Posts in category Super Yacht

Let’s Get Paid to Sail! I got m...

It’s official, this just in, I am now a commercially licensed yacht Captain! After a fairly grueling two week course and half a dozen written exams, culminating with a practical exam at sea, I can happily report that I passed! I obtained my MCA Master of Yachts 200 Gross Ton Limited Captains License through Professional Yachtmaster Trai [...]

Sailing the $50 million Super Yacht E...

Sailing the $50 million Super Yacht ENCORE
Yesterday we had the privilege of sailing the 144 foot super yacht ENCORE.  It was an incredible experience. The 200 foot carbon mast and boom cost $6 million!  After hearing that I though the mainsail was quite reasonable coming in at just under $400 thousand.  The sheer size of all the hardware and the extreme loads on the rigging was amazi [...]

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