The Rapsody R29 is a 29ft luxury motor yacht capable of 24 knots, Rapsody call it a “gentleman’s cruiser” and I’d say that’s quite an apt description for a boat that looks like it was designed in the 1920s.
This is the C-5 Explorer Personal Submarine and it’s exactly the sort of thing that convinces me that I should be a billionaire. The 5-seater submarine can be ordered with a maximum depth of 100, 200 or 300 metres and it’s fitted with a slew of safety features that make it reassuringly hard to kill…
This is the last surviving Riva Ariston Cadillac, only 19 Cadillac-powered Riva Aristons were ever made and this one has been a resident of its native Italy since it was sold there 57 years ago.
The Hacker-Craft Runabout is one of those things that we all need to have sitting in our driveways. The company, also known as ” The Hacker Boat Co.” is the oldest builder of wooden motorboats in the world, having started in the early 1900s in Watervliet, New York.
The 2013 Chris Craft Corsair 32 is one of those things that leads me to believe that I’d be remarkably well suited to the lifestyle of a stupendously wealthy man.
These extraordinary images were taken in 1919 on the beach at Hastings in Surrey, the submarine is a WWI model designated SM U-118 – she was being towed to France to be scrapped when the tow cable snapped during a storm.
This image of the Titanic departing in Southampton on April the 10th 1912 carries a certain amount of weight considering the fate that ultimately awaited her. Only 5 days later she hit a large iceberg and the story from there lives on in infamy.
This photograph shows the Titanic departing Southampton on the 10th of April 1912, you can see a steam tug boat on the Titanic’s right hand side and the sailors on the prow throwing off the bowline.
White Heather I was a sailing vessel built at the turn of the 20th century, she’s a stunning boat and represents a pinnacle of not just aesthetic marine design, but of design in general.
The Oru Folding Kayak is a staggeringly clever piece of design, it’s the brainchild of San Francisco designer Anton Willis and it’s been created to fold out..
This boat, called the Hedonist, by Art of Kinetik takes the elegance of modern, wooden boat design to a new level. Each boat is meticulously handcrafted to the point where I feel slightly guilty referring to them as just “boats”.
The sheer size of the Titanic never ceases to amaze, especially when you consider that it was designed with nothing but slide rules and drafting tables.