Maritime Musings

Everyone needs a break from time to time. This page is for our clients to take a few minutes off as well and look at some fun and interesting articles and videos with a nautical theme. Enjoy!!

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The World On Water
A news video from around the world of boating

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Oracle America’s Cup 72 literally flying. What a video!!!

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Fishing boats in trouble trying to get home

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How to prepare your boat in case of a hurricane

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Why a yacht is a good investment

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Hilarious discussion by the Australian government when a ship’s front falls off

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 Sailing From On High

Even if you are not into sailboats – you have to check out this photo from Sail-World.

Look at where the starboard helmsman is.

http://www.sail-world.com/USA/BMW-Oracle-Racing-will-rename-BOR-90-as-USA-for-Americas-Cup/60045

A sailboat that goes 50 knots? What’s up with that?

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The recent celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee showcased some magnificent craft. Seeing this number of boats on the River Thames is really something

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Fishing Bloopers

Is it right to laugh at others’ misfortune? In this case it is.



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Dolphin Bubbles

If you love dolphins, and who doesn’t,  check out the way these guys have learned a new bubble blowing game. Fascinating to watch.

http://wimp.com/dolphinbubbles/

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View the Secrets of the Deep Seas with Google Ocean Showcase 

http://tinyurl.com/yl5oexs

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A special deal just for us buy a superyacht and get a supercar thrown in for “free”

http://tinyurl.com/superyacht-car

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Giant 600 Pound Goliath Bass Breaks Rod

Sometimes you cast off more than you can chew. Watch this guy try to land a

massive bass and get his rod broken.

 

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Largest Sloop In The World

Watch the video of the largest sloop in the world – Mirabella V

http://bit.ly/9qSdPR

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The Super Yachts Of Silicon Valley

If you ever wondered how the other half lives –

take a look at The Super Yachts of Silicon Valley.

http://bit.ly/9m62XX

Now that’s living.

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The Whale That Jumped Aboard

Lots have people have seen the picture of the whale breaching and landing on a sailboat in South Africa. Some suspected that the original picture was Photoshopped. Here’s the video to prove it’s authenticity:

http://bit.ly/cm3pkX

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I Might Just Prefer Piranhas

Don’t try this at homeAmazing video of Arapaimas who don’t like to be cornered, as Jeremy Wade discovers at an Arapaima farm in the Amazon Basin.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9CqyDBhe3g

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There Has To Be A Better Way

Good Grief. How to load a truck on a sailboat. Make sure to watch the video. 

http://bit.ly/cXGxsJ

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Ever Wanted To Be A Lighthouse Keeper?

This is a must see video – play in full screen mode.

 

It’s not new, but I get goose bumps every time I watch it:         

You have to respect the power of the ocean

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Even The Big Boys Can Get It Wrong

Great video of Oracle yacht flipping %$# over %^& in high winds.

http://www.sail-world.com/USA/Americas-Cup:-Coutts-capsizes-in-San-Francisco—crew-injured-+-Video/84704

 

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Looks Weird, But I Bet It’s Fun

OK, now this looks like a real winner. Can’t wait to try one:

http://jetlev.com/index.html

play the video.

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Fantastic Jet Boat Ride

Play in full screen and full volume

OK, this I want to do. Now all I have to do is get to New Zealand.

 

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