Northern Star

    Lürssen’s 248-foot exploration yacht Northern Star (+49.421.6604.166, www.lurssen.com; available for charter through Moran Yacht & Ship, 954.768.0707, www.moranyachts.com) has been described as an English country house on water. A manor is more like it. This rugged (she is certified for light ice) yet genteel yacht, which Lürssen launched last October, has seemingly endless exterior deck space and interiors that fill with natural light.

    Country-home touches include antiques and exceptional reproductions, all paired with cream-colored wool carpet. But Northern Star truly shines as a charter yacht thanks to such features as a helipad and six decks with two hot tubs. The yacht also offers a gym and a movie theater, and a main salon that can morph into a dance floor or a children’s playroom. Toys for adult passengers in the salon include a roulette wheel and a Steinway grand player piano.

    A bar, study, and private deck highlight the yacht’s upper-deck master suite, which is accompanied by five main-deck staterooms for a total capacity of 12 guests. A crew of as many as 22 attends to passengers on journeys that can stretch more than 9,000 nautical miles without the need to refuel.

    The new club features an expanded pool, more menu options, and a new lounge...
    Photograph by Jeff Brown at Breed Media
    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 new club features an expanded pool, more menu options, and a new lounge...
    Photograph by Jeff Brown at Breed Media
    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...