The megayacht Black Pearl

1 October 2019 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Design & Products, General, Tall ships, Superyachts, Yacht of the Month

© Berthold Neutze

© Berthold Neutze

Black Pearl is a sailing yacht launched in 2016, which is 106.7 meters (350.1 ft) in length. It has three DynaRig masts supporting a sail area of 2,900 square meters (31,215 sq ft). The yacht was known during its build process originally as Oceanco Y712 and thereafter as “Project Solar”. The hull is steel, the superstructure aluminum, and the masts carbon fiber.   read more…

The superyacht Tatoosh

1 November 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Superyachts, Yacht of the Month

© Seastar357

© Seastar357

Tatoosh is a 303-foot (92 m) private yacht owned by Paul Allen, who also owns the 416-foot (127 m) Octopus. She is now the world’s 43rd largest superyacht. Her homeport is George Town on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.   read more…

The Superyacht Topaz

1 June 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Superyachts, Yacht of the Month

© Michael011172/cc-by-sa-3.0

© Michael011172/cc-by-sa-3.0

M/Y Topaz is a luxury motor yacht constructed by Lürssen in Bremen. The yacht’s interior was designed by Terence Disdale Design and the exterior designed by Tim Heywood. The boat was launched in May 2012. Topaz ties with Prince Abdulazizis for the title of world’s sixth largest private yacht, both holding a length of 147 metres (482 ft). The vessel beats the world’s sixth largest private yacht, El Horria, in length by 1.28 metres (4 ft 2 in).   read more…

The Cayman Islands

18 September 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Grand Cayman - Goerge Town - Welcome to the Cayman Islands - Owen Roberts International Airport © Lhb1239

Grand Cayman – Goerge Town – Welcome to the Cayman Islands – Owen Roberts International Airport © Lhb1239

The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union located in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. The Cayman Islands are considered to be part of the geographic Western Caribbean Zone as well as the Greater Antilles. The territory is a major world offshore financial centre.   read more…

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