Boats and Yachts

The 175-foot Feadship Hurricane Run is the first Feadship launched in 2009. The owner named the boat after a racehorse, just as he did with his two previous yachts, High Chaparral and Thunder Gulch...
Last December, Captain Paul Brackley stood on the sundeck of the Benetti St. Ekaterina watching the world’s top charter brokers inspect the recently completed 197-foot megayacht. Brackley had just...
Nautor's Swan, the king of the series sailboat, launched its new 60 in late 2009. The 60's interior is very light and minimalist, but the designers made sure that there were enormous amounts of...
Lord Norman Foster, the creative force behind Manhattan’s Hearst Tower, London’s City Hall, and a host of other highly acclaimed projects, is making a big splash with his most recent foray into yacht...
Low-riding with towering black sails that include a lion’s crest, the Yachting Developments Bristolian is representative of the new breed of fast, oceangoing superyachts from New Zealand. Bristolian...
Monte Carlo–based Wally is known for bold, futuristic powerboat and sailboat designs. The Wally Saudade , the company’s 148-foot flagship, further enhances this reputation with a hull design that...
Moonen's 124-foot Northlander , launched in the fall of 2009, evolved out of an earlier 120-foot model after an owner wanted to stretch his yacht. The displacement yacht was designed for private...
When asked once about the prices of his famous Corsair yachts, American financier J.P. Morgan reportedly answered, "If you have to ask, you can’t afford it." Nearly a century later another visionary...
Nazenin V , launched late 2009, is the largest aluminum sailing yacht built in Turkey. The 171-ft. blue-hulled yacht also commands a significant presence with its 200-ft.-tall mast and meticulous...
This is the smallest of the Italian builder’s stylish, down-east-looking boats, with bigger sister ships that are 51 and 74 feet long. Inside Information: Consider cruising to your favorite...
The Oyster 575, launched in early 2010, is an evolutionary design for the venerable English builder. The 59-foot cruiser, with its sleek deck and spacious cockpit, was designed by Rob Humphreys for...
The 223-foot motor yacht Kismet , from the Lürssen Yachts shipyard in Germany, holds far more than the standard main salon and guest-cabin layout: Its spaces include a disco, a steam room, a massage...
The flagship of the Leopard line, Pure One is a sleek, fast, and Euro-stylish performance yacht. Pure One was a collaboration between Arno Shipyard and Pure Design, and its planing hull reaches 36...
Naval architect Ron Holland has designed a craft that reaches a top speed of 18 mph—exceptional performance for a vessel this size. Selene’s water toys include a jet tender, two Waverunners, two...
The Tiara 5800 Sovran, priced at $1.85 million, meets the high standards of craftsmanship and seamanship for which Tiara has earned a reputation, while measuring 11 feet longer than any previous...
Maraya , which means "mirror" in Arabic, was launched by CRN in 2008. The 178-foot motor yacht is one of the Italian shipyard's crowning achievements, and it also marks the debut of interior designer...
Launched in 2009, Onyx is the second in Sanlorenzo's 40-meter series. The silver-metallic finish, stealth profile, and proliferation of black windows certainly makes a fashion statement for the 131-...
Benetti's Silver Angel , launched in late 2009, was designed as a world-cruising superyacht. Its unusually large displacement gives it the largest volume of interior space of any yacht in its class...
With its shiny silver hull and space-age helm chair, the Riva 63' Vertigo is a sleek creature indeed. The $3.5-million vessel, which occupies the middle of the Italian builder’s line of 15- to 115-...
The Wally 130, launched in summer 2009, shares the stylistic minimalism found on other Wally yachts, but performance was also designed into its DNA. The 130 was designed to be the fastest upwind...
Go , one of Feadship’s latest launches, will make its debut in summer 2010 for the charter season in the Caribbean. De Voogt Naval Architects designed the boat to be one of the largest, in terms of...
The 164-foot trinity motor yacht Mine Games made a splash in more ways than one in the Mediterranean this summer. As the yacht impresses viewers along the Côte d’Azur, its captain, J.D. Ducanes, and...
Viking, Bertram, and Hatteras comprise the triumvirate of American sportfishing boats. The competition between the three has been healthy for anglers, but Viking has taken a slight edge with its new...
The 4300 Open is the new flagship of the Tiara Open Series, an intrepid but handsome-looking boat that is built to battle big seas?and billfish. Tiara is known for overbuilding its boats, and the...
In 2008, the Dutch shipbuilder Feadship launched what is arguably its most innovative yacht to date, the 239-foot Predator . It takes only a quick glance at Predator ’s menacing bow and aggressive...
The Lürssen Martha Ann offers a level of luxury noteworthy even among superyachts. From its ornate wall sconces to its warm, paneled woodwork, François Zuretti’s elegantly traditional interior exudes...
The Ferretti Custom Line 97' feels remarkably spacious, thanks partly to unusually large windows in its guest cabins. The $12.6 million, 97-foot vessel also has optional features typically reserved...
Bertram's 511, launched at the Miami boat show in February 2010, has an edgier look than previous Bertrams, with a sharper forefoot, full wraparound windshield, and wave-piercing hull. But the 511...
The Cigarette brand has made its reputation on speed, whether it's the performance cruising boats or sportfishing boats. But the new Top Fish Open , launched at the Fort Lauderdale boat show in 2009...
Mochi Craft’s Dolphin 74 Cruiser , launched in spring 2010, is a new rendition of its original 74. The new Dolphin —you can see the similarity in the profile with the mammal—has a sprawling flybridge...

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