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Robotic Boat Cleaning is Here, Soon it will be Affordable
Robotic Underwater ship cleaning robotic unit, the M3500 Robotic System robot, is UltraStrip's robotic systems have recently completed a number of hull-cleaning operations for the U.S. Navy as well as major cruise-line operators. A hull-cleaning involving more than 33,000 square feet of hull - cleaned to near white-metal tolerances - can be completed in just 72 hours.
Think about this technology, it is underwater doing cleaning and can patrol our harbors and Naval Ship yards from Underwater assaults by International Terrorists. We believe this company is quite leading edge and we applaud their efforts to keep the bottoms of ships clean to increase efficiency and speed of the vessels and protect against and monitor corrosion.
It can also be used for testing drinking water supplies, monitoring algae blooms and watching for drug runners using under water means of transport. As this technology becomes more widely used, the price will come down to a point that you will be able to buy a small iRobot underwater vacuum like device not larger than a pool sweep to clean the underside of your private vessel without ever taking it out of the water. Just think sitting on the deck and enjoying life while you clean your hull.
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Defeating the Drug Smugglers in Ultra Fast Boats, Skimmer Craft and Hydrofoils
The drug smugglers have ultra fast boats, skimmer craft and hydrofoils, which makes it difficult to give pursuit by conventional marine craft. The problem is getting worse as drug smugglers ratchet up the game stakes using ultra fast water craft, submarines and aircraft.
Airboats - The Right Boat For Many People
The state of Florida is filled with lakes, swamps and unchartered territory that can only be reached by airboat. Airboat popularity continues to rise in Florida and boating enthusiasts are making new airboat purchases everyday.
Learning How to Sail
When it comes to sailing, there are all kinds of things to learn how to do. How you go about learning will depend on your particular style.
Preventing Boat Propeller Injuries
Each year hundreds of propeller accidents leave tragedy in their wake. The Office of Boating Safety reported that in 2002 there were 239 accidents involving motor or propeller strikes among recreational boaters.
Exploring the Exotic - Antarctica Cruise
Antarctica is one of the great unexplored areas of the world. It wasn't until the last fifty years that there has been any appreciable exploration or study of the vast frozen continent.
Sea and rich people: where else to find a better combination than in Monaco! A real Monaco yachts parade can be admired throughout the year in the Hercule Port, beside the local yearly yachting events. From imposing, big-sized ones to neat, small, jewel yachts.
Hawaii Cruise Expert Guide
Experiencing a Hawaii cruise is a dream come true for many people around the world. Very few travel adventures can live up to the thrill of sailing out into the depths of the Pacific Ocean on a luxury cruise liner in search of a paradise that is Hawaii and her neighboring islands.
Asia Cruises: A Journey in the Exotic World
Asia Cruises: Lasting Impressions of Culture and TraditionAn Asia cruise is a voyage of discovery, an experience of cultural extravaganza of Asian civilizations. Asia is biggest continent with the lengthiest coastline and the highest mountains of the world, the Himalayas.
Boat Winterization Services and Charges, Part II
Boat Winterization Services and Charges, Part IIIf you own a boat maintenance business you may have considered what your charges should be and what the boat owners are willing to pay. Here are some thoughts on the type of charges and services you should consider.
Whats Involved With Honeymoon Cruise Packages?
With so many honeymoon cruise packages to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one will provide the most romantic and relaxing environment for you and your loved one. The following tips should be helpful to anyone planning for honeymoon cruise vacations.
Silversea Cruises! Committed To Elegance, Luxury, And Gracious Hospitality
Committed to elegance, luxury and gracious hospitality, Silversea Cruises is the "Ultra Plus" in the elite cruise domain. Their promise is to always go above and beyond.
Boat and Yacht Detailing - Teak Reconditioning and Care, Detailing the Deck
If you find your boat with gray and weathered teak, you may use any of the variety of products that are recommended from Nauticaleze. You may also wish to clean it with Snappy-Teak-Nu.
What You Need to Know About Cruise Holidays
Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of driving, sitting erect in a plane etc., go for a voyage through water- a cruise which provides you the best comfort and sight seeing.
Types of Cruise Ship Cabins
Many cruise ships today have standard cabins of similar size and accoutrements, with the price differential being the location. The least expensive, inside standard cabins on a mainstream cruise ship run from about 120 square feet to 180 square feet.
Short Cruises - The Perfect Match For First Time Cruisers
Would you like to try a cruise, but aren't sure if you'd really like it? Some people are intimidated about making a seven-day commitment to a cruise vacation. What if they experience motion sickness? What if they feel claustrophobic? For some people, these are very real concerns.
Mediterranean Cruise Expert Guide
A Mediterranean cruise is without doubt the most varied type of cruise available. There are more than 120 seaports around the Mediterranean coastline, offering numerous combinations of cruise vacations over one-week, two-week or longer trips.
Sit Back and Relax on a Crewed Yacht Charter Vacation
Ever wanted to really put yourself to the test and teach yourself how to sail and guide a yacht? On a crewed yacht charter voyage, you can do just that - and more - while taking turns at the helm and seeing the sights of your specially planned destination.Unlike other ocean yachts, a crewed charter yacht vacation allows you to be more independent and make more choices about your trip.
Yacht Charter From Rhodos Base - Dodecanese
The most famous of the Dodecanese, beautiful and famous for its mixed lifestyles, Rhodos has contributed the Colossus, a huge statue which stood at the port's entrance, to the seven wonders of the world. The old city is surrounded by powerful fortifications with bastions, battlements, gates and moat; a fine example of 15-16th century art.
Alaska By Ship
When was the last time you saw an eagle descend from the sky, or stood in awe as a glacier cracked and an ice berg emerged?Imagine your sense of wonder as you glide past glacier after glacier or your first sight of a cresting whale. While we have much to be proud of in our Alberta parks, I think Alaska is mother nature's most spectacular show piece.
The Nile Cruise
Egypt is where history first emerged. It is here that we have the first pictographic record of events and persons.
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