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  1. Horst Schulze's career, which he began as a bellboy in his native Germany at the age of 14, could have culminated triumphantly when he reinvented Ritz-Carlton Hotels while serving as president, COO,...
  2. A third queen soon will reign over the seas. In December 2007, Cunard will send Queen Victoria on its maiden voyage, a 10-night journey from Southampton, England, to five western European ports. The...
  3. When grammy-nominated songwriter Denise Rich takes possession of Lady Joy II , her new 157-foot Christensen, in May of next year, she will be cruising aboard hull number 31 of a series that offers...
  4. Renaissance artists frequently were called upon to conjure up images of creatures that they had never observed. Albrecht Dürer’s imaginative Rhinoceros and other animalistic interpretations from the...
  5. Fledgling aerobaticists have a variety of resources at their disposal. The textbook Basic Aerobatics , by aerobatics instructor Michael Goulian and aviation writer Geza Szurovy (TAB Books, 1994),...
  6. When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast in late August of 2005, the employees keeping watch at the 38-acre Trinity Yachts shipyard in New Orleans initially were not overly...
  7. SPLASHY ENTRANCE Catamarans, which at their most basic are two hulls connected by a frame, have evolved quite a bit since their invention thousands of years ago in the South Pacific. Consider the...
  8. If the idea of outracing a Ferrari F430 in a battery-powered sports car is crazy, it is no crazier than was Nikola Tesla, namesake of the Tesla Roadster, the electric car pictured on this issue’s...
  9. The future of the automotive industry has arrived, believes Robb Report automotive editor Gregory Anderson, who previews the Tesla Roadster—an electric sports car that accelerates from zero to 60 mph...
  10. Mish Tworkowski has no use for a high-profile Madison Avenue storefront. Instead, the New York jewelry designer has clients visit him in his 1890s townhouse, which is fronted by a delightful garden...

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