Military Nostalgia – Gay Class Gunboats stationed at Malta used for Adverts

The third advert in the series featured Coastal Forces , follows a flotilla of small boats in action, destroying a hulk somewhere off the coast. The narrator describes the action as the MTBs and MGBs separate to carry out attacks on the hulk, which is left sinking whilst the officers break out the tobacco. After […]

Research/Survey Vessel – NORTHELLA

One of the ships that sent to war during the Falklands Crisis in 1982 was the 1973 built ship NORTHELLA. She was built at Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd at Willington Quay, Wallsend,Tyne, UK with yard number as 325 for J Marr & Sons Ltd as the fishing vessel NORTHELLA with fishing matricola H206 at Hull, […]

Yachting – 2017 built Yacht HOME at Malta for filming in tv series – 2021

One of the Heesen built yacht under the project name of Nova and launched in 2017,  the 49.8-metre HOME is currently at Malta. HOME is the world’s first Fast Displacement Hull Form motor yacht with a hybrid propulsion system. Infact she burns 57 litres per hour at a speed of 10 knots. Without compromising high speed, she can […]

Sailing – 1992 built carrack replica NAO VICTORIA at Malta – 22.08.2020

NAO VICTORIA was a Spanish carrack and the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world. NAO VICTORIA was part of a Spanish expedition commanded by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, and after his death during the voyage, by Juan Sebastián Elcano. The expedition began on 10th August 1519 with five ships. However, she was the only ship to complete the voyage, returning on 6th September 1522. On Saturday […]