Boats and Yachts

Trinity's Blind Date , launched in summer 2009, is based on the Louisiana builder's popular 160-foot series. But the owner, a Manhattanite, wanted a larger master suite as well as more space on the...
The fourth of Palmer Johnson's 135 series, Alfa Sea (formerly Cover Drive 2 ) was launched in May 2009 to great fanfare. The sleek performance yacht can reach a top speed of 30 knots but also has a...
There is something unmistakable about a Wally yacht, whether it's the flat hull shape or spartan deck. Indio , a 100-foot yacht Wally launched in late 2009, certainly bears the Wally family...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 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...
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 navy hull of this 197-foot motor yacht has an aggressive warship appearance, but its white layered superstructure is that of a contemporary yacht. Designer Designer Andrew Winch created a...
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...
Launched in June 2009, 197-foot Arkley combines a bright, contemporary interior by Mark Berryman, with a classical-looking exterior that features large social space and many water sports. The broad...
Trident built by the Royal Van Lent shipyard in 2009, was the 800th yacht from the storied yard. The interior and exterior were both designed by Donald Starkey. The much-awarded yacht designer...
The Tradition 105 is the second of the new Benetti Class series that will be launched in summer 2010. Designer Stefano Righini wanted to transform the new 105 into a large social gathering space, so...
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...
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 $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...
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 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...
A breath of fresh air among the trend of creating futuristic-looking superyachts, Sycara IV is a fantail motor yacht that has a graceful 1930's look, complete with blue hull, low superstructure, and...
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...
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...
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...
Whether as a primary fishing boat or tender, there is nothing like a Boston Whaler. Its new 370 Outrage , the largest Whaler ever, employs triple 300-hp Verado outboards to hit a top speed of nearly...

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