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BOATS / SUBMARINES - CONTENTS:

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT MAP
BATTLESHIPS OIL SPILLS
BOATS (on the SEA page) PICTURES
CARTOONS PIRATES
CINEMA SONGS
FACTS SUBMARINES on the SEA page
'HARMONY of the SEAS' SUPERSTITIONS
IDIOMS THE SEA
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES VIDEOS
LESSON PLANS VOCABULARY
LITERATURE WATER POLLUTION

(Created on 12/03/2016)

 

 

 

 

FACTS:

  • Inside the most bizarre houseboats in Britain - 5 January 2017
    "Just a few miles east of Brighton is a novel – and highly creative – community in Shoreham,
    where many of the 40 houseboats are as much works of art as they are places to live."

    (BBC)

 

  • Inside the life of a yacht broker to the rich and famous - 2 July 2016
    "Living between Monaco, New York and London — and catering to every little on-the-water whim of the wealthy."

    (BBC)



    "Today, at 59, Beckett is traversing the globe as chief executive of Burgess,
    a yacht broker that sells large boats to wealthy people from around the world."
    (Credit: Burgess)

     


    "In Monaco, Joff Beckett meets clients on their yachts all day long."
    (Credit: Frederic Nebinger/Getty Images)

     

  • Meet Darpa's new autonomous submarine-hunter - 9 April 2016
    "This experimental unarmed trimaran can cruise the open ocean for months at a time."

    (BBC)

 

 

  • Smoking To Be Extinguished On Submarines - 8 April 2010
    "Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) has effected a policy April 8 banning smoking below decks aboard all U.S. Navy submarines.
    The smoking ban, announced via naval message, will become effective no later than Dec. 31, 2010.
    The impetus behind the change of policy is the health risks to non-smokers, specifically exposure to secondhand smoke.
    Our Sailors are our most important asset to accomplishing our missions..."

    VOCABULARY :
    Commander / Navy / submarines / decks / naval / Sailors / missions /
    a submerged submarine / aboard...

    (navy.mil)



  • 'THE QUEEN ELIZABETH 2':


    • Colourful history of famous ship - 11 November 2008
      "Britain's most famous passenger liner, the Queen Elizabeth 2 is to be turned into a floating hotel after being sold to Dubai
      for £50m."

      (BBC)




    • Coronation farewell to QE2 liner - 2 June 2008
      "The Queen will mark 55 years since her coronation by waving off the luxury cruise ship that shares her name...
      The QE2 will be retired in November to be converted into a hotel in Dubai after more than 40 years in service.

      (BBC)



    • Cruising away - 6 January 2008
      "A family's memories of the QE2 as it starts its last cruise."

      (BBC)


  • 'THE TITANIC':

    • Titanic Anniversary - ARTICLES + VIDEOS
      "2012 marks the 100th anniversary of RMS Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage, which ended when the ship sank on 15 April 1912."
      (telegraph.co.uk)

    • The Titanic - Picture Gallery Storyboard - The story of Titanic in pictures and words.
      "Holding the mouse over a page will pause the book."
      (historyonthenet.com)

 

  • 'ECLIPSE':

    • Eclipse (yacht) = a luxury yacht, owned by Roman Abramovich
      "Eclipse has two helicopter pads, 11 guest cabins, two swimming pools, several hot tubs and a disco hall.
      She also comes equipped with three launch boats, and a mini-submarine that is capable of submerging to 50 meters.
      Approximately 70 crew members are needed to operate the yacht.
      For security, Eclipse is fitted with intruder detection systems and a German-built missile defence system. 
      The windows in Abramovich's master suite and the yacht's bridge are also fitted with bullet-proof glass and both are armor plated.
      The yacht is also equipped with an anti-paparazzi shield in the form of lasers..."

      (Wikipedia)

 

 

MAP:


PICTURES:


A motor yacht for serious petrolheads
- 11 March 2016
"The 262-foot-long Dutch-designed
CF8 Future Concept features a glass-walled
eight-car showroom
and a projected £230m price tag."

(BBC)

 

A houseboat
(restaurant-ploermel-bonnes-joues.com)


A barge

(ronfleur.r.o.pic.centerblog.net)

 


Fishing boat
(thumbs.dreamstime.com)

 

 

 


 


 


 

Boat-race


 


 


 


 


Queen Mary 2 leads Cunard's 175th anniversary sailaway: in pictures - May 2015
"The Three Queens - Queen ElizabethQueen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 - operated by the cruise line Cunard,
arrived at Southampton yesterday morning ahead of a historic sailaway that saw the three liners leave the British port in daylight together
for the first time. These pictures show the historic moment, planned to mark the beginning
of celebrations for Cunard's 175th anniversary year, following the ships' return from world cruises."

(telegraph.co.uk)

 


Cruise ship Britannia: Queen names P&O luxury vessel - Photos + Video - 10 March 2015
"The 3,600-passenger vessel is the largest cruise ship designed for the British holiday market, operator P&O has said.
Its home port will be Southampton for the summer months, after being built in Italy at a cost of almost £0.5bn."

+ On board newest cruise ship Britannia - a video
(BBC)

 

 

VOCABULARY:


    Boat
    (infovisual.info)

    Boat: floating vessel for traveling on water.
    Radar: apparatus that detects objects through the use of microwaves.
    Pilot house: part of a ship containing the navigation and steering equipment.
    Upper deck: upper floor of a ship.
    Capstan: winch that can be used to roll up a cable and lift heavy weights.
    Hawsehole: opening in the front of a ship for cables and chains.
    Anchor: steel or iron hook, attached to the ship by a chain, that holds the ship in place by hooking it to the bottom of a body of water.
    Breakwater: part at the front of a boat that cleaves the water.
    Bulwark: protective rim of the upper deck.
    Flagpole: post used to hoist flags.
    Cargo boom: post used to load and unload goods.

     

     

    Sea travel - with AUDIO


    Basic parts of a sailboat

    (ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu)

     

    Parts of a sail- boat
    (Wikipedia)

     

    WHY - Villa yacht
    "The 58 x 38 WHY yacht, offering
    a new art of living on the sea."

    (YouTube)
    "The yacht is contained in a triangle shaped hull
    measuring 58 x 38 meter
    and the interior is furnished
    with water resistant buffalo leather
    with calpinage technique..."
    (Tuvie)
    More pictures.

    Le calepinage 
    "est l'art de montrer à l'échelle sur un croquis
    la disposition d'éléments de formes définies
    pour former un motif
    ou composer un assemblage et d'en calculer
    le nombre nécessaire pour couvrir une surface
    (carrelage, couverture, plaquage...)
    ou remplir un volume (appareillage de pierre)..."

    (Wikipedia)

     


    Passenger-liner

    (infovisual.info)

     

     


    Passenger-liner

    (visual.merriam-webster.com)

     


    Maritime Transport

    Structures and equipment required to transport passengers
    and cargo by ship.

    harbour / canal lock / ancient ships / traditional ships /
    examples of sails / examples of rigs / four-masted bark /
    examples of boats and ships / anchor / life-saving equipment /
    navigation devices / maritime signals / maritime buoyage system

    (visual.merriam-webster.com)

     

     

    Nuclear submarine
    "Underwater warship that operates on nuclear energy;
    it can remain underwater for months without surfacing."

    (visual.merriam-webster.com)






    Submarine vocabulary
    (upload.wikimedia.org)

     

    WORLD WAR II NAVAL GLOSSARY and TERMINOLOGY 
    "Note: The majority of terminology below
    refers primarily to the U.S. Navy
    and/or to U.S. submarines.
    Several items, however are specific to both U-boats
    and the German Kriegsmarine and are so noted."

    (valoratsea.com)

     


    Atomic submarine
    - A picture + Definitions
    (infovisual.info)




    The Astute

    (img.dailymail.co.uk)

     

 

 

VIDEOS:

  • Inside a Russian billionaire's $300 Million yacht
    "Designed by Philippe Starck, the "A" has quickly become the most loved and loathed ship on the sea.
    WSJ's Robert Frank takes an exclusive tour of Andrey Melnichenko's 394-foot mega-yacht."

    (YouTube)