Archive for March, 2011

World’s Largest Yacht Seen in the Caribbean

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Yacht lovers may be interested to hear that the world’s largest and most expensive yacht was seen docked in the Caribbean. At 557 feet, the Eclipse is owned by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. This megayacht boasts many extravagant features such as a German missile-defense system, a 12-seat antipiracy submarine, and a hangar that can accommodate two helicopters. The Eclipse has nine decks and can reach a maximum speed of 33 knots. Those who are interested in superyachts can find out more about this and other amazing vessels.

MarineMax Expands

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Recreational boat and yacht retailer, MarineMax Inc., is expanding to Panama City, Florida. MarineMax recently acquired Treasure Island Marina’s retail sale and brokerage operation for its 57th location. The store will specialize in major boat manufacturers such as Boston Whaler and Sea Ray yachts. Those who are interested will also find a variety of marine products and parts such as engines and navigation equipment.