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Chinese-Built Superyacht Can Be Controlled Via iPad

by Range
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I guess that in the future, everyone will control everything using their tablets. With that in mind, some enterprising manufacturers in China decided to make their latest superyacht controllable via an iPad. I bet this beats your Parrot AR.Drone any day.

adastra super yacht ipad remote control boat

The iPad can control the yacht from a distance of 164 feet. The Adastra superyacht is 140 feet long, weighs about 47 tons and can travel 4,000 nautical miles at 17 knots. Top speed is 22.5 knots. It was designed by John Shuttleworth and looks like a cross between a spaceship and a hovercraft. It took five years and cost $15 million to build. It was constructed in China by McConaghy Boats. The Adastra fits nine guests and six crew members.

adastra super yacht ipad remote control face

The yacht was streamlined using glass and Kevlar foam and a superstructure made up of carbon fiber with a honeycomb core. It was made for Hong Kong shipping industry billionaire Anto Marden to shuttle between Indonesian islands that he owns.

adastra super yacht ipad remote control side

adastra super yacht ipad remote control front

[via Daily Mail via DVice]




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Comments (2):

  1. Geralyn Weems says:

    It was constructed in China by McConaghy Boats.

    Regards
    http://www.raxxar.com

  2. App Bargain says:

    Great idea! Show the App that control that ship! They must have a greater talents! Amazing how apple devices are doing today

    http://www.appstorebargains.com

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