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Large-format television on super yacht - What are the best entertainment systems for yacht cruises you know?

hangingtree

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Hey guys, I hope everything is fine with you! :) Any tech geeks out there? :D I am always looking for the latest gadgets on the market, because I am very passionate about technology. But that does not mean that I need to have every new technical gadget at home … To me it’s pretty interesting to read about new gadgets and learn about new technologies and so.



A few days ago, there was a documentary about super yachts on television and you could see how such mega yachts look like from the inside. They had technologies on board that I didn’t even know they existed…it was really impressing!! At least to me who has never been on such a big yacht... :) Basically everything on those yachts was absolute high end and made of technical excellence – and the design was stunning!



Does anyone of you have some recommendations about such documentaries? Just tell me if you know some! :D I enjoy watching documentaries like these (also series on big properties!) – I would appreciate that! I also did some research on the internet and looked for such documentaries...I only found a few clips, for example where there was a huge TV on a yacht (
just for fun…I hope you like it! :))



I just wonder…Has anyone of you already been on one of those super yachts and got to see such cool things? Maybe one of you has even worked on one of those yachts? What was the coolest features you have ever seen? Do you remember anything special?



I am looking forward to reading your answers. :) Thanks in advance! :)
 

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Most people who work on Superyachts sign confidentiality agreements. (Usually about who owns them and who visits etc, but also about what happens on board.)

Yes I've been on some super yachts.

No I'm not saying what I saw as life to me is much more than bling and high end gadgets.

Sorry.
 

hangingtree

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Hey John_Morris_uk, thanks for the quick answer! :)

Why do most people who work on superyachts sign confidentiality agreements? Now I wonder what is really happening on those yachts hahaha…Ok, it's clear that you have to sign a contract with your employer and nothing should be disclosed... that is the case with many companies...But one should be allowed to talk about such technical gadgets, aren’t you?

What did you do on such super yachts? Did you work there? I would be happy if you could tell me more about it. Sure, life is much more than bling and high end gadgets, but I'm sure you had great experiences in other areas too? Maybe you have visited some great places? Swimming with dolphins? Anything special you have experienced... :)
 

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Hey John_Morris_uk, thanks for the quick answer! :)

Why do most people who work on superyachts sign confidentiality agreements? Now I wonder what is really happening on those yachts hahaha…Ok, it's clear that you have to sign a contract with your employer and nothing should be disclosed... that is the case with many companies...But one should be allowed to talk about such technical gadgets, aren’t you?

What did you do on such super yachts? Did you work there? I would be happy if you could tell me more about it. Sure, life is much more than bling and high end gadgets, but I'm sure you had great experiences in other areas too? Maybe you have visited some great places? Swimming with dolphins? Anything special you have experienced... :)
People who work on Superyachts sign confidentiality agreements because the people who own them are very wealthy and don't want one of the few chances for them to get away from things to be broadcast to the world. Some of the people are famous (so called 'celebrities') and they want their private holidays and entertainment to be private. It's not difficult to understand? Discussing the gadgets on the boat isn't appropriate. Some owners seem to compete for bling - that's all I know. (They are sad people as far as I'm concerned.)

I used to train and examine the crews of the yachts and sometimes got invited on board. A friend of mine owned a yard that used to build them. That's the connection. There's nothing more to know.

If you go sailing you have lots of experiences that are special. Why don't you try it? You don't need to be on a super yacht (they're actually pretty boring places if you like sailing or motor boating as life is more like a micro-cruise ship; sometimes not so micro.). You can get a boat and go cruising - even if it's a second hand dinghy. Lots of people say that the adventures they get are far more exciting than any time on a super yacht being waited on by the crew.

Here's the real truth. The view you get of the Caribbean Island is just the same whatever size boat you are on. You can get to visit the same places too.

I'm fortunate inasmuch as I've sailed all over the world and visited lots of interesting places. If you want you can do it too - just requires a little effort to get off your backside and make it happen. You don't need a large expensive boat.
 

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Popel who work on Superyachts sign confidentiality e=agreements because the people who own them are very wealthy and don't want one of the few chances for them to get away from things to be broadcast to the world. Some of the people are famous (so called 'celebrities') and they want their private holidays and entertainment to be private. It's not difficult to understand? Discussing the gadgets on the boat isn't appropriate. Some owners seem to compete for bling - that's all I know. (They are sad people as far as I'm concerned.)

I used to train and examine the crews of the yachts and sometimes got invited on board. A friend of mine owned a yard that used to build them. That's the connection. There's nothing more to know.

If you go sailing you have lots of experiences that are special. Why don't you try it? You don't need to be on a super yacht (they're actually pretty boring places if you like sailing or motor boating as life is more like a micro-cruise ship; sometimes not so micro.). You can get a boat and go cruising - even if it's a second hand dinghy. Lots of people say that the adventures they get are far more exciting than any time on a super yacht being waited on by the crew.

Here's the real truth. The view you get of the Caribbean Island is just the same whatever size boat you are on. You can get to visit the same places too.

I'm fortunate inasmuch as I've sailed all over the world and visited lots of interesting places. If you want you can do it too - just requires a little effort to get off your backside and make it happen. You don't need a large expensive boat.
But it’s nice to get a cocktail served by a cute stewardess:)

Although as a skipper I’d prefer a mug of tea!

As said I did a week and had a good time and was treated well. Some here know the details but I’m not putting them out in public.

Go on a nice cruise ship. Even a basic one - just because you’re sharing with many others doesn’t mean you won’t get great service. Yes I’ve done that too.

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I don't know any documentaries, only series like Below Deck - but I haven't seen them. I know a few documentaries on the construction of large cruise ships.

I like to watch a few videos on real estate and houses on YouTube. There are many realtors there who present their houses in this way. I´m sure you will find something you like. There are different brokers depending on the region or country.

I've already seen the television from the video. The C-Seed brand makes it. This type of television can be installed on yachts or in houses around the pool or in the outdoor area. The TV is usually stowed in the floor and only comes out of the floor when the TV is switched on. Then he unfolds his screen. The video shows the TV as it is already extended and unfolded. The advantage is that it doesn't take up any space if you don't want to watch TV. With its huge size, the TV takes up a lot of space.

Yachts are always about having something that others don't have :)
 

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Yachts are always about having something that others don't have :)
Only for the fools with more money than sense. Or did you mean to write, "Superyachts and always about having something that others don't have?"

Some of us own yachts so that we can enjoy the sailing and exploring new places and cultures and peoples.
 

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Or anything that requires looking outside instead of at the phone or iPads?

We grew up looking out of the car or train - remember I Spy books?

I had a passenger a few years ago telling hubby the kids - probably all under 3-5 needed their IPads.

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hangingtree

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Thank you for the answers. :)

John_morris_UK, ok, it's understandable that people don't want information to leak out. So it would be the same for me, if I was the owner of a super yacht.

And I generally just wanted to find out what it looks like on such a yacht. :)

PilotWolf, haha true, there are worse things. :) And yes, there are always good and bad services. Just need to find out what suits you best.

Tomte, thanks for the tip. I don't know the series either. But I wouldn't mind watching the documentaries on the construction of large cruise ships. :) I would also be interested in real estate and houses documentaries. :) Thanks as well for the explination. I am still impressed by the size of the television, to be honest!

LittleSister, haha amazing tips! Actually, I already decided to learn how to play backgammon last year - unfortunately I didn't make it until today - and this although I promised my Turkish friend that I will beat him next time. For Turks backgammon is already national sport ;-)
 
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