Boats and Yachts

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...
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...
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...
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...
Oceanco has always been known for its original custom builds. Vibrant Curiosity , launched in April 2009, is not as extravagant as some recent Oceanco designs. But the 280-foot superyacht is...
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...
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...
From its Edwardian-influenced interior to its wide teak deck planks, Meteor harks back to the age of sail while making the most of modern technology and materials. For example, Rondal, Royal Huisman’...
Ghost is a lightweight, high-performance yacht the metallic-gray hull paint of which is unique on the world’s waters. Vitters Shipyard says that Ghost is the most challenging lightweight composite...
This refitted 1965 vessel was completely gutted and relaunched in 2005 to take advantage of charter market trends toward supersize yachts for parties larger than 12 guests. Inside Information: The...
Delivered in 2007, this 180-foot yacht is the fourth Trinity built for the same owner. The yacht is unique because of her size, which made her the first large steel-hulled, full displacement yacht...
This vessel was the first major motor yacht design by Tony Castro, who is well-known for luxury sailing yacht creations. Inside Information: The yacht’s owner has been boating for nearly two decades...
This is the first yacht in the builder’s line of 121-footers—and at the time of its launch was the largest semicustom yacht ever built in the United Kingdom. Inside Information: A college student who...
The owner of Gliss , who is Swiss, describes her as the maritime equivalent of the car racing world’s GT: She provides long-distance capabilities and high-performance cruising and racing abilities in...
The second-largest Feadship ever built, this yacht underwent a refit in 2006 that included maximizing the outdoor decks for guest use. Utopia was sold in March 2009 for an undisclosed amount. Inside...
The proprietors of the 125-foot Hakvoort Perle Bleue previously owned the 148-foot Hakvoort Campbell Bay . Although the owners downsized, they did not have to sacrifice the bigger-boat features to...
This yacht is built of aluminum alloy, which has a reputation for being strong and dent resistant—thus contributing to safety at sea. Inside Information: This yacht’s owner changed the traditional...
With a reported top speed of 44 knots, this sexy Pershing 90 makes good on what the Pershing brand is known for: being fast and fabulous. One recent launch, Peter K , is available for charter. Inside...
Many experts say this vessel represents the future of sailing yacht construction with its single, desk-size, push-button panel that controls all 25,800 square feet of material on the 15 sails—...
This motor yacht is powered by the innovative Volvo Penta IPS drives, the first major new propulsion system in the marine industry in more than a decade. Inside Information: Dick Lazzara likes to...
This yacht turns heads not just for its beauty but also for its unique propulsion system. It's driven by diesel-electric power, a system more common onboard larger commercial vessels than...
As of its launch in 2006, Aristarchos was the largest ever built by Nautor’s Swan. Its maximum speed is 14 knots under power, and it moves well under sail too, thanks to a mainsail that’s some 1,500...
There’s an unusual feature onboard this yacht: an indoor/outdoor bar on the main deck that should make both the owners and charter guests happy in any weather condition. Inside Information: This...
An existing hull was used as the basis for this motor yacht, which was built and delivered in just two years—incredibly fast for a custom project of this size. Inside Information: The owner decided...
Rumored to be the fastest Perini Navi ever launched, Parsifal III is also unique in terms of styling, with a contemporary interior that includes movable circular seating in the main salon.
This sister ship to the fast Perinis, Burrasca and Santa Maria , Rosehearty is expected to achieve the same 16 knots under sail that each of those yachts boasts—and perhaps more, since she is home to...
Built as a sister ship to the identical Annaliesse , this yacht is the only one of the two still available for charter today. Inside Information: It’s reported that Alysia can command as high as $840...

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