TODAY WE GO SAILING!
How many times have we had the need to listen to the sea? How many times have we felt addicted to its immensity and strength?
Its waves resounding, the salty taste, the cold and clean breeze… For urbanites like us it’s as desired as coveted at least to have the chance of spending a few hours close to it…
The sea… Everything reminds us to the sea. Laughs, parties and their dancing, long naps, stopped hours just like a calm sea, walks, sunny and non-stopping rainy days, magic conversations at midnight, silences, nature at its maximum.
When we’re quite a long time far from it, we turned ourselves into its lovers, jealous of its distance.
Easy remedy with a simple decision: going sailing as long as circumstances allow as doing it.
Why not taking a sailboat, surrounded by good company, letting the waters take us by the game of the waves playing with the wind. Or why not taking a Riva yacht, with its beautiful wooden hull, sliding between the waves formed as it crosses.
But not only for those days when you and the sea melt in one, but also for those special days when you want to celebrate- having the sea as a witness- unforgettable moments with that o those people you love.
For example, a ride to demonstrate the height of your love; to embrace those years coming to great you; to acclaim anniversaries; or to celebrate that you finally got that title you’ve dedicated so much time to…
For all those things, is there better companion than the sea?
We purpose you several options:
A) For the romantic ones who want to feel the skill of men against nature, letting its mercy take them away.
B) For the fast ones who need emotions to be way harder and who love feeling a strength sensation being them and the machine dominating time and its hours.
C) And for the nostalgic about passed ages ones. Those who admired little and refined great luxuries.
Let’s start! For the romantic:
BETTER PLACE SAIL YACHT
Better Place is the world’s largest performance sloop in carbon fiber. Its makers “Wally Sail” got to make a luxury, elegant and above all very sports ship. From 50,5m, it has 400 square meters outside and 300 square meters to enjoy all its interior luxuries. It’s fantastic to invite 20 people and enjoy all together this marvelous sailboat.
“My treasure is my gallant bark, My only God is liberty; My law is might, the wind my mark, My country is the sea”. José de Espronceda
VERTIGO SAIL YATCH
Vertigo of 67,2m, 700 tons, for 12 guests and 10 crew people. Alloy Yacht have created a mansion on the water, with the speed and sportiness of a sailboat and the conveniences of an excellent yacht among which there’s a jacuzzi, spa areas and gym, a special kitchen for top chefs as well as many other wonderful whims.
Not to mention the candy it harbors on its poop: a “mini” boat of 8m, 30 knots speed and same design as its big brother. Click here if you want to see this little one!
MARIE SAIL YATCH
One of the most characteristic boats by VItters Shipyard is “Marie”. Designed by André Hoek and easily recognizable by its red and black colors as well as the capital “m” in red of its spinnaker.
Of 54,86m and 298 tons, it has a hydraulic system with advanced control of the captive winches and the drum, which is controlled by a PLC system and both prow and poop propellers. It’s one of the most sophisticated and different sailboats. It reminds of the classic ships of past centuries. Once you go on board it gets the feeling that one is going to experience pirates and corsairs adventures.
To finish point A: YACHT SAIL SALUTE
Salute from Perini Navi house (Vuareggio, Italy). 56m, it has the world largest aluminum mast of 72,2m high. This makes it a very fast sailboat in all courses especially in upwind. It’s a ship made to enjoy the speed and its cared interior.
Click on its website to see pictures of this wonderful sailboat.
For the fast ones:
Hedonist from Art of Kinetick, almost 20m. 40 knots speed at maximum load. Load capacity of 12 guests, luxury materials (mahogany). Water jet streams propulsion systems (three motors) by Rolls Royce. The navigation system built by the Germans Böning Automationstechnologie. Speed control that gives a feeling of sliding down the water. Almost no sound or vibration. Worth seeing its cared and modern interior.
For the nostalgic ones:
The models of the 30s provided inspiration for this art deco style yacht, quite similar to Riva. Retromoderne Yacht Design and Bill Prince Yacht Design have created this wonderful yacht. 16m in length. The first series of this boat were built last year, so, in 2014 it’s “freshly baked”.
And now we reach the jewel of the nostalgic ones: RIVA YACHT
Rive: there’s already another yacht category named like this. When we listen to the word “Riva” we think of Italian luxury, actors and royalty as well as those elegant walks through Venetian canals and lakes on the outskirts of Milan…
Luxury of handmade things and its finishes and exclusive materials.
The name of this yacht is due to its constructor Pietro Riva in the year 1842. The golden age of these vessels emerged in the 50s when Carlo Riva renamed the brand. Nowadays it belongs to Ferretti group. (If you want to know more about: the story).
From 6,4m in length and Wood finish it’s like the classic and the sports car (oldtimer) of the water. The best-known model nowadays is the Riva Ariston model but there’re many more. If you want to know them check out their models.
This kind of yacht is not only for riding and freshwater it’s also a fast and funny boat also ideal for going out to the sea.
Renting some Rivas and going with friends or family to have a purely Italian style day. Sounds good, right?
The brand of watches Hamilton has created a new line called Riva, which is inspired by those entertaining vessels. The same elegance, the same design lines and the same machinery quality… A comparison after another between watch and yacht.
This curiosity will serve as a connection with our next post, which you will definitely love!!
What kind of sailor are you? Romantic, fast or nostalgic? Which option would you take?
Tell us about your opinions and tastes! We’ll love you to share with us your passion for the sea and its vessels!