, experimented a large period of perfectionnement, formation and even feedback amongst civilizations and people regarding gastronomy.
The basic road to follow in anthropology says that “ in many cases the material culture of the past can only be studied through the examination of the pertinent cultural terms in different languages” and that “inquiries about such terms are intriguing and important for the cultural history of man”.
While the stars above us may seem to be single points of unmoving light against the canopy of the night sky, they are not fixed. The heavens themselves seem to turn and wheel as the Earth spins its way around the Sun.
The most recent work of Miguel Peraza drags us through the currents that make the essence of the voyager stand out. The sensibility o f his work contains a poetic navigation. In the possibilities that the third dimension allows, he experiments with the materials and explores through volumetric form with minimum elements, essential concepts - inherent to the being.
The sea has been object of artistic recreation and matter of inspiration for writers, musicians, painters, philosophers… “The water of the sea cures the sickness of all men”, Greek dramatist Euripides pointed out. We sail throughout the history of art to make ten indispensable paintings stand out which elevated the water, with their symbolic charge and supreme aesthetic category.
The sea beholds secrets for everybody. Since the beginning of time the human being has felt curiosity by what it keeps in silence. Although many of us only dream with the adventure and discoveries, a select group of men could undertake what the sea had reserved for them.
Navigation and Film have much more in common than anyone could think of. The main point of cohesion between these two worlds is the continuous search of roads to reach the objective. In Film, and more specifically, in screenwriting, the main element that must exist in a story is the objective that our protagonist or hero has.
Certain places make us feel at home although we might be far away from it. Spaces willing to surprise us and create in our memory moments which will be revisited once and again, this, in conjunction with what we expect of secluded places have been portrayed in a list that combines exclusive design, unique staff and paradieses at the shores of the world.
In 1772, navigation was considered more an art than a science, sailors always chose to stay close to the mainland; this way, they could always know their current position in the ocean. The first gadget that revolutionized particularly navigation: the chronometer.
The “spirit” drinks join us in many aspects of life. From the beginning, the Egyptians, Romans and Greeks worshiped the representative figures of the harvest. In different cultures the celebrations surrounding this ancient tradition are several.
Navigating the waters of the Baja California peninsula might be a once in a lifetime experience, like encountering a pack of 300 sperm whales; meaning, three hundred times the image Ahab, that captain who was obsessed with the mythical white whale, chased in Moby Dick, the novel published by Herman Melville in 1851.
Mexico is distinguished as one of 17 megadiverse countries. This occurs due to the fact that it is found amongst the first places of lists related to the richness in several species.