Boats and Yachts

Able to reach 29 knots, 135-foot Blink is aptly named. Launched in 2009, the yacht is the second of the Akhir 135 Flybridge Series built by Cantieri di Pisa in Italy. The super-sleek profile by Carlo...
Fitzroy launched Salperton IV last year following the success of Salperton III . The Ed Dubois-designed boat, designed to be a fast cruising yacht, can reach 25 knots and is designed to travel long...
Harle , launched by Feadship's Royal Van Lent yard in 2007, is part of its F45 Vantage series, with a classic-looking displacement hull and five staterooms. The owner's office can also be converted...
Hanuman , the most recent launch from Royal Huisman, is based on the famed J-boat of the 1930s. The owner, who has previously owned two other yachts built by the Dutch yard, wanted original details...
North Carolina-based Hatteras Yachts has earned an enviable reputation for its offshore sportfishing boats. While its motoryachts have attracted a devoted following, it hasn't always stayed on pace...
This stunning design by Luca Brenta, with its gunmetal-gray hull and beige teak decks, is a portend of future sailboat design. The 100-foot Chrisco is certainly a sign of boats to come for builder...
Launched in late 2009, Bliss is another techy sailing yacht from Yachting Developments. The beautiful black sloop, with an Ed Dubois-designed hull, was built for comfort and speed. It's the epitome...
Phoebe , launched in late 2009, is the third of Moonen’s Fast Yacht Series, though it is five feet longer than its sister ships. Phoebe is built of lightweight Sealium, a strong and corrosion...
Westport's latest rendition of its popular 130-feet tri-deck motor yacht employs a smarter interior layout, more spacious decks, and other infrastructure changes. Miss Michelle , launched in 2009,...
This maiden launch from Tamsen Yachts in late 2009 was a home run. The 133-foot yacht was nominated for several design awards. The yacht not only looks sleek, but the wide 28-foot beam allowed the...
Oneness , the sixth yacht in Palmer Johnson's popular 150 Super Sport Yacht series, was launched in late 2009 along with sister ship Blue Ice . Both set sail for the Mediterranean, which gave the...
My Petra is the sixth semidisplacement yacht in Heesen's 4400 series. Longtime designer Frank Laupman created the sleek, elegant designs of the exterior as well as the subtle but lavish interior. It...
British motor yachts tend to be built for rough weather, and while Fairline’s Squadron 65 is certainly an intrepid design, it’s not a button-down boat. Perched on top the stylish blue hull is a...
A name like Flying Dagger builds up expectations, and Codecasa's midsummer 2009 launch does not disappoint. The 135-foot hull is painted a metallic anthracite gray, while the light gray...
This voluminous vessel, which can accommodate as many as 12 guests, has the kind of salon you might find in a 120-footer. The seating there includes two oversize sofas and four large chairs, enough...
The 240-foot Hanseatic Marine Rabdan (formerly Silver ) offers luxury, comfort, and fuel efficiency. The yacht, the world’s longest private aluminum vessel, was launched in 2007. It is very light for...
The Austal shipyard in Western Australia builds a number of ferries, combat vessels, and patrol boats. Predictably, its 193-foot, fiberglass-composite Outback is a sturdy craft and fast as well, with...
The Feadship F45 Vantage semicustom series was launched to offer a more competitively priced option than the Dutch builder’s fully custom designs in the same size range. Space is hull number one, and...
The yacht’s interior, styled by the Nuvolari-Lenard design house and Alberto Pinto, evokes the sea with furniture details that resemble pieces of staghorn coral. The opulent master suite includes an...
Vicem’s $2.6 million sportfisherman made its U.S. debut in February 2009. Stepping aboard the boat, with its walls and cabinets of Khaya mahogany and its flooring of Ducia mahogany and teak, is like...
The Overmarine Mangusta 165 Open sits at the top of the Mangusta line, whose range begins at 72 feet, and has the same sleek, sexy styling as her smaller siblings. Powered by triple 16V4000 MTU...
The $10.8 million Serenity , the first vessel in the Lazzara 116 series, is an extended version of the Lazzara 110, with a longer swim platform and updated styling. The entire main deck, including...
Benetti has decided to modernize its entire Class series, but instead of simply updating certain elements, it intends to introduce five new models over the next three years. In summer 2010, it will...
Launched in 2009, Katya looks like a sleek motor yacht, but it is designed to cross oceans. The fifth of Delta Marine's proven full-displacement hull design, the 151-foot yacht is a product of the...
Wally continues to break design parameters with its 55 Power , launched in September 2009. It follows a similar design of the Wally 118, with its minimalist styling. The gargantuan cockpit can be...
Blind Date is arguably one of the most impressive yachts by Dutch builder Heesen Yachts. The 153-foot motor yacht's exterior was designed by Heesen Yachts and Frank Laupman, and the interior was done...
Called the bestia or beast, this new red-hulled Magnum was launched in late 2009. The boat, using Magnum's solid construction, has posted top speeds of 74 mph with its twin 1800-hp MTU engines mated...
Slipstream is the sister ship to Cloud 9 both of which were designed by Andrew Winch and share the same ship-like hull (though Slipstream 's is black as opposed to Cloud 9 's blue) and classic-but-...
The 160-foot Odessa, launched in the summer of 2009, was a milestone for Christensen Yachts. The sleek black hull and silver-gray superstructure makes quite a nautical fashion statement, but the...
Living up to its name, Leo Fun was designed by Paolo Caliari for up to 12 guests to enjoy spacious outdoor and large interior areas. Caliari made good use of the oversize outer decks, incorporating a...

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