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全景摄影师 Richard Chesher PRO EXPERT MAESTRO 日期和时间 06:10, 04/06/2011 - Views loading...

Superyacht Slojo Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

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The crew and owners of the 48 metre long superyacht Slojo watch the sunset after a day of fun and sun in the great southern lagoon of New Caledonia. Anchored in the lee of Ilot Kouare, the superyacht settles down for the night - the gourmet cook in the galley preparing a delicious fish dinner - the owners on the top deck hoping to see the "green flash" that appears just as the sun vanishes below the horizon. They were not disappointed - there was a green flash just after this image was taken.

The captain of the Slojo used our cruising guide to New Caledonia to plan his voyage through New Caledonia's lagoon and the owners invited us aboard for dinner to discuss taking aerial images using a kite. We took this sphere image of Superyacht Slojo from our dinghy as we approached the vessel at the appointed hour.

Superyachts are the new "Castles" - with very broad moats surrounding them - and the owners live like royalty in their private floating estates. The Superyacht Crew must undergo special training and certification before they can become a part of this magnificent lifestyle. All of them must have a safety training course mandated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the captain, first mate, engineer, first stewardess, second stewardess, deckhands and even the chef all need to take special courses and pass both practical and theory examinations for their ratings in order to get their "tickets".

We ate our three course gourmet meal in the spacious dining area on the afterdeck watching the stars come out and talking about photography. Both the owner and his wife were avid photographers and they encouraged the crew and guests to participate in photo contests. So I had a captive audience as I explained how to take aerial images with a kite and how to take sphere images. In the evening, after dinner, everyone uploaded their best images and videos into the ship's entertainment center and then gathered in the lounge to watch them on the giant plasma TV screen. This was a great finale to every play-day and stimulated a serious interest in photography aboard the superyacht.

It's not all just fun and games, however. Slojo and other superyachts also participate in the Yacht Aid Global programme, delivering supplies and medicines to schools, medical clinics, and cultural centres in very remote locations thoughout the world.

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A: Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处190远

A bright, clear, calm morning at Ilot Kouare in the deep south of the world's largest coral reef lago...

Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

B: World Heritage Site New Caledonia Southern Lagoon

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处190远

Ilot Kouare is a small uninhabited islet in the World Heritage Site of New Caledonia's Lagoon, about ...

World Heritage Site New Caledonia Southern Lagoon

C: Sea Turtle Reserve Beach Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处360远

I love sea turtles and we often see them in the New Caledonia lagoon, swimming along doing their curi...

Sea Turtle Reserve Beach Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

D: Coral Patch Reef at Kouare New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处430远

Back in April, when I took the over-underwater sphere image here in Kouare, it was really calm and Fr...

Coral Patch Reef at Kouare New Caledonia

E: Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处500远

The small scattered coral islands of New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon are surrounded by two...

Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

F: Sea Birds New Caledonia Lagoon

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处580远

We saw 5 species of sea birds on Kouare Island in the great southern lagoon of New Caledonia. Ilot Ko...

Sea Birds New Caledonia Lagoon

G: Great Lagoon Regatta New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处660远

The Great Lagoon Regatta of New Caledonia takes place in May with local and International yachts comp...

Great Lagoon Regatta New Caledonia

H: Ghost Crabs on Ilot Kouare Beach New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处670远

Ghost crabs, Ocypode ceratophthalmus, on the white sandy beach at Ilot Kouare nature reserve, are rea...

Ghost Crabs on Ilot Kouare Beach New Caledonia

I: Ilot Kouare North Boat Pass

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处800远

Ilot Kouare is one of the better anchorages in New Caledonia's great southern lagoon. You can anchor ...

Ilot Kouare North Boat Pass

J: Coral Reef Scenic Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处870远

Ilot Kouare is a protected sanctuary in New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon. It's about 40 nau...

Coral Reef Scenic Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

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整个群岛人口极为稀少,有大片的荒野。这里有数百公里长的徒步小径、随处可见的露营营地、超过42个公园和保护区、清澈透明的河流和莹莹闪光的瀑布。约三分之一的人口居住在首府努美阿。镍的开采是该国最主要的工业,也是维持其高标准生活的主要经济来源。大地岛四周环绕着世界第二大珊瑚礁,此珊瑚礁形成的泻湖是世界上最大的,也是受保护的泻湖。该泻湖于2008年被列为世界遗产,面积达24000平方公里,是品种丰富的鱼类和无脊椎动物栖息之地。

对于刚上岛的游客而言,最引人注目的是这里鲜艳夺目的色彩。努美阿以其完备的酒店、度假酒店、餐馆设施和丰富多彩的活动欢迎游客的到来。

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