Typical long-distance vessels are often made of aluminium and are designed for the high seas, the tropics or the Arctic Ocean. Many of these yachts are sailed for tens of thousands of miles and their structure is usually as firm as on the first day, even after hard continuous use. Why are they particularly suitable for these extreme applications?
How are they built, and what do old models look like? Ralf Weise gives us some insights.
Read the whole article here: How it’s made; Aluminium Yachts