While the naval architecture was provided by Blohm + Voss, the superstructure designof the Eclipse was carried out by Terence Disdale Design.
The Afai 08 is a dual-hulled vessel built in the year 1998 in collaboration between the Australian shipbuilding giant Incat and the Hong Kong conglomerate Afai. The vessel’s singularity comes from the fact that it is capable of accommodating both people as well as a given number of motor vehicles.
It is of utmost importance to have a well aligned propeller shaft in a boat, else it may lead to heavy vibration and noise leading to efficiency reduction and in extreme cases failure of shaft components. The alignment of the shaft can be achieved through a constant velocity joint connecting propeller shaft and boat engine.
Owing a private yacht is a symbol of great extravagance and class. Some of these private yachts are so exorbitantly expensive that it is difficult to fathom the amount of money went into their making and maintenance. Mentioned herein are ten of such most expensive private yachts in the world.
Maritime technology has indeed come a long way. From wooden boats to massive multi-storey ships, design and technology in shipping has consistently evolved. However, now the industry seems to have taken a different course of evolution with vessels that can satisfy multiple purposes. The flying trimaran sailing yacht concept by the designer Yelken Octuri is