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8 August 2017
 
5 Luxury and Limited Edition Watches

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5 Luxury and Limited Edition Watches

5 Top Limited Edition Watches

Every yacht owner knows that having a classic sailing watch is as important as having the right leisurewear. The list below gives you the five top limited edition sailing watches, in no particular order, which will ensure your leisurewear is complete for that perfect cruising experience.

  1. Patek Philippe Nautilus 40th Anniversary Edition

Recently released into the market as part of Nautilus 40th anniversary celebrations, the Patek Philippe Nautilus 40th Anniversary Edition is a modern, classy and durable sailing watch. Both the strap and case are white gold speaking to the class the watch attracts. Baguette cut diamonds were used as the hour markers, and a date marker is engraved on the dial, giving the whole watch a luxurious look. Price (approx): AUD $188,000

Patek Philippe Nautilus 40th Anniversary Edition

  1. Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper

Omega is a well-known brand for its limited edition watches. Interestingly, the brand is the official timekeeper for the Olympic Games. Due to the partnership the brand has with the Olympic Games, it came up with the Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper, a timeless, classy and reliable limited edition. Only 188 pieces of this timepiece were designed. You can get them in pink, yellow or white gold versions, all with leather straps. 

Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper

  1. Vertex M100

The Vertex M100 is a private members club-style sales model. It is only available by invite to purchase. The brand aims at ensuring and assuring exclusivity based on fine appreciation of watches, and not just price. This limited edition is for yacht owners who appreciate watches.  Cochrane invited the first 60 people on a honourary basis, who were then tasked to invite other people and so on. Price (approx): AUD 3,500

  1. Vertex M100

  1. Chopard L.U.C 1963

Chopard L. U. C1963 is a limited edition for watch purists who do not want to go over the top. With a platinum case and a leather strap, this limited edition is stylish and classy. You will also get it a reasonably lower price compared to the limited editions in the list. Price (approx): AUD $38,000

Chopard L.U.C 1963

  1. Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Monaco

The Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Monaco was designed to celebrate the eighth year of official partnership between Ulysse Nardin and the Monaco Yacht Show. The limited edition has a stainless steel case and strap. Only 100 pieces of this edition exist in blue and red colouring. Price (approx): AUD $35,000

Ulysse Nardin Diver

So there's our favourites list. What goes well with an exquisite watch? A hopefully not so rare and exotic cruise on one of our superyachts

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2 August 2017
 
High Performance Toy - Seabob F5S

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High Performance Toy - Seabob F5S

The Seabob F5 S is the ultimate sea vessel for intense amusement and adventure. One of the best features of the Seabob F5 S is its weight. Despite being only 34 KGs, the device has a very powerful engine and records high performance. Interestingly, you do not even require a driving license when out driving the Seabob F5 S as it allows a smooth electrical drive. Additionally, the technology used in Seabob F5 S is environment friendly.

Underwater Fun with Seabob F5S

The device has emission-free drive technology ensuring that it is very ecological. The designer installed one of the best power systems in the market, the E-Jet Power System, which gives the vessel the needed power for that ultimate and intense fun and adventurous experience. The system works with the concept of water displacement. The system sucks in water forcefully, by the rotating impeller, and then pushes it out in the channel under very high pressure ensuring that the vessel accelerates at a very fast rate. The E-Jet Power system is superior due to the fact that it needs very little energy to release power. In addition to this, you get to feel all this power without causing any harm to the environment due to the electro-technology used.

Seabob Luxury Toy

It goes without saying that the Seabob F5 S will give you the ultimate driving pleasure. You will feel both the warm sun and cool breeze caressing your skin as you drive across the water. There are no boundaries with this vessel. It is best for people who love speed and intense fun. To further let you fall in love with the Seabob F5 S, you will be able to use any gear and still feel the power!

Seabob on swim platform

Apart from the high performance, Seabob F5 S has a beautiful and stylish design. The water sports vehicle was designed and manufactured with top grade materials. The designer did not compromise on the quality of any part of the vehicle. The materials used are water resistant so you do not have to worry about causing a splash! The combination of high technology and classy design makes this vehicle a favourite to many. What a great toy! The next time you are in search of a super yacht hire option, ask our agents if there is a Seabob on board!

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30 June 2017
 
Cruise The Reef On This Super Yacht

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Cruise The Reef On This Super Yacht

Silent World Superyacht

Just one look at Silentworld and you will understand why it is among the most highly rated super yacht hire options in Australia. The vessel might appear soft and delicately designed, but its performance is unmatched. Any skipper will tell you that this yacht can shift gears faster and more naturally than the blink of an eye. This super yacht hire option, owned by the same group that established and runs the Silentworld Foundation, is used for both charter and for marine archaelogy expeditions.

Silent World Superyacht looking into main saloon

It is exciting that the foundation is planning an exploration cruise of the reefs off Bundaberg in south Queensland! The cruise will pass through Kenn reef and Cato reef and guests might just see some of the wreckages that happened along the reefs! Super yacht hire on Silentworld is not just a way of enjoying and relaxing, but also a great opportunity to learn as all its excursions have a purpose.

The yacht can comfortably host 12 guests and was designed to withstand different conditions. Due to this, it can be used for long cruises. If you have ever wanted to cruise the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, then this is the super yacht hire for you. The zero speed stabiliser used helps the yacht anchor at almost all places.

Main saloon on Silent World Superyacht

Best suited for exploring remote places, the super yacht hire can also be used for an exploration of Whitsundays. The captain of the yacht, Michael Gooding, also involved in the design of the super yacht hire, is well knowledgeable of the super yacht hire capabilities. He recommends cruising in remote areas where many other yachts are not able to go.

Formal dining on Silent World Superyacht

According to Gooding, a tour on Silentworld should include a tour of Bait Reef, which is on the edge of Coral Sea. The area is especially exciting for divers as it has several swim-throughs. Each cruise also has diving and swimming equipment that can be used to explore the underwater caves and coral gardens. This yacht is definitely one of the standouts for cruising the Great Barrier Reef. To see some other great options, visit our Luxury Boat Hire Whitsundays category. 

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22 June 2017
 
Three Private Islands You Can Rent

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Three Private Islands You Can Rent

Three private islands you can rent for the day

What would you say if I told you that there are three perfect private islands that you can rent for a day? Well, I will not just tell you about these three islands, but also about how to get there! This is definitely that perfect vacation plan you have been dreaming of.

Voavah at Baa Atol

Voavah

Fancy owning an island in the Maldives for a day? Well, you can! The Voavah at Baa Atol in Maldives is a private island that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will enjoy the white sandy beaches, perfect blue waters and wild jungles from the comfort of a five star hotel that can fit 22 guests. There are several water games that will keep you busy during the day. There is only one classy way of getting to the island; on a private jet that takes 40 minutes from Male.

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Foyer at Hurawalhi

Since no one can get enough of the Maldives, the second private island on the list is also in Maldives! Hurawalhi has one of the best and largest underwater restaurants in the world. The hotel on the islands is very modern and will ensure all your needs are catered for. The serenity of the island makes it a favourite yoga hub. The beaches are beautiful and clean and you will have a whole day to explore them. There are two ways of getting there. The first one is through a seaplane from Male. The second option is getting on a superyacht and cruising your way there.

Cempedak Private Island

Cempedak Private Island

Cempedak Island in Indonesia is perfect for enjoying the cultural and beautiful lands of Indonesia. Throughout your stay, you will enjoy the beautiful waters and jungle that surround the island. There are several games you and your guests can also engage in. Getting there is an adventure in itself. You first take a flight to Singapore, and then catch a superyacht to Bintan Resorts. You will then get on another boat to Cempedak. The island is only available upon request so if you want to have it for a day, you have to book it early. 

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16 June 2017
 
Spirits for the Super Rich

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Spirits for the Super Rich

When it comes to luxury and fine dining, there is nothing like quality drinks. Whether you want to serve whiskey or vodka, it goes without saying that to impress your most prestigious guests, the most expensive and exclusive spirits should be served. There are several spirits for the super-rich that are currently on sale, and that you can enjoy. However, three of the best are Louis XIII Le Mathusalem Cognac, Balvenie 50-year-old whisky and Billionaire Vodka.

Louis XIII Le Mathusalem Cognac

The Louis XIII Le Mathusalem Cognac has a fine taste. The youngest bottle in the crystal mathusalem limited edition is 40 years old. For presentation purposes, the Louis XIII Le Mathusalem Cognac is in a decanter by Baccarat and comes with eight glasses, a platter and a pipette. You can enjoy one of the world’s best Cognacs for £59,995 for 600cl. Your guests will also be impressed by this drink.

Louis XIII Le Mathusalem Cognac

Balvenie 50-year-old whisky

In 1963, whiskey from two casks were distributed into 130 bottles of the famous Balvenie whiskey. Balvenie 50-year-old whisky is one of the most desired whiskies in the world. And you can enjoy it just by clicking a button. The bottle is presented in an authentic wooden box that was designed by Sam Chinnery. You can have this bottle for only £26,500 for 70cl and turn your event into a classy affair.

Balvenie 50-year-old whisky

Billionaire Vodka

For the vodka lovers, one of the best vodkas, that target the super-rich, is Billionaire Vodka. This is actually the world’s most expensive vodka and will definitely leave an impression to guests you serve. You will not only enjoy the drink, but also get a Billionaire Card that gives you entry to an exclusive club. Additionally, you will also enjoy a 24 hour concierge who will ensure that you enjoy your time onboard. Triple distilled through ice, Nordic charcoal and sand, this vodka will turn your event into a great party. You can purchase this 18 litre vodka at £7.25 million. It is presented in a hooded faux fur jacket that is adorned with 2,000 diamonds. 

Billionaire Vodka

For those of you that want a taste of that luxury lifestyle, visit our Super Yacht Hire category for the most opulent super yacht in Australia that you can enjoy a spirit on.

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