Six Big Reveals from the Miami International Boat Show
Soundings editors roamed the docks and tents on the first day of the 2019 Miami International Boat Show. Here are six products that made a big impression.
Frenchman Attempts To Cross The Atlantic In A Barrel
Jean-Jacques Savin, 71, says he has sailed across the Atlantic four times. Now, he is attempting to cross in a barrel using only ocean currents for propulsion.
Golden Globe Sailor Susie Goodall Rescued In South Pacific
Susie Goodall, the youngest participant in the 2018 Golden Globe Race, was rescued in the South Pacific by a cargo ship after her boat was dismasted and taking on water.
A Solar-Powered Super Yacht Debut
A Swiss company debuted the world’s first ocean-going solar super yacht design at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The vessel will use solar power as its principal propulsion source and an innovative hull design to minimize wave action and seasickness. READ MORE
Russia Launches First Floating Nuclear Power Station
Launched on April 28 this year, Russia’s 474-foot long Akademik Lomonosovis the world’s first floating nuclear power plant. Capable of producing 70 megawatts of power, the ship is currently making its way across the Arctic Ocean to Eastern Russia.