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Saved by uncleflo on February 24th, 2019.
When sailors are talking about their boats they often refer to ratios and numbers. That´s a tendency in human behaviour to try to generalize things to make them comparable. Of course, everybody knows that you cannot really describe apple to pears and so it´s worthless to describe a let´s say Seventies IOR-era King´s Cruiser 33 like mine to a modern day cruising yacht but we nevertheless tend to do so. The Displacement-Length-Ratio in general is a non-dimensional number. It sets into relation the displacement of a boat (expressed in pounds) to the length of her waterline (in feet). So, in general, this ratio is looking for the relation between the (heavy?) volume of water being pushed aside by a boat´s hull and the length (and therefore speed potential see for my article Hull speed vs. Froude number here) of her hull. Sounds fair enough?
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Saved by uncleflo on February 23rd, 2019.
A well-designed sailing yacht is a thing of pure beauty, here are just 10 of the world’s finest… in my eyes at least! Velsheda
When she was launched in 1933, the J-Class yacht Velsheda represented the cutting edge of technology and sophistication and won races against all the great yachts of her day. However, she only was only used for three seasons and after World War 2 it looked as though none of these great yachts would ever sail again. King George V’s Britannia had already been scuttled south of the Isle of Wight, and Velsheda became a houseboat, firmly embedded into the River Hamble Mud for almost 50 years. In the 1970s she was saved from being cut up for scrap after being bought by a group of enthusiasts led by Bembridge bank manager Royce Pook. She then became the first of the class to be restored – in near original specification – thanks to Yorkshire scrap metal merchant Terry Brabant who bought her in 1984. Further refits after Brabant’s ownership saw her refurbished into the spectacular luxury yacht we see today.
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Saved by uncleflo on January 4th, 2019.
We seek out the world's most extraordinary wildlife, landscape and cultural experiences then tour small groups there in comfort, providing unique access away from the crowds with exclusive charter of ships, aircraft, vehicles and remote lodges for not only the most incredible, unhurried photography opportunities on Earth, but also an amazing holiday. Our friendly, professional photography guides are on hand to help you improve your photography (be that on a pro DSLR or iPhone) ensuring you get the best possible shots. We're passionate about conservation too. 10 Reasons to travel with us: Many of the incredible species we delight in sharing with you are endangered and many of the pristine environments under threat. We strongly believe in giving back - not only to the local people, but also directly to conservation projects. We are proud to donate many thousands of dollars to both community and wildlife projects around the world.
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Saved by uncleflo on December 23rd, 2018.
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Saved by uncleflo on November 29th, 2018.
Merriam Webster dictionary defines ‘chairs’ as a seat typically having the legs and a back for one person. It’s interesting that following this simple definition we have around us so many variations of this basic type of furniture. There are different types of chairs that you must know before you plan for your home furniture. For every activity that we do while sitting our comfortable postures needed are different and so the types of chairs, we need for the same should also be differently designed! For instance, a dining chair cannot be used for relaxing and vice versa. It is for the same reason that, more than colour and material it is the usage which makes one chair different from another.
Saved by uncleflo on November 29th, 2018.
What does owning a canal boat cost? Every owner is different, they cruise for longer or shorter periods, moor in different areas of the country under many different conditions, some in purpose built marinas others alongside a farmers field with no facilities. The actual cost will therefore vary with the circumstances; however, the following will give a guide to the new boater. The example given is for a 55ft boat, originally built to provide a reasonably high standard of comfort including a diesel generator. It has a reasonably high usage of about 100 days per year and is maintained to a reasonably high standard without being excessive.
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Saved by uncleflo on September 14th, 2018.
The striking 42.5m trimaran Adastra was launched in China on 11th April 2012. She is the result of meticulous attention to detail and innovative design to create a yacht that meets the needs of a very experienced ocean voyaging couple and their family, and to provide the level of comfort and style expected in a yacht of this class and size. No effort has been spared in the challenge to produce a beautiful yacht that has exceptionally low fuel consumption and yet provides excellent sea keeping qualities and luxurious accommodation. She has now covered over 40,000 miles, weathered 50 knot winds and crossed both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. She has proven herself to be an exceptionally seaworthy, comfortable and fuel efficient ocean going vessel.
Saved by uncleflo on March 14th, 2018.
The exclusive 5* Hotel General is located in a quiet central location between the Vltava River and the Andel business area. This ideal location gives hotel guests the possibility of accessing all of the main tourist and business attractions by a short walk or by using easily accessible city transit services. The personal attention we give to our guests, the peaceful and unique atmosphere of the hotel, not to mention the level of comfort and exceptional services, are greatly acknowledged by hotel guests and, as of today, the Hotel General is one of the top recommended hotels in Prague. The hotel offers 20 uniquely designed rooms (3 Standard single, 11 Deluxe double/twin rooms, 3 Junior suites & 3 General suites - two room apartments). The decor and interior of the hotel and each individual room was inspired by the deeds and lives of famous generals and military leaders throughout world history.
Saved by uncleflo on July 17th, 2014.
When I first mentioned that I wanted to build a homemade scratch built carbon fiber triathlon or Time Trial bike (TT Bike), my friends looked at me like I was crazy. They’re probably right but so far it hasn't killed me yet. And honestly, it’s a beautiful ride; smooth, light and comfortable. Of course I’m not the first that’s created a bike out of carbon fiber, but I am one of only a few that has done it out of their garage without the use of CNC machining and complex tooling methods. I opted for the plug and bag method- Which means I create a plug out of Styrofoam, wrap with carbon fiber and then vacuum-bagged it. I’ll explain more about the process later.
Saved by uncleflo on June 4th, 2014.
We exist to drive business growth, attract investment, and create jobs through Intelligent Mobility innovation. The Festival will explore the latest ideas and bring together innovators and customers to explore the future of transport. The Festival is aimed at anyone with an interest in technology and innovation that could have an impact on how we move people and goods around the world including SMEs, entrepreneurs, innovators, technologists, policymakers. Take part in a live Battle of Ideas, contribute to one of our innovation workshops, find out more in a tech talk, or visit our Imovation Centre. Engage and connect with people who are passionate about innovation and intelligent mobility.
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Saved by uncleflo on December 29th, 2012.
Kies uit meer dan 50.000 accommodaties wereldwijd. Of je nu in een appartement in New York wilt verblijven, een kamer in een gedeelde flat in Berlijn of in een huisboot in Hong Kong, Wimdu heeft de prefecte plek voor jou. Het is een betaalbare, comfortabele en een meer persoonlijkere manier van reizen.
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