Monaco Yacht Show 2015

We will be at the Monaco Yacht Show.

Call by the JFA stand QAA17, in the tent near Stars and Bars, to see a model of the 41m (135′) plus see a CGI video of the boat (also available on this website under: Vessels,41m, Vidoes). Alternatively Darren can be contacted during the show on +33 (0)6 89 31 64 12. Hope to see you there!

Monaco Yacht Show

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MCA Escape Hatches Installed

The 4 MCA emergency escape hatches and 1 large foredeck hatch have been installed on board the vessel.

To satisfy the MCA Large Commercial Yacht code, every accommodation compartment on board an MCA vessel shall be provided with 2 means of escape. The main reasoning for this is that if the primary escape route is blocked due to fire, a secondary route can be used.
To accomplish this, when designing a vessel, the compartments at either end of the vessel need extra […]

Handrail Bases Installed

The bases for the hand rails have now been installed.

They are ready to accept the polished stainless steel rails. These will not be manufactured until closer to the launch date so as to minimise the chances of them being scratched or damaged and to facilitate easier fairing and paint application. Due to the fact that the rail is stainless steel and the superstructure is aluminium there could be a chance of electrolytic corrosion between the 2 metals. To overcome this […]

Fuel Tank Sight Glasses

The Fuel Tank Sight Glasses Have Been Installed

The 3 Econosto fuel sight glasses have been bolted on to the welded flanges of the¬†vertical tanks in the engine room. We designed these tanks to be vertical two frame tanks to give extra distance between the engine room and the accommodation areas, providing extra noise attenuation and a quieter environment in the guest areas. The central day tank is where the consumers draw their fuel from, after it has passed through the […]

Paris International Air Show

Le Bourget, Paris, France.

Having gained his pilots license over 10 years ago and flying recreationally since, Darren is always interested in aircraft and air shows. When the opportunity to attend the bi-annual Paris Air Show on the weekend of June 20th/21st came up we jumped at the chance. Private aircraft so often go hand in hand with luxury yachts so with tickets and a site map in hand off we went to inspect the gathering.

The show covered a huge […]

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