7 equipment and gadgets to equip a luxury yacht

7 equipment and gadgets to equip a luxury yacht
Jude Cooley
ELITE SPORTS/SAILING
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Conditions on a yacht should ensure both safety and comfort. To this end, it is worth equipping the vessel with specialized equipment, thanks to which the mentioned requirements will be more than met!

Modern yachts are not even so much ships as high-standard water dwellings. They are intended to provide passengers first and foremost with comfortable rest, although this must not be at the expense of safety. Luxury yachts are now perfectly prepared in terms of construction and equipment, so they are not afraid of even the most adverse weather conditions. We present a list of gadgets that every owner of a modern yacht should invest in.

Life-saving equipment

The basic issue while on board is, of course, lifesaving equipment. This includes a lifebelt, life jacket and lifebelts, the number of which should correspond to the number of passengers. A first-aid kit is also worth adding to the necessary life-saving equipment.

Smoke and signaling equipment

Despite the fact that the yacht is on the water, it is impossible to forget about another element – fire. In case of a fire, it is a good idea to stock up on appropriate smoke and signaling equipment, as well as a fire extinguisher. This way we will be able to feel prepared for any circumstance, which will certainly have a positive impact on the comfort of the trip.

Basic tools 

Life writes different scenarios and you never know what equipment may come in handy. So it’s a good idea to bring basic tools on board a yacht, such as a rope cutter, pocket knife or head flashlight. For all deck rope work, gloves will prove useful. Even seemingly insignificant tools can be worth their weight in gold on a yacht!

Deck kitchen

A luxury yacht should necessarily include a kitchen that gives you the ability to prepare hot meals. Today’s ships usually meet this condition – after all, eating a delicious meal while cruising on a yacht is one of the elements of luxury! Such kitchen equipment includes a refrigerator and a gas or spirit stove.

Yacht toilets

On board a luxury yacht, there can be no shortage of toilets. Depending on the specifics of their operation, they are divided into marine and chemical. Within the former, a distinction is still made between manual and electric ones. Chemical toilets differ from marine toilets primarily in that they do not discharge waste outside the yacht, collecting it in an appropriate tank.

Yacht air conditioning and heating

When embarking on a holiday cruise aboard a luxury yacht, one should expect both extremely hot days and cool evenings. Therefore, on the equipment of every high-quality vessel you will find air conditioning and heating, which will make the trip comfortable regardless of the prevailing weather conditions.

Onboard sound systems and televisions

The unique atmosphere of the sea voyage is further enhanced by the sound system inside and out – a luxury yacht must necessarily offer the possibility of listening to music! On the other hand, televisions can complete the whole experience, which are a great alternative for leisure activities.

main photo: unsplash.com/Claudio Poggio

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