Boats and Yachts

Fresh out of an extensive, two-year refit at Australia’s Azzura Marine, the 105-foot CMN Necker Belle signed on with the Burgess charter fleet. Originally launched as Lady Barbaretta in 2003, the...
In early October, Feadship’s Koninklijke de Vries shipyard launched the 213-foot (65-meter) hull No. 680. From initial contact to completion, it took the yard three years to produce the twin-screw...
Fractional-ownership group Classic Yacht Partners has ordered from Trumpy Yachts a 125-foot motor yacht inspired by the 1928 Trumpy named Truant, and a 138-foot sailing yacht based on John Trumpy’s...
The Dutch reputation for building impressive superyachts lives on the 62-meter Icon, which was unveiled to the public in September at the Monaco Yacht Show. The sleek dark-hulled 203-foot motoryacht...
Delta is one of a few U.S. yacht builders that ranks with the most respected shipyards in Europe. Over the last two decades, the Seattle yard has built a succession of oceangoing vessels that have...
Abu Dhabi Mar Group www.abudhabimar.com Yachts have always been the ultimate dream machines, able to transport owners to quaint seaside towns in Italy or secluded island coves in the Bahamas. Every...
Oceanfast has been building motoryachts for 25 years, and its new 48-meter series yacht is a fresh departure for the Australian shipyard. Launched in June, the 131-foot yacht was designed for reduced...
The new 43-meter Nadara from Tecnomar has a sleek, stealthy look with its aggressively pointed bow and tiger-stripe black curves created by three unbroken levels of windows. The 131-foot Nadara is...
Designing a sailing superyacht can be infinitely more complicated than a motoryacht, particularly when it needs to cross oceans in comfort. Fitzroy Yachts has made a name for itself over the last...
Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard known for its fleet of colossal sailboats, has recently launched the latest in its 56-meter superyacht series by designer Ron Holland. The Riela, however, differs...
RoMa, a recent launch from Viareggio Superyachts, allows 12 fortunate guests to roam in comfort across the 62-meter (203-ft.) quad-deck hull. Based on Espen Oeino’s design, the Italian shipyard...
Oceanco’s shipyard in the Netherlands is known for producing some of the most creative custom superyachts around the world. The firm’s 82-meter (269-foot) Alfa Nero, launched in 2007, won the coveted...
Palmer Johnson, once the most traditional of yacht builders, bet its future on the sport yacht design in 2002. Its market moved from American owners, many of whom preferred the stacked-wedding-cake...
The new Back Cove 37 has the same rugged, handsome looks of its smaller siblings, but the twin-stateroom layout makes it a comfortable cruiser. Sabre, the long-established sailboat and motoryacht...
Hunt Yachts, which can trace its pedigree back to the first modern deep-V hull in the early 1960s, has engineered a leap forward with its new 52. Its first model, christened Godspeed, was launched in...
Ferretti created its first expedition yacht, the new Mochi Craft Long Range 23 (+39.0543.474.411, www.mochicraft.com ), with the environment in mind. The 78-foot explorer-style yacht features the...
Long, lithe, and fast, the Itama SeventyFive (+39.081.5378491, www.itama-yacht.com ) was the most technically advanced yacht at this year’s Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show, where Itama made its debut...
The Azimut 103SL (+39.011.93.161, www.azimutyachts.com ) is the latest offering from a brand known for cutting-edge design. This curvy Italian yacht—the largest in the company’s Open line—is a true...
Christensen Yachts has made quite a name for itself over the last decade with the yachts in its distinctive Custom Series. For example, Casino Royale, the Washington shipyard’s most notable launch in...
As the price of a barrel of oil fell from last year’s high of $150 to about $40 earlier this year, the demand for hybrids dropped. But the supply of hybrid vehicles is stronger than ever, and one of...
Tiara Yachts has a tradition of using the name Crown Jewel for the first hull it launches in a new series. While the builder is highly respected for its sturdy, meticulously built boats, its earlier...
Perfect Pedigree When building a yacht, making the right choices early in the process can add significant value to your boat. Pedigree is a concept that applies to a royal family or even a...
Frauscher’s 686 Lido Editione Dino Feltrinelli ( www.frauscherboats.com ) embodies the spirit of an early-20th-century speed demon and the aesthetic of a contemporary furniture designer. The day...
Fraser Yachts has unveiled a one-of-a-kind creation: the 169-foot Hollander, a hybrid motoryacht featuring a futuristic take on a timeless design. Constructed using lightweight aluminum, the design...
Sunseeker yacht builder has created a service designed to take the stress out of owning and maintaining a superyacht. Sunseeker Superyacht Management, a new program created by the motoryacht company...
It would be easy to mistake a Lazzara express yacht for a European import. Beyond the Italian name, these boats have the same sleek hull lines, curvilinear superstructures, and aggressive bows as the...
Viking is a favorite American yacht brand among the diehard sportfisherman known to take off on hundred-mile trips seeking blue marlin or yellow tuna. But the company also sells its convertibles to...
One doesn’t generally think of Poland as a hotbed of yacht building. But Sunreef, which manufactures large power and sailing catamarans, is the exception. The shipyard’s owners are French, and if...
Every summer evening, just after the sun sets over Coeur d’Alene Lake in northern Idaho, the Wolf Lodge Express gathers steam in an eastern bay and hurtles west across the 50-square-mile body of...
With Benetti’s Exclusive Sea Technology ( www.benetti?yachts.it ), or BEST, the Italian boatbuilder brings the smart-home concept to the high seas. Functioning as a kind of central nervous system for...

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