Coinciding with the 250thcentenary celebrations of the Royal Yacht Squadron in 2015 a new Britannia sailing yacht carrying the iconic K1 sail number is hoped to be launched in the Solent. Should this come to fruition it will bring to a happy conclusion a saga that has lasted 24 years.
Followers and non followers alike of classic yachts have a special place in their hearts for the mighty J Class. The history and romance of their original era from 1929-1937 and their use by wealthy egotistical men on both sides of the Atlantic, in the pursuit of the most iconic and desired sporting trophy in the world, The Americas Cup, is well known and well documented. Shamrock, Endeavour, Enterprise, Ranger, Rainbow are names that immediately conjure up images of yachts with such grace, beauty and power, that for many they remain unsurpassed in yacht design and aesthetic. Many a bedroom, study, boardroom and yacht club wall is adorned with fabulous images from the contests between these Leviathans.
Yacht Charter – The Ultimate Luxury
What could be better than chartering a luxury yacht to take your family and/or friends on a cruise to some of the most beautiful places on earth, during which you will be looked after by a professional crew who will cater for your every need?
This article has been written with Parents and Grandparents in mind. If a young member of your family is seeking inspiration or direction as what to do in a gap year or maybe they are not inclined to go to university then a career in the super yacht industry could be the answer.
Career Prospects in the Luxury Yacht Industry
The financial crisis of the past few years has exposed the widening gap between the richest and the poorest in a way that has not been shown in the past .
What could be better than chartering a luxury yacht to take your family and/or friends on a cruise to the most beautiful places on earth, during which you will be looked after by a professional crew who will cater for your every need?