Our picks for the best new yachts, toys and amenities to be on the lookout for this winter charter season.
Clear Blue Hawaii began developing kayaks in 2002. There are now three basic models that cover a spectrum of uses. One of those, the Napali, is innovative not only for its clear urethane construction, carbon Kevlar frame and light weight (approximately 26 pounds), but for its collapsible design.
Underwater photographic equipment maker SeaLife has created a premier package for divers who want to record their time exploring the world beneath the seas. Called the DC1400 Pro Duo, the unit blends a feature-packed, easy-to-use, 14-megapixel underwater camera with a powerful 500-lumen, three-in-one LED photo/video light and a Digital Pro Flash.
Want to add a submarine or jet pack for your cruise this year, but wonder whether you’ll use it again? Want something on board your charter boat doesn’t already have? The U.K.-based company Superyacht Tenders & Toys is offering for rent, a range of top-end water toys including the JetLev-Flyer jet pack, the Seabob personal tow vehicle and recreational submarines.
Personal Submarines are all the rage and now there is a new towable sub coming to the marketplace—the SeaBird from AquaVenture Watercrafts. Controlled with a joystick, similar to a jet fighter, the craft operates within a large cone behind its towing vessel.
When ordering a custom yacht, it's important to have tender and toys as unique as the mothership. This month we look at several companies that are building custom or highly unique tenders as well as a French company with an innovative watertoy every family will want on board.