FrontRunners: Alila Purnama

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    Although the ship Alila Purnama (www.alilahotels.com) launched only two months ago, the tales from her voyages sound like legends of old. They tell of navigating seldom-sailed waters and encountering islands overrun with fierce dragons. The 150-foot phinisi, a traditional Indonesian sailing ship, is constructed of Indonesia-sourced rattan and teak and has been designed to meet the standards for comfort and convenience of Alila Hotels and Resorts’ Alila Villas.

    Six-night expeditions start at $54,000 for as many as 10 passengers, who are accommodated in the vessel’s five suites. The price covers diving excursions outfitted by an onboard PADI dive center, all other water activities, meals and nonalcoholic beverages, and the attention of a 16-member crew (which includes a chef and a spa therapist). Through October, the ship will sail the Flores Sea and the waters of Indonesia’s Komodo National Park, home of the world’s largest lizard species, the Komodo dragon.

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    The mod cruiser sports polished mahogany and teak, leather seats, and a windscreen from a Jaguar…
    The 130-foot yacht includes both modern and traditional design touches…
    Designed to emulate a grand tourer sports car, the yachts have sleek lines and long ranges…
    The new sailboat, christened Watermark, can do double duty as a cruiser or a competitive racing...
    The versatile boat can be reconfigured to meet the needs of a variety of owners…
    With the largest steel hull of its kind, this expedition yacht yearns for extreme latitudes…
    A host of helm controls and creature comforts set on high help elevate this 70-foot cruiser…
    A cinema, double-deck gallery, and massage room are just a few of the vessel's myriad...
    The boat offers endless options for play at sea, including fishing, diving, kayaking, and...
    The 116-day cruise stops in 25 countries including New Zealand, India, and Greece...