Motor boats and yachts have become an important part of leisure activities. Many people with access to places of navigation choose motor yachts as a comfortable means of spending weekends, holidays and vacations. The compact size of these yachts and the range of facilities available within makes them an enjoyable experience for many. Yachts are usually slow, which allows for a smooth sailing experience.
Yachts are mono-hull boats with a decent superstructure. The range of facilities includes cabins, toilets, showers, kitchen (custom-made in some cases), refrigerators, television and audio equipment, and sun decks and most of the things you need during the course of a normal day; almost a home away from home.
Most of the small yachts have these facilities however some of the bigger luxury yachts feature advanced equipment like satellite TV, phones and fax machines. They also have other items like custom-made furniture, and some extensive indoor games. They also have VIP lounges and centralized air conditioning systems. There is extensive interior decoration done in these luxury yachts. You can also add many decorative elements in the walls and you can usually find teak wood flooring. On large yachts the furniture within is usually unfastened as these yachts do not suffer from instability, rolls or falls. This makes up for a wonderful sailing experience.
Luxury motor yachts also feature a large exterior. Most cruisers come with a fly bridge and a respectable upper deck. This is mainly done so that sea breeze enthusiasts can spend time on the decks. Several sports models yachts have their cockpits open. This is mainly due to low disruption in movement created by the smoothness of superstructures.
Most yachts and motor boats used an inboard motor system. For larger crafts outboard propulsion is not very suitable. Some boats also make use of electric motors due to environmental concerns and low-cost. These are also quite suitable for navigation in rivers and lakes. Some lakes even have gasoline restrictions and electric yachts are a suitable alternative for such areas.
Motor boats and yachts are an excellent option to spend holidays and vacations. It is equal to spending the same time at a countryside cabin or a beach-house. These boats have less noise; they are comfortable and very cost-effective. Very few things are as enjoyable as a comfortable cruise. So consider these an excellent option the next time you are going on vacation with your family.