In a building resembling an aircraft hangar, dozens of men clamber over an object as large as a house.
During the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s, Soviet spacecraft returning from their missions landed in Siberia—and then the cosmonauts who had man
Ted Fontaine, founder of the Friendship Yacht Co. of Portsmouth, R.I.
Midway through the race, five yachts—Viriella, Sei Tu 2, OPS 5, Flying Dragon, and Charis—converge on the same buoy.
A premium membership in the invitation-only yachting club Private Sea. The membership includes first right of refusal on chartering the next five additions to the club’s fleet.
Alysia is as much a floating spa as it is a yacht. This 280-foot boat carries as many as 36 guests in its 18 suites, which include a spectacular owner’s suite with its own private deck.
The 182-foot Twizzle is a thoroughly modern De Vries–built Feadship with all the latest toys and a sundeck Jacuzzi.
Candyscape, a 147-foot yacht built in 1994 by Benetti and now moored in Monaco, serves as an extravagant showcase for the style sense of its new owner, the London interior design firm Candy &
With its 180-foot Mia Elise, New Orleans–based Trinity Yachts has fired a shot across the bow of the European builders who traditionally have dominated the market for oceangoing luxury yachts.
Nothing signals a builder’s intention to compete in the megayacht business like launching a 496-ton vessel.