FrontRunners: Cruiser Control

    The streamlined exterior lines of the Cruiser Series (www.bavariayachts.com), a collection of sailing yachts from German shipbuilder Bavaria Yachts, reveal the hand of BMW DesignworksUSA, which collaborated on the series with Farr Yacht Design. The six models in the series range from 32 feet to 55 feet and are priced from $130,000 to $600,000. The interiors have a minimalist design and can be configured to include as many as five cabins, in the 55-foot model. A skipper can control the mainsail and jib lines from the cockpit, allowing for what Bavaria calls "intuitive single-handed sailing." rel="nofollow" The yachts are available for purchase or charter from Bavaria Yachts USA, which is based in Annapolis, Md. The company also offers sailing classes and management services.

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    Photo by Marc Paris
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    The seemingly outlandish design is actually being built…
    Features include a 25-foot-long swimming pool and a massive saloon with 20-foot-high ceilings…
    The $1.2 million offshore powerboat can reach a top speed of 135 mph…
    The event saw several debuts from top yacht builders, including Azimut, Riva, Ferretti, and more…
    The 278-foot yacht features a full-size pool, an outdoor cinema, and enough stowage for a seaplane…
    The 125-foot yacht is the most environmentally friendly in its class...
    Beautiful, hand-finished wood detailing is found throughout the 147-foot megayacht…
    Photo by Marc Paris
    A song provides the spark for a Baglietto-built superyacht’s crisp and polished interior design...
    The 164-foot yacht has a sky lounge and a 1,000-square-foot owner’s suite…
    The new yacht has a reworked layout for the U.S. market…