Water Vehicles

For Sale: Hong Kong's Biggest Yacht

Jason Chow The Wall Street Journal 07.04.2011
For Sale: Hong Kong's Biggest Yacht

Last week, one of Hong Kong’s richest businessmen put his 65-meter yacht, Ambrosia III, up for sale. The sale of the yacht, the city’s biggest, is being handled by Monaco-based brokerage firm Yachting Partners International. (The asking price was ...

Mission impossible: Sir Richard Branson and American sailor Chris Welsh plan to take this eight-foot mini-submarine to explore the deepest points in the world's oceans

Sir Richard Branson plans to pilot a mini-submarine to the bottom of one of the planet's deepest oceans in his latest record-breaking adventure.


$1bn Streets of Monaco yacht a floating city

Kate Schneider NEWS.com.au 18.01.2011
$1bn Streets of Monaco yacht a floating city

A LAVISH new yacht recreating the billionaire's playground of Monaco is set to become the world's most expensive. The staggering 155m Streets of Monaco yacht is expected to cost over $1.1 billion to build and is modelled on a section of Monte Carlo.

A yacht to smile about: Billionaire Google founder buys 193-foot boat for $45million ... but he bought it second-hand

Google mogul Larry Page has joined the billionaire boat owner club by splashing out $45m on his own super yacht - but unlike many moguls, he bought his yacht used.


Hong Kong Club Deploys Solar Water Ferries

Susan DeFreitas EarthTechling 08.07.2010
Hong Kong Club Deploys Solar Water Ferries

Recently, we reported on a solar-powered family pleasure boat making some waves. Now, we’re pleased to see that The Hong Kong Jockey Club is getting onboard with solar sailing with the addition of a number of solar-powered hybrid catamarans that w...

First solar ferry sets sail in Hong Kong

Noah Stubbs 14WFIE.com 28.06.2010
First solar ferry sets sail in Hong Kong

The world's first solar ferry made its maiden voyage on Friday in Hong Kong. The ferry set sail to connect the mainland with a scenic island near Hong Kong where many go to play golf.


Auto submarine on public show at last

Named “Krithong”, the submarine without a driver or captain, was shown to the public after five years of development of anti-mine technology. Admiral Weerawat Wongdontree and Professor Kiattikul arrived at the research tank of the Rachanawee Mahi...

HK$1 billion of luxury boats at Gold Coast show

On 2-4 May, 2008, Sino Group’s Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club hosts its annual marine mega-show featuring the world’s most prestigious boat brands. Running for its 11th consecutive year, this major boat show has attracted 40 boat builders from ...


Eco-boat powered by human fat attempts round the world speed record

The fastest eco boat on the planet will attempt to break the round the world speed record using fuel made from human fat. Pete Bethune, the New Zealand skipper of Earthrace, said the attempt to circumnavigate the globe would begin from Valencia in...

Nahema to commence construction of H2X’s luxury 120 and 150-foot catamaran range

“Luxury means space,” says Franck Darnet, the interior designer behind the Nahema series of catamarans – and if you agree with him, one of these well-appointed customs might be right up your alley. Using a catamaran design lets you more than tripl...