Boats and Yachts

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...
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...
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...
Ferretti’s new 800, which will make its debut at Cannes 2010, has several features to distinguish itself from other yachts in its class. The flybridge design takes a page from larger megayachts by...
Azimut applied similar design parameters from its 103S express yacht to the 72S, launched in November 2009, with good effect. Stefano Righini designed the exterior to have a flybridge that was...
Who says expedition yachts have to be for expeditions? Azimut’s Magellano 74 , which was launched late 2009, broke the mold on the mini explorer yacht, which typically was a displacement-style...
Baia's 100-foot Mirage , launched late in 2009, is more akin to being in a fast-moving atrium than on a traditional express yacht. The immense glass windshield pours back along both sides of the hull...
Sanlorenzo, one of Italy's oldest and most respected builders, was not exaggerating when it launched the SL 100 NEW in late 2009. Virtually everything is new about this performance yacht. Its sleek,...
Sea Ray's new 540 Sundancer crosses the divide between boxy American boats and too-sleek Euro-cruisers with a body that is lithe but not too slender. It's a handsome-looking boat in profile and quite...
The Van Dutch 40, launched in September 2009, is an express cruiser with head-turning appeal. The deep hull, big wraparound windshield, and simple boxy transom came from the drawing board of naval...
Cigarette Racing is the grand old dame of performance boats. The Miami-based builder has made something of a dramatic return to former glory with boats like its Grand Sport II, which made its debut...
Poland-based builder Sunreef has been experiencing a growth spurt since it began building luxury sailing catamarans five years ago. Sea Bass , delivered to American clients in summer 2009, is one of...
The fourth of CRN's 43 maxi-yacht series, Sofico was designed to have the space of a yacht 20 feet longer, but without the extra responsibilities. The yacht was styled by CRN with interiors by Studio...
Azimut Yachts celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2009 and launched some of its smartest motor-yacht designs to mark the occasion. The new Azimut 88 FLY makes excellent use of the exterior space, with...
Sportfishing aficionados would be forgiven if they confused Vicem's 57 SF with a salty battlewagon originating in the Carolinas. The 57, which made its U.S. debut in early 2010, looks very much like...
Azimut’s new 38, launched in early 2010, is designed as an entrée to that Italian builder’s popular flybridge series. But the company didn’t compromise on features or construction. The layout was...
Vicem’s 54 IPS, which made its debut in early 2010, combines the best of Vicem’s old-world craftsmanship with the latest in propulsion technology. The Turkish yacht builder has turned the art of...
Bertram's new 80-foot flagship, which will debut in early summer 2010, was designed as a go-anywhere battlewagon that will work in a variety of climates. The sleek-looking 80, with the trademark...
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...
Toby , the first of Cerri’s 102 Flying Sport, made a big splash in late September 2009 when it was launched at the Cannes Boat Show. The sleek Italian express, with a zebra-like strip down the...
Launched in summer 2009, Nena was Carlo Galeazzi's first reinterpretation of Cantieri di Pisa's Akhir series. Galeazzi made a dramatic and very stylish splash with Nena . Incorporating a long flat...
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...

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